IFSC Code (The Indian Financial System Code) is an alphanumeric code which is used to transfer electronic funds in India.
ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE IFSC Code is a Unique code which identifies each bank branch. The main purpose of IFSC Code is to participate each bank branch in the two main
payment and settlement systems in India.
1) RTGS : Real Time Gross Settlement
2) NEFT : National Electronic Fund Transfer
For Example :
ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE IFSC Code : ORBC0000023 is 11 digit Unique IFSC Code.
First 4 characters represents Bank Code : ORBC for Bank : ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE
5th character is Zero and it is reserved for future reference
Last 6 characters represents Branch Code : 000023 for Bank Branch FORT
Anatomy of a Cheque
The above image represent cheque format which locates IFSC Code and MICR Code in Red Box
MICR code represents Magnetic Ink Character Recognition technology which is printed on cheques. This MICR Code is used for the identification of the cheques for faster processing.
MICR Code is a Unique code which identifies each bank branch. The main purpose of MICR Code is to participate each bank branch in an Electronic Clearing System (ECS).
MICR Code for ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE : 001929200 is 9 digit Unique MICR Code.
First 3 digits represents CityCode Code : 001 for City : MUMBAI
Middle 3 digits reprents Bank Code: 929 for Bank : ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE
Last 3 digits represents Branch Code : 920 for Bank Branch FORT
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