Along with Student Bank Accounts, all the major banks of India now offer Students ATM Card which allows zero account balance along with many other features.
List of Banks offering ATM Card for Students
- State bank of India and its subsidiaries
- ICICI Bank
- HDFC Bank
- Axis Bank
How to get student ATM card
To get a student ATM card you need to open a savings account in any of the above banks of India. The minimum deposit to open a savings account would be Rs. 500 though most of the banks do allow to maintain the balance as 0 though there is minor fine being imposed if the balance goes down the minimum allowed.
Documents required for getting ATM Card for Students
- In order to open student saving account you need a college ID card, a passport size photograph (or two) and a duly filled application form of saving's account. Address proof is not required for students account.
- Make sure that you specify that you need an ATM CARD along with check book facility.
After the submission of all the above documents, you will be given a Bank passbook, a check book and an ATM card within 3 to 4 working days. This complete kit will contain your ATM card’s pin in an envelope. You should keep this four digit pin of your ATM card confidential and away from others reach.
Online Application for Student ATM Card
Log on to any of the following websites, and click on the savings bank account link. You will get an online application. Now you can take a print out of it and fill the form, then submit it to the nearby bank branch with all the other documents.
You can check the websites of major banks to apply for the student bank acccount, a representative will take your request and either ask you to come to nearby branch or can send an executive to your place.
How to get a student ATM card offline
You can give a direct visit to the nearby branch of the bank. Then collect an application form to open a student savings account. Now submit the duly filled application form with required documents. Your ATM card and the PIN will be activated within 3 to 4 working days.
Contact information of different banks to avail a Student ATM Card
Here is the contact phone numbers of some of India's major banks who are offering ATM card for Students of India (along with student bank account), there are other banks too offering the accounts, so please check your local branches.
SBI CONTACT Number
Contact Us:1800 11 22 11 (Toll-free from BSNL/MTNL landlines) or (080) 2659 9990 (other lines).
ICICI Contact Number
Corporation Bank Contact Number
Mangaladevi Temple Road
MANGALORE - 575 001
Tele: 91-824-2426416 to 420
Syndicate Bank Contact number
Log on to http://www.syndicatebank.in/scripts/CustomerCare.aspx#
Call: 080 2226028
HDFC Bank Contact number
Toll Free Number: 1800 425 4332
website - http://www.hdfcbank.com/common/customer_center.htm
Axis Bank Contact number