GPSC Material – List of Important Days

List of Some Important Days in Year useful for GPSC and other competitive Exams

1 January
New Year Day
Road Safety Week
Army Medical Corps Establishment Day
8 January
African National Congress Foundation Day
9 January
11 January
APSRTC Establishment Day
Death anniversary of Lai Bahadur Shastri
12 January
National Youth Day (Birth day of Swami Vivekanand)
15 January
Army Day
21 January
Manipur Day
Meghalaya Day
Tripura Day
23 January
Desh Prem Divas
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary
25 January
Himachal Pradesh Day
National Tourism Day
26 January
Indian Republic Day
Jammu & Kashmir Day
International Customs Day
28 January
Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
30 January
Martyr’s Day, Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day
World Leprosy Eradication Day
Sarvodaya Day
2 February
National day of Srilanka
World Wetlands Day
5 February
Kashmir Day (Organized by Pakistan)
13 February
Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14 February
St. Valentine’s Day
24 February
Central Excise Day
28 February
National Science Day

3 March
National Defence Day
4 March
National Security Day
8 March
International Women’s Day
Mothers Day
9 March
CISF Raising Day
12 March
Mauritius Day; Central Industrial Security Force Day
13 March
No Smoking Day
15 March
World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day
16 March
National Vaccination Day
17 March
St. Patricks Day
18 March
Ordnance Factories Day (India)
19 March
World Disabled Day
21 March
World Forestry Day
International Day for th eElimination of Racial Discrimination
22 March
World Water Day
23 March
World Meteorological Day
24 March
World TB Day
26 March
Bangladesh Liberation Day
27 March
World Stage Artists Day
31 March
Financial Year Ending
1 April
Orissa Day
Fools Day
3 April
World Austism Day
5 April
National Maritime Day, International Day for Mine Awareness
7 April
World Health Day , WHO started in this day in 1948
8 April
World Tradition Day
13 April
Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
14 April
B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day; Fire Extinguishing Day
17 April
World Haemophilia Day
18 April
World Heritage Day
21 April
Secretaries’ Day, National Civil Services Day
22 April
World Earth Day
23 April
World Books and Copyright Day
Easter Day
24 April
World Lab Animals Day
25 April
National Administrative Professionals Day
29 April
World Intellectual Property Day
1 May
Gujarat Statehood Day
Workers’ Day (International Labour Day) (May Day)
Maharastra Statehood Day
3 May
International Energy Day
International Sun Day
World Press Freedom Day
4 May
Coal Miner’s Day
5 May
World Athletics Day
7 May
National Institute of Sports Founder’s Day
8 May
World Red Cross Day
9 May
World Thalassaemia Day
11 May
National Resurgence Day
National Technology Day
12 May
International Nurses Day, World Hypertension Day
13 May
International Criminal Court Day
National Solidarity Day
15 May
International Family Day
16 May
Sikkim Day
17 May
World Telecommunications Day
20 May
World Metrology Day
21 May
Anti Terrorism Day
22 May
International Day for Biological Diversity
24 May
Commonwealth Day
25 May
World Thyroid Day
28 May
Official Language Day
Telugu People’s Self-respect Day
29 May
International Mount Everest Day (Designated by Nepal)
30 May
Goa Statehood Day
31 May
World No Tobacco Day

