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    SBI recurring deposit comes with excellent features and benefits. With term of RD ranging from 1 year to 10 years and attractive rate of interest ranging between 6.25% p.a to 6.75% p.a for regular customers and an additional interest rate hike of 0.50% for senior citizens, it is one of the most sought-after RDs in India.

    RD Tenure General Rates Rates For Senior Citizens
    1 Year 6.75% p.a 7.25% p.a
    Above 1 Year to 455 days 6.50% p.a 7.00% p.a
    456 days to less than 2 years 6.50% p.a 7.00% p.a
    2 years to less than 3 years 6.25% p.a 6.75% p.a
    3 years to less than 5 years 6.25% p.a 6.75% p.a
    5 years to 10 years 6.25% p.a 6.75% p.a
    SBI RD Interest Rates

    Key Features of SBI Recurring Deposits

    • Monthly RD deposits can be as low as Rs.100 and thereafter in multiples of Rs.10 which makes savings easy for even those who earn less.
    • There is no maximum limit on the monthly RD deposits amount.
    • Another excellent feature of SBI RD is that loan or overdraft facility is available against the RD balance maintained by the customer.
    • Tax Deducted At Source(TDS) is applicable on interest earned through SBI recurring deposit.
    • Premature withdrawals are allowed as per the bank’s rules.
    • Account Holders with an RD account with SBI will be asked to assign a nominee.
    • Passbooks will be issued for SBI RD holders.

    SBI Recurring Deposit FAQs

    Types of Recurring Deposits Offered By SBI

    SBI offers two types of recurring deposits, namely the SBI Regular Recurring Deposits and SBI Holiday Savings Account.

    • SBI Regular Recurring Deposits: This is the most common and preferred recurring deposit account offered by SBI. This can be opened by account holders for no particular reason but just for savings. Account holders can open an SBI Regular Recurring Deposit Account by making minimum monthly deposits of Rs.100 or more as per the customer's wish. The tenure of the RD ranges between 1 year to 10 years. The rate of interest will be declared by SBI from time to time.
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    • SBI Holiday Savings Account: If you are someone who loves to travel, this is for you. SBI Holiday Savings Account is a product that was formed when SBI joined hands with the leading travel advisory company, Thomas Cook. Under this account, customers can deposit a certain sum of money every month with SBI with an intention to avail a vacation that is listed under the Holiday Savings Account packages on the Thomas Cook Website.

    Once you choose a vacation on Thomas Cook website, the total cost of the package will be divided by 13 months and you will be redirected to the SBI website to set-up a e-Recurring account for 12 monthly installments. You will also earn interest on this type of RD.

    Other RD Schemes offered By SBI:

    Apart from the above recurring deposits, SBI also offers “SBI Flexi Deposit Scheme” which is very similar to the recurring deposit.

    • Under the SBI Fixed Deposit Scheme, instead of paying one fixed amount every month, the account holder can change the deposit amount every month.
    • The minimum deposit amount should be Rs.5,000 in one financial year and the maximum deposit amount can go up to Rs.50,000 p.a.
    • The minimum tenure of this deposit scheme is 5 years and the maximum tenure is 7 years.

    How to Apply for An SBI Recurring Deposit Account?

    • If you are an existing SBI account holder, you can use your netbanking username and password to login to your online account and open an e-RD right away. However, if you do not have your netbanking credentials, you can always walk into your nearest SBI branch.
    • If you are not a SBI account holder, you will have to open an SBI savings account first. After your account is active, you will be allowed to open a e-RD by login into your netbanking.

    SBI Recurring Deposit Calculator

    Most people opt for recurring deposits to earn something extra on their savings. The maturity amount on your RD depends on various factors like the RD deposit amount, rate of interest offered by the bank, tenure of the RD, TDS,and other such factors.

    There are many website that offer Recurring Deposit Calculators. You can use any one of these to calculate the interest you would earn on your recurring deposit.

