SECOND SEMESTER – 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

APPROVED BLENDED TEACHING AND LEARNING ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Revised Academic Calendar – School of Graduate Studies

 DATE NO. OF

WEEKS

ACTIVITY

SECOND YEAR STUDENTS

     
Monday, 8th February, 2021   2020/2021 Second Semester Begins
Monday, 8th February, 2021 – Sunday, 21st February, 2021 2 Registration for Postgraduate Continuing Students
Monday, 22nd February, 2021 – Sunday, 9th May, 2021 12 Teaching for Postgraduate Continuing Students
Friday, 16th April, 2021 Submission of Exams Questions for Second Semester for Postgraduate Continuing Students
Friday, 23rd April, 2021 Evaluation of Lecturers/Courses by Postgraduate Continuing Students
Monday, 10th May, 2021- Sunday, 16th May, 2021 1 Revision week for 2nd Semester Examinations for Postgraduate Continuing Students
Monday, 17th May, 2021 – Monday, 31st May, 2021 2 End of 2nd Semester Examinations for Postgraduate Continuing Students
Monday, 31st May, 2021- Monday 21st June, 2021 3 Marking & Entry of Results for Postgraduate Continuing Students for Second Semester
 
Friday, 21st May, 2021   Submission of Final MPhil Thesis for Marking
     
Monday, 7th June, 2021   Submission of Final MBA/MSc/MA Project Work for Marking
     
Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021- Monday 28th June, 2021 Vetting of Scripts by External Examiners
     
Tuesday, 29th June, 2021   Faculty Board Meeting
     
Wednesday, 30th June, 2021   Graduate School Committee Meeting
     
Thursday, 1st July, 2021 Submission of Copies of Assessment Score Sheets and Declaration of Second Semester Results
Friday, 2nd July, 2021 – Thursday, 8th July, 2021 Board of Examiners Meeting
   
Monday, 19th July, 2021   Academic Board Meeting
     
Saturday, 24th July, 2021   Graduation Ceremony
   

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS

   
Monday, 8th March, 2021 – Sunday, 14th March, 2021 1  Registration for Postgraduate First Year Students
 
Monday, 15th March, 2021- Sunday, 6th June, 2021 12 Period of Teaching for Postgraduate First Year Students
 
Friday, 7th May, 2021 Submission of Exams Questions for Postgraduate First Year Students
 
Friday, 21st May, 2021 Evaluation of Lecturers/Courses by Postgraduate First Year Students
 
Monday, 6th June, 2021- Sunday, 13th June, 2021 1 Revision week for 2nd Semester Examinations for Postgraduate First Year Students
Monday, 14th June, 2021- Monday 28th June, 2021 2 End of 2nd Semester Examinations for Postgraduate First Year Students
   
Monday 28th June, 2021- Monday 19th July, 2021 3 Marking & Entry of Results for Postgraduate First Year Students for Second Semester
   
Monday, 28th June, 2021 – Sunday, August 15, 2021 7 Long Vacation for Postgraduate First Year Students
   
Monday, 16th August, 2021   First Semester of 2021/2022 Academic Year Begins

 

Approved Blended Teaching and Learning Academic Calendar – Undergraduate & Diploma 

Date

No of Weeks  

Activity

 

Tuesday, 4th  May, 2021 ▪ Registration Begins (All Students)

▪ Registration of Failed Courses (Re-sit)

Monday, 10th May, 2021 – Sunday, 13th June, 2021 5 Teaching Begins:

▪ Undergraduate Level 400/100 and Diploma Level 100 (Virtual)

▪ Undergraduate 300/200 and Diploma Level 200 (In Person)

Monday, 14th June, 2021 – Sunday, 18th July, 2021 5 Teaching Continues: (Swap)

Undergraduate Level 400/100 and Diploma Level 100 (In Person)

▪ Undergraduate Level 300/200 and Diploma Level 200 (Virtual)

Sunday, 30th May, 2021   ▪ Deadline for Registration

▪ Registration of Failed Course(Re-sit) ends

Monday, 31st May, 2021 – Sunday, 6th June, 2021 1 Add and Drop of Electives Courses/Deferment
Monday, 7th June, 2021 – Sunday, 13th June, 2021 1 Defence of Project Work
Monday, 14th June, 2021 – Sunday, 20th June, 2021 1 Evaluation of Lecturers/Courses by Students
Monday, 21st June, 2021 – Sunday, 27th June, 2021 1 Deadline for submission of Examination Questions for Undergraduate and Diploma Students
Monday, 19th July, 2021 – Sunday, 25th July, 2021 1 Revision Week
Monday, 26th July, 2021 – Sunday, 15th August, 2021 1 Second Semester Examinations

▪ Week 1: Undergraduate Level 400

▪ Week 2: Undergraduate Level 100 & Diploma Level 100

▪ Week 3: Undergraduate Level 300, Level 200 & Diploma Level 200

Saturday, 24th July, 2021   Congregation Ceremony for Law School and School of Graduate Studies
Sunday, 15th August, 2021- Sunday, 3rd October, 2021 7 Long Vacation for All Undergraduate and Diploma Students
Monday, 2nd August, 2021 – Sunday, 5th September, 2021 5 Marking and Entry of Scores
Monday, 6th September, 2021 Departmental Committee Meetings
Tuesday, 7th Sept., 2021- Sunday, 12th September, 2021 Vetting of Scripts by External Examiners
Monday, 13th September, 2021 Faculty Board Meeting
Tuesday, 14th September, 2021 Examinations Committee Meeting
Wednesday, 15th Sept., 2021- Thursday, 16th Sept., 2021 Submission of Copies of Assessment Score Sheets and Declaration of Second Semester Results
Thursday, 16th Sept., 2021- Wednesday, 29th Sept., 2021 2 Series of Board of Examiners Meeting
Friday, 1st October, 2021 Academic Board Meeting
Wednesday, 6th Oct., 2021 – Friday, 8th October, 2021 3 days Congregation Ceremonies for Faculties of Management Studies, Accounting & Finance and IT &Communication Studies
Monday, 4th October, 2021 First Semester of 2021/2022 Academic Year Begins

Public Holidays

Eid al-Fitr: 13th May, 2021

▪ Eid al-Adha: 20th July, 2021

▪ Founder’s Day: 4th August, 2021