1 June
International Children’s Day, World Milk Day
3 June
World Naturist Day
4 June
International Day for Innocent Children, Victims of Aggression
5 June
World Environment Day
14 June
World Blood Donere Day
21 June
Hugging Day
World Music Day
23 June
International Olympic Day
26 June
International Anti – Drugs Day
International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking
27 June
World Diabetes Day
1 July
Architecture Day
Doctor’s Day
International Jokes Day
Vana Mahotsav Week 1-7
2 July
World Sports Journalists Day
4 July
American Independence Day
6 July
World Zonnosis Day
7 July
International day of Co-Operatives
11 July
World Population Day
20 July
Man Walks on the Moon
26 July
Kargil Victory Day
1 August
World Breast-feeding Week
3 August
Hiroshima Day
Liberation Day
6 August
Hiroshima Day
8 August
World Senior Citizen’s Day
9 August
August Kranti Divas
International day of Solidarity with the strugleof Women in South Africa
International day of the world’sIndigenous People
Nagasaki Day
Quit India Movement Day
10 August
Dengue Prevention Day
12 August
International Youth Day
Librarians Day
13 August
Left Hander’s Day
14 August
Pakistan’s Independence Day
15 August
India’s Independence Day
West Bengal Day
18 August
Day of the World’s Indigenous People
19 August
World Photography Day
20 August
Sadbhavna Divas
World Mosquito Day
24 August
Kolkata’s Birth Day
Sanskrit Day
26 August
Women’s Equality Day
29 August
National Sports Day
Sports Day (Dhyanchand’s birthday)
Telugu Language Day
30 August
Small Industry Day
1 September
Nutrition Week 1-7
2 September
Coconut Day
4 September
Minority Welfare Day
5 September
Teacher’s Day
7 September
Forgiveness Day
8 September
International Literacy Day (UNESCO)
World Literacy Day
10 September
Haryana Statehood Day
Punjab Statehood Day
13 September
World Flowers Day
14 September
Hindi Day, World First Aid Day
15 September
Engineers Day
International Day of Democracy
16 September
World Ozone Day
18 September
International Day of Peace
21 September
Biosphere Day
World Alzheimer’s Day
22 September
Girl Child Week 22-26, Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)
24 September
Girl Child Day
World Heart Day
25 September
Social Justice Day
26 September
CSIR Foundation Day, Day of the Deaf
27 September
World Tourism Day
28 September
Gunners Day
1 October
International Day for the Elderly (UN)
International Music Day
National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
2 October
Gandhi Jayanti, International Non-violence Day
Human Rights Protection Day
Prisoner’s Day
World Ostony Day
World Wide Life Week (2-8)
3 October
World Nature Day, World Habitat Day
4 October
International Mental Health Health Week (4-10)
World Animal Welfare Day
World Space Week(4-10)
5 October
World Habitat Day; World Teacher’s Day
6 October
World Wildlife Day
8 October
Indian Air force Day
Rapid Action Force Raising Day
9 October
National Postal Week(9-14)
World Postal Day
10 October
World Disaster Reduction Day (2nd Wednes Day)
World Mental Health Day; National Post Day
12 October
World Sight Day
13 October
World Arthritis Day
World Calamity Control Day (UN)
14 October
World Standards Day
15 October
World White Cane Day
World White cane day (guiding the blind)
16 October
World Anaesthesiologists Day
World Food Day
17 October
International Poverty Eradication Day
20 October
National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that day)
21 October
Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Day
Police Commemoration Day
24 October
Disarmament Week(24-30)
United Nations Day
27 October
Infantry Day
30 October
World Thrift day
31 October
Halloween Day
National Integration Day
1 November
Andhra Pradesh Formation Day
Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab States Formation Day
5 November
International Week of Science and Peace (5-11)
7 November
Infant Protection Day; World Cancer Awareness Day
9 November
Legal Services Day
Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas/Legal Services Day
Uttaranchal State Formation Day
10 November
Forest Martyrs Day
Transport Day
11 November
Armistice Day
Education Day
12 November
National Broadcasting Day
14 November
Children’s Day, World Diabetics day
Cooperative Week
National Book Week
National Land Resources Conservation Week (14-20)
National Library Week
Universal Children’s Day
World Diabetes Day
15 November
Jharkhand State Formation Day
New Born Week (15-21)
Thanks Giving Day
16 November
International Day for Tolerance
National Press Day
Pharmacy Week (16-22)
17 November
Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary
National Epilepsy Day
18 November
Territorial Army Day
19 November
National Integration Day, Citizen’s Day
World Heritage Week (19-25)
20 November
Universal Children’s dAy (UN), Africa Industrilisation Day
21 November
World Fisheries Day
World Hello Day
World Television Day
25 November
International Day against Violence against Women
26 November
Law Day, National Law Day
29 November
international Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
1 December
Border Security Force (BSF) Raising Day
Nagaland Day
World AIDS Day
2 December
International Day for Abolition of Slavery (UNO)
3 December
International Day of Disabled Persons
World Conservation Day
4 December
Chemical Disaster Prevention Day
Navy Day
5 December
International Volunteers Day
6 December
Armed Forces Day, Civil Defence Day
7 December
Armed Forces Flag Day
International Civil Aviation Day
8 December
Home Guards Raising Day
Submarine Day
9 December
National Immunization Day
10 December
Human Rights Day
International Childrens Day of Broadcasting
11 December
12 December
Assam Rifles Raising Day
14 December
National Energy Conservation Day
16 December
Vijay Divas
17 December
Pensioner’s Day
18 December
International Migrants Day
Minorities Rights Day (India)
19 December
Goa’s Liberation Day
22 December
Mathematics Day
23 December
Kisan Divas (Farmer’s day)
24 December
National Consumer Day
25 December
X-Mas Day
26 December
Boxing Day
28 December
Central Reserve Police Force Anniversary
29 December
International Day for Biological Diversity

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Updated: November 7, 2019 — 9:43 PM