Post Office Saving Scheme interest rates from 1st July 2020 to 30th September 2020

Contributory Pension Scheme

SB Order 24/2020

e.F.No I 13-03/2017-SB(Pt.l)
Govt. of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
(F.S. Division)

Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Dated: 01.07.2020

AII Head of Circles/Regions

Subject : Revision of interest rates for Small Savings Schemes w.e.f. 01.07 .2020


The undersigned is directed to say that vide memorandum No.01/04/2019-NS dated 30.06.2020 (copy enclosed), Govt. of India. Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Budget Division) have informed that the rate of interest on various Small Savings Schemes (National Savings Schemes) for the second quarter of financial year 2020-21 (starting from 1st July, 2020 and ending on 30th September, 2020) shall remain unchanged from those notified for the first quarter of Financial Year 2020-21 (01st April. 2020 to 30th June,2020). The details are indicated below for ready reference.

Also Read : Small Savings Schemes Interest Rates from April to June 2020

3. lt is requested to circulate it to all concerned for information and necessary guidance. Same may also be placed on the notice board of all Post Offices in public area.

4. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

Yours Faithfully,

(Devendra Sharma)
Assistant Director (SB)

Signed Copy

Post Office Saving Scheme interest rates from 1st July 2020 to 30th September 2020


S.No instrument Rate of interest
w.e.f.01.04.2020 to
Rate of interest
w.e.f 01.07.2020
to 30.09.2020
Compounding frequency*
1 Post Office Savings Account 4.0 4.0 Annually
2 1 Year Time Deposit 5.5 5.5 Quarterly
3 2 Year Time Deposit 5.5 5.5 Quarterly
4 3 Year Time Deposit 5.5 5.5 Quarterly
5 5 Year Time Deposit 6.7 6.7 Quarterly
6 5 Year Recurring Deposit 5.8 5.8 Quarterly
7 Senior Citizen Savings Scheme 7.4 7.4 Quarterly and paid
8 Monthly Income Account 6.6 6.6 Monthly and paid
9 National Savings Certificate (VII Issue) 6.8 6.8 Annually
10 Public Provident Fund Scheme 7.1 7.1 Annually
11 Kisan Vikas Patra 6.9 (will mature in 124 months) 6.9 (will mature in 124 months) Annually
12 Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme 7.6 7.6 Annually


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