Holiday List 2017

List of Holidays of the Presidency University for the Year 2017

Serial No.

Occasion

Dates

Day

No. of Days

1

New Year's Day

01.01.2017

Sunday

1

2

Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda

12.01.2017

Thursday

1

3

Netaji Jayanti

23.01.2017

Monday

1

4

Republic Day

26.01.2017

Thursday

1

5

Saraswati Puja

01.02.2017

Wednesday

1

6

Shivaratri

24.02.2017

Friday

1

7

Dol Yatra

12.03.2017

Sunday

1

8

Holi

13.03.2017

Monday

1

9

Good Friday / Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Birthday

14.04.2017

Friday

1

10

Bengali New Year

15.04.2017

Saturday

1

11

May Day

01.05.2017

Monday

1

12

Rabindra Jayanti

09.05.2017

Tuesday

1

13

Eid-ul-Fitre

26.06.2017

Monday

1

14

Janmasthami

14.08.2017

Monday

1

15

Independence Day

15.08.2017

Tuesday

1

16

Eid-ul-Joha

02.09.2017

Saturday

1

17

Mahalaya

19.09.2017

Tuesday

1

18

Puja Holidays/ Dasami / Gandhi Jayanti / Muharram / Lakshmi Puja

25.09.2017 - 06.10.2017

Monday - Friday

12

19

Kalipuja/Diwali/Bhatridwitya

19.10.2017 to 21.10.2017

Thursday - Saturday

3

20

Guru Nanak Birthday

04.11.2017

Saturday

1

21

Fateha-Dwaz-Daham

02.12.2017

Saturday

1

22

Christmas

25.12.2017

Monday

1

Holidays at the discretion of the University which may include day/days on Religious and festive occasions

3

The following days may be observed as sectional holidays for the employees of the different communities

i)

Baisakhi

(for Sikhs only)

15.04.2017

Saturday

1

ii)

Easter Saturday

(for Christians only)

15.04.2017

Saturday

1

iii)

Mahabirjayanti

(for Jains only)

09.04.2017

Sunday

1

iv)

Buddha Purnima

(for Buddhists only)

10.05.2017

Wednesday

1

v)

Sab-e-Barat

( for Muslims only)

12.05.2017

Friday

1

vi)

Chhat Puja

26.10.2017

Thursday

1

N.B.: Holidays indicated above are subject to addition/alteration by the competent authority of the University.

This is published by the Registrar under the direction of the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor.

Holday list 2016

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