Both private and PSU banks are closed on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. The fifth Saturday is a working day for banks if a particular month has five Saturdays. The following is the list of Saturday bank holidays in 2021:
Saturday Bank Holidays
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Saturday Bank Holidays 2021
These are the dates for the Saturdays in 2021 which are also bank holidays:
|9 January 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|23 January 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|13 February 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|27 February 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|13 March 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|27 March 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|10 April 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|24 April 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|8 May 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|22 May 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|12 June 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|26 June 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|10 July 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|24 July 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|14 August 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|28 August 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|11 September 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|25 September 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|9 October 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|23 October 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|13 November 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|27 November 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|11 December 2021||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|25 December 2021||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
Note:If today is Saturday or Sunday, and you want to know whether your bank branch is open today, then check the list we have compiled for you.
List of Trading Holidays 2021
About Saturday Bank Holidays 2021
In 2015, the Reserve Bank of India declared that both private and PSU banks in India will remain closed on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of a month. Banks will remain operational full day on other Saturdays. Also, banks in the country are closed on Sundays and public holidays.
If today is Saturday or Sunday, and you want to know whether your bank branch is open today, then check the list we have compiled for you.
List of Monthly Holidays 2021
FAQ's on Saturday Bank Holidays 2021
- Are the Saturday bank holidays applicable to each and every state and union territory in India?
- Who decides the bank holidays and do they include all the different kinds of banks in India?
- Even if banks are closed on second and fourth Saturdays, are internet banking services available and can they be used?
- Will ATMs be open on the second and fourth Saturdays when banks are closed?
- Are banks closed on the Sunday that follows the second and fourth Saturday too?
Yes, Saturday bank holidays will be the same across all the states and union territories in India for all private sector and public sector banks. This is always on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.
The bank holidays are decided by the Reserve Bank of India. The holidays on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month are applicable for all banks, ranging from private banks and public sector banks to cooperative and rural or regional banks. It is also applicable for both non-scheduled and scheduled banks in India.
Yes, even though banks are closed on the second and fourth Saturdays, internet banking services are available and can be used with the exception of transactions done by the RTGS mode of transfer. Other banking services such as NEFT, IMPS, mobile banking, and UPI payment services are available even on second and fourth Saturdays.
Yes, ATMs will continue to be open even on the second and fourth Saturdays when banks are closed.
Yes, banks are closed on all Sundays of the month, even those after the second and fourth Saturday holidays
Saturday Bank Holidays 2020
Check List of Saturday Bank Holidays 2020
|11 January 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|25 January 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|8 February 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|22 February 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|14 March 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|28 March 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|11 April 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|25 April 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|9 May 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|23 May 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|13 June 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|27 June 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|11 July 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|25 July 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|8 August 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|22 August 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|12 September 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|26 September 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|24 October 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|14 November 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|28 November 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|12 December 2020||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|26 December 2020||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
List Of Saturday Bank Holidays 2019
|Second Saturday||12 January 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||26 January 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||9 February 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||23 February 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||09 March 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||23 March 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||13 April 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||27 April 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||11 May 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||25 May 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||8 June 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||22 June 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||13 July 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||27 July 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||10 August 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||24 August 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||14 September 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||28 September 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||12 October 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||26 October 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||9 November 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||23 November 2019||Saturday|
|Second Saturday||14 December 2019||Saturday|
|Fourth Saturday||28 December 2019||Saturday|
Both private and public sector banks in India remain closed on the second and fourth Saturday of every month. Apart from this, there are instances where a national holiday falls on a Saturday. Mentioned below is a list of bank holidays in 2018 that fall on a Saturday.
Holidays are an opportunity for us to step away from the grind and yield in to the state of relaxation. Knowing when these holidays occur can help you formulate a plan to take a break from the mundane.