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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2021

January to June 2021 (UG)
Schedule Date (Semester II, IV, VI, VIII & X)
Commencement of Classes Monday, 15 February
Declaration of Monthly Attendance 10th day of following Month
Dates of Continuous Evaluation Submissions/Presentations/Tests To be notified
Publication of Pre- End Semester Marks Thursday, 27 May
Last Teaching Day Friday, 28 May
Declaration of Final Attendance Friday, 28 May
Preparatory Leave for End-Term Examination Saturday, 29- Sunday, 30 May
End-Term Examination Monday, 31 May- Saturday 12 June
Commencement of Summer Vacation /Internship Break Monday, 14, June
Declaration of Results Wednesday, 7 July
Summer Examination for Backlog Papers Monday, 14 - Monday, 28 June
Re-opening for the next Semester Monday, 12 July (Except for IX Semester)
January to June 2021 (PG)
Schedule Date (Semester II)
Commencement of Classes Monday, 15 February, 2021
Declaration of Monthly Attendance 10th day of following Month
Presentation of Dissertation Synopsis Monday Feb 22 - Friday 26 Feb, 2021
Revised Final Submission of Dissertation Synopsis Friday March 5, 2021
Submission to CPGLS Dept., & Faculty-Supervisors
Dates of Continuous Evaluation Submissions/Presentations/Tests To be notified by CPGLS
Publication of Pre-End Semester Marks Thursday, 27 May, 2021
Last Teaching Day Friday, 28 May, 2021
Declaration of Final Attendance Friday, 28 May, 2021
Preparatory Leave for End-Term Examination Saturday, 29 May - Sunday, 30 May, 2021
End-Term Examination Monday, 31 May - Saturday 12 June
Dates will be notified by the Exam Committee
Pre-Submission Presentation of Dissertation with Plagiarism Report Monday 21 June –Friday 25 June, 2021
Final Submission of Dissertation Wednesday 7 July, 2021
Dissertation Viva Voce Thursday 22 July – Sunday 25 July
External Experts Panel
Declaration of Results To be notified by Exam Dept.

Notes:

  • The Academic Calendar is subject to change. For any query, kindly contact Office of the Registrar: registrar@gnlu.ac.in
July to December 2021 (UG)*
Schedule Date (Semester I) Date (Semester III, V and VII) Date (Semester IX)
Commencement of Classes ** Monday, 12 July Monday, 2 August
Declaration of Monthly Attendance 10th day of following month
Dates of Continuous Evaluation Submissions / Presentations/Tests To be notified
Mid-Term Test Monday, 13-Saturday, 18 September Tuesday, 14-Saturday, 18 September
Declaration of Mid-Term Test Results Tuesday, 12 October Tuesday,12 October
Publication of Pre-End Semester Marks Monday, 11 October Friday, 22 October
Last Teaching Day Monday, 18 October Tuesday, 26 October
Preparatory Leave for End-Term Examination Tuesday, 19 October Wednesday, 27-Thursday, 28 October
Declaration of Final Attendance Monday, 18 October Thursday, 28 October
End-Term Examination Wednesday, 20 October – Tuesday, 2 November Friday, 29 October- Tuesday, 2 November
Commencement of Compulsory Internship followed by Winter Vacation Wednesday, 03 November
Declaration of Results Tuesday, 07 December
Re-opening for the next Semester Monday, 03 January 2022

Notes:

  • The Academic Calendar is subject to change. For any query, kindly contact Office of the Registrar: registrar@gnlu.ac.in
  • * UG classes for semester III, V and VII start in the month of July and classes for semester IX start in the month of August.
  • ** Pursuant to CLAT schedule, the commencement of classes for the Semester I will be announced.
List of Holidays – 2021
PART-I
Sr. No. Day Date Festival
1 Friday 01 January New Year Day
2 Thursday 14 January Makar Sankranti
3 Tuesday 26 January Republic Day
4 Thursday 11 March Maha Shivratri
5 Monday 29 March Holi
6 Friday 2 April Good Friday
7 Tuesday 13 April Chetichand
8 Wednesday 14 April Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Birthday
9 Wednesday 21 April Shree Ram Navami
10 Monday 26 April Mahavir Jayanti
11 Friday 14 May Bhagvan Shree Parashuram Jayanti/ Ramja- Eid
12 Wednesday 21 July Bakri-Id
13 Monday 16 August Parsi New Year Day
14 Thursday 19 August Muharram
15 Monday 30 August Janmashtami
16 Friday 10 September Samvatsari/Ganesh Chathurthi
17 Saturday 02 October Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
18 Friday 15 October Dusshera
19 Tuesday 19 October Ed-e-Milad-Un-Nabi
20 Thursday 4 November Diwali
21 Friday 5 November Vikram Samvat New Year Day
22 Saturday 6 November Bhai Duj
23 Friday 19 November Guru Nanak’s Birthday

Notes:

  • Weekly holiday: Sunday.
  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays will be non-teaching working days.
  • 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays will be holidays.
  • 12th June, 23rd and 30th October of 2021 will be working Saturdays for the conduct of Mid-Term and End Term Examinations.

