The Kendo DatePicker component provides a built-in mechanism for handling incomplete dates. By default this validation is disabled, so to enable it, you have to set the DatePicker's
incompleteDateValidation prop to
The incomplete date validation activates when some, but not all, segments of the input have a value, e.g.
3/10/year. The intention behind it is to prevent the user from accidentally leaving a non-required field partially populated.