Academic Calender


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 the 2017 - 2018

Fall 2017 Spring 2018
Registration Aug 7 - 11 (Mon-Fri) Jan 15-17 (Thu-Sat)
First day of classes Aug 15 (Tue) Jan 22 (Mon)
First Session Examinations Sep 18-22 (Week 6) Feb 26 - Mar 2 (Week 6)
Second Session Examinations Oct 23 - 27 (Week 11) Apr 2 - 6 (Week 11)
Last Day of classes Dec 8 (Fri) May 11 (Fri)
Final Examinations Dec 11-22 (Thu-Fri) May 14-25 (Mon-Fri)
Announcement of Results Jan 5,2018 (Fri) Jun 1 (Fri)

*These Dates are tentative. For confirmation, contact your concerned campus

Summer Semester

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 2017 - 18

2017 2018
Kashmir Day Feb 5 (Fri) Feb 5 (Sun)
Pakistan Day Mar 23 (Wed) Mar 23 (Thu)
Labour Day May 1 (Sun) May 1 (Mon)
Eid-ul-Fitr * Jun 26 - 27 (Mon - Tue) Jun 14 - 17 (Thu - Sun)
Independence Day Aug 14 (Mon) Aug 14 (Tue)
Eid-ul-Adha * Sep 1 - 3 (Fri - Sun) Aug 20 - 22 (Mon - Wed)
Ashura * Sep 29 - 30 (Fri - Sat) Sep 18 - 19 (Tue - Wed)
Iqbal Day Nov 9 (Wed) Nov 9 (Thu)
Eid Meelad-un-Nabi * Nov 30 (Thu) Nov 19 (Fri)
Quaid’s Birthday Dec 25 (Sun) Dec 25 (Mon)

*Subject to lunar calendar

Expected Convocation Dates

Convocations are planned to take place at the campuses on the following dates.

Venue 2017
Islamabad Aug 9 (Wed)
Karachi Aug 3 (Wed)
Peshawar Aug 8 (Mon)
Chiniot - Faislabad Aug 10 (Wed)
Lahore Aug 2 (Wed)