Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Dates Description Type
27 Jul 2016
Academic
27 Jul 2016
Academic
14 Aug 2016
Independence Day holiday
Academic
17 Aug 2016
Fall add period begins
Academic
17 Aug 2016
Academic
19 Aug 2016 to 23 Aug 2016
New student orientation
Academic
24 Aug 2016
First day of classes
Academic
31 Aug 2016
Add period ends
Deadlines
01 Sep 2016
Drop period begins
Academic
12 Sep 2016 to 16 Sep 2016
Eid-ul Azha holidays
Holidays
13 Sep 2016
Eid-ul Azha
Holidays
22 Sep 2016
Academic
27 Sep 2016
Drop period ends (Last day to drop course(s) upto 12 credit hours)
Deadlines
01 Oct 2016
Course withdraw period begins
Academic
11 Oct 2016 to 12 Oct 2016
Ashura holidays (Oct 11-12 classes shifted to Dec 15-16, respectivley
Holidays
14 Oct 2016
Course withdraw period ends (Last day to withdraw from course(s) upto 12 credit hours with a 'W' on the transcript)
Deadlines
07 Nov 2016
Academic
09 Nov 2016
Iqbal Day holiday (Classes shifted to Nov 12)
Holidays
12 Nov 2016
Rescheduled classes in lieu of 9 Nov, Iqbal Day holiday
Academic
13 Dec 2016
12th Rabi-ul Awal holiday
Holidays
15 Dec 2016
Rescheduled classes in lieu of 11 Oct, Ashura holiday
Academic
16 Dec 2016
Last day of classes*
Academic
16 Dec 2016
Rescheduled classes in lieu of 12 Oct, Ashura holiday
Academic
17 Dec 2016 to 24 Dec 2016
Final examinations***
Academic
24 Dec 2016
Semester break begins
Holidays
25 Dec 2016
Quaid-e Azam Day/Christmas holiday
Holidays
16 Jan 2017
Spring add period begins
Academic
22 Jan 2017
Semester break ends
Holidays
23 Jan 2017
First day of classes
Academic
30 Jan 2017
Add period ends
Deadlines
31 Jan 2017
Drop period begins
Academic
05 Feb 2017
Kashmir Day holiday
Holidays
24 Feb 2017
Drop period ends (Last day to drop course(s) upto 12 credit hours)
Deadlines
25 Feb 2017
Course withdraw period begins
Academic
10 Mar 2017
Course withdraw period ends (Last day to withdraw from course(s) upto 12 credit hours with a 'W' on the transcript)
Deadlines
20 Mar 2017 to 24 Mar 2017
Mid semester break
Holidays
23 Mar 2017
Pakistan Day holiday
Holidays
01 May 2017
Labour Day holiday (Classes shifted to May 6)
Holidays
06 May 2017
Rescheduled classes in lieu of 1 May, Labour Day holiday
Academic
12 May 2017
Last day of classes*
Academic
13 May 2017 to 20 May 2017
Final examinations***
Academic
21 May 2017
Semester break begins
Holidays
28 May 2017
Ramdhan starts
Academic
31 May 2017
Add period begins
Academic
04 Jun 2017
Semester break ends
Holidays
05 Jun 2017
First day of classes
Academic
07 Jun 2017
Add period ends
Deadlines
08 Jun 2017
Course withdraw period begins
Academic
23 Jun 2017
Course withdraw period ends (Last day to withdraw from course(s) upto 12 credit hours with a 'W' on the transcript)
Deadlines
26 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017
Eid-ul Fitr holidays
Holidays
26 Jun 2017
Eid-ul-Fitr
Holidays
08 Jul 2017
Convocation 2017 (Tentative day for convocation is Saturday, July 8, 2017)
Academic
01 Aug 2017
Last day of classes**
Academic
02 Aug 2017 to 06 Aug 2017
Final examinations***
Academic

Note:

  • University follows all gazetted holidays
  • The exact dates of Islamic holidays are dependent on actual moon sightings and Royat-e-Hilal Committee, Pakistan

*In case of Fall and Spring semester, there are 15 sessions for each weekday. A class scheduled twice a week will have 30 sessions in the semester. Faculty will be required to take at least 28 sessions including midterm examination(s). Two extra sessions can be utilised for regular/review classes (as needed). Graded instruments cannot be taken in these sessions.

**In case of Summer semester, there are seven weeks of instruction including midterm and three extra sessions at the end. In case a class is scheduled four days a week, the faculty will be required to take at least 28 sessions including midterm examination(s). Extra sessions can be utilised for regular/review classes (as needed). Graded instruments cannot be taken in these sessions.

***Grades are due within 10 days of course final examination.