School and College Holidays in Pakistan for Year 2024

In Pakistan the students of schools, colleges and higher educational institutions enjoy a long list of holidays in a year. Along with national and public holidays, the holiday calender of students in Pakistan inlcude more sets of holidays. These extra holidays normally include but are not limited to 2.5 to 3 months of summer holidays. Similarly, students here in Pakistan also enjoy 2 or more weeks of winter holidays. Also similarly the educational institutions in hilly areas also announce similarly such long holidays for their students and teachers. However, timings or schedule of these does not match with the ones offered to the students, who live in the normal lower grounds.

So a full list of holidays which will be offered to School and College students in 2024 is as follows.

No.HolidayDateDay of Week
1Kashmir Solidarity DayFeb 5, 2024Monday
2Pakistan DayMar 23, 2024Saturday
3Eid-ul-Fitr HolidaysApril 10, 11 & 12th 2024Wednesday to Friday
4Labour DayMay 1, 2024Wednesday
5Summer HolidaysJun 01 to Aug 14, 20242.5 Month Holidays
6Summer Holidays for Hilly AreasJuly 16 to July 29, 20242 Weeks Holidays
8Eid Milad-un-NabiSep 16, 2024Monday
9Iqbal DayNov 9, 2024Saturday
10Quaid-e-Azam Day
& Christmas Day & Day After
Dec 25/26, 2024Wednesday, Thursday
11Winter HolidaysDec 25, 2024 to Jan 13, 2025Approx. 3 weeks

So as the list above shows, students in Pakistan will get good list of oppertunities to enjoy activities other than the educational ones. We would like to encourage them to skip their exposure of screens like mobiles and laptops, as much as possible during these holidays and spend at least few days in exploring the country.

Previously, we had also provided a list of Public holidays in Pakistan via a previous publication. If you have missed, check out the list of public holidays in Pakistan for offices and banks for 2024 here.

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