Indian banks, their symbol and slogans.

  1. Allahabad Bank:

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    Symbol means Triveni Sangam of Ganga,Yamuna and Saraswati at Allahabad.

    Slogan: A tradition of trust.

  2. Andhra Bank:
    Symbol of infinity denotes a Bank that is prepared to do anything and to go to any lengths for the customer.The blue pointer on the top represents the philosophy of a Bank that is always looking for growth and
    newer directions. The key hole represents safety and security.The chain indicates togetherness.The colours blue and red denote dynamism and solidity.

    Slogan:Much more to do with ”U” in focus.

  3. Bank of Baroda:


    Symbol is a unique representation of a universal symbol. It comprises dual ”B”letter forms that hold the rays of the rising sun,namely ”Baroda Sun.”
    The sun is the excellent representation of what the Bank stands for.It is the single most powerful source of light and energy; its far reaching rays dispel
    darkness to illuminate everything they touch. The single colour,compelling vermillion palette has been chosen for its distinctiveness as it stands for hope and energy.

    Slogan: India’s international Bank.

  4. Bank of India:


    Symbol is Goddess Lakshmi, inside the star.It means your money will increase by the blessings of Maa(mother) Lakshmi and safe inside the star.Stars represent branches spread all over the world, like stars everywhere in the
    sky and that all customers are like family members.

    Slogan:Relationship beyond banking.

  5. Bank of Maharashtra:

    Symbol is made up of the following 4 items-
    1)The Deepmaal (garland of lamps)with its many lights rising to greater heights.
    2)The pillar symbolizes strength.
    3)The ”diyas” (lamps) refer to branches of the Bank
    and symbolize services.
    4)The 3 ”M”s symbolize mobilization of money,modernization of methods and motivation of Bank’s staff.
    Slogan:One family,one Bank.

  6. Canara Bank:

    Symbol is a set of 2 interlinked triangles.It represents the bond between the Bank and its many stake holders-from customers and employees to investors, institutions and society at large. The colour palette and typography have been carefully chosen.The rich blue represents stability,scale and depth.This contrasts with accents of bright yellow that evokes optimism, warmth and energy.
    Slogan:Together we can build a better life around us.

  7. Corporation Bank:

    Bank’s logo(symbol) has various components, namely Kamadhenu,(denoting wishfulfilment) Kalpataru, (eternity)Balance,(justice for all)Wheel,
    (industrial progress)and Wheat grain(agricultural prosperity) which stands for universal prosperity and as a wish-fulfilling credo.The logo in its
    present form was incorporated in 1972 when the name of the bank was changed from Canara Banking Corporation(Udupi)Ltd to Corporation Bank.

    Slogan:Prosperity for All.

  8. Central Bank of India:

    The four squares in the symbol of the bank represent the four focal points, namely Man,Finance, Industry and Nation, evolving their harmonious
    inter-relationships on which the Bank focusses the services rendered by it vis-a-vis its role in the economy.The bars that join the squares effectively
    depict the said focal points of the Bank.

    Slogan:Central to you since 1911.

  9. Dena Bank:

    Symbol of Dena Bank depicts Goddess Lakshmi, the
    goddess of wealth according to Hindu Mythology.

    Slogan:Trusted Family Bank.

  10. I.D.B.I.

    The image(symbol) is used to identify the organisation I.D.B.I.(Industrial Development Bank of India) a subject of public interest.

    Slogan:Banking for All.

  11. Indian Bank:The symbol means to spread branches everywhere
    to spread smiles.
    Slogan:Taking banking technology to the common man.
  12. Indian Overseas Bank:The symbol consists of simple geometric shape
    and/text which symbolises collective growth.
    Slogan:Good people to grow with.
  13. Oriental Bank of Commerce:
    Symbol:VISA and ViSA hologram are printed on the
    face of it.
    Slogan:Where every individual is committed.
  14. Punjab National Bank:
    Symbol:First letter of the word Punjab is in Hindi.
    Slogan:A name you can bank upon.
  15. Syndicate Bank:
    The symbol of dog implies that Bank is trustworthy
    and a friend.
    Slogan:Your faithful and friendly financial partner.
  16. U.C.O.Bank:
    The symbol of the Bank consists of a pair of clasped
    hands covered with an octagonal structure. we can say
    that it is the symbol of protecting one’s trust with
    two hands and it depicts a sense of security in the
    customer’s mind.
    Slogan: Honours your trust.
  17. Union Bank of India:
    Symbol consists of two letters of ”U”interlocked
    into one another.The symbol weaves around the word
    ”union” from the name of the Bank, which has stood
    for integrity, security,strength and partnership.
    Colour blue represents commitment to service and red
    the passion for work by the staff members.
    Slogan:Good people to bank with.
  18. United Bank of India:
    Symbol means unite the customer with Bank for better
    future and growth.
    Slogan:The Bank that begins with ”U”.
  19. Vijaya Bank:Symbol of a man implies ”your partner in progress”.
    Slogan:A friend you can bank upon.
  20. State Bank of India:
    The symbol is a blue circle with a small cut in the
    bottom that depicts perfection and the common man
    being the centre of Bank’s business.
    Slogans:”Pure Banking,nothing else.”
    ”The Nation Banks on us.”
    ”With You-All the Way”
    ”Bank of the Comman Man.
    ”The Banker to Every Indian.”Taglines of other Banks in India:

