List of Bank holidays 2022 – Statewise In India

bank holiday list in India

Both public and private sector banks in India are usually shut on public holidays. However, there are certain bank holidays that are state-specific. Apart from national holidays, festivals like Christmas, Diwali, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Eid, Good Friday, etc. are also bank holidays. Moreover, the second and fourth Saturday of every month is also considered a bank holiday. Let’s take a look at the month-wise list of bank holidays 2022.

Bank Holidays 2022

The below table shows the month-wise list of bank holidays 2022.

DateDayHolidayStates
1st January 2022SaturdayNew Year’s DayAll States in India
14th January 2022FridayMakar SankrantiKarnataka, Gujrat, Sikkim, Telangana
14th January 2022FridayPongalAndhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Puducherry
26th January 2022WednesdayRepublic DayAll States ( National holiday)
5th February 2022SaturdayVasant PanchamiHaryana, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal and Punjab
1st March 2022TuesdayMaha ShivaratriAll states except: Assam, Bihar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Dadar and Nagar Haveli
19th March 2022SaturdayHoliAll States except: Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep.
10th April 2022SundayRam NavamiBihar, Andhra Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujrat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Odisha, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Rajasthan and Telangana
13th April 2022WednesdayUgadiGoa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and Telangana
14th April 2022ThursdayDr. Ambedkar JayantiSeveral States
15th April 2022FridayGood FridayAll states except: Haryana and Jammu & Kashmir
1st May 2022SundayMay DayGoa, Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry, Manipur, Telangana, Tripura, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal
2nd May 2022MondayMaharshi Parasuram JayantiHimachal Pradesh, Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan
3trd May 2022TuesdayEid Ul FitrPuducherry and West Bengal
16th May 2022MondayBuddha PurnimaArunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tripura, Mizoram, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal
14th June 2022TuesdaySant Guru Kabir JayantiHimachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab
10th July 2022SundayBakrid/ Eid al AdhaAll states except: Daman and Diu, Sikkim, Puducherry and Arunachal Pradesh
9th August 2022TuesdayMuharramAll States except: Daman and Diu, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Goa, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Punjab, Puducherry, Uttrakhand, Sikkim and West Bengal
12th August2022FridayRaksha BandhanGujrat, Daman and Diu, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
15th August 2022MondayIndependence DayAll States ( National Holidays)
16th August 2022TuesdayParsi New YearMaharashtra and Gujarat
19th August 2022FridayJanmashtamiAll states except: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Manipur, Mizoram and West Bengal
31st August 2022WednesdayGanesh ChaturthiDaman and Diu, Andhra Pradesh, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Maharashtra, Gujrat, Goa, Odisha, Telangana, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu
8th September 2022ThursdayThiruvonaKerala
2nd October 2022SundayMahatma Gandhi JayantiAll States ( National Holiday)
3rd October 2022MondayMaha AshtamiAndhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Tripura, Telangana and West Bengal
4th October 2022TuesdayMaha NavamiBihar, Assam, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya, Odisha, Nagaland, Sikkim, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura and West Bengal
5th October 2022WednesdayVijaya DashamiAll states except: Manipur and Puducherry
9th October 2022SundayEid-e-MiladAll states except: Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Assam, Goa, Chandigarh, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Punjab, West Bengal and Manipur
24th October 2022MondayDiwaliAll States
8th November 2022TuesdayGuru Nanak JayantiAll States except: Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Daman and Diu, Kerala, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Manipur, Odisha, Mizoram, Sikkim, Puducherry, Tripura and Tamil Nadu
25th December 2022SundayChristmas DayAll states

Disclaimer: The 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month is considered a bank holiday for both public and private sector banks in India.

*We recommend checking regularly the bank holidays 2022 for new updates and also verify it with the list of holidays issued by the Reserve Bank of India.

Types of Bank Holidays 2022

There are two types of bank holidays: Government Holidays and National Holidays. The national holidays include Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. The national holidays are also known as gazetted holidays and all the banks and financial institutions remain shut on these days.

On the other hand, the government holidays are classified as central government bank holidays or state government bank holidays. Although Central Government Bank Holidays are common across the country, the State Government Bank holidays differ from state to state. For example- Haryana Day is a bank holiday in Haryana, Goa liberation Day is a bank holiday in Goa.

Second and Fourth Saturday Bank Holidays 2022 in India

In addition to the above-mentioned holidays, banks also remain shut on the second and fourth Saturday of every month. Earlier on all Saturdays, the banks used to operate half-day. Let’s take a look at the list of Saturday Bank Holidays 2022.

Date Holiday State
8th January 20222nd Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
22rd January 20224th Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
12th February 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
26th February 20224th Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
12th March 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
26th March 20224th Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
9th April 20222nd Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
23rd April 20224th Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
14th May 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
28th May 20224th Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
11th June 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
25th June 20224th Saturday Bank Holiday Applicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
19th July 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
23th July 20224th Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
13th August 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
27th August 20224th Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
10th September 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
24th September 20224th Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
8th October 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
22rd October 20224th Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
12th November 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
26th November 20224th Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
10th December 20222nd Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 
24th December 20224th Saturday Bank HolidayApplicable to all public and private sector banks across India 

NEFT and RTGS Bank Holidays 2022

NEFT stands for National Electronic Fund Transfer and RTGS stands for Real-Time Gross Settlement. Both the processes are used to transfer funds from one bank account to another. Both the process of fund transfer is maintained by the Reserve Bank of India.

Date Day Holiday 
26th January 2022WednesdayRepublic Day 
15nd April 2022Friday Good Friday 
15th August 2022MondayIndependence Day 
2nd October 2022SundayMahatma Gandhi Jayanti
25th December 2022SundayChristmas 

Disclaimer: The services of NEFT and RTGS can be used on other types of bank holidays. If a person transfers money to any bank account on a bank holiday, then the money gets credited to the receiver’s account; however, he/she may get the receipt on the following working day of the Bank.

Knowing bank holidays in advance can help an individual to plan different types of bank-related work and bank visits. One can check the above-mentioned Bank Holidays list to plan accordingly.

FAQs
Is New Year’s Day considered a bank holiday for all banks across India?
Yes, New Year’s Day is considered a bank holiday for all banks across India.
On which days the banks in India are closed?
Banks in India are closed on the second and fourth Saturday of every month, all National Holidays and regional state holidays.
Do all state holidays apply to all the banks?
No, all state holidays are not considered bank holidays.
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