These 26 lenders own 51% stake in the airline.
The official deadline for submission of binding bids ended at 6 p.m. on Friday.
"Etihad re-emphasises that it can not be expected to be the sole investor, and that, amongst other requirements, additional suitable investors would need to provide the majority of Jet Airways' required recapitalisation", the UAE-based carrier said.More news: Former Ohio State Assistant Zach Smith Arrested After Violating Civil Protection Order
"Sealed bid from Etihad Airways has been received and the same will be submitted to lenders for examination", said SBI Caps, which has been mandated to oversee the sale.
Once India's largest private airline, Jet was crippled by mounting losses as it tried to compete with low-priced rivals IndiGo and SpiceJet Ltd.
"This world lives on hope so there is hope till 6pm", SBI's Chairman Rajnish Kumar told reporters, after a news conference about the bank's results on Friday. Kumar declined to provide any details on the bidders or on the terms being offered by the interested parties.
Many lenders, including SBI and Syndicate Bank, have categorized loans to Jet Airways, which has remained grounded for about a month, as non-performing in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19 and made provisions for it.More news: England will be 'better team' with Archer, says Plunkett
According to an ANI report, the group said, "We're ready to work for less salary, but we want Jet Airways to come back".The CM has assured them the government will step in, added the report.
Etihad Airways PJSC, India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund and private equity firms TPG Capital and Indigo Partners have been shortlisted as potential investors.
As per informed sources, at least three unsolicited bids have been received.
While the bid process was on, Jet was forced to vacate its offices at many airports across the country and employee access was revoked.More news: Apple iPhone XR 2019 renders reveal dual camera setup, check images
If a deal fails to materialise the airline could be dragged into bankruptcy by creditors, putting at stake the livelihoods of its 22,000 employees.