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School holidays in India in 2020

Are you or one of your family members attending one of The Best International Schools in India?  Learn more about the school holidays in India!

Indian and international schools have differing calendars.
The Indian school calendar typically begins in May or June and ends in March, with Diwali, Dussera and Christmas holiday breaks in between.
International schools follow a western academic calendar, beginning in August through to June, with Thanksgiving, Christmas and Spring breaks.

Note: The following list includes national holidays only – State holidays are not included.

School holidays in India 2020

*All dates are subject to errors and changes

Holiday Date Notes
Republic Day 26-01-2020
Eid al-Fitr 05-06-2020
Independence Day 15-08-2020
Gandhi Jayanti 02-10-2020 Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
Diwali 15-11-2020
Christmas day 25-12-2020

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