LIST OF HOLIDAYS FOR THE YEAR 2017

Sl.No. Date Week Days Name of the Holidays No. of days
01 12.01.2017 Thursday Pousa Purnima 01
02 23.01.2017 Monday Netaji Jayanti/Veer Surendra Sai Jayanti 01
03 26.01.2017 Thursday Republic Day 01
04 01.02.2017 Wednesday Saraswati Puja 01
05 24.02.2017 Friday Maha Shivaratri 01
06 25.02.2017 Saturday Maha Sivaratri 01
07 13.03.2017 Monday Holi 01
08 01.04.2017 Saturday Utkal Divas 01
09 04.04.2017 Tuesday Shreeram Navami 01
10 14.04.2017 Friday Good Friday / Maha Visuba Sankranti / Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Jayanti 01
11 14.06.2017 Wednesday Pahili Raja 01
12 15.06.2017 Thursday Raja Sankranti 01
13 26.06.2017 Monday Eid-ul-Fitre 01
14 07.08.2017 Monday Jhulana Purnima 01
15 14.08.2017 Monday Janmastami 01
16 15.08.2017 Tuesday Independence Day 01
17 25.08.2017 Friday Ganesh Puja 01
18 26.08.2017 Saturday Nuakhai 01
19 02.09.2017 Saturday Id-Ul-Zuha 01
20 19.09.2017 Tuesday Mahalaya 01
21 27.09.2017 to 7.10.2017 Wednesday to Saturday Durga Puja/ Gandhi Jayanti/ Kumar Purnima
(Excluding one Sunday)
10
22 19.10.2017 Thursday Kali Puja/ Diwali 01
23 04.11.2017 Saturday Rasa Purnima 01
24 2.12.2017 Saturday Birth Day of Prophet Mohammed 01
25 25.12.2017 Monday X-Mass 01
  Total 34 Days

    Note:

  • Panchayati Raj Divas, Dola Purnima, Rathayatra, Day Following Nuakhai, Moharram falls on Sunday.

  • In addition to the above 34 days of holidays, the Vice Chancellor may at his discretion grant 4 days (Four Days) holidays for other occasion during the year 2017.

  • 21.11.2017 (Tuesday) shall be observed as University Foundation Day.

  • The working hour of the University shall be from 10.00AM to 5.30 PM with one hour break from 2.00 PM to 3.00 PM.

  • In addition to the above festive occasions, the University shall also remain closed on Sundays and Second Saturdays of every month during 2017.