Oriental Bank Of Commerce MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) code is a machine readable code used for processing and clearance of cheques. Oriental Bank MICR code for Zirakpur is a 9 digit code, in which first 3 digit represents the city code, next 3 digit to bank code and later 3 digit to branch code. 160022012 is the MICR code of OBC Bank for Zirakpur branch. MICR code for Zirakpur branch includes document type indicator, bank code, cheque number, etc. When a cheque goes for clearing, this code is read by a magnetic reader and then automatically sorted. MICR code for Oriental Bank Zirakpur is presented in the table alongside.
The MICR code 160022012 is used in RBI cheque clearing process to identify the branch Zirakpur and Oriental Bank bank for clearing processes. The MICR characters, which are printed using magnetic ink, are passed before a MICR reader. Initially the ink gets magnetized and when it is read, each character produces a unique waveform which can be easily identified. MICR code of OBC Bank is typically in either of these two font’s: E-138 and CMC-7.