    1. Axis Bank:
    The name of U.T.I.(Unit Trust of India)Bank
    has been changed to Axis Bank.The new logo
    of the Axis Bank represent the ”A”from
    the Axis Bank. The current existing name was
    fixed in order to avoid verbal confusions,
    as many firms were operated in the name which
    is similar to U.T.I. The Axis Bank is the first
    Indian Bank having TCDC(Travel Currency Debit
    Card)cards in 11 currencies.
    Slogan of the Bank:Every thing is the same except the name.

    2. Bank of Rajastan:Dare to dream.(slogan)
    The logo consists of the historic Victory Tower
    of Chittorgarh(Rajasthan), the rising sun and
    sand dunes in a circular shape of coin. The
    victory tower, a symbol of warrior Land of
    Rajasthan, where the Bank was founded.The Tower
    denotes supremacy, the spledor and being
    outstanding. The rising sun symbolizes hopes,
    unlimited scope for progress and growth. The
    Sand Dunes represent the state of Rajasthan
    where the Bank came into being. The coin
    denotes economic activity, particularly Banking.
    Bank of Rajasthan merged with ICICI Bank in 2010.
    3. Catholic Syrian Bank:Support all the way.
    The logo was to create new image for the Bank
    and to instill the feelings of dynamism and
    optimism among the bank staff.The logo has
    curves which formed the ‘C,S and B’and was
    designed to communicate harmony,stability
    and continuity. The design also could be seen as
    a tripple effect to progress. There was an
    intentional effort not to make it symmetrical and
    thus stagnant.

    4. Centurion Bank of Punjab:To rejoice working,
    join us.(Slogan)
    Logo is CBoP(Centurion Bank of Punjab.)The Bank
    merged with HDFC Bank on May 23,2008.

