Annual Holiday List

List of Holidays for the Year 2017 
Affiliated Colleges (Teaching/ Non-Teaching Staff)

Holiday's Date
No. of Days
Occasion
Day
1st January
1
New Year Day
Sunday
12th January
1
Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda
Thursday
23rd January
1
Birthday of Netaji
Monday
26th January
1
Republic Day
Thursday
1st February
1
Saraswati Puja (Shree Panchami)
Wednesday
19th February
1
University Foundation Day
Sunday
24th February
1
Sivaratri
Friday
12th March
1
Doljatra
Sunday
13th March
1
Day after Doljatra (Holi)
Monday
14th April
1
Good Friday & Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
Friday
15th April
1
Bengali New Year's Day
Saturday
1st May
1
May Day
Monday
9th May
1
Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore
Tuesday
26th June
1
ID-Ul-Fitre
Monday
14th August
1
Janmastami
Monday
15th August
1
Independence Day
Tuesday
2nd September
1
ID-Ud-Joha/ ID-Ul-Adha
Saturday
19th September
1
Mahalaya
Tuesday
26th September
1
Mahasasthi of Durgapuja
Tuesday
27th September
1
Mahasaptami of Durgapuja
Wednesday
28th September
1
Mahaastami of Durgapuja
Wednesday
8th October to 4th November
28
Puja Vacations
--
14th November
1
Guru Nanak Birthday
Monday
13th December
1
Fateha-Dowaz-Daham/ Milad-un-Nabi
Tuesday
25th December
--
Christmas Day
Sunday
Sectional Holidays in the year 2017 for the employees of different communities: ‐
Mahabir Jayanti (for Jains only) : 9th April Sunday
Easter Saturday (for Christans only) : 15th April Saturday
Baisakhi (for Sikhs Only) : 15th April Saturday
Buddha Purnima (for Buddhist Only) : 10th May Wednesday
Sab-e –Barat (for Muslims only) : 12th May Friday
Karam Puja : to be notified later on
Chat Puja : 26th October Thursday
Note:
1. Sundays are holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act.
2. Saturdays will be observed as full holiday (For University Teaching/ Administrative Departments only)
For Teachers and Non-Teaching staff of Affiliated General Degree Colleges only:
Puja Vacation : September 27, 2017 to October 24, 2017
For Teachers of Affiliated General Degree Colleges only
Summer Recess (45 days) : From April 17, 2017 to May 31, 2017.
Winter Recess (6 days) : From December 26, 2017 to December 31, 2017.
** The list is provisional and subject to modifications as per Govt. Orders and Directions of the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, UGB, Malda, if issued subsequently.