School Holidays List for 2024-25: Check the List of Upcoming Vacation Days State wise Complete Information

School Holiday List in India for 2024-25: Are school holidays ever enough? Check here for the complete list of holidays in the academic year 2024-2025. The month-wise school holiday list for state boards, CBSE schools, ICSE/ISC schools, etc will help you plan and enjoy all your holidays in advance.

School Holidays 2024

The school holiday schedule for the academic year 2024-25 in India includes summer vacations, winter vacations, national holidays, common holidays mandated by the Central government, and state-specific holidays based on geographical or cultural significance. Various education boards like CBSE, ICSE, etc., govern schools in India, each following their respective holiday calendars. For instance, holidays like Ganesh Chaturthi and Kannada Rajyotsava are observed in specific regions such as South India and Karnataka, respectively.

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Summer Vacation 2024

Summer vacation is eagerly anticipated and valued by students. Indian schools typically offer a summer break lasting between 2 to 6 weeks annually to escape the intense heat. Students are usually assigned projects and assignments to complete during this time. In 2024, the majority of schools will commence their summer vacation during the first week of June.

Winter Vacation 2024

Winter holiday in schools is a lengthy break that students look forward to. It typically spans from late December, around Christmas, to early January. Schools in mountainous regions have a winter break of 2 to 3 months, while other cold regions also have a winter break lasting around 2 to 3 weeks.

Holiday List 2024

Stock Market Holidays 2024-30 

Easter Holidays 2024 

All Gazetted School Holidays in India

Total Number of Days in 2024

366 (Leap Year)

Total Number of Saturdays

52

Total Number of Sundays

52

Holiday List 2024 Uttar Pradesh

Holiday List 2024 Uttar Pradesh

Date

Day

New Year

1 January

Monday

Makar Sankranti

15 January

Monday

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

17 January

Wednesday

Hazrat Ali Birthday

25 January

Thursday

Republic Day

26 January

Friday

Basant Panchami

14 February

Wednesday

Sant Ravidas Jayanti

24 February

Saturday

Maha Shivaratri

08 March

Friday

Holika Dahan

24 March

Sunday

Holi

25 March

Monday

Good Friday

29 March

Friday

Easter Monday

01 April

Monday

Eid-ul-Fitr

11 April

Thursday

Dr. B R Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April

Sunday

Ram Navami

17 April

Wednesday

Mahavir Jayanti

21 April

Sunday

Summer Vacation

21 May – 30 June

Muharram

17 July

Wednesday

Independence Day

15 August

Thursday

Raksha Bandhan

19 August

Monday

Chehlum

25 August

Sunday

Janmashtami

26 August

Monday

Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nab

16 September

Monday

Vishwakarma Puja/Anant Chaturdashi

17 September

Tuesday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

02 October

Wednesday

Vijay Dashami

12 October

Saturday

Narak Chaturdashi

30 October

Wednesday

Diwali

31 October

Thursday

Govardhan Puja

02 November

Saturday

Bhai Dooj/Chitragupt Jayanti

03 November

Sunday

Guru Nanak Jayanti/Kartik Purnima

15 November

Friday

Guru Tegh Bahadur Shaheedi Diwas

24 November

Sunday

Christmas

25 December

Wednesday

School Holiday List 2024-25

Below is a schedule of holidays for each month in the upcoming academic year 2024-25.

School Holidays in April 2024

Day and Date

Name

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Chaitra Sukhladi / Ugadi / Gudi Padwa

Thursday, April 11, 2024 

Eid-ul-Fitr (Tentative)

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Vaisakhi

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Ambedkar Jayanti

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Rama Navami

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Mahavir Jayanti

School Holidays in May 2024

Day and Date

Name

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

Thursday, November 13, 2024

Buddha Purnima

School Holidays in June 2024

Day and Date

Name

Monday, June 17, 2024

Bakrid/ Eid Al Adha

School Holidays in July 2024

Day and Date

Name

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Muharram

School Holidays in August 2024

Day and Date

Name

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Independence Day/ Parsi New Year

