UNIVERSITY OF NORTH BENGAL

List of Holidays for the year 2021 of the University Teaching / Administrative Department * *

Particulars

No. of Day(s)

Day(s) of the week

Date(s)

New Year's Day

1

Friday

1st January

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

1

Tuesday

12th January

Birthday of Netaji

1

Saturday

23rd January

Republic Day

1

Tuesday

26th  January

Saraswati Puja [Shree Panchami]

2

Tuesday - Wednesday

16th to 17st February

Shivaratri

1

Thursday

11th March

Dol Jatra

1

Sunday

28th March

Holi (Day after Dol Jatra)

1

Monday

29th March

Good Friday

1

Friday

2nd April

Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

1

Wednesday

14th April

Bengali New Year's Day

1

Thursday

15th April

Mahavir Jayanti

1

Sunday

25th April

May Day

1

Saturday

1st May

Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore

1

Sunday

9th May

Id-Ul-Fitre

1

Friday

14th May

Addl. day in connection with Id-Ul-Fitre

1

Saturday

15th May

Buddha Purnima

1

Wednesday

26th May

Rathajatra

1

Monday

12th July

Birth day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (Bhanu Jayanti)

1

Tuesday

13th July

Id-Uz-Zoha (Bakrid)

1

Wednesday

21St July

Independence Day

1

Sunday

15th August

Muharram

1

Thursday

19th August

Janmastami

1

Monday

30th August

Birthday of Gandhiji

1

Saturday

2nd October

Mahalaya

1

Wednesday

6th October

Puja Holidays

12

Monday - Friday

11th to 22nd October

Fateha Duaz Daham

1

Tuesday

19th October

University Foundation Day

1

Monday

1st November

Kali Puja

2

Thursday - Friday

4th to 5th November

Bhatridwitiya

1

Saturday

6th November

Day before Chhat Puja

1

Tuesday

9th November

Chhat Puja

1

Wednesday

10th November

Birthday of Gurunanak

1

Friday

19th November

Christmas Day

1

Saturday

25th December

SECTIONAL HOLIDAYS

2. Sab-e-Barat (for Muslims only)

1

Tuesday

30th March

3. Easter Saturday (for Christians only)

1

Saturday

3rd April

5. Hul Diwas (for Adibasi [Santal] only)

1

Wednesday

30th June

6. Karam Puja

1

To be notified later on

FOR VACATION STAFF (TEACHERS)

Summer Vacation

30 days

Monday — Tuesday

1st June to 30th June

Puja Vacation

30 days

Monday — Sunday

11th October — 7th November

Holidays at the discretion of Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor: 3 days.

** The List is provisional and subject to modifications as per Govt. Orders, if issued subsequently.