    FAQs on SBI Recurring Deposit Acount

    1. Can I open a recurring deposit online through my netbanking?

      Yes. If you are an existing SBI account holder, you can use your internet banking credentials to access your netbanking and open an e-RD account. However, please note that you should atleast have one transaction that is mapped with your internet banking username to open an e-RD.

    2. What is the minimum and the maximum tenure for RD accounts opened online?

      If you are opening an e-RD, the minimum tenure is 12 months and the maximum can go up to 120 months.

    3. How is the maturity amount on my RD account calculated?

      There many factors like the installment amount, tenure of the RD, interest rate, and type of account that decides the maturity amount on your RD. However, after calculating, the maturity amount is rounded off to the nearest Rupee and will become payable maturity date.

    4. What type of account should I have to open an RD account?

      You can open an RD account with savings account, current account, or OD account. The only rule is that the account should not be in stopped, locked, or dormant status while you are opening an RD account.

    5. Can I open a recurring deposit account on a different name that is not as same as the name of the debiting account from which the RD deposit is taken?

      No. You will not be allowed to pen a recurring deposit account on a different name that is not as same as the name of the debiting account from which the RD deposit is taken. You may visit a SBI branch to get this done.

    6. Will I be allowed to add nominees to my RD account?

      Yes. While opening an RD account online, you will be asked to provide your nominee details.

    7. Is there any timings that I need to follow when I open an Rd account online?

      Yes. If you open an RD account online between 8 AM IST to 8 PM IST, the request will be honoured on the same day. Any requests out of these hours will be pushed to the next working day.

    8. I want to cancel the standing instructions that I set on my e-Rd. How do I do it?

      Please login to your netbanking and navigate to the “Request” option. Under this option, please click on “Standing Instruction Link”. You will be allowed to view or cancel your standing instructions under this link.

    9. Is it mandatory for me to setup standing instruction on my RD?

      To open an e-Rd account, you will be asked to make a payment online. However, once the account is open, you can pay your RD installments at a branch or online instead of setting up standing instructions.

    10. Can I close my RD account online?

      If you have opened an e-RD online, you will have an option called “Close Account” under e-RD when you login to your netbanking. However, RDs that are not created online cannot be closed using this option.

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    • State Bank Of India Reduces The Interest Rate On Savings Bank Account

      Recently, State Bank of India cut the interest rate on savings bank account by 0.5% and fixed it at 3.5% p.a which is the lowest interest rate on saving bank account in the last 6 months. This move is expected to affect about 90% of the SBI customers.

      The leading bank, SBI announced this decision just 2 days before the RBI’s Monetary Policy Meet which is expected to trigger a lot of disputes among other peer banks.

      In another statement, The bank has stated that they will continue to provide 4% interest rate per annum on savings bank with deposits above Rs.1 crore. This may affect other rate of interest too. If you have a recurring deposit or a fixed deposit please confirm the rate of interest with the bank.

      14th August 2017

    • SBI Reduces NEFT and RTGS Charges Up To 75% As Consumers Crib

      From the time the charges on National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and Real-time gross settlement systems (RTGS) payment transfers were increased, account holders across India protested and expressed their dissatisfaction. Listening to the cries of their customers, the leading state-run bank in our nation, State Bank of India has reduces their NEFT and RTGS fees up to 75%.

      Also, the bank stated that they will waive charges on Immediate Payment Service(IMPS) for transfers up to Rs.1,000. This new charges will be applicable from 15 July 2017 on all the payment transfers made through internet banking and mobile banking services.

      Going forward, NEFT charges for transfers up to Rs.10,000 will be Rs.1, for transfers more than Rs.10,001 to Rs.1 lakh, the charge will be Rs.2, Rs.3 will be charged for transfers between Rs.1 lakh and Rs.2 lakh, and Rs.5 will be charged for NEFT transfer more than Rs2 lakh. On the other hand, the RTGS transfer charges for transactions between Rs.2 lakh to Rs.5 lakh will be Rs.5 and for transfer above 5, the RTGS charge will be Rs.10.

      19th July 2017

    • Interest Rates On Long-Term Deposits To Be Lowered?

      With the reduction in interest rates for various small savings schemes, there is speculation that long-term interest rates will also be affected.

