Important Days & Dates – Month Wise (Static Awareness)

By Jyoti Bisht|Updated : September 2nd, 2022

Important Days & Dates: We have come up with a month-wise list of Important National and International days and dates for banking and other competitive examination. Usually, 2-3 questions are asked about this topic in almost every competitive exam making it an important topic for students. Let's get straight toward the topic.

For the upcoming bank exams & IBPS RRB PO 2022, IBPS Clerk mains this list of significant dates and themes for 2022 will be very helpful. Use the list of significant events and themes for India in 2022 to help you plan your day. The General Awareness section of bank exams is really important. You should expect a question about the important dates and days in the general awareness subject.

You must note the important dates and days and prepare a plan of action to memorise the dates for the exam. The General Awareness section requires an effective preparation module to score well in the exam. You must mark the pivotal sections of the syllabus and the crucial parameters.

Important Days/Dates with Themes 

You are almost certain to come across a few questions on important days with themes in your General Awareness section if you are preparing for bank exams like IBPS, SBI, LIC, and other bank exams. So be ready to take on everything! Even though there aren't many questions on important days with Themes in the tests, it's still a good idea for every candidate to be familiar with the list of important days with themes.





4 January

World Braille day


9 January

NRI day / Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


10 January

World Hindi Day


12 January

National youth day

"Fit Youth Fit India"

15 January

Army Day


24 January

National girl child day


25 January

National Voters Day

Electoral Literacy for Stronger Democracy

26 January

International Customs Day

Customs fostering Sustainability for People, Prosperity and the Planet.

26 January

69th Republic Day


28 January

World Leprosy Day

Leprosy isn’t what you think


2 February

World Wetlands Day 

Wetlands and Biodiversity

4 February

World Cancer Day

I Am and I Will

6 February

International day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilation

Unleashing Youth Power

11 February

International day Women and girls in Science


12 February

National Productivity Day


13 February

World Radio Day

Radio and Diversity

20 February

World Day of Social Justice

Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice

21 February

International Mother language day

Languages without borders

22 February

World Thinking day

Living Threads

28 February

National Science Day

Women in Science


1 March

World Civil Defence Day

Civil Defence and the national institutions for more efficient disaster management

3 March

World Wildlife Day

Sustaining all life on earth

3 March

World Hearing Day

Hearing for life. Don’t let hearing loss limit you

8 March

International Women’s Day

An equal world is an enabled world

8 March

World Kidney Day

Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere–from Prevention to Detection and Equitable Access to Care

12 March

Commonwealth Day

Towards a Common Future

15 March

World Consumer Rights Day

Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer

16 March

National Vaccination Day     

Vaccines Work for All

20 March

International Day of Happiness

Happiness For All, Together

20 March

World Sparrow day

I Love Sparrows

21 March

International Day of Forests

Forests and Biodiversity

21 March

World Down Syndrome Day

We Decide

21 March

World Poetry Day


22 March

World Water Day

Water and Climate Change

23 March

World Meteorological Day

Water and Climate Change

24 March

World Tuberculosis Day

It's time to End TB!

25 March

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Confronting Slavery’s Legacy of Racism Together

27 March

World Theatre Day 2018



2 April

World Autism Awareness Day

The Transition to Adulthood

4 April

National Day for Mine Awareness and assistance in Mine action


5 April

National Maritime Day


7 April

World Health Day

Support Nurses and Midwives

10 April

World Homeopathy Day

Linking Research with education and clinical practice: Advancing scientific collaborations

11 April

National Safe Motherhood Day


11 April

National Pet Day


17 April

World Hemophilia Day

Get + Involved

18 April

World Heritage Day

Shared Cultures, Thread Heritage, Shared Responsibility

19 April

World Liver Day


21 April

Civil Services Day


22 April

World Earth Day

Climate Action

23 April

World Book and Copyright Day


24 April

National Panchayati Raj Day


25 April

World Malaria Day

Zero malaria starts with me

26 April

World Intellectual Property Day

Innovate for a Green Future

28 April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Safety and Health at work can save lives

28 April

World Veterinary Day

Environmental protection for improving animal and human health

30 April

Ayushman Bharat Diwas



1 May

International Labour Day

Maintaining safety and security at the workplace

3 May

World Press Freedom Day

Journalism Without Fear or Favour.

5 May

World Asthma Day

Enough Asthma Deaths

8 May

World Red Cross Day


9 May

World Migratory Bird Day

Birds Connect Our World

11 May

National Technology Day

Rebooting the Economy through Science, Technology and Research Translations (RESTART)

12 May

International Nurses Day

Nursing the World to health

15 May

International Day of Families

Families in Development: Copenhagen & Beijing+25

17 May

World Hypertension Day

Measure Your Blood Pressure, Control it, live longer

17 May

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia         


17 May

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

Connect 2030: ICTs for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

18 May

International Museum Day

Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion

22 May

International Day for Biological Diversity

Our Solutions are in Nature

29 May

International Day of UN Peacekeepers

Women in Peacekeeping: A key to Peace

31 May

Anti-Tobacco Day



3 June

World Bicycle Day


5 June

World Environment Day

Time for Nature

8 June

World Oceans Day

Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

12 June

World Day Against Child Labour


13 June

International Albinism Awareness Day

Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

14 June

World Blood Donors

Safe Blood Save Lives

15 June

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Food, Feed, Fibre- The links between consumption and land

17 June

World Day to Combat Desertification


20 June

World Refugee Day

Every Action Counts

21 June

International Day of Yoga

Yoga for Health- Yoga at Home

23 June

United Nations Public Service Day

Action Today, Impact Tomorrow: Innovating and Transforming Public Services and Institutions to Realize the Sustainable Development Goals

25 June

Day of the Seafarer


26 June

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Better Knowledge for Better Care

29 June

National Statistics Day

SDG- 3 (Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages) & SDG- 5 (Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls). 


