Academic Terms

The first degree and further degrees terms are arranged in semester systems. There will be 2 semesters and 1 special semester for each academic year. 1 semester is usually made up of 18 weeks divided into 14 weeks of study period, 1 week of mid-term holidays, 1 week of revision, and 2 weeks of examinations.

 

The special semester usually starts on the first week of June which is made up of 6 weeks of study period and 1 week of examinations. The first semester begins on the first Monday of August, the following semesters also fall on every Monday, both in the second week of January and the first week in the month of June.

Date Activities Weeks
1 August 2016 – 3 December 2016 Semester 1 18
1 August 2016 – 17 September 2016 Teaching Period 7
19 September 2016 – 24 September 2016 Mid Semester Break 1
26 September 2016 – 12 November 2016 Teaching Period 7
14 November 2016 – 19 November 2016 Revision Week 1
21 November 2016 – 3 December 2016 Examination 2
5 December 2016 – 7 January 2017 Inter Semester Break 5
9 January 2017 – 13 May 2017 Semester 2 18
9 January 2017 – 25 February 2017 Teaching Period 7
27 February 2017 – 4 March 2017 Mid Semester Break 1
6 March 2017 – 22 April 2017 Teaching Period 7
24 April 2017 – 29 April 2017 Revision Week 1
1 May 2017 – 13 May 2017 Examination 2
15 May 2017 – 31 July 2017 Long Vacation 11
22 May 2017 – 17 July 2017 Special Semester 8
22 May 2017 – 8 July 2017 Teaching Period 7
10 July 2017 – 17 July 2017 Examination 1