In order to inculcate a sense of pride with a belief in self-sufficiency, sensitization of the youth to be patriotic and to shape them to become responsible citizens, the following important days are celebrated:
Every year University celebrates independence day to commemorate the valor and spirit of the freedom fighters who fought for the independence of the nation.. The day is recognized as national pride and honour, with Vice- Chancellor hoisting the flag and addressing the University employees.
Republic Day is celebrated every year in the University on January 26 to commemorate the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect, in the year 1950, and the country became a republic. Hon'ble Vice- chancellor addresses the university employees.
Every year on 5th September, Directorate of Students' Welfare celebrates the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvapalli Radha Krishnan a great teacher and a staunch believer of constructive education as Teachers' Day. On this day, the faculty is felicitated by the Best Researcher Award for the academic year and invitees talks are also organized.
National Science Day is celebrated each year on 28th Feb in India to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Prof. C. V. Raman. National Science Day emphasizes the importance of science and showcases the progress and achievements in science and its benefits to humans. This day is celebrated in the University to spread awareness among the students and to spread the spirit of Science. Persons of eminence were invited to deliver a talk and interact with the students. Poster presentation and Quiz Competitions on science were arranged that attracted participation from various schools of GGSIPU. In 2021 due to Covid- 19 pandemic, National Science Day was organized in online mode.
Constitution day is celebrated on 26 November by taking the oath to respect and follow the constitution. University also observe vigilance week and sensitize the university employees against corruption and malpractices.
31st October, birthday of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, who is an iconic figure during freedom struggle and later as union Minister for Home had played pivotal role in accession of princely states into the union of India is being celebrated every year as National Unity Day as a mark of respect to such towering personality. Students of the university participate in Unity Run to spread the message of unity and oneness of all the people.
Yoga day is celebrated on 21 June. Eminent yoga experts are invited to interact with the students, faculty and staff. Awareness and benefits of yoga in life is propagated through lectures and demonstrations.