Punjab National Bank (PNB) RD Interest Rates ranges in between 5.50% to 7.25% per annum for the general citizens, and 6.00 % to 7.75% p.a. for senior. The tenure of PNB RD ranges from 6 months to 10 years, making it a flexible investment option for people with varying investment goals. This is an excellent investment option for those who want to earn good returns by investing small amounts of money regularly.
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As we enter the year 2023, investors are eagerly waiting to know the PNB RD interest rates that will be applicable throughout the year.
Below is the RD Interest rate table for the Punjab National Bank (as of June 2023):
|Period||For General Citizen W.E.F. 01.06.2023||For Senior Citizens W.E.F. 01.06.2023|
|180 days to 270 Days||5.50%||6.00%|
|271 days to less than 1 year||5.80%||6.30%|
|Above 1 year to 443 days||6.80%||7.30%|
|445 days to 2 years||6.80%||7.30%|
|above 2 year & upto 3 years||7.00%||7.50%|
|above 3 year & upto 5 years||6.50%||7.00%|
|above 5 years & upto 10 years||6.50%||7.30%|
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The minimum monthly installment for the PNB RD account is just Rs.100.
PNB's RD account is available for overdraft and loan facility.
The nomination facility also provides the RD account of the PNB.
RD interest earned is also applicable for the TDS as per the rules.
Joint accounts can be opened.
You can easily calculate the interest on your RD with the help of Punjab National Bank's RD calculators. The RD calculator is available on the PNB website. For the calculations, you need to add the details of your RD, the Tenure, amount, and rate of interest.
This process is simple and easy, but you can also use the following formula to calculate the PNB RD interest.
A is maturity amount
P is principal deposited
N is the number of times interest has been compounded (in months)
R is the rate of interest
t is applicable tenure (in months)
There are three types of recurring deposits available in Punjab National Bank–
This is the regular RD scheme of PNB, starting with a minimum deposit amount of Rs.100/- or any multiples of Rs.100/- thereof. The tenure for the RD is a minimum of six months to a maximum of 120 months. Only 80% of this account's deposit value is applicable for loans and overdraft facilities.
The scheme applies to government and private institutions, corporate bodies or companies, PSUs, etc.
Companies can open accounts with either 75% of eligible employees or 10 employees, whichever is lower.
The RDs are not opened by individual names but by the name of the employee's institution.
The RD minimum deposit amount should be Rs.10/- according to the employee's PF deductions.
The incremental installment should be in multiples of Rs.1/- thereof.
There is no penalty applicable on default installments for this scheme.
TDS is applicable as usual, as per the norms.
Premature withdrawal facility is not allowed on the Special Recurring Deposit.
The e-RD scheme is available to existing PNB savings or current account holders.
Internet banking users can start an e-RD.
The tenure of the deposit installment depends on the type of scheme chosen.
Nomination is not required separately for the e-RD scheme; the primary account nominee details apply.
On maturity, the maturity amount is credited directly to the fund account.
Account holders must visit the branch for closure or premature closure of the e-RD and complete all the formalities.
Acceptance of Terms & Conditions is mandatory for the issuance of e-RD.
Any individual, jointly or singly, can open an RD with PNB.
Any minor who has attained the age of 10 years and above can open a Punjab National Bank's RD account in their name. They have to provide age and identification proof.
Minors below the age of 10 can begin RD under the guardianship of their parent or legal guardians.
The following can open an RD account in PNB:
Proprietorship or Partnership Firm, Company or Corporate organization
Hindu Undivided Family
Associations, Clubs, Societies, Trust or Religious institutes, or Charitable Educational Institutions
Quasi-Government or Government bodies, Municipal corporations, or Panchayat.
For existing PNB account holders: there are two ways to open the RD account:
Offline: You can easily open an RD account by visiting a local PNB branch with the required documents. A representative from the bank will guide you through the process and help you to open an RD account.
Online: Through Net banking.
If you want to open an RD account but don't want to visit the local branch, then you can open one online through net banking.
Follow the steps listed below to open a PNB RD account online:
First, visit the official Punjab National Bank website.
Then, click on login, net banking, and fill in your credentials.
Now, open the menu and click on "Open Recurring Account."
A form will pop up, and you can carefully fill in all the details like the period of the RD, the monthly installment amount, etc.
After all is done, click on continue. By following these steps, you can easily open an RD account.
For non-existing users: If you are not a PNB account holder and want an RD account in the bank, you will have to apply for the bank account first in the nearby bank branch. Once you become a PNB account holder, you can open an RD either by net banking or by applying to a branch.
Bank Application form
ID Proof, such as:
Government ID card or
Senior citizen card
Address proof, such as:
The RD in PNB is not eligible for tax exemptions. The interest earned from RD is taxable according to the tax bracket you fall in, irrespective of the interest rate or other factors. Moreover, in any financial year, if the interest earned on the fixed deposit or recurring deposits is more than Rs.40,000, the bank will deduct TDS at 10%. The TDS deducted can be claimed further while you file your return.
According to the guidelines, PNB levies a 1% penalty on withdrawing RD before maturity. The exact penalty amount applies when any installment is missed or delayed.
Go to the official website of Punjab National Bank and access the net banking portal by entering your customer id and password.
In the menu section, locate and select the 'Deposits' option.
Within the 'Deposits' section, choose 'Fixed Deposit'.
Enter the desired deposit amount and specify the duration or tenure of the deposit.
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