Question of The Day01-04-2020

Which of the following bank has been merged with Punjab National Bank?

1. Oriental Bank of Commerce

2. United Bank of India

3. Allahabad Bank

4. Corporation Bank

5. Syndicate Bank

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


Correct Answer : b ) 1 and 2 only

Explanation :

The merger of ten Public Sector Banks into four has come into effect from 1st April 2020.

The following table shows the banks merged with which main bank:


Merger Bank

Allahabad Bank

Indian Bank

Syndicate Bank

Canara Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce and United bank of India

Punjab National Bank

Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank

Union Bank of India


After the merger, the branches and customers of the banks merged will be considered part of the main bank in which they are merged. There will now be 12 Public Sector Banks in India.

Six independent banks are Indian Overseas Bank, Uco Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Punjab and Sind Bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India.

Hence, b is the correct answer.

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