HOLIDAY  LIST– 2014

[A]List of holidays for the Office & Classes of the Gauhati University and its affiliated Colleges for the year 2014 as approved by V.C dated 24-12-2012

Name of Festival etc.

Month

Dates

Day (s)

No. of Days

Magh Bihu

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

 

 

February

13,14 &15

Monday & Tuesday & Wednesday

3

Republic Day/ University Foundation Day

26

Sunday

1

Swaraswati Puja

4

Tuesday

1

Sivaratri

February

 

 

March

 

 

April

27

Thursday

1

Dol Jatra

16,17

Sunday & Monday

2

Good Friday

18

Friday

1

Bohag Bihu

April

14,15 &16

 Monday & Tuesday& Wednesday

3

May Day

May

 

1

Thursday

1

Buddha Purnima

14

Wednesday

1

Id-ul-Fitre

 

July

 

 

 

August

 

 

 

29 & 30

Tuesday & Wednesday

2

Independence Day                  

15

Friday

1

Janmastomi

18

Monday

1

Tithi of Srimanta Sankar Dev

27

Wednesday

1

Tithi of Sri Sri Madhab Dev

September

 

 

October

 

 

13

Saturday

1

Durga Puja, Vijaya Dashomi, Janmotsav of Srimanta Sankardev, Id-ud-Zuha, Kati Bihu & Lakhmi Puja

1,2,3,4,5,6,& 7

Wednesday to Tuesday

7

Kali Puja & Dewali

October

 

 

 

November

 

 

December

 

23 & 24

Thursday & Friday

2

Guru Nanak’s Birth Day

6

Thursday

1

Christmas Day

25

Thursday

1

 

[B] Half Holidays: Following days during the calender year 2014 will be Half Holidays(at 1pm)

Name of Festivals Month Date(s) Day(s) of the Week No.of days
Kati Bihu October 18 Saturday 0.5
Muharram November 4 Tuesday 0.5

[C] Restricted Holidays: Each employee will also be entitled to avail himself/herself of any 3 (three) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the following list of restricted holidays. The employees intending to avail this holiday should submit 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.

RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS – 2014

Name of Festivals Month Dates Day(s) No. of days
New Year's Day January 1 Wednesday 1
Fateha-E-Dowaj DahaM 14 Tuesday 1
Netaji's Birthday 23 Thrusday 1
Gwther Bathaw San 28 Tuesday 1
Me-Dum-Me-Phi 31 Friday 1
Bir Chilarai Divas February 14 Friday 1
Ali Aye Lingang 19 Wednesday 1
Bathow Puja/Khring Khring Bathow Puja March 10 Monday 1
Mahaveer Jayanti April 13 Sunday 1
Sati Sadhini Divas 21 Monday 1
Tithi of Sri Sri Damodar Dev 30 Wednesday 1
Tithi of Sri Gopal Dev May 5 Monday 1
Tithi of Sri Hari Dev 28 Wednesday 1
Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhab Dev/ Sabebarat June 14 Saturday 1
Ambubashi Nibriti To be notified based on new Assamese calender
Biswakarma Puja September 17 Wednesday 1
Chhat Puja October 29 Wednesday 1
Lachit Divas November 24 Monday 1
Asom Divas( Su-Ka-Pha-Divas) December 2 Tuesday 1
Martyr's Day 10 Wednesday 1

Note:

1. If any Holidays for ocassions donot fall on the day notified,necessary notification,changing the date will be issued in due course.

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

3. Summer/Winter break will be as specified in the Academic Calender.

4. Any other days as may be declared by the State Govt./ Dist. Admin.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,2014 from 2pm.

6. Holidays on Id-ul-Fitre is subject to change on sighting of the moon or as may be declared by the State Government.

7. The exact date of Ambubasi Nibriti will depend on the next Assamese new calender which is not available now.

Registrar
Gauhati University

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