KV Vacation 2024-25: Know KV Holiday Full List

Every year, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) releases the KVS holiday calendar. This calendar is followed by 1253 Kendriya Vidyalaya schools across India. 

It is extremely important for not only students but also teachers to go through this calendar. By understanding this, students can plan their holidays and teachers can plan the syllabus/ classes accordingly. 

Kendriya Vidyalaya Holiday List 2024-25 is equipped with both festival holidays as well as summer, winter, and autumn breaks. However, you should note that the duration of these breaks depends on the region of the school.  

List of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) Holidays 2024-25

Let’s go through the list of KV holidays in 2024-25 to know on which date the school will remain closed. The list below includes both general and restricted holidays.

DateName of the holiday Remarks 
15 January 2024 Makar Sankranti/ PongalGeneral 
26 January 2024Republic Day General 
8 March 2024Maha Shivratri General 
25 March 2024 HoliRestricted
29 March 2024Good FridayGeneral 
4 April 2024Jamat-Ul-VidaRestricted
9 April 2024 UgadiRestricted
9 April 2024 Eid-Al-FitrGeneral 
21 April 2024 Mahavir Jayanti General 
23 May 2024Buddha PurnimaGeneral 
17 June 2024 BakridGeneral 
17 July 2024MuharramGeneral 
15 August 2024 Independence Day General 
19 August 2024 Raksha BandhanRestricted
6 September 2024 Ganesh/ Vinayaka ChaturthiGeneral 
16 September 2024 Prophet Mohammed’s BirthdayGeneral 
2 October 2024 Mahatma Gandhi BirthdayGeneral 
12 October 2024 Dussehra (Vijayadashami)General 
1 November 2024 Diwali (Deepawali)General 
2 November 2024Govardhan PujaRestricted
3 November 2024Bhai DoojRestricted
15 November 2024 Guru Nanak’s BirthdayGeneral 
25 December 2024 Christmas DayGeneral 
Annual/ Sports’ Day (Reserved)Restricted 

Kendriya Vidyalaya Summer/ Winter/ Autumn Vacation

In between a hectic academic schedule, KV Summer Vacation gives a much required break to students. It is the perfect time for them to learn new skills and enjoy quality time with their friends and family. 

Here is the list of Kendriya Vidyalaya Summer, Winter, and Autumn breaks for the academic session 2024-25. 

Note – The dates of KV winter, summer, and autumn breaks mentioned below are based on last year’s data.  The list of this year’s breaks is yet to be released by KVS. 

For regional offices at Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Gurugram, Guwahati, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Silchar, Tinsukia, and Varanasi.

Sl. NoVacation/BreakFromTillDays
1Summer Vacation08.05.2023Monday}16.06.2023Friday}40 Days
2Autumn Break20.10.2023Friday)29.10.2023Sunday)10 Days
3Winter Break25.12.2023Monday)13.01.2024Saturday)20 Days

Regional Office: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Mumbai, Raipur, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Ernakulam

Sl. NoVacation/BreakFromTillDays
1Summer Vacation02.05.2023Tuesday20.06.2023Tuesday)50 Days
2Autumn Break20.10.2023Friday)29.10.2023Sunday)10 Days
3Winter Break25.12.2023Monday)03.01.2024Wednesday)10 Days
KV vacation 2023

Leh, Kargil, Nubra (Ladakh) UT

Sl. NoVacation/BreakFromTillDays
1Winter Vacation04. 12.2023 (Monday)11.02. 2024  (Sunday)70 Days

Kendriya Vidyalaya Tawang

Sl. NoVacation/BreakFromTillDays
1Summer Vacation15.05.2023 (Monday)03.06. 2023 (Saturday)20 Days
2Winter Break04.12. 2023 (Monday]22.0 1.2024 {Monday)50 Days

Kendriya Vidyalaya Dalhousie

Sl. NoVacation/BreakFromTillDays
1Summer Vacation15.05.2023Monday)24.05.2023Wednesdays10 Days
2Autumn Break20.10.2023Friday)29.10.2023Sunday)10 Days
3Winter Break18.12.2023Monday)05.02.2024Monday)50 Days

Kendriya Vidyalaya Kathmandu

1Summer Vacation08.05.2023Monday16.06.2023Friday)40 Days
2Autumn Break20.10.2023Friday29. 10.2023Sunday)10 Days
3Winter Break25. 12.2023Monday13.01.2024Saturday)20 Days

Other important points related to Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) vacation list 2024

  • If the school’s opening or closing day is declared a holiday by the government then it will be included in the KVS Vacation & Break List 2024. 
  • The Principal of KVs will retain the list of KVS employees/teachers needed for CBSE Board Examinations Class-X & XII – 2024 and evaluation work as directed by CBSE.
  • The vacation starting and closing dates mentioned in the above tables are holidays. 
  • Those students or teachers who have doubts regarding the vacation list may contact KVS for further clarification.

Contact Details of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan

AddressKendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18, Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110016
Phone Number011-26521841-260, 294
Official Website https://www.kvsangathan.nic.in/ 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the KV holiday list the same for all classes?

Yes, the holiday list is same for all classes.

Can students engage in extracurricular activities during the vacation?

Yes, if the school allows any extracurricular activity during the vacation then students may take part in the same.

When will the summer vacation of KVs start?

It depends upon the region of your KV. Generally, they start around 8 May.

How long is the Diwali break for Kendriya Vidyalaya in 2024?

The Diwali break for Kendriya Vidyalaya in 2024 is usually 3 to 4 days. It is so because Govardhan Puja and Bhai Dooj are considered restricted holidays.

Can the holiday list be changed?

Yes, KVS can change the holiday list by releasing a prior notification.

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