Post Office Time Deposites

  • Account may be opened by
  1. a single adult
  2. Joint Account (Maximum 3 adults)
  3. Minor above 10 yearsof age
  4. A guardian on behalf of a minor/Person of unsound mind
  • Account can be opened by cash /Cheque and in case of Cheque the date of realization of cheque in Govt. account shall be date of opening of account
  • Nomination facility is available at the time of opening and also after opening of account
  • Account can be transferred from one post office to another
  • Any number of accounts can be opened in any post office
  • Single account can be converted into Joint and Vice Versa
  • Minor after attaining majority has to apply for conversion of the account in his name.
  • TD account can be extended by giving an application in account office
  • Interest shall be payable annually, No additional interest shall be payable on the amount of interest that has become due for payment but not withdrawn by the account holder
  • The annual interest may be credited to the savings account of the account holder at his option
  • Premature encashment not allowed before expiry of 6 month, If closed between 6 month to 12 month from date of Opening, Post Office Saving Accounts interest rate will be payable
  • The investment under 5 Years TD qualifies for the benefit of Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961 from 1.4.2007.
  • Online Account Opening facility is available through Intra Operable Netbanking/Mobile Banking