Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

 

First Semester (October 2017 – March 2018)

Event/Deadline Date
Postgraduate Orientation Monday – Friday, 9 – 13 October
Undergraduate Orientation Monday – Friday, 9 – 13 October
Lectures Begin (for returning and fresh students) Monday, 16 October
Id el Maulud Friday, 1 December
Convocation Saturday, 2 December
Christmas Break Thursday, 21 December
Students return from Christmas break Sunday, 7 January
Lectures Continue Monday, 8 January
Matriculation Saturday, 20 January
Lectures End (15 weeks) Wednesday, 14 February
Revision week (1 week) Thursday, 15 – Wednesday, 21 February
First Semester Examinations (2 weeks) Thursday, 22 February  – Wednesday, 7 March
End of First Semester Wednesday, 7 March
Students’ Vacation (3 weeks) Thursday, 8 March – Easter Sunday, 1 April

 

First Semester (October 2017 – March 2018)

Event/Deadline Date
Postgraduate Orientation Monday – Friday, 9 – 13 October
Undergraduate Orientation Monday – Friday, 9 – 13 October
Lectures Begin (for returning and fresh students) Monday, 16 October
Id el Maulud Friday, 1 December
Convocation Saturday, 2 December
Christmas Break Thursday, 21 December
Students return from Christmas break Sunday, 7 January
Lectures Continue Monday, 8 January
Matriculation Saturday, 20 January
Lectures End (15 weeks) Wednesday, 14 February
Revision week (1 week) Thursday, 15 – Wednesday, 21 February
First Semester Examinations (2 weeks) Thursday, 22 February  – Wednesday, 7 March
End of First Semester Wednesday, 7 March
Students’ Vacation (3 weeks) Thursday, 8 March – Easter Sunday, 1 April

Second Semester (March –July 2018)

Event/Deadline Date
Students’ Resumption Easter Monday, 2 April
Lectures Begin Easter Tuesday, 3 April
Workers’ Day Tuesday, 1 May
Democracy Day Tuesday, 29 May
Id el Fitr Friday, 15 June
Lectures End (15 weeks) Friday, 13 July
Revision week Monday – Friday, 16 – 20 July
Second Semester Examinations (2 weeks) Monday, 23 July – Friday, 3 August
End of Session Friday, 3 August
Internship period Monday, 6 August – Friday, 12 October

 


FIRST SEMESTER    (October 2018 – March 2019)

 

Event/Deadline Date
Postgraduate Orientation Wednesday, 3rd October
Postgraduate Lectures Begin Thursday, 4th October
Undergraduate students’ Resumption Saturday, 6th – Sunday, 7th October
Undergraduate Orientation Monday, 8th – Wednesday, 10th October
Lectures Begin (for fresh students) Thursday, 11th October
Lectures Begin (for returning students) Monday, 15th October
Convocation Saturday, 1st December
Lectures Stop for the year Friday, 14th December 2018
Christmas Break Monday, 17th December, 2018
Students return from Christmas break Sunday, 6th January, 2019
Lectures Continue Monday, 7th January, 2019
Matriculation Saturday, 19th January, 2019
Lectures End         (15 weeks) Friday, 15th February
Revision week      (1 week) Monday, 18th – Friday 22nd February
First Semester Examinations (2 weeks) Monday, 25 February – Friday, 8 March
End of First Semester Friday, 8th March
Students’ Vacation (2 weeks) Monday 11th – Friday, 22nd March

 

SECOND SEMESTER     (March – July 2019)

Students’ Resumption Saturday, 23rd March
Lectures Begin Monday, 25th March
Good Friday Friday, 19th April 2019
Lectures End          (15 weeks) Friday, 5th July
Revision week       (1 week) Monday, 8th – Friday, 12th July
Second Semester Examinations  (2 weeks) Monday, 15th – Friday, 26th July
End of Session Friday, 26th July
Students’ Vacation Monday, 29th  July
Public Holidays
Id el Maulud Wednesday 21st November 2018
Good Friday Friday 19th April 2019
Easter Monday Monday 22nd April 2019
Workers’ Day Wednesday 1st May 2019
Democracy Day Wednesday 29th May 2019
Id el Fitr Wed 5 – Thu 6 June 2019
The dates for Islamic holidays are based on the phases of the moon. Hence they are subject to change.

 

 

Calendar is subject to change