Overview: The Oldest Joint Stock Bank of the Country, Allahabad Bank was founded on April 24, 1865 by a group of Europeans at Allahabad. At that juncture Organized Industry, Trade and Banking started taking shape in India. Thus, the History of the Bank spreaded over three Centuries – Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-First. July 19, 1969 the bank got nationalized along with 13 other banks, Branches – 151 Deposits – Rs.119 crores, Advances – Rs.82 crores. October, 1989 United Industrial Bank Ltd. merged with Allahabad Bank. Allahabad Bank is oldest nationalised Bank with rich experience in extending various banking solutions to our valued clients since 1865. Our consistent track record of growth with profit provides the confidence of meeting all your Banking requirements. Allahabad Bank is well spread out in India and recently opened first International Branch at Hong Kong. Bank has also arrangements with correspondents at various important overseas locations, which will ensure extending to the NRI customers rich banking experience.
April 24, 1865‘s The Bank was founded at the confluence city of Allahabad by a group of Europeans.
1920’s The Bank became a part of P & O Banking Corporation’s group with a bid price of Rs.436 per share,
1923 The Head Office of the Bank shifted to Calcutta on Business considerations.
July 19, 1969 Nationalized along with 13 other banks, Branches – 151 Deposits – Rs.119 crores, Advances – Rs.82 crores.
October, 1989 United Industrial Bank Ltd. merged with Allahabad Bank.
1991 Instituted AllBank Finance Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary for Merchant Banking.
October, 2002 The Bank came out with Initial Public Offer (IPO), of 10 crores share of face value Rs.10 each, reducing Government shareholding to 71.16%.
April, 2005 Follow on Public Offer (FPO) of 10 crores equity shares of face value Rs.10 each with a premium of Rs.72, reducing Govt shareholding to 55.23%.
June, 2006 The Bank Transcended beyond the National Boundary, opening Representative Office at Shenzen, China.
Oct, 2006 Rolled out first Branch under CBS. February, 2007 The Bank opened its first overseas branch at Hong Kong.
March 2007 Bank’s business crossed Rs.1,00,000 crores mark.
Selection procedure: Selection will be made on the basis of performance in the written test and interview taken together. Written test includes Objective Tests consisting of
(1) Test of Reasoning Ability,
(2) Test of Numerical Ability,
(3) Test of English Language,
(4) Test of Clerical Aptitude,
(5) Test of Computer knowledge and Descriptive Paper on English Comprehension for Qualifying only.
Head OfficeAllahabad Bank
2, N. S. ROAD
Kolkata- 700 001