LIST OF HOLIDAYS FOR THE YEAR 2017

 

COMPULSORY HOLIDAYS

RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS *

(Maximum available 2 days out of the following)

Events

Day

Date

No. of days

Events

Day

Date

Republic Day

 January, 26

Thursday

01

New Year’s Day

January, 01

Sunday

Sri Panchami/Basant Panchami(additional)

 February,01

Wednesday

01

Guru Govinda Sing’s

birthday

January, 05

Thursday

Holi (Additional)

March, 13

Monday

01

Makar Sankranti

January, 14

Saturday

Ram Navami

(Additional)

April, 04

Tuesday

01

Pongal

January, 14

Saturday

Mahavir Jayanti

 April, 09

Sunday

X

Guru Ravidas’s  Birthday

February, 10

Friday

Good Friday

 April, 14

Friday

01

Shivaji Jayanti

February, 19

Sunday

 

Swmi Dayananda

Saraswati Jayanti

February, 21

Tuesday

Holika Dahan/Dolyatra

March, 12

Sunday

Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi

Padva/Ugadi/Cheti Chand

March, 28

Tuesday

Buddha Purnima

 May, 10

Wednesday

1

 

Hazrat Ali’s birthday

April, 11

Tuesday

Idu’l Fitr #

June, 26

Monday

01

Vaisakhi/Vishu

April, 13

Thursday

Mesadi

April, 14

Friday

Vaisakhiadi (Bengal/Behag/Bishu(Assam)

April, 15

Saturday

Independence Day

August, 15

Tuesday

01

Easter Sunday

April, 16

Sunday

ID-Ul-Zuha Bakrid #

September, 02

Saturday

x

Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday

May, 09

Tuesday

Autumn Festival **

 

September, 27 to October, 05

Wednesday to Thursday

09

Jamat-Ul-Vida

June, 23

Friday

Diwali (Deepavali)

October, 19

Thursday

1

Rath Jatra

June, 25

Sunday

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November, 04

Saturday

X

Raksha Bandhan

August, 07

Monday

ID-E-Milad (birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

December, 02

Saturday

X

 

Parsi New Year’s day/Nauraj

August, 17

Thursday

Christmas Day

December, 25

Monday

01

Vinayaka Chaturthi/

Ganesh Chatuthi

August, 25

Friday

 

 

 

 

Onam

September, 04

Monday

 

 

 

 

Maharishi Valmiki’s  Birthday

October,  05

Thursday

 

 

 

 

Karaka Chaturthi

(Karva Chouth)

October 08

Sunday

 

 

 

 

Deepavali (South India)

October 18

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

Naraka Chaturdasi

October 18

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

Govardhan Puja

October 20

Friday

 

 

 

 

Bhai Duj

October 21

Saturday

 

 

 

 

PratiharSashth or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)

October 26

Thursday

 

 

 

 

Guru Tej Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day

November 24

Friday

 

 

 

 

Christmas Eve

December 24

Sunday

 # Subject to appearance of moon

* Restricted holidays may only be availed as per rules

** Working days falling within Autumn Festival period will be adjusted through some additional working days keeping the Institute open on different Saturdays, to be notified.