    5. City Union Bank:Trust and Excellence since 1904.
    CUB is the logo which is the shortened form of City
    Union Bank.
    6)Dhanlakshmi Bank:Tann,Mann,Dhan.(=body,mind and
    Purple is the new colour of the new logo which the bank
    claims signifies wealth and prosperity. The image of
    Goddess Lakshmi in the old logo is retained in the
    new logo because there is a lot of heritage to the
    name of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth.This means that
    While modernizing the logo,core value of trust is
    7)Federal Bank:Your perfect banking partner.(Slogan)
    Logo:We make things happen.
    8)H.D.F.C.Bank:We understand your world.(slogan)
    Motto:To provide a package of attractive financial
    service for housing purpose according to the
    National goal of providing decent housing for all.
    Times group was merged with HDFC on February 2000
    and Centurion Bank of Punjab merged with HDFC on
    May 2008.
    9)ICICI Bank:Hum hai na!!(We are at your service)
    Logo ”ICICI Bank” and logo ”1-man” are trademark
    and property of ICICI Bank.
    10)IndusInd Bank:We make you feel richer.(Slogan)
    Motto:Perfection in Power.The Bank derives its name
    from the Indus Valley civilization.The bank has tied
    up with HDFC Bank Ltd to bring best home loan services
    to its customers.
    Ashok Leyland Finance Ltd was merged with IndusInd
    Bank Ltd on June 17,2004.
    11)ING Vysya Bank:Jiyo(live)easy.-Slogan.
    Logo:ING is an abbreviation of ”Inernational
    Netherland Group” and lion in the logo is
    derived from various logos of predecessor
    companies.ING Vysya Bank is a part of ING
    Group, a global financial institution of Dutch
    origin offering banking, insurance and asset
    management to over 60 million private,corporate
    and institutional clients.
    12)Jammu and Kashmir Bank:Serving to empower.
    Logo:The three coloured squares represent the
    regions of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. The form
    created by the interaction of the squares is a
    falcon with outstretched wings- a symbol of power
    and empowerment. Green signifies growth and renewal.
    Blue conveys stability and unity and red represents
    energy and power.
    13)Karnataka Bank:Your family Bank across India.
    Logo:One triangle with another inverted triangle
    over it. It is the symbol of Lord Ganesha.
    14)Karur Vysya Bank:Smart way to bank.(Slogan)
    Logo:Adopt technology to introduce innovative
    products on an on-going basis and provide them at
    reasonable rates.
    15)Kotak Mahindra Bank:Let’s make money simple.
    Logo:The symbol of infinite ”Ka” reflects infinite
    number of ways to meet a variety of needs.
    The ”Ka” is uniquely Indian while its curve
    forms the infinity sign which is universal.
    16)Laxmi Vilas Bank:The changing face of prosperity.
    Logo:Come, walk the path of Lakshmi and celebrate
    her blessings,wisdom,growth,contentment and a life
    full of rich meaning.
    17)Nainital Bank:Banking with personal touch.(Slogan)
    Logo:To emerge as a customer centric National Bank.
    The bank was merged with Bank of Baroda in 2006.
    18)Saraswat Bank:Service to the Common Man!(Slogan)
    Logo:Think global, act local.
    19)South Indian Bank:Experience Next Generation
    New logo:In the erstwhile logo of the bank, the
    unique picture is that of coconut tree. The fronds
    of the coconut palm form the basic theme of new logo.
    The sharp ends of the fronds are smoothened,thickened
    and twisted to form ”S,”denoting South Indian Bank.
    Thus the new logo has the continuity from the erstwhile
    logo.It can also be seen as two hands clinging to a
    strong pillar in the middle. The pillar is the
    institution. The upper hand represents the customers
    and the lower hand symbolizes the staff members. ”S”
    also projects as a Safe,Solid,Smart,Strong,Secular,
    Shining,Schooled,Successful and Straightforward Bank.
    The Corporate colour is cardinal red. Red represents
    energy,creativity,warmth and love.The new identity is
    to pronounce the warm relationship with the customers.
    20)Yes Bank:Experience our expertise.(Slogan)
    ”Say Yes to Trust”(logo)
    Taglines of Foreign Banks in India.
    1)ABN(Algemene Bank Netherland)-AMRO(the first two
    letters of each town namely Amsterdam and Rotterdam
    make up AMRO) Bank.
    The green and yellow shield logo has been used as a
    brand for the Bank and all its subsidiaries.
    Slogan:Making More Possible.
    2)Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank:
    Our Vision Your Future.(Slogan)
    Vision:To build a partnership with the
    customers that lasts a lifetime.
    3)Bank of Ceylone(BOC):
    The Bank You Can Trust.(Slogan)
    Vision:Bankers to the nation.
    Mission:To foster most rewarding
    relationship with trust and reliability
    for the customers, exceeding their
    4)BNP Paribas Bank:
    The Bank for a changing world.(Slogan)
    Mission is to provide compelling customer
    solutions creatively.
    5)CITI Bank:
    The CITI never sleeps.(Slogan)
    Motto is to work tirelessly to serve
    individuals,communities and nations.
    6)Chinatrust Commercial Bank:
    We Are Family.(Slogan)
    Vision:To strive to meet the exacting
    standards of the customers by becoming
    highly performance bank.
    7)Deutsche Bank:
    A Passion to Perform.(Slogan)
    Vision:To be a leading global investment
    bank with a strong and profitable private
    clients franchise.
    8)HSBC Bank:
    The World’s Local Bank.(Slogan)
    Vision:To be leading international bank
    in Turkey.
    9)JPMorgan Chase Bank:
    The Right Relationship is Everything.(Slogan)
    Vision:To be the best financial
    services company in the world.
    10)Standard Chartered Bank:
    Vision:To play a key role in stimulating
    economic and social development through the
    services we provide by being a force for good.
    Your Right Partner.(Slogan)
    11)Scotia Bank:
    You’re richer than you think.(Slogan)
    Vision:To be a leading financial services provider,
    based in Canada, by being the best at helping
    customers to become financially better off.

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  2. plz do add some more information about banks (like banking terms, etc) for preparing exams.. so that it will be more helpful…

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