Indian Overseas Bank Timings: Working Hours And Lunch time

Indian Overseas Bank (इण्डियन ओवरसीज़ बैंक) is one among the major players in the public banking sector. It is a Chennai based bank with around 3400 branches in Chennai and 1150 branches in Tamil Nadu. It also has extended its branches overseas. Indian Overseas Bank has upgraded its banking services as per the latest tech developments and facilities.

If you ever get interested in opening an account with IOB, you must know the bank timing, its business hours, lunch timing and holidays. It is essential for every account holder to learn about the schedules so that never have to waste your time at the branch waiting in long queues!

Business and working hours at IOB

  • IOB’s working hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Business hours at the bank are from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Lunch time is from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM.
  • The schedule gets followed on all working days, i.e., Monday to Friday including first and third Saturdays.
  • Second and fourth Saturday of every month is a holiday as per the new regulations.
  • If there is any fifth Saturday in a month, it gets counted as a working day.
  • The branches remain closed on all national holidays as declared.
  • Apart from Sundays and national holidays, the banks remain closed on local holidays.

Indian Overseas Bank working hours  and working Days Timings

Working Day Working Time
Indian Overseas Bank Timings For Week days [Monday to Friday] 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Indian Overseas Bank Timings on 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of Month 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Indian Overseas Bank Timings on 2nd and 4th Saturday of Month Closed
Indian Overseas Bank Timings For all Sunday Closed

Indian Overseas Bank Lunch Timing

Lunch Time Not specified, usually between 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

If you are an account holder at any of the branches of IOB, you must have specific info about the bank timing. With the proper information, you need not have to wait at the bank in long queues to get your work done! Having the idea about holidays, you will never schedule your tasks at the bank on the specific dates. Collect info about the local holidays from the branch itself. Visit the bank within the banking hours without any fails!


  1. My account in sunder nager branch 1589code:branch manager Deepak jha misbah to me and not spotted very angry tock to me this man public spot duty

  2. Lunchtime at Kattupakkam Chennai is 1.30-2.00 PM
    Please plan accordingly. They mentioned it on the outside board not visible easily. I requested the manager to stick the time inside the bank.

  3. Mulbagal branch no proper cooperation with customers
    Kindly take necessary steps to prevent problems.

  4. The bank at Lokvihar Pitampura Delhi closes business dealing at 3 pm and starts after 10.30 AM. The staff is not cooperative.

  5. What is the scheduled lunchtime of the bank? I am having my wife’s account at Govind Pura branch Bhopal. There is no fixed time for lunch here when I last visited branch it was 2:00 to 2:30 again today I came it’s 1:30 to2:00 behavior of your staff is horrible with customers. They treat customers like take for granted.

    • Yes, today also I faced same in rajampet I wait for 2.40 pm above now. Till I’m waiting in this bank

    • Here’s someone says cash person Will go out his personal work. He will come after 20minutes to Indian overseas bank at rajampet 516115.
      It’s they’ll kill our valuable time.

  6. Alandur.chennai branch service is worst.waiting people at 11.30 but cashier closes the counter at 1.10 he says it’s lunch time. come again 3’clock. Remain, people, 4 or 5 members disappointed. they treat customers very worst. many of them cancel the account this bank. It is located slander corporation office campus. I am a iob customer. Please concern about this problem. This area people poor and illedu attached.

  7. In the lunchtime your bank branch which is located in Janak puri new Delhi back side of Maharaj surajmal collage all staff closed the door during lunch time and as per your lunch time is 2 to 2.30 pm but they start 1.30 to 2 pm. Please look into the matter.

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