South Indian Bank Fixed Deposit – Grow Your Money & Live Tension-Free

Fixed Deposits

Want to grow your money, but want safety of your investment? Avail a tool of fixed deposit that multiplies your capital with the power of compounding, which means interest on interest. And when it comes to choose a bank for opening a fixed deposit account, you can bet on South Indian Bank that offers an attractive interest rate of 4%-8% per annum in a period of 7 days-10 years. But what strikes most about the bank's fixed deposit is the interest rate of 7.60% and 8.10% per annum in 15 months time for general public and senior citizens, respectively, more than SBI's 7.15% and 7.50% for the said categories in the given period of time. To tell you more about the interest rate, I have prepared a interest table below for various deposit periods.

Domestic Deposit Rates (Applicable for NRO Deposits Also)

Interest Rates for Deposits Below Rs 1 Cr

PeriodGeneral PublicSenior Citizens
7-45 Days4.00%4.50%
46-90 Days6.50%7.00%
91 Days-Below 1Year7.00%7.50%
1 Year- Below15 Months7.50%8.00%
15 Months7.60%8.10%
Above 15 Months to Below 3 Years7.50%8.00%
3 Years7.30%7.80%
Above 3 Years-10 Years7.25%7.75%
Tax Gain7.25%7.75%

South Indian Bank Fixed Deposit Schemes

South Indian Bank offers a wide range of fixed deposit schemes, namely SIB Flexi Smart Deposit, Kalpakanidhi, SIB Flexi Deposit, SIB Tax Gain 2006, Fast Cash Deposit, Fixed Deposits, SIB Care, SIB Maximo-Non Callable Deposits and SIB Freedom.

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SIB Flexi Smart Deposit

It is a scheme by which your deposit gets linked to CDSmart Account, which maintains fixed deposits in units of 10,000. If your CD account balance goes below Rs. 25,000, your fixed deposit gets broken automatically on a last in first out basis and the minimum units get transferred to the CD account. Other Details are shown below.

  • Minimum deposit amountRs. 50,000
  • Maximum deposit amount-Rs. 1 Crore
  • Interest payable every quarter
  • TDS Applicable


It is a reinvestment plan by which interest gets compounded on a quarterly basis. You can check out more features of the scheme below.

  • Minimum deposit period-6 Months
  • Maximum deposit period-10 Years
  • Provision for automatic renewal at the time of maturity

SIB Flexi Deposit

  • Fixed deposit linked to savings bank account
  • Fixed deposit accumulated in units of Rs. 1,000
  • Interest payable every quarter
  • Fixed deposit gets broken automatically on a last in-first out basis and units get transferred to savings account when the balance in the same falls below the prescribed limit
  • TDS Applicable

SIB Tax Gain 2006

  • Minimum deposit amount- Rs. 100
  • Maximum deposit amount-Rs. 1.50 lacs in multiples of Rs 100
  • Eligible for tax exemption under section 80C of the Income Tax Act

SIB Fixed Deposits

  • Minimum deposit period-15 days
  • Maximum deposit period-10 years
  • Interest payable every quarter, or month at discounted rates
  • Auto-renewal instructions available
  • TDS applicable

South Indian Bank Fixed Deposit Form

You can either visit the bank branch or go online to access the application form for South Indian Bank Fixed Deposit schemes. Irrespective of the options you choose, you have to fill in the form and submit for the processing of your application. Your fixed deposit account will open as soon as your details get verified successfully by the bank.

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