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Ten banks that offer up to 7.5% interest on three-year FDs for senior citizens

Small finance banks and new private banks top the FD interest rate charts.

April 08, 2022 / 08:28 AM IST
Senior citizens should invest a part of their savings in fixed deposits. It offers liquidity and ensures interest income periodically. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept the key repo rate unchanged at 4 percent for about two years now. Most leading banks have low interest rates on FDs. There are small finance banks and new private banks that offer interest rates of up to 7.5 percent on three-year FDs for senior citizens as per data compiled by  BankBazaar . Here are the banks offering the best interest rates on three-year FDs for senior citizens.
Senior citizens should invest a part of their savings in fixed deposits. It offers liquidity and ensures interest income periodically. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept the key repo rate unchanged at 4 percent for about two years now. Most leading banks have low interest rates on FDs. There are small finance banks and new private banks that offer interest rates of up to 7.5 percent on three-year FDs for senior citizens as per data compiled by BankBazaar. Here are the banks offering the best interest rates on three-year FDs for senior citizens.

 Suryoday Small Finance Bank  offers 7.50 percent interest on three-year FDs for senior citizens. Among small finance banks, this bank offers the best interest rates. A sum of Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.25 lakh in three years.
Suryoday Small Finance Bank offers 7.50 percent interest on three-year FDs for senior citizens. Among small finance banks, this bank offers the best interest rates. A sum of Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.25 lakh in three years.
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank offers 7.40 percent interest in three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.25 lakh in three years.
 AU Small Finance Bank  offers 7.25 percent interest in three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.24 lakh in three years.
AU Small Finance Bank offers 7.25 percent interest in three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.24 lakh in three years.
 Bandhan Bank ,  IndusInd Bank ,  Yes Bank  and  Equitas Small Finance Bank  offer 7 percent interest in three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.23 lakh in three years.
Bandhan Bank, IndusInd Bank, Yes Bank and Equitas Small Finance Bank offer 7 percent interest in three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.23 lakh in three years.
 RBL Bank  offers 6.80 percent interest on three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.22 lakh in three years.
RBL Bank offers 6.80 percent interest on three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.22 lakh in three years.
 DCB Bank  offers 6.75 percent on three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.22 lakh in three years.
DCB Bank offers 6.75 percent on three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.22 lakh in three years.
IDFC First Bank
IDFC First Bank offers 6.50 percent on three-year FDs for senior citizens. Rs 1 lakh invested grows to Rs 1.21 lakh in three years.
The small finance banks and smaller private banks are offering higher interest rates to garner newer deposits. The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC), a subsidiary of the RBI, guarantees investments in fixed deposits of up to Rs 5 lakh.
The small finance banks and smaller private banks are offering higher interest rates to garner newer deposits. The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC), a subsidiary of the RBI, guarantees investments in fixed deposits of up to Rs 5 lakh.
The data on FDs is as of March 30, 2022, as given on respective websites. Interest rates given are for senior citizens of 60-80 years of age (deposit amount below Rs 1 crore). All listed (BSE) private sector banks and small finance banks are considered for data compilation. Banks for which verifiable data is not available are not considered. For all FDs, quarterly compounding is assumed.
The data on FDs is as of March 30, 2022, as given on respective websites. Interest rates given are for senior citizens of 60-80 years of age (deposit amount below Rs 1 crore). All listed (BSE) private sector banks and small finance banks are considered for data compilation. Banks for which verifiable data is not available are not considered. For all FDs, quarterly compounding is assumed.
Hiral Thanawala is a personal finance journalist with 9 years of reporting experience. Based in Mumbai, he covers financial planning, banking and fintech segments from personal finance team for Moneycontrol.
first published: Apr 8, 2022 08:28 am
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