Leap Year Checker in Bash

In this article, we will learn how to write a bash shell program to ask the user to give a year, and then the program will check and determine whether the given year is a leap year or not a leap year.

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Program Listing

printf "\n\n"

printf "\tLeap Year Checker in Bash"

printf "\n\n"

printf "\tGive a Year: "

read y

printf "\n\n"


y=$(( $y % 4 ))

if [ $y -eq 0 ]


    printf "\tThe given year $year is Leap Year!"


  printf "\tThe given $year is not a Leap Year!"


printf "\n\n"

printf "\tEnd of Program"

printf "\n"

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