Holidays falling on 2nd / 4th / 5th Saturdays and Sundays
Sr. No. Day Date Festival
1 Sunday 15 August Independence Day
2 Sunday 22 August Raksha Bandhan
3 Sunday 31 October Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday
4 Saturday 25 December Christmas

PART-II

The following are the Restricted Holidays recognised by Government of Gujarat for the year 2021 in addition to those notified in Part- I as public Holidays.

Sr. No. Day Date Festival
1 Friday 15 January Vassi Uttarayan (Next Day to Makar Sankranti)
2 Wednesday 20 January Guru Govindsingh’s Birthday
3 Thursday 25 February Vishvakarma Jayanti (Maha Sud 13)
4 Saturday 27 February Saint Shiromani Ravidasji’s Birthday
5 Monday 01 March Birthday of Dhani Matang Dev
6 Monday 29 March Shab-e-Barat (Muslim Shiya & Sunni)
7 Tuesday 13 April Gudi Padvo (Chaitra Sud-1)
8 Friday 23 April Zarthost-no-Disho (Parsi Kadami)
9 Monday 26 April Hatkeshvar Jayanti
10 Tuesday 27 April Hanuman Jayanti (Chaitra Sud-15)
11 Tuesday 04 May Shahadat-e-Hazarat Ali (Muslim Shiya)
12 Friday 07 May Maha Prabhuji's Praktyotsava (Vallabhacharya Jayanti)
13 Saturday 15 May Ramjan-Id (Id-Ul-Fitra) (2nd Shawaal-Muslim Shiya & Sunni)
14 Monday 17 May Shree Adhya Jagadguru Shankaracharya Jayanti (Vaishakh Sud-5)
15 Wednesday 26 May Budhha Purnima (Vaishakh Sud-15)
16 Monday 14 June Guru Arjundev's Martyrdom day
17 Monday 12 July Rathayatra (Ashadhi bij) (Ashadh Sud-2)
18 Wednesday 14 July Gatha Gahamber (Gatha-III) (Parsi Kadmi)
19 Friday 16 July Parsi New Year Day Eve (Gatha-V) (Parsi Kadmi)
20 Saturday 17 July Parsi New Year Day (Parsi Kadmi)
21 Thursday 22 July Khordad Sal (Parsi Kadmi)
22 Monday 09 August International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
23 Friday 13 August Gatha Gahamber (Gatha-III) (Parsi Shahenshahi)
24 Wednesday 18 August 9th Muharram (Muslim Shiya & Sunni)
25 Saturday 21 August Khordad Sal (Parsi Shahenshahi)/Onam
26 Tuesday 31 August Nand Utsav (Shravan Vad-9)
27 Friday 03 September Shravan Vad-11 (Paryusan 1st Day) (Chaturthi.Paksha)
28 Saturday 04 September Shravan Vad-12 (Paryusan 1st Day) (Chaturthi.Paksha)
29 Tuesday 07 September Mahavir Swami Janma Vachan (Chaturthi Paksha)/ Rosh Hashanah (1st Day) (New Year) (Yahudi)
30 Saturday 11 September Samvatsari (Panchami Paksha)
31 Wednesday 15 September Eve of Kippur (Yahudi)
32 Thursday 16 September Yom Kippur (Yahudi)
33 Tuesday 21 September Succoth (Yahudi)
34 Wednesday 06 October Shahadat-e- Imam Hasan (Muslim Shiya)
35 Monday 01 November Vagh Baras ( Aaso Vad- 11 / 12)
36 Tuesday 02 November Dhan Terash ( Aaso Vad- 12 / 13)
37 Wednesday 03 November Kali Chaudash (Aaso Vad- 13/ 14)
38 Friday 19 November Kartak Sud-15 (Dev-Diwali)
39 Tuesday 14 December Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Jayanti

Notes:

  • University Employees may avail of maximum any two of the holidays on the festival occasions mentioned above at their option and irrespective of their religious denomination. Permission for availing of these optional holidays should however be applied for in advance and will normally be granted by the officer competent to grant casual leave with due regard to the exigencies of University work. This leave of two days taken by University Employees at their discretion on the festival of their choice will not be debited to their casual leave account.