List of Important Days and Dates Asked in Competitive Exams

Candidates preparing for Government recruitment examinations need to learn all the important days of the year to make sure they never go wrong with this topic.

Month wise list of important national and international days and dates for RRB NTPC, Group D, SSC CGL, CHSL, PSC, State Exams and Other Competitive Exams.

List of Important National and International Days

List Of All Important Days Asked In Competitive Exams

Important Days of January Month

1 January: Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global Family Day
4 January: World Braille Day
8 January: African National Congress Foundation Day
9 January: NRI Day (Pravasi Bharatiya Divas)
10 January: World laughter day
12 January: National Youth Day ( Birthday of Swami Vivekanand )
15 January: Army Day
23 January: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary
25 January: India Tourism Day, National Voters Day
26 January: Republic Day, International Customs Day
27 January: International Day of Commemoration
28 January: Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
30 January: Martyr’s Day ( Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day)
January’s last Sunday: World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days of February Month

2 February: National Day of Sri Lanka, World Wetlands Day
4 February: World Cancer Day
6 February: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
10 February: National De-worming Day
11 February: International Day of Women and Girls in Science
12 February: National Productivity Day
13 February: National Women’s Day (Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary ), World Radio Day
14 February: Valentine Day
20 February: World Day of Social Justice
21 February: International Mother Language Day
24 February: Central Exercise Day
27 February: World NGO Day
28 February: National Science Day

Important Days of March Month

1 March: World Civil Defense Day, Zero Discrimination Day
3 March: National Defence Day, World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day
4 March: National Security Day
8 March: International Women’s Day
10 March: Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day
12 March: Mauritius Day, World Kidney Day
14 March: International Day of Action for Rivers, Pi Day
15 March: World Consumer Rights Day
16 March: National Vaccination Day or National Immunization Day
18 March: Ordnance Factories Day
20 March: International Day of Happiness, World Sparrow Day
21 March: World Forestry Day, World Poetry Day, World Down Syndrome Day
22 March: World Day for Water, Bihar Day
23 March: World Metrological Day
24 March: World TB Day
26 March: Bangladesh Independence Day
27 March: World Theatre Day

Important Days of April Month

1 April: Orissa Day or Utkal Divas
2 April: World Autism Awareness Day
4 April: International Day for Mine Awareness
5 April: National Maritime Day
7 April: World Health Day
10 April: World Homeopathy Day
11 April: National Pet Day, National Safe Motherhood Day
13 April: Jaliyawala Bagh Massacre
14 April: B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day, Fire Extinguishing Day
18 April: World Heritage Day
19 April: World Liver Day
21 April: Civil Services Day, Secretaries’ Day
22 April: World Earth Day
23 April: World Books Day, World Copyright Day
24 April: National Panchayati Day
25 April: World Malaria Day
26 April: World Intellectual Property Day
27 April: World Veterinary Day
29 April: International Dance Day
30 April: Ayushman Bharat Divas

Important Days of May Month

1 May: International Labour Day (May Day), Maharashtra Day, Gujarat Day
3 May: International Energy Day, Press Freedom Day
4 May: International Firefighters Day, Coal Miners’ Day
7 May: World Athletics Day
8 May: International Red Cross Day
11 May: National Technology Day
12 May: International Nurses Day
15 May: International Family Day
17 May: World Telecom Day, World Hypertension Day
18 May: World AIDS Vaccine Day, International Museum Day
21 May: National Anti-Terrorism Day
22 May: International Day for Biological Diversity
24 May: Commonwealth Day
31 May: World No Tobacco Day

Important Days of June Month

1 June: World Milk Day
3 June: World Bicycle Day
4 June: International Day of Innocent, Children Victims of Aggression
5 June: World Environment Day
7 June: World Food Safety Day
8 June: World Ocean Day, World Brain Tumor Day
12 June: Anti-Child Labour Day
13 June: International Albinism Awareness Day
14 June: World Blood Donor Day
15 June: World Wind Day
20 June: World Refugee Day
21 June: International Day of Yoga, World Hydrography Day, World Music Day
23 June: International Olympics Day, United Nations Public Service Day

Important Days of July Month

1 July: Doctor’s Day
4 July: American Independence Day
11 July: World Population Day
17 July: World Day for International Justice
18 July: International Nelson Mandela Day
26 July: Kargil Victory Day
28 July: World Hepatitis Day

Important Days of August Month

August 1st Sunday: International Friendship Day
6 August: Hiroshima Day
9 August: Quit India Movement Day, Nagasaki Day
12 August: International Youth Day
14 August: Pakistan’s Independence Day
15 August: India’s Independence Day
19 August: World Photography Day, World Humanitarian Day
20 August: Sadbhavna Divas
29 August: Sports Day ( Dhyanchand’s Birthday)

Important Days of September Month

2 September: Coconut Day
5 September: Teacher’s Day
8 September: International Literacy Day
14 September: Hindi Day
15 September: Engineer’s Day, International Day of Democracy
16 September: World Ozone Day, International Day for Preservation
21 September: Day for Peace and Non-Violence (UN)
23 September: International Day of Sign Language
27 September: World Tourism Day, World Maritime Day
29 September: World Heart Day
30 September: International Translation Day

Important Days of October Month

1 October: International Day for the Elderly
2 October: Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence
4 October: World Animal Welfare Day
5 October: World Habitat Day, World Teacher’s Day
8 October: Indian Airforce Day
9 October: World Post Office Day
10 October: World Mental Health Day, National Post Day
11 October: National Girl Child Day
13 October: UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
14 October: World Standards Day
15 October: World Students Day
16 October: World Food Day
17 October: International Poverty Eradication Day
24 October: United Nations Day, World Development Information Day
30 October: World Thrift Day
31 October: National Unity Day

Important Days of November Month

5 November: World Tsunami Day
7 November: Infant Protection Day, National Cancer Awareness Day
9 November: Legal Services Day
14 November: Children’s Day, World Diabetics Day
17 November: National Epilepsy Day
20 November: Africa Industrialization Day
21 November: World Television Day
26 November: National Law Day (Constitution Day)

Important Days of December Month

1 December: World AIDS Day
2 December: National Pollution Control, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3 December: World Day of the Handicapped
4 December: Indian Navy Day
5 December: World Soil Day (First Saturday of December)
7 December: Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
9 December: International Anti-Corruption Day
10 December: Human Rights Day
11 December: UNICEF Day, International Mountains Day
14 December: World Energy Conservation Day
15 December: International Tea Day
16 December: Vijay Diwas
18 December: Minorities Rights Day (India), International Migrants Day
19 December: Goa’s Liberation Day
22 December: National Mathematics Day
23 December: Kisan Divas ( Farmer’s Day)
24 December: National Consumers Day
25 December: Good Governance Day

These are all List of Important Days and Dates asked in competitive exams.

List of Important Days for Competitive Exams pdf

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