Date No. of Days Day Holiday Details
1st January 1 Friday New Year's Day
12th January 1 Tuesday Birthday of Swami Vivekananda
16th January 1 Saturday University Foundation Day
23rd January 1 Saturday Birthday of Netaji
26th January 1 Tuesday Republic Day
16th & 17th February 2 Tuesday & Wednesday Saraswati Puja (Sree Panchami)
11th March 1 Thursday Shivaratri
29th March 1 Monday Holi (Day after Doljatra)
2nd April 1 Friday Good Friday
9th April 1 Friday Birthday of Shri Shri Harichand Thakur
14th April 1 Wednesday Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
15th April 1 Thursday Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha)
1st May 1 Saturday May Day
14th & 15th May 2 Friday & Saturday Id-Ul-Fitar
26th May 1 Wednesday Buddha Purnima
12th July 1 Monday Rathayatra
13th July 1 Tuesday Birthday of Poet Bhanu Bhakt
(for Darjeeling & Kalimpong District only)
21st July 1 Wednesday Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid)
19th August 1 Thursday Muharram
30st August 1 Monday Janmastami
2nd October 1 Saturday Birthday of Gandhiji
6th October 1 Wednesday Mahalaya
11th to 18th October 8 Monday to Monday Mahasasthi of Durga Puja to Trayadashi of Durga Puja
19th October 1 Tuesday Fateha-dwaz-Daham
20th, 21st & 22nd October 3 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Lakshmi Puja
4th & 5th November 2 Thursday & Friday Kali Puja
6th November 1 Saturday Bhatridwitya
9th November 1 Tuesday Day before Chhat Puja
10th November 1 Wednesday Chhat Puja
15th November 1 Monday Birthday of Birsa Munda
19th November 1 Friday Birthday of Guru Nanak
25th December 1 Saturday Christmas Day