India School Vacations And Public Holidays 2022

School Holidays in India vary per state. The overview below shows the most important school vacations and public holidays. The start of the school year varies and can start anywhere between April (north) and June (south). This overview shows the larger school vacations across India in 2022.

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Please be aware that schools in India are often not obliged to follow any school holiday schedule set by the central government. School holidays are set by local or regional authorities. Check directly with a school for the official overview. In this overview we show the overall vacation trend in a country populated by 1.35 billion people.

India is a very diverse country with different religious holidays in many parts of the country. In the overview below we attempt to show all these regional and local school holidays. Due to the complexity and diversity of India, we cannot guarantee that our overview is complete or correct. If you have any information that can supplement this overview, please let us know.

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General School Holiday Schedule India

School ScheduleDateRemarks
Start of SchoolApril to JuneStart of School Year different per region
Christmas BreakEnd of December to early JanuaryDates very per region / state
Summer breakMay to JuneDepends on state

Please note that international schools follow the international an international schedule where the school starts in September and ends in July. This schedule includes a winter or Christmas break at the end of the calendar year. The overview below is sorted and grouped based on the school holiday. Our overview includes Dasara Holidays, Durga Puja, Pongal and many school vacations across the country.

India Public Holidays 2022

For every single state of India we gathered information on 2022 bank holidays. This overview shows all major religious and state holidays. It is possible that this overview is not complete and could lack major local public holidays.

Holiday

Country

States

Date

Remarks

New Year’s Day

India

All

01/01/2022

 

Mannam Jayanthi

India

Kerala

02/01/2022

 

Bhogi

India

Andra Pradesh, Telangana

13/01/2022

Likely date

Makar Sankranti

India

Gujarat, Karnataka

14/01/2022

 

Thiruvalluvar Day

India

Tamil Nadu

15/01/2022

Likely date

Thaipusam

India

Tamil Nadu

18/01/2022

Likely date

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

India

Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal

23/01/2022

 

Republic Day

India

All

26/01/2022

 

Basant Panchami

India

Tripura

05/02/2022

Likely date

Maha Shivratri

India

Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra

01/03/2022

Likely date

Yaosang

India

Manipur

18/03/2022

Likely date

Holi

India

Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Holi

19/03/2022

Likely date

Bihar Day

India

Bihar

22/03/2022

 

Odisha Day

India

Odisha

01/04/2022

 

Ugadi

India

Karnataka

02/04/2022

Likely date

Cheti Chand

India

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

02/04/2022

Likely date

Gudi Padwa

India

Maharashtra

02/04/2022

Likely date

Birthday of Shri Guru Nabha Das ji

India

Punjab

08/04/2022

Likely date

Rama Navami

India

All

10/04/2022

Likely date

Pana Sankranti

India

Odisha

14/04/2022

Likely date

Bohag Bihu

India

Assam

14/04/2022

Likely date

Pongal

India

Multiple southern Indian states

14/04/2022

Likely date

Puthandu

India

Tamil Nadu

14/04/2022

Likely date

Ambedkar Jayanti

India

All

14/04/2022

 


Mahavir Janma Kalyanak

India

Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal

14/04/2022

Likely date

Good Friday

India

All

15/04/2022

 

Vishu

India

Kerala

15/04/2022

Likely date

Labor Day

India

All

01/05/2022

 

Maharashtra Day

India

Maharashtra

01/05/2022

 

Lord Parshuram Jayanti

India

Gujarat

02/05/2022

 

Eid al-Fitr

India

All

02/05/2022

Likely date

Vesak

India

Maharashtra, West Bengal

16/05/2022

Likely date

Annexation Day

India

Sikkim

16/05/2022

Likely date

Nazrul Jayanti

India

Tripura

24/05/2022

Likely date

Kabir Jayanti

India

Punjab

14/06/2022

Likely date

Raja

India

Odisha

14/06/2022

Likely date

Ratha Yatra

India

Odisha

01/07/2022

Likely date

Eid al-Adha

India

All

09/07/2022

Likely date

Bonalu

India

Telangana

25/07/2022

Likely date

Ashura

India

Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu

07/08/2022

Likely date

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

India

Madhya Pradesh

09/08/2022

 

Raksha Bandhan

India

Gujarat

11/08/2022

Likely date

India Independence Day

India

All

15/08/2022

 

Parsi New Year’s Day

India

Gujarat

16/08/2022

Likely date

Krishna Janmashtami

India

Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala

19/08/2022

Likely date

Ganesh Chaturthi

India

Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra

31/08/2022

Likely date

Samvatsari

India

Gujarat

01/09/2022

 

Nuakhai

India

Odisha

01/09/2022

Likely date

Onam

India

Kerala

07/09/2022

Likely date

Saragarhi Diwas

India

Punjab

12/09/2022

Likely date

Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi

India

Kerala

21/09/2022

Likely date

Bathukamma

India

Telangana

25/09/2022

Likely date

Gandhi Jayanti

India

All

02/10/2022

 

Maha Navami

India

Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal

04/10/2022

 

Vijayadashami

India

Telangana

05/10/2022

Likely date

Dussehra

India

All

05/10/2022

Likely date

Prophet’s Birthday

India

All

07/10/2022

Likely date

Pargat Diwas

India

Karnataka

09/10/2022

Likely date

Diwali

India

All

24/10/2022

Likely date

Bhai Dooj

India

Maharashtra

25/10/2022

Likely date

National Unity Day

India

All

31/10/2022

 

Haryana Foundation Day

India

Haryana

01/11/2022

 

Karnataka Rajyotsava

India

Karnataka

01/11/2022

 

Laxmi Pooja

India

Maharashtra

04/11/2022

Likely date

Guru Nanak Gurpurab

India

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Delhi

08/11/2022

Likely date

Kanakadasa Jayanthi

India

Karnataka

01/11/2022

Likely date

Dr. B R. Ambedkar’s Nirwan Diwas

India

Uttar Pradesh

06/12/2022

Likely date

Christmas

India

All

25/12/2022

 

 

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