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As per the documentation i understood that we can create account in the following way.

Example for creating a new Account

curl https://na1.salesforce.com/services/data/v20.0/sobjects/Account/ -H "Authorization: Bearer token -H "Content-Type: application/json" -d "@newaccount.json"

Example request body newaccount.json file for creating a new Account

{
    "Name" : "Express Logistics and Transport"
}

Example response body after successfully creating a new Account

{
    "id" : "001D000000IqhSLIAZ",
    "errors" : [ ],
    "success" : true
}

Is there a way to create multiple accounts in one shot and if it is possible what could be the JSON structure? Please suggest.

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Right now SFDC standards REST API does not support bulk insert. So you have two options.

1) Use BULK API ( https://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/api_asynch/)

2) Create your custom API that accept list of accounts. Here is example of how to do it. Check Mohits's answer. Is it possible to pass sObjects to the REST api

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    or, if willing to abandon REST, use SOAP API – cropredy Dec 17 '14 at 3:00
  • Yes, SOAP makes more sense for this requirement. – AtulRajguru9 Dec 17 '14 at 4:52

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