Fedral Bank MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) code is a machine readable code used for processing and clearance of cheques. Federal Bank MICR code for Accounts Department 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. 0 is the MICR code of Fedral Bank for Accounts Department branch. MICR code for Accounts Department 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 Federal Bank Accounts Department is presented in the table alongside.
The MICR code 0 is used in RBI cheque clearing process to identify the branch Accounts Department and Federal 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 Fedral Bank is typically in either of these two font’s: E-138 and CMC-7.