Annual Holiday List

List of Holidays for the Year 2018 
Affiliated Colleges (Teaching/ Non-Teaching Staff)

Holiday's Date
No. of Days
Occasion
Day
1st January
1
New Year Day
Monday
12th January
1
Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda
Friday
22nd January
1
Saraswati Puja (Shree Panchami)
Mondaysday
23rd January
1
Birthday of Netaji
Tuesday
26th January
1
Republic Day
Friday
14th February
1
Shivaratri
Wednesday
19th February
1
University Foundation Day
Monday
2nd March
1
Doljatra
Friday
3rd March
1
Day after Doljatra (Holi)
Saturday
30th March
1
Good Friday
Friday
14th April
1
Birth Day of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
Saturday
15th April
1
Bengali New Year's Day
Sunday
30th April
1
Buddha Purnima
Monday
1st May
1
May Day
Tuesday
9th May
1
Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore
Wednesday
16th June
1
ID-Ul-Fitre
Saturday
15th August
1
Independence Day
Wednesday
22nd August
1
ID-Ud-Joha/ ID-Ul-Adha
Wednesday
3rd September
1
Janmastami
Monday
21st September
1
Muharram
Friday
2nd October
1
Birth Day of Gandhiji
Tuesday
8th October
1
Mahalaya
Monday
15th October
1
Mahasasthi of Durgapuja
Monday
16th October
1
Mahasaptami of Durgapuja
Tuesday
17th October
1
Mahaastami of Durgapuja
Wednesday
18th October
1
Mahanabami of Durga Puja
Thursday
19th October
1
Vijaya Dasami
Friday
20th October
1
Additional Day in connection with Durga Puja
Saturday
21st October
1
Additional Day in connection with Durga Puja
Sunday
22nd October
1
Additional Day in connection with Durga Puja
Monday
23rd October
1
Additional Day in connection with Durga Puja
Tuesday
24th October
1
Lakshmi Puja
Wednesday
25th October
1
Additional Day for Lakshmi Puja
Thursday
6th November
1
Kali Puja
Tuesday
7th November
1
Additional Day in connection with Kali Puja
Wednesday
8th November
1
Additional Day in connection with Kali Puja
Thursday
9th November
1
Bhatridwitya
Friday
13th November
1
Chhat Puja
Tuesday
23rd November
1
Guru Nanak Birthday
Friday
19th December
1
Fateha-Dowaz-Daham/ Milad-un-Nabi
Wednesday
25th December
1
Christmas Day
Tuesday
Sectional Holidays in the year 2018 for the employees of different communities: ‐
Mahabir Jayanti (for Jains only) : 29 th March Thursday
Easter Saturday (for Christans only) : 31 th March Saturday
Baisakhi (for Sikhs Only) : 14 th April Saturday
Sab-e-Barat (for Muslims only) : 02 nd May Wednesday
Hul Diwas (for Adivasi Only) : 30 th June Saturday
Karam Puja : To be notified later on
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 : October 15, 2018 to November 11, 2018
For Teachers of Affiliated General Degree Colleges only
Summer Recess (46 days) : From April 16, 2018 to May 31, 2018.
Winter Recess (6 days) : From December 26, 2018 to December 31, 2018.
** 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.