      The government has reduced interest rates by 10 basis points and this could spur banks to also reduce rates for their long-term deposits.

      State Bank of India (SBI) offers 6.25% on term deposits for up to 5 years. Since the benchmark marginal lending cost is based on the cost of funds in a bank, a reduction in interest rates would result in the cost of funds dropping, which in turn would reduce the lending rate.

      1st July 2017

    • SBI Decreases Interest Rate on Term Deposit

      From March 1, the interest rate of term deposits of SBI has been decreased. For a tenure of 180 days to below 1 year, the interest rate is 6.5% and for a tenure of 456 days to below 3 years, the interest rate is 6.75%. For Senior citizens, the interest rates for the same tenures is 7% and 7.25% respectively. Even after the reduction in rates, SBI will earn more than its rivals. After demonetization, banks saw an increase in deposits, which are now reducing

      3rd March 2017

    • SBI Slashes Bulk Deposit Rates

      Last week, State Bank of India (SBI)reduced interest rates for bulk deposits at 15 basis points on all one, two and three year tenors immediately. Axis Bank on the other hand cut marginal cost of lending rate (MCLR) post demonetization of Rs500 and Rs1000 notes lead to rise in deposits. All banks across the country have experienced a rise in deposit products which has made banks take the decision of further reducing deposit rates. SBI term deposits which have a tenor of 1 year to 455 days, 456 days to 2 years and 2 to 3 years have deposit rates that are 6.90%, 6.95% and 6.85% respectively.

      28th November, 2016

    • SBI Cuts Rates on Bulk Deposits

      PM Modi’s fight against black money has intensifies, with banks receiving large deposits over the last month or so.

      Taking this as a cue, State Bank of India, India’s largest public sector bank, has decided to slash interest rates on bulk deposits.

      The interest rates have been cut by about 125 to 190 basis points and has supposedly been arrived upon due to the easy availability of funds.

      While all Indian banks have received over Rs.5.4 lakh crores from November 9-18, SBI alone has received up to Rs. 1.5 lakh crores, as suggested by RBI.

      SBI came to this decision after several other banks also decided to lower the rates as money felt flowing in at an incredible rate over the last month or so.

      24th November, 2016

    • State Bank of India Slashes FD Rates to 7.05%, 6 Year Low

      In a huge setback for customers, State Bank of India has reduced the interest rate on its one-year Fixed Deposits to a six year low of 7.05%. This was done after the most recent round of cuts put forth by the largest bank in India and saw rates on two-year and three-year deposits being increased to 7% and 6.5%, respectively. The last time such as incident occurred was between October 1 and December 7 in the year 2010 when the rate of interest was down to 7%.

      SBI’s peer in Delhi, the Punjab National Bank has reduced the rate of interest on one-year deposits by 5bps or basis points to 7.2% and those on 2-year and 3-year deposits by 10bps or base points each to 7.05%. Bank of Baroda has maintained the rate of interest on Fixed Deposits of one and two years, but has decreased the interest rate on 3-year deposits by 5 base points to 7.25%. Important lenders from the private sector such as HDFC Bank, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank have held rates on their one-year, two-years and three-years deposit at 7.25%.

      Reducing the rates on fixed deposits are necessary for banks to maintain their margins while transmitting the Reserve Bank of India’s rate cuts, which has amounted to 175 base points since the January of 2015 to borrowers. Borrowers are likely to get better deals but fixed deposits are also becoming increasingly unappealing for savers.

      3rd November 2016

    • SBI Cuts Deposit Rates

      State Bank of India has cut its term deposit rates (for deposits of up to Rs.1 Crore) by 10 to 50 basis points across various maturities. Starting from November 1, 2016, the bank will offer a maximum interest rate of 7.1% on deposits with a tenure of 456 days to below 2 years. The current interest rate for the same is 7.25%. The bank has announced that its senior citizen customers will receive 50 basis points more than the card rates from November. At present, senior citizens receive 25 basis points above the card rates. One basis points equals to 1-hundredth of a percentage point.

