Important Dates and Days of the Year in India to remember

Important Dates and Days of the Year in India to remember

This blog contains the month-wise list of important days and dates of the year in India for RRB NTPC, Group D, SSC CGL, CHSL, PSC and other competitive and state level exams. 1-2 questions are everytime asked in competitive exams. Here is the compiled list of days and dates of the years that mention important days.

Important Days and Dates of the Year In India

Months Dates and Days
  • 1 Global Family Day
  • 9 NRI Day
  • 12 National Youth Day (of Swami Vivekanand)
  • 15 Indian Army Day
  • 25 National Tourism Day, Voter’s Day
  • 26 Indian Republic Day, International Customs Day
  • 28 Data Protection Day
  • 30 Martyr’s Day (Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom), World Leprosy Eradication Day
  • 4 World Cancer Day
  • 13 World Radio Day
  • 20 World Day of Justice
  • 24 Central Excise Day
  • 28 National Science Day
  • 8 International Women’s Day
  • 15 World Consumer Rights Day
  • 21 World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • 22 World Water Day
  • 23 World Meteorological Day
  • 24 World TB Day
  • 4 International Day for Mine Awareness
  • 5 National Maritime Day
  • 7 World Health Day
  • 18 World Heritage Day
  • 21 Civil Service Day
  • 22 World Earth Day
  • 1 International Labour Day (May Day)
  • 3 World Press Freedom Day
  • 8 World Red Cross Day
  • 17 World Telecommunication Day
  • 21 Anti-Terrorism Day
  • 5 World Environment Day
  • 7 World Food Safety Day
  • 8 World Oceans Day
  • 12 World Day Against Child Labour
  • 21 International Yoga Day
  • 1 National Doctor’s Day
  • 7 International of Cooperatives
  • 11 World Population Day
  • 12 International Malala Day
  • 6 Hiroshima Day
  • 10 World Bio-Fuel Day
  • 12 International Youth Day
  • 20 Sadbhavna Divas
  • 29 National Sports Day (Dhyanchand’s birthday)
  • 5 Teacher’s Day (Dr Radhakrishan’s Birthday)
  • 14 Hindi Day, World First Aid Day
  • 16 World Ozone Day
  • 21 International Day of Peace
  • 26 International Day for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
  • 27 World Tourism Day
  • 2 International Non-Violence Day
  • 2 Lal Bahadur Shastri and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
  • 3 World Habitat Day
  • 5 World Teacher’s Day
  • 8 Indian Air Force Day
  • 11 National Education Day (India)
  • 16 World Food Day
  • 24 United Nations Day
  • 9 National Legal Service Day
  • 14 World Diabetes Day, Children’s Day
  • 20 Universal Children’s Day
  • 26 World Environment Protection Day, Samvidhan Diwas
  • 1 World AIDS Day
  • 3 International Day of Person with Disabilities
  • 4 Indian Navy Day
  • 7 Armed Forces Flag Day
  • 10 Human Rights Day
  • 16 Vijay Diwas
  • 25 National Good Governance Day

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Important Days FAQ

Question – When is World Literacy Day?

Answer – World Literacy Day falls on 8th September every year.

Question -When is Teachers’ Day celebrated?

Answer – 5th September 2022. It is also the birthday of Dr Radhakrishnan’s (2nd President of India) birthday.

Question – When is Rastriya Ekta Diwas celebrated?

Answer – on 31st October 2022 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel who played a prolific role in the political integration of India.

Question – When is the World Aids Day?

Answer – on 1st December every year.

Question – On which date is International Youth day celebrated?

Answer – on the 12th of August every year.

Question – When is World Literacy Day?

Answer – on 8th September every year.

Question – 9th August in India is celebrated as 

(A) The Army Day  (B) The Children’s Day  (C) The Quit India Movement Day (D) The Minority Day

Answer – (C) The Quit India Movement Day

Question – Which Countries still record leprosy?

Answer – India, Brazil and Indonesia records highest number of new leprosy diagnoses every year.

Question – When was World Cancer Day celebrated?

Answer – World Cancer Day was started in the year 2000.

Question – ‘World Day for Water’ is observed on the day?

Answer – World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, focuses on the importance of freshwater.

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