IFSC Code (The Indian Financial System Code) is an alphanumeric code which is used to transfer electronic funds in India.
ICICI BANK 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 :
ICICI BANK IFSC Code : ICIC0000001 is 11 digit Unique IFSC Code.
First 4 characters represents Bank Code : ICIC for Bank : ICICI BANK LIMITED
5th character is Zero and it is reserved for future reference
Last 6 characters represents Branch Code : 000001 for Bank Branch CHENNAI - CENOTAPH ROAD
Anatomy of a Cheque
The above image represent cheque format which locates IFSC Code and MICR Code in Red Box
MICR code for icici bank 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 ICICI BANK LIMITED : 600229002 is 9 digit Unique MICR Code.
First 3 digits represents CityCode Code : 600 for City : CHENNAI
Middle 3 digits reprents Bank Code: 229 for Bank : ICICI BANK LIMITED
Last 3 digits represents Branch Code : 900 for Bank Branch CHENNAI - CENOTAPH ROAD
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