The largest stock exchange in the country is the National Stock Exchange (NSE), which is India's major stock market. It is situated in Mumbai. The NSE is open Monday through Friday; it is closed on weekends and federal holidays. All the information you want regarding the NSE Holidays in 2024 is contained in this article.  

List OF NSE Holidays 2024

Please see below the trading and stock market holiday calendar for the year 2024 for equity (NSE).

Sr. No National Holiday  Date Day
1 Special Holiday 22-Jan-2024 Monday
2 Republic Day 26-Jan-2024 Friday
3 Mahashivratri 08-Mar-2024 Friday
4 Holi 25-Mar-2024 Monday
5 Good Friday 29-Mar-2024 Friday
6 Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramadan Eid) 10-Apr-2024 Sunday
7 Ram Navami 17-Apr-2024 Wednesday
8 Maharashtra Day 01-May-2024 Sunday
9 Bakri Eid 17-June-2024 Monday
10 Moharram 17-Jul-2024 Wednesday
11 Independence Day/Parsi New Year 15-Aug-2024 Thursday
12 Ganesh Chaturthi 07-Sep-2024 Saturday
13 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02-Oct-2024 Wednesday
14 Dussehra 12-Oct-2024 Saturday
15 Diwali Balipratipada 02-Nov-2024 Saturday
16 Gurunanak Jayanti 15-Nov-2024 Friday
17 Christmas 25-Dec-2024 Wednesday

*Muhurat Trading will be conducted on Friday, 01 November 2024, Diwali * Laxmi Pujan .

Timings for Muhurat Trading will be notified by the exchange subsequently.

Trading Holidays on Saturday/Sunday- NSE

Please see below the trading holidays that fall on the weekends of 2024. 

Sr.No Holidays  Date Day
1 Dr.Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti 14-Apr-2024 Sunday
2 Mahavir Jayanti 21-Apr-2024 Sunday
3 Ganesh Chaturthi 07-Sep-2024 Saturday
4 Dasara 13-Oct-2024 Sunday
5 Diwali Balipratipada 02-Nov-2024 Saturday


NSE Trading Schedule


Pre-open Timings to Trade Equities on NSE

The pre-open session is between 9:00 and 9:15 am, for 15 minutes. Both the order gathering and order matching phases make up the pre-open session. The applicable price range must mirror that of the normal market.

Regular Trading Timings to Trade Equities on NSE

The regular trading timings are from 9:15 am to 3:30 pm. The NSE does not pause for lunch, and the daily trading session length is 6 hours and 15 minutes. Neither pre-market nor after-hours trading is available. 

Block Deal Session Timings-NSE

 Session I- The first session of the block deal window takes place between 8:45 am to 9:00 am. 
● Session II- The second session of the block deal window takes place between 02:05 pm to 02:20 pm. 



Frequently Asked Questions

Refer to the above provided list to stay informed about the days when the NSE will be closed in 2024.

The NSE holds daily trading sessions in 2024 from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The National Stock Exchange, or NSE, is closed on weekends and national holidays. Its trading hours are Monday to Friday.

A settlement holiday is a designated day on which banks and stock exchanges, among other financial institutions, stop the settlement of financial transactions.

Clearing holidays are days when no stocks or commodities are cleared. These holidays are not the same as the trading holidays. The NSE releases a different list of the clearing holidays each year.

Yes, the stock market will be open on New Year i.e on 1st January 2024.

The last share market holiday will be on 25th December 2024 on account of Christmas.