An academic year is divided into two semesters namely SPRING and FALL, each of 17 weeks duration. The SPRING semester starts in January and concludes in June. The FALL semester starts in August and concludes in December.
Academic Schedule for year 2020-21
|Fall 2020||Spring 2021|
|Registration||Aug 25 - 28 (Tue-Fri)||Jan 19 - 22 (Tue-Fri)|
|First day of online classes for current students||Aug 31 (Mon)||-|
|Start of on-campus classes for all students *||Sep 15 (Tue)||Jan 25 (Mon)|
|First Session Examinations||Oct 5 - 7 (Week 6)||Mar 1 - 3 (Week 6)|
|Second Session Examinations||Nov 9 - 11 (Week 11)||Apr 5 – 7 (Week 11)|
|Last Day of classes||Dec 18 (Fri)||May 13 (Thu)|
|Final Examinations||Dec 22 - 31 (Tue-Thu)||May 25 – Jun 4 (Tue-Fri)|
|Announcement of Results||Jan 15, 2021 (Fri)||Jun 11 (Fri)|
|* Date may change as per govt of Pakistan instructions.|
NOTE: These Dates are tentative due to COVID-19 and subject to change
Summer semester may be organized in June-July at the discretion of the campus. Only a limited number of ‘taught courses’ may be offered in the summer semester. Preference is given to final year students and then to junior batches, in order of their seniority.
As the summer semester is not a regular semester, therefore, Registration in Project/ Dissertation/ Thesis is not allowed in the summer semester. Withdrawal from course(s) is not allowed in summer semester.
Expected Holidays during the year 2020 - 21
|Kashmir Day||Feb - 5 (Wed)||Feb - 5 (Fri)|
|Pakistan Day||Mar - 23 (Mon)||Mar - 23 (Tue)|
|Labour Day||May - 1 (Fri)||May - 1 (Sat)|
|Eid-ul-Fitr *||May 25 - 26 (Mon - Tue)||May 14 - 16 (Fri - Sun)|
|Eid-ul-Adha *||Jul 31 - Aug 2 (Fri - Sun)||Jul 21 - Jul 23 (Wed - Fri)|
|Independence Day||Aug - 14 (Fri)||Aug - 14 (Sat)|
|Ashura *||Aug 29 - 30 (Sat - Sun)||Aug 19 - 20 (Thu - Fri)|
|Eid Meelad-un-Nabi *||Oct - 30 (Fri)||Oct - 18 (Mon)|
|Quaid’s Birthday||Dec - 25 (Fri)||Dec - 25 (Sat)|
*Subject to lunar calendar
Expected Convocation Dates 2020-21
Due to COVID-19 situation, convocations have been postponed indefinitely.