Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education, 2022

Madrasah Education,

West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education
‘Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Bhawan’
DD-45, Sector I, Salt Lake City
Kolkata – 700 064
Website: www.wbbme.org Email: wbbme2011@gmail.com

Memo No.: 1025/Aca/21 Date: 08.12.2021

From: The Secretary
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

To: The Heads of all recognized Madrasahs within the State of West Bengal

Sub: List of maximum number of holidays to be observed in the academic session- 2022 (01 January, 2022 to 31 December, 2022)

In exercise of the power conferred by clause (e) of sub-section (2) of section 20 and as per decision of the meeting of the Board held on 17.11.2017 and as directed, the heads of all recognized Madrasahs are being requested to follow the List of holidays – 2022 as per specimen list of holidays attached herewith. It is to be noted that the maximum numbers of holidays to be observed for this academic session will be limited to 65 days.

This order shall have to be strictly followed. In case, any festival is affected due to lunar cause, the holidays on account of the said festival would be so adjusted.

Yours faithfully,

West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

List of Holidays to be observed in the recognized Madrasahs of the State in the year- 2022

Memo No. 1025/Aca/21 Date- 08.12.2021

Term: FIRST (January to April- 2022), Total- 120 Days, Holidays: 23 Working Days: 80, Sundays: 17

Sl. No.DateDayPurpose of HolidayNo. of Holiday(s)Remarks New Year’s Day01 DayHoliday of Swarni Vivekananda01 DayHoliday of Netaji*XHoliday, To be Observed Day*01 DayHoliday, To be Observed 05.02.2022Friday-SaturdaySaraswati Puja (Sree Panchami)02 DaysHoliday Thakur Panchanan Berma01DayHoliday, Shab-E-Miraj01DayHoliday, Doljatra & Day after Doljatra (Holi)02 DaysHoliday of 1st RamjanXHoliday of Shri Shri Harichand ThakurXHoliday Jay anti, Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar01 DayHoliday Friday, Bengali New Year’s Day (Nababarsha),01 DayHoliday 30.04.2022Monday-SaturdayRamjan, Jum’a-Tul-Vida, Laylat-ul-Qadr,12 DaysHoliday
23 Days

Term: SECOND (May to August- 2022) Total- 23Days, Holidays: 23* Working Days: 82, Sundays: 18

Sl. No.DateDayPurpose of HolidayNo. of Holiday(s)Remarks 04.05.2022Sunday- WednesdayMay Day, Eid-ul-Fitr,03 DaysHoliday of Rabindranath Tagore*01 DayHoliday, To be Observed Purnima, Birthday of Pandit Raghunath Murmu01 DayHoliday 25.05.2022Monday-WednesdaySummer Vacation03 DaysHoliday of Kazi Nazrul Islam*, Summer Vacation continued01 DayHoliday, To be Observed 05.06.2022Friday -SundaySummer Vacation08 DayHoliday DayHoliday 12.07.2022Sunday-TuesdayEid-ul-Azha02 DaysHoliday of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (for Darjeeling & Kalimpong Districts only)01 Day*Holiday New YearXHoliday dayHoliday Day*01 DayHoliday, To be Observed DayHoliday
23 Days*

Term: THIRD (September to December-2022) Total- 122 Days, Holidays: 17 Working Days: 88, Sundays: 17

Sl. No.DateDayPurpose of HolidayNo. of Holiday(s)Remarks’ Day*XTo be Observed Chahar Shumba01 DayHoliday to 10.10.22Friday -MondayDurga Puja, Vijaya Dasami, Laxmi Puja, Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, Fateha Dwaz Daham*08 DaysHoliday 27.10.2022Monday to ThursdayKali Puja, Bhatridwitya04 DaysHoliday 31-11.2022Sunday-MondayChhat Puja01 DayHoliday Yaz Daham01 DayHoliday of Guru Nanak01 DayHoliday of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad*XTo be Observed of Birsa Munda01 DayHoliday of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain*XTo be Observed DayXHoliday
17 Days
Discretion of Head of the Madrasah02 Days


  1. This Holiday List shall be treated as model holiday List for the Academic Year- 2022. The adjustment in Holiday(s) is permissible as per local need for festival and for any natural disaster subject to approval of the M.C. / Administrator as the case may be. The total number of Holidays in the Academic Year would be fixed at 65 days. The Madrasah authority is not allowed to exclude National and State holiday from the total number of holidays (i.e. 65 days).
  2. The Madrasah authority is not allowed to increase or decrease the total no. of holidays in this academic year, which is fixed to 65 days without the written permission of the Board. Any excess holiday(s) beyond sixty five days in this academic year, enjoyed by the Madrasah will be treated as unauthorized leave.
  3. For hilly areas of Darjeeling, the M/A may adjust the vacation as per local environment keeping total number of holidays fixed at 65 days.
  4. Any festival affected due to lunar cause, the holiday on account of the said festival would be so adjusted following the declaration of the State Government in this regard.
  5. The Madrasah authority shall make necessary arrangement to observe the following Days:
  • (i) Birthday of Netaji- Sunday, 23 January,2022
  • (ii) Republic day- Wednesday, 26 January,2022
  • (iii) Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore- Monday,09 May,2022
  • (iv) Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam- Wednesday,26 May,2022
  • (v) Independence day- Monday, 15 August,2022
  • (vi) Teacher’s day- Monday, 05 September,2022
  • (vii) Fateha Dwaz Daham- Sunday, 09 October,2022
  • (viii) Birthday of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (National Education Day) – Friday, 11 November, 2022
  • (ix) Birthday of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain- Friday,09 December, 2022
  1. The Birthday of poet Bhanu Bhakt (13.07.2022, Tuesday) will be observed as holiday for the Districts of Darjeeling & Kalimpong only.
  2. The Board reserves the right to change the Holiday List if required.

West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

No. 1025/Aca dated 08.12.2021