Academic Calendar

Undergraduate

FALL 2021-22
May 30 Pre-Registration Open for Fall
August 15 Faculty resume work 
August 22 Registration and Advising Week 
August 25 New Student Orientation
August 29 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
September 6 First Day of 50% drop course penalty  - No new courses can be added
September 12 First Day of 100% course drop penalty - First day of WN grade
October 23 Last day of Course Withdrawal (WN grade)
October TBC Graduation 
October 31 Pre-Registration Open for Spring  Semester
December  1 Commemoration Day - University Closed
December  2-3 National Day - University Closed
December  10 Exam Begin
December  19 Fall Break Commences 
Spring 21-22
January 2 Registration and Advising Week  
January 5 New Student Orientation
January 9 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
January 15 First Day of 50% drop course penalty  - No new courses can be added
January 22 First Day of 100% course drop penalty - First day of WN grade
March  6 Last day of Course Withdrawal (WN grade)
March  6 Pre-Registration Open for Summer 1
March  27 Spring Break Commences
April 03 Classes Resume
May 06 Exams Begin
May 14 End of Semester
Summer 1  21-22
May 15-19 Registration and Advising Week
May 22 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
May 29 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
June 16 Last day of WN grade
June 19 Pre-Registration Open for Summer 2
July 01 Exams Begin
July 03 End of Summer Session
Summer 2  21-22
July  03-07 Registration and Advising Week
July 10 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
July 17 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
Aug 04 Last day of WN grade
Aug 19 Exams Begin
Aug 21 End of Summer Session
FALL 2020-21 May 31 Pre-Registration Open for Fall
August 16 Faculty resume work
August 23 Registration and Advising Week - Faculty Return
August 26 New Student Orientation
August 30 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
September 6 First Day of 50% penalty - No new courses can be added
September 13 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
October 24 Last day of WN grade
November 1 Pre-Registration Open for Spring Semester
December 1 Martyr's Day - University Closed
December 2 National Day - University Closed
December 11 Exam Begin
December 20 Fall Break Commences
Spring 20-21 January 3 Registration and Advising Week
January 6 New Student Orientation
January 10 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
January 17 First Day of 50% penalty - No new courses can be added
January 24 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
March 7 Last day of WN grade
March 7 Pre-Registration Open for Summer 1
March 21 Spring Break Commences
March 28 Classes Resume
April 23 Exams Begin
May 1 End of Semester
Summer 1
20-21
April 25-29 Registration and Advising Week
May 9 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
May 16 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
June 3 Last day of WN grade
June 6 Pre-Registration Open for Summer 2
June 18 Exams Begin
June 20 End of Summer Session
Summer 2
20-21
June-July 27-1 Registration and Advising Week
July 4 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
July 11 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
August 1 Last day of WN grade
August 13 Exams Begin
August 15 End of Summer Session
Fall 2019-20
Month Date Activity
May 1 Pre-Registration Open for Fall
August 18 Faculty resume work
August 22 Last day to secure pre-registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
August 25 Registration and Advising Week - Faculty Return
August 28 New Student Orientation
September 1 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
September 8 First Day of 50% penalty - No new courses can be added
September 15 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
October 24 Last day of WN grade
November 30 Martyr's Day - University Closed
December 2 National Day - University Closed
December 13 Final Exams Begin
December 22 Fall Break Commences
Spring 2019-20
Month Date Activity
November 3 Pre-Registration Open for Spring Semester
January 4 Last day to secure Spring pre-registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
January 5 Registration and Advising Week
January 9 New Student Orientation
January 12 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
January 19 First Day of 50% penalty - No new courses can be added
January 26 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
March 7 Last day of WN grade
March 8 2- week Spring Break Commences
March 22 Classes Resume using Online teaching mode as per schedule of face to face classes
May 1 Final Exams begin
May 11 End of Spring Semester
Summer I 2019-20
Month Date Activity
March 22 Pre-Registration Open of Summer 1 session
May 16 Last day to secure pre-registration - Payment of Tuition Fees
May 10-14 Registration and Advising Week
May 17 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
May 24 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
June 11 Last day of WN grade
June 29 End of Summer 1 Session
July 5 Faculty Summer Break commences
Summer II 2019-20
Month Date Activity
June 11 Pre-Registration Open of Summer 2 session
July 1-2 Registration and Advising period
July 5 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
July 12 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
August 2 Last day of WN grade
August 17 End of Summer 2 Session
Fall 2018-19
Month Date Activity
June 1 Pre-Registration Open for Fall
August 25 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
August 26 Registration and Advising Week - Faculty Return
August 28 - 30 New Students’ Orientation
September 2 First Day of Classes / First Day of Late Registration Penalty
September 9 First Day of 50% Penalty - No new courses can be added
September 16 First Day of 100% Penalty - First Day of WN grade
October 25 Last Day of WN grade
November 30 Martyr's Day
December 2 National Day - University Closed
December 14 Exams Begin
December 23 Fall Break Commences
Spring 2018-19
Month Date Activity
November 7 Pre- Registration Open for Spring Semester (New & Returning Students)
January 2 Registration Open for Spring Semester
January 5 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration -Payment of Tuition Fees (New & Returning Students)
January 6 Advising Week (Returning Students)
January 9 New Student Orientation
January 13 First Day of Classes / First Day of Late Registration Penalty
January 21 First Day of 50% Penalty - No new courses can be added
January 28 First Day of 100% Penalty - First Day of WN grade
March 9 Last Day of WN grade/ Pre-Registration Open for Summer
March 24 Spring Break Commences – Students Only
March 31 Classes Resume
April 13 Graduation*
April 26 Exams begin
May 4 End of Semester
Summer 1 2018-19
Month Date Activity
March 7 Pre-Registration Open for Summer
May 4 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
May 5-11 Registration and Advising Week
May 12 First Day of Classes & First Day of Late Registration Penalty
May 20 First Day of 100% penalty - First Day of WN grade
June 7 Last Day of WN grade
June 22 End of Summer Session
June 27 Start of Faculty Summer Break
Summer 2 2018-19
Month Date Activity
June 20 Pre-Registration Open for Summer
June 22 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration – Payment of Tuition Fees
June 23-29 Registration and Advising Week
June 30 First Day of Classes & First Day of Late Registration Penalty
July 8 First Day of 100% Penalty – First Day of WN Grade
July 26 Last Day of WN Grade
August 10 End of Summer Session
August 15 Start of Faculty Summer Break

All Islamic Lunar Holidays for the private sector will be fixed per the announcement by the relevant Ministry
Ramadan lecture timing is from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm.
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