1 July

National Doctors’ Day

Lessen the mortality of COVID-19

7 July

International Day of Cooperatives

Sustainable consumption and production of goods and services

11 July

World Population Day

Family Planning is a Human Right

17 July

World Day for International Justice

Workers on the move: the quest for social justice

28 July

World Hepatitis Day

Test. Treat. Hepatitis

30 July

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Responding to the trafficking of children and young people


9 August

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples’ migration and movement

12 August

International Youth Day

Safe Spaces for Youth

19 August

World Humanitarian Day

Not A Target

21 August

World senior citizen day

Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society.


2 September

World Coconut Day

Coconut for Good Health, Wealth and Wellness

8 September

World Literacy Day

Literacy and Skill Development

15 September

International Day of Democracy

Democracy Under Strain: Solution for a Changing World

16 September

International Day for Preservation

Keep cool and Carry on: The Montreal Protocol

21 September

International Day of Peace

The Right to peace- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights AT 70

21 September

World Alzheimer’s Day


23 September

International Day of Sign Languages

With sign languages, everyone is included.

27 September

World Maritime Day

IMO 70: Our Heritage: Better Shipping for better future

27 September

World TOURISM day

Tourism and the culture protection

28 September

World Rabies Day

Rabies: Share a message, Save a life

29 September

World Heart Day

My Heart, Your Heart

30 September

International Translation Day

Translation: Promoting cultural heritage in changing times.


1 October

International Day of Older Persons

Celebrating Older Human Rights champions

5 October

World Teacher's Day

The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher

9 October

World Post Day


Imagine you are a letter travelling through time. What message do you wish to convey to your readers?

10 October

World Mental Health Day

Young people and mental health in a changing world

11 October

International Day of the Girl Child

With Her: A Skilled Girl Force

13 October

International Day for Disaster Reduction

Reducing Disaster Economic Losses

14 October

International Standards Day

International Standards and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

15 October

International Day of Rural Women

Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls   

16 October

World Food Day

Our actions are our future!

17 October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity

20 October

World Osteoporosis Day


24 October

United Nations Day


24 October

World Polio Day

End Polio Now

27 October


World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Your Window to the World

31 October

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day)


November- Important Days & Dates

01 November
  • World Vegan Day
  • All Saints' Day
  • Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day)
  • Haryana Day
02 November
  • All Souls' Day
  • Parumala Perunnal
04 NovemberDiwali
05 November

World Tsunami Awareness Day

Bhupen Hazarika Death

06 November

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict


07 November
  • Infant Protection Day
  • National Cancer Awareness Day
  • Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Birthday
08 November

L.K Advani's Birthday

Chhath Pooja

09 November
  • Iqbal Day
  • Legal Services Day
  • Uttarakhand Foundation Day
  • Kartarpur Corridor inauguration
10 November

World Science Day for Peace and Development

11 November
  • Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)
  • National Education Day
  • World Usability Day 
12 November

World Pneumonia Day

13 November

World Kindness Day

14 November
  • World Diabetes Day
  • Children's Day
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Jayanti
15 November

Jharkhand Foundation Day

16 November

International Day for Tolerance

17 November
  • National Epilepsy Day
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day or World COPD Day
19  November
  • International Men's Day
  • World Toilet Day
20 November 
  • Universal Children's Day
  • Africa Industrialisation Day
21 November
  • World Television Day
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
25 November
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
  • Thanksgiving Day
26 November
  • Constitution Day of India
  • National Milk Day
29 NovemberInternational Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30 NovemberSaint Andrew's Day

December- Important Dates & Days

Important Date


1 December

World AIDS Day

2 December

  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
  • National Pollution Control Day

3 December

World Day of the Handicapped

4 December

Indian Navy Day

5 December

  • World Soil Day
  • International Volunteer Day

7 December

  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • Armed Forces Flag Day

9 December

International Anti-Corruption Day

10 December

Human Rights Day

11 December

International Mountain Day

14 December

National Energy Conservation Day

16 December

Vijay Diwas

18 December

  • International Migrants Day
  • Minorities Rights Day in India

19 December

Goa's Liberation Day

20 December

International Human Solidarity Day

22 December

National Mathematics Day

23 December

Kisan Diwas

24 December

National Consumer Rights Day

25 December

  • Good Governance Day (India)
  • Christmas Day

31 December

New Year's Eve

Important Days/Dates with themes PDF in English

Important Days/Dates with themes PDF in Hindi

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  • We have provided the complete list of the important dates and days here to provide the candidates with complete knowledge of the exam. You can note the important days and dates for the exam and score well in the General Awareness section.

  • We have provided the list of important days and dates of the year PDF in English which can be downloaded to study. This is an essential segment of the General Awareness section.

  • We have provided the list of important days and dates of the year PDF in Hindi which can be downloaded to study. You can download the PDF and mark the crucial segments of the syllabus.

  • On 2nd April, World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated in the world. We put a lot of effort into telling stories and offering chances to broaden perceptions of and support those with autism during the entire month. Our goal for this year is to make it possible for all persons with autism to have fulfilling lives.

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