Calendar

Offices and Classes of the University and its affiliated & permitted colleges will remain closed on the following days for the period from 1st January 2016 to 31st 31st December 2016 .

Name of Festival etc. Month Dates Day (s) No. of Days
Magh Bihu January 14, 15 & 16 Thursday, Friday & Saturday 3
Republic Day/G.U. Foundation Day 26 Tuesday 1
Saraswati Puja February 13 Saturday 1
Sivaratri March 7 Monday 1
Dol jatra 23 - 24 Wednesday & Thursday 2
Good Friday 25 Friday 1
Bohag Bihu April 13, 14 & 15 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 3
May Day May 1 Sunday 1
Buddha Purnima 21 Saturday 1
Id-Ul-Fitre july 6 & 7 Wednesday & Thursday 2
Independence Day August 15 Monday 1
Tithi Of Sri Sri Madhabdev 22 Monday 1
Janmstomi 25 Thursday 1
Tithi of Sri Sri Sankardev September 3 Saturday 1
Id-Uz-Zuha 12 Monday 1
Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi October 2 Sunday 1
Durga Puja,Lakshmi Puja, Muharram 7-15 Friday-Saturday 9
Kati Bihu 17 Monday 1
Kali Puja & Dewali 29 & 30 Saturday & Sunday 2
Guru Nanak’S Birthday November 14 Monday 1
Asom Divas(Sukapha Divas) December 2 friday 1
Christmas Day 25 Sunday 1
Registrar
Gauhati University

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Each employee will be entitled to avail himself/herself of any 3 (three) holidays in the year to be chosen by him/her out of the following list of restricted holidays. The employees intending to avail of such opportunities should submit an application to the concerned Head for approval of the competent authority in advance. Such leave will normally be granted by the leave sanctioning authority except when the presence of the employee(s) is considered necessary due to exigencies of work in the University.
Name of Festival etc. Month Dates Day (s) No. of Days
New Year’s Day January 1 Friday 1
Silpi Divas 17 Sunday 1
Fateha-E-Dowaj Daham 22 Friday 1
Netaji’s Birthday 23 Saturday 1
Gwther Bathaw San 26 Tuesday 1
Me-Dum-Me-Phi 31 Sunday 1
Ali Aye Ligang February 17 Wednesday 1
Bir Chilarai Divas 22 Monday 1
Bathow Puja/ Khring Khring Bathow Puja March 21 Monday 1
Mahabir Jayanti/Sati Sadhini Divas April 20 Wednesday 1
Tithi of Sri Sri Damodar Dev May 7 Saturday 1
Tithi of Gopal Dev 12 Thusday 1
Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhab Dev 22 Sunday 1
Sabebarat 23 Monday 1
Tithi of Hari Dev June 4 Saturday 1
Ambubasi Nibriti
Biswakarma Puja September 17 Saturday 1
Chhat Puja November 6 Sunday 1
Lachit Divas 24 Thusday 1
Martyr’s Day December 10 Saturday 1
Christmas EVE 24 Saturday 1

Note:

1. If any Holidays for occasions do not fall on the days notified, necessary notification, changing the date will issued in due course.

2. Additional holidays further to the above will be applicable as when declared by the University Administration.

3.Summer/Winter Break will be as specified in the academic calendar.

4.Any other days as may be declared by the State Govt. /Dist. Admn. Under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1888 (XXIV of 1881) as Holidays will be observed.

5.Silpi Divas to be celebrated on 17th Jan, 2015 from 2 PM.

6.The Exact date of Ambubasi Nibriti will depend on the Next Assamese New Calendar which is not available now.

Academic Calendar for the period from July 2015 to June 2016:

Academic Calendar PG Courses (2015 -16)
Academic Calendar UG Courses (2015 -16)

Winter vacation will be from 1st - 12th January 2015

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