      29th October 2016

    • SBI Cash Deposit Limit Increased

      State Bank of India has bumped up the limits on cash deposits allowed. Customers can now use the Cash Deposit Machines to deposit up to Rs.2 lakhs. This is already in effect. Earlier, the limit was Rs.49,900 which was a significantly low amount. The Cash Deposit Machines can also be used to make payments towards PPF and loan EMIs. Customers can utilise the machines to make their contributions towards their recurring deposit accounts as well. The Cash Deposit Machines will eliminate the need to go to SBI branches and transactions can be carried out quickly on the machines.

      13th September, 2016

    • State Bank of India Considers 25 Basis Point Interest Rate Cut

      A 25-basis points cut in interest rates is to be expected soon, according to State Bank of India Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya, who also commented on the relationship between the financial health of the banking sector and all-round performance of the economy. Talking to IANS, she claimed that the government’s target of 4% inflation is lower than ideal, in a country where food inflation has consistently remained above 6% in the last six decades, and 40-50% of components in Consumer Price Index were volatile food items. However, she predicted a fall in the current inflation owing to a statistical strategy involving price indices, that opens up the door for interest-rate cuts by commercial banks – something the central bank has wanted since it had itself cut rates. The Central Bank’s newly introduced set of norms for the sale of stressed items by commercial banks is largely meant to help the latter balance their balance sheets and ensure total transparency. She admitted that legacy issues in bad loans would take a long time to be addressed – though it would be no more than five years, by which time the economic activity would have picked up.

