IFSC Code (The Indian Financial System Code) is an alphanumeric code which is used to transfer electronic funds in India.
SOCIETE GENERALE 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 :
SOCIETE GENERALE ifsc code : SOGE0INBB01 is 11 digit Unique IFSC Code.
First 4 characters represents Bank Code : SOGE for Bank : SOCIETE GENERALE
5th character is Zero and it is reserved for future reference
Last 6 characters represents Branch Code : INBB01 for Bank Branch SOCI├ëT├ë G├ëN├ëRALE
Anatomy of a Cheque
The above image represent cheque format which locates IFSC Code and MICR Code in Red Box
MICR code for societe generale 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 SOCIETE GENERALE : 400608002 is 9 digit Unique MICR Code.
First 3 digits represents CityCode Code : 400 for City : MUMBAI
Middle 3 digits reprents Bank Code: 608 for Bank : SOCIETE GENERALE
Last 3 digits represents Branch Code : 800 for Bank Branch SOCI├ëT├ë G├ëN├ëRALE
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