Tamil Nadu with 80.33% (2011) literacy rate, India’s one of the most literate state among 29, having 12855485+ (2010) enrolled students in Primary, secondary and higher secondary educational institutions which is affiliated with Tamil Nadu State Board, CBSE, CISCE, IGCSE, IB and others. Private schooling centres has started admission promotion in major cities such as Chennai, Coimbatore, Coonoor, Kanchipuram, Madurai, Rameswaram, Ooty, and Vellore. Considering it, parent is also planning their kid academy and vacation tour.
So, let’s come to our topic “TN School Holidays 2021 - 2022” which is declare as public Tamil Nadu government official period of leave for every educational establishment.
The major School holidays of Tamil Nadu are:
Pongal/ Makar Sankranti
The Makar Sankranti/ Pongal holidays starts on 10 January 2021 and ends on 20 January 2021, total 10 days as per Tamil Nadu government academy calendar. So, parent can plan accordingly for their kid vacation such as hill station visit, Nani house trip, hobby classes and more.
Dasara/ Aayudha Pooja
The Dasara holidays starts on Friday, October 1, 2021 and ends Friday, October 15, 2021, total 15 days (Ashtami and Naomi on 14 October, 2021 as per Tamil calendar). Ayudha Pooja or Astra Puja is also part of the Navratri.
Tamil New Year 2021 / Puthandu
Tamil New Year known as Puthandu which is first day of the year on the Tamil solar calendar and first day of Chithirai month. The People celebrate this day as family time and Feasting, gift-giving, visiting relative homes and temples. It mostly falls on 14 April and the day is also known for birth anniversary of ‘Babasaheb’ Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti. So, TN govt. has declared Tuesday, 14 April 2021 as public holiday.
|New Year's Day||01 January 2021|
|Pongal||14 January, 2021|
|Thiruvalluvar Day||15 January 2021|
|Uzhavar Thirunal||16 January 2021|
|Republic Day||26 January 2021|
|Good Friday||2 April 2021|
|Dr Ambedkar Jayanti/ Puthandu/ Tamil New Year||13 & 14 April 2021|
|Mahaveer Jayanthi||25 April 2021|
|May Day||01 May 2021|
|Ramzan||14 May 2021|
|Bakrid / Eid al Adha||21 July 2021|
|Independence Day||15 August 2021|
|Muharram||20 August 2021|
|Janmashtami||30 August 2021|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||10 Seeptember 2021|
|Gandhi Jayanti||02 October 2021|
|Dasara/ Aayudha Pooja/Vijaya Dashami||03 October to 15 October, 2021|
|Miladi un Nabi||19 October 2021|
|Deepavali||4 November 2021|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2021|