      11th September 2016

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    SBI RD Rates Reviews

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    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good to plan anything"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      Last 10 years I have a RD account with SBI, every month I pay the amount of Rs.10,000 for the tenure of one year, So far I got the interest rate of Rs.52,000 the current intrest of SBI for RD around 6.7% on yearly basic. I normally do auto debit from my account, I could view RD summary in SBI netbanking
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , ahmedabad
      Reviewed on Jul 07, 2017
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Satisfactory services"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken a holiday scheme from State bank of India. It is a recurring deposit and I need to pay 6600 per month and it is for a year. So it is linked with a company who has these schemes for Holidays. The customer services was good and helpful to get me this account.
      Was this review helpful? 7
      , guwahati
      Reviewed on May 31, 2017
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good Service"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      I have Recurring deposit account with State bank of India. I opened this account long bank. Monthly payment is 6000 with the tenure of 18 months. I had started this account in 2012 and still continuing the same account with SBI. Services are good.
      Was this review helpful? 13
      , bhiwadi
      Reviewed on May 25, 2017
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good Service"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have recurring deposit account with State bank of India. The period is for one year and the deposit amount is for thirty five thousand. I am satisfied in opening RD account with SBI, because the interest rate is quite good with them than other banks.
      Was this review helpful? 11
      , indore
      Reviewed on May 04, 2017
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good For Future"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I opened my SBI Recurring deposit account through online, Already the bank has my KYC details. It not mandatory to submit my documents. I used to Rs.2000 in monthly basis for 5 Years. SBI provides the interest rate of 9% for the RD, It is useful for me to invest my money.
      Was this review helpful? 54
      , nasik
      Reviewed on Feb 07, 2017
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Its good"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I visited to the SBI branch to open RD account. SBI deducts some amount from my account in monthly basis, After seven years of tenure they will provide some cumulative interest of 8.5% from the amount paid. It was really good and useful policy.
      Was this review helpful? 20
      , tiruchirapalli
      Reviewed on Dec 14, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "My SBI RD"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      SBI RD is really good. I am holding this RD for the last 5 years. The rate of interest that I earn on my RD is the best. I had applied for this RD online and it took hardly 10 minutes to open this RD online and no additional documents required for the same.
      Was this review helpful? 26
      , varanasi
      Reviewed on Nov 24, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "My RD"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      For educational purpose I had invested in SBI RD I had taken RD for a period of 2 years. I am supposed to place 5k per month in my account. I had visited the branch and placed a request by filling an application form. I had to submit my aadhar card and account number for opening a RD with SBI.
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      , chennai
      Reviewed on Oct 21, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Safe and secured"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 3.5/5 "Pretty good"
      Five years back I had opened this RD. The best part about this SBI RD they did not levy any additonal charges. Here in RD every month I am supposed to pay about rs 100 as a deposit and it can be any amount and it should be multiples of hundred. I guess there is no restriction when it comes to maximum amount to deposit.
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      , chandigarh
      Reviewed on Sep 07, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good "
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have had an earlier experience of a recurring deposit with SBI Bank. I get the details related to RD from online.It was an easy process and the rate of interest was also good. There is no locking period with SBI and the rate is around 8% for the recurring deposit.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Jun 30, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good experience"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have had an earlier experience of a recurring deposit at SBI Bank. They had a tenure of six months. I extended my account to a year. The executive came over to my place and I filled in the documents. I only had to visit the bank once when I closed the account. It was a easy process and the rate of interest was also good.
      Was this review helpful? 9
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Jun 28, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Better "
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I recently opened my recurring deposit in State bank of India. Interest rate told to me was around 8% which is a better one to go with. The lock period for this RD is for 2 years. I find this RD as a beneficial one with which I could save some money for future.
      Was this review helpful? 12
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Jun 25, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Average "
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 3.5/5 "Pretty good"
      Customer need to visit their office for each process which is a drawback.Initially the rate applied was around 9.25% for the recurring deposit but now a days they have changed to 8% from SBI.The customer support and response offered was not nice with SBI Bank.
      Was this review helpful? 8
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Jun 22, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Process can be made on online "
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 3.5/5 "Pretty good"
      SBI has to make the process easy for the customer in making payment for recurring deposit.They give a cheque or DD for making payment instead there can be some online options to make the process very simple.The rate offered was good for recurring at that time but now its been reduced with SBI Bank.
      Was this review helpful? 8
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Jun 17, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Satisfactory "
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      Recurring deposit interest rate is approximately 7% for the minimum lock in period of 12 months from SBI bank. The minimum amount o start plan is Rs.500.After completing the tenure period the amount will be credited to the account but we have to visit the nearest bank to oprn the RD account
      Was this review helpful? 15
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Jun 03, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Easy to open & close the deposit online"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      Two years back I had taken a Recurring deposit with State Bank of India. Their interest rate offered was 8.5% and i paid an amount of Rs.5k every month. I had this broken a month before maturity as it was for an urgent need. There was however no charges for the foreclosure. I had opened it as well as closed it through online portal. Its hassle free and gets credited to my SBI account immediately or maximum the same day without any delay.
      Was this review helpful? 5
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Jun 01, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Best for investment"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have down closed my recurring deposit with the State Bank of India and the interest rate was around 9%. Total tenure is around 20 years like I used to deposit around 5000 Rupees per month. Fifteen thousand I earned as the interest and the customer service is good one with them. In a nutshell, the service and the response provided by them is really good.
      Was this review helpful? 16
      , chennai
      Reviewed on May 10, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Simply Good"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      With the State Bank of India, I do have recurring deposit and its not much approachable but the good thing is security. Automatic deposit to savings account will not be available like I have to do everything by traditional account. Its been an year of time and the interest rate is pretty good.
      Was this review helpful? 14
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on May 06, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Dependable investment"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a Recurring deposit scheme with State Bank of India which I have taken twice for tenure of one year and converted it into a fixed deposit. The recent scheme is for 3 years and offers an interest rate of 7-8%. I use the recurring deposit for safe investment as I think its a dependable form of savings.
      Was this review helpful? 9
      , coimbatore
      Reviewed on May 04, 2016
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "My RD account"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 3.5/5 "Pretty good"
      SBI Recurring Deposit is fine. I normally deposit certain amount to that account. I prefer using internet banking for the same. There is no option where we can deposit a lesser amount however the monthly amount can be increased. I dont get any tax benefit. When it comes to liquidation I have been to the branch personally and I have completed the formalities. This RD is one year old.
      Was this review helpful? 10
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Apr 18, 2016
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