Monday, August 19, 2024

Raksha Bandhan/ Jhulan Purnima

Monday, August 26, 2024

Janmashtami

School Holidays in September 2024

Day and Date

Name

Saturday, September 7, 2024

Ganesh Chaturthi

Thursday, September 5, 2024

First Onam

Sunday, September 15, 2024

Thiruvonam

Monday, September 16, 2024

Eid e Milad

School Holidays in October 2024

Day and Date

Name

Wednesday, October 2, 2023

Gandhi Jayanti, Mahalya Amavasya

Thursday, October 10, 2024

Maha Saptami

Friday, October 11, 2024

Maha Ashtami

Saturday, October 12, 2024

Maha Navami

Sunday, October 13, 2024

Vijaya Dashami

Thursday, October 17, 2024

Valmiki Jayanti

Lakshmi Puja (Bengali)

Thursday, October 31, 2024

Diwali*

According to Drik Panchanga, Diwali 2024 is scheduled for November 1, 2024. Nevertheless, in certain traditions, Diwali could be observed on October 31, 2024.

School Holidays in November 2024

Day and Date

Name

Friday, November 1, 2024

Diwali

Sunday, November 3, 2024

Bhai Duj

Thursday, November 7, 2024

Chhat Puja

Friday, November 15, 2024

Guru Nanak Jayanti

Karthik Purnima

School Holidays in December 2024

Day and Date

Name

Friday, December 6, 2024

Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji’s Martyrdom Day

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Christmas Eve

Monday, December 25, 2023

Christmas

Sunday, December 31, 2023

New Year’s Eve

School Holidays in India – State wise

Each school in India is operated by either the state education board or another educational board like CBSE, ICSE, etc. Consequently, each education board publishes its own School Holiday List 2024-25 at the beginning of the year. Take a look at the School Holiday 2024-25 List of select state education boards provided below.

School Holidays 2024 Delhi April 11 – December 25

Date

Day

Name of the Event

April 11

Thursday

Eid-ul-Fitr

April 17

Wednesday

Ram Navami

April 21

Sunday

Mahaveer Jayanthi

May 23

Thursday

Budha Purnima

June 17

monday

Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid)

July 17

Wednesday

Muharram

Aug 15

Thursday

Independence Day

August 19

Monday

Raksha Bandhan

August 26

Monday

Janmashtami (Vaishnva)

September 7

Saturday

Ganesh Chaturthi

September 15

Sunday

Onam

September 16

Monday

Milad-un-Nabi

October 2

Wednesday

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 12

Saturday

Dussehra

October 17

Thursday

Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday

October 31

Thursday

Diwali

November 2

Saturday

Govardhan Puja

November 3

Sunday

Bhai Duj

November 15

Friday

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 24

Sunday

Guru Teg Bahadur’s

Martyrdom Day

December 25

Wednesday

Christmas

UP School Holiday List 2024

The official School Holiday List 2024 for Uttar Pradesh has been published on the Uttar Pradesh Education Board’s website, detailing 118 school vacations for children. Academic commitments will consume 53 working days, while exams will occupy 15 days. The summer break is scheduled to run for 41 days, commencing on May 21 and concluding on June 30.

  • Total School Holidays: 118
  • Exam Days: 15
  • Normal Academic Days: 233

Government School Holiday List 2024 Uttar Pradesh and Delhi

The School Holiday List 2024 UP, as declared by the Director of Secondary Education, comprises festival holidays, weekends, and extended summer breaks. In total, there will be 118 days off in the year, encompassing summer vacations, Sundays, and various other holidays.

School Holiday List 2024 Uttar Pradesh 01 April – 25 December

School Holiday List 2024 Uttar Pradesh

Date

Day

Name of the Events

01 April

Monday

Easter Monday

11 April

Thursday

Eid-ul-Fitr

14 April

Sunday

Dr. B R Ambedkar Jayanti

17 April

Wednesday

Ram Navami

21 April

Sunday

Mahavir Jayanti

21 May – 30 June

Summer Vacation

17 July

Wednesday

Muharram

15 August

Thursday

Independence Day

19 August

Monday

Raksha Bandhan

25 August

Sunday

Chehlum

26 August

Monday

Janmashtami

16 September

Monday

Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nab

17 September

Tuesday

Vishwakarma Puja/Anant Chaturdashi

02 October

Wednesday

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

12 October

Saturday

Vijay Dashami

30 October

Wednesday

Narak Chaturdashi

31 October

Thursday

Diwali

02 November

Saturday

Govardhan Puja

03 November

Sunday

Bhai Dooj/Chitragupt Jayanti

15 November

Friday

Guru Nanak Jayanti/Kartik Purnima

24 November

Sunday

Guru Tegh Bahadur Shaheedi Diwas

25 December

Wednesday

Christmas