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FIRST SEMESTER     5th October 2020 – 27th March 2021
Postgraduate Orientation Mon 5th – Fri 9th Oct
Postgraduate Lectures Begin Mon 12th Oct
Lectures Begin (for 200L & 300L students) Mon 12th Oct
Lectures Begin (for 400L students) Mon 19th Oct
Undergraduate Orientation Fri 27th – Sat 28th Nov
Lectures Begin (for 100L students) Mon 30th Nov
Convocation (B.Sc. Programmes, Part-time M.Sc. in Media and Communication, Modular Executive MBA (MEMBA), PHD in Media and Communication) Thur 3rd Dec
Convocation (Executive MBA (EMBA), Full-time MBA, Full-time M.Sc. in Media and Communication, M.Phil./PhD – LBS) Fri 4th Dec
Staff Christmas party Fri 11th Dec
Lectures Stop for the year Friday 18th Dec
Christmas Break Saturday 19th Dec
Lectures Continue for 100L students Mon 4th Jan
Lectures Continue for other students Mon 11th Jan
Lectures End for Other Levels        (15th week) Fri 12th Feb
Revision period for Other Levels     (1 week) Mon 15th – Fri 19th Feb
Career Fair Wed 17th Feb
First Semester Examinations for Other Levels (2 weeks) Mon 22nd Feb – Fri 5th Mar
Matriculation Day Sat 13th Mar
End of First Semester for Other Levels Sat 6th Mar
Lectures End for 100L students       (13th week) Fri 5th Mar
Revision period for 100L students    (1 week) Mon 8th – Fri 12th Mar
First Semester Examinations for 100L students (2 weeks) Mon 15th – Fri 26th Mar
End of First Semester for 100L students Sat 27th Mar

FIRST SEMESTER     5th October 2020 – 27th March 2021
Postgraduate Orientation Mon 5th – Fri 9th Oct
Postgraduate Lectures Begin Mon 12th Oct
Lectures Begin (for 200L & 300L students) Mon 12th Oct
Lectures Begin (for 400L students) Mon 19th Oct
Undergraduate Orientation Mon 23rd – Wed 25th Nov
Lectures Begin (for 100L students) Thu 26th Nov
Convocation (Undergraduate) Fri 4th Dec
Convocation (postgraduate) Sat 5th Dec
Staff Christmas party Fri 11th Dec
Lectures Stop for the year Friday 18th Dec
Christmas Break Saturday 19th Dec
Lectures Continue for 100L students Mon 4th Jan
Lectures Continue for other students Mon 11th Jan
Lectures End for Other Levels        (15th week) Fri 12th Feb
Revision period for Other Levels     (1 week) Mon 15th – Fri 19th Feb
Career Fair Wed 17th Feb
First Semester Examinations for Other Levels (2 weeks) Mon 22nd Feb – Fri 5th Mar
Matriculation Day Sat 13th Mar
End of First Semester for Other Levels Sat 6th Mar
Lectures End for 100L students       (13th week) Fri 5th Mar
Revision period for 100L students    (1 week) Mon 8th – Fri 12th Mar
First Semester Examinations for 100L students (2 weeks) Mon 15th – Fri 26th Mar
End of First Semester for 100L students Sat 27th Mar
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SECOND SEMESTER     22nd March – 24th July 2021
Lectures Begin for Other Levels Mon 22nd Mar
Lectures Begin for 100L students Wed 7th Apr
Entrepreneurship Expo Sat 27th Jun
Lectures End (13th week for 100L & 15th week for Other Levels) Fri 2nd Jul
Revision week  for all students      (1 week) Mon 5th – Fri 9th Jul
Second Semester Examinations for all students      (2 weeks) Mon 12th – Fri 23rd Jul
End of Session Sat 24th Jul
Students’ Vacation Sat 24th Jul
Internship begins (12 weeks for 300L students) Mon 26th Jul
Internship begins (12 weeks for Postgraduates) Mon 9th Aug
Seminar for faculty & senior administrators, PAU (main campus) Mon 20th & Tue 21st Sep
University-wide orientation seminar (PAU, LBS, & EDC) Mon 27th – Thu 30th Sep
Internship ends (for 300L students) 15th Oct
Internship ends (for postgraduates) 29th Oct
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Public Holidays

Id el Maulud Thursday 29th October 2020
Good Friday Friday 2nd April 2021
Easter Monday Monday 5th April 2021
Workers’ Day Saturday 1st May 2021
Id el Fitr Thursday 13th May 2021
Id el Fitr additional holiday Friday 14th May 2021
Democracy Day Saturday 12th June 2021
Id el Kabir Tuesday 20th July 2021
Id el Kabir additional day Wednesday 21st July 2021
National Day Friday 1st October 2021

NOTE:
1.The dates for Islamic holidays are based on the phases of the moon. Hence they are subject to change.
2. The calendar is subject to change by the Senate of the University.