The administrative body of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) has officially published the postgraduate academic calendar for the 2023/2024 academic session.
This detailed timetable is a vital framework for teaching staff and postgraduate students, outlining the essential academic activities and schedules for the first and second semesters.
A Closer Look at the First Semester 2023/2024
The Registration Phase and Result Verification
The first semester is slated to commence on Monday, 18th September 2023, with online registration and result verification. This is an indispensable step as it ensures students are adequately registered and their academic credentials verified for the upcoming term.
Kickstarting the Academic Journey: Lecture Commencement
The actual academic engagement starts on Monday, 2nd October 2023, with the initiation of lectures. This marks the core educational period where students are to be actively involved in learning activities.
Rounding Off the Semester and Holiday Season
The lectures are scheduled to run until Saturday, 23rd December 2023. After the lectures conclude, there will be a Christmas break from Saturday, 23rd December 2023, to Saturday, 6th January 2024.
Upon resumption, examinations are to commence immediately on Monday, 8th January 2024 and will end on Saturday, 20th January 2024. This critical assessment period serves as an evaluation of student’s academic performance throughout the semester.
Marking and Result Compilation
After the examinations, there is a window from Saturday, 22nd January to Saturday, 3rd February 2024, earmarked for marking and result compilation. This period is vital for faculty members to evaluate and input academic scores.
Departmental and Faculty Committee Meetings
The departmental postgraduate (PG) committee will meet on Monday, 5th February 2024, to consider the first-semester examination results. Subsequently, the faculty PG committee meeting is set for Monday, 12th February 2024.
|Date Range||Event Description|
|Monday, 18th September, 2023||Online Registration/Result Verification begins|
|Monday, 2nd October, 2023||Commencement of 1st Semester Lectures|
|Saturday, 23rd December, 2023||End of 1st Semester Lectures/Revision|
|Saturday, 23rd December, 2023– Saturday, 6th January, 2024||Christmas Break|
|Monday, 8th January, 2024||Commencement of 1st Semester Examinations|
|Saturday, 20th January, 2024||End of 1st Semester Examinations|
|Saturday, 22nd January, 2024 – Saturday, 3rd February, 2024||Marking and Compilation of Results|
|Monday, 5th February, 2024||Faculty PG Committee Meets to Consider 1st Semester Examination Results|
|Monday, 12th February, 2024||Faculty PG Committee Meets to consider 1st Semester Examination Results|
The Second Semester: A Synopsis
The Academic Activities
Lectures for the second semester are set to begin on Monday, 19th February 2024 and will run until Saturday, 18th May 2024. The examinations for this semester are scheduled from Monday, 20th May 2024, to Saturday, 1st June 2024.
Result Compilation and Committee Meetings
The marking and compilation of results will occur from Monday, 3rd June, to Saturday, 15th June 2024. Following this, the departmental and faculty PG committees will convene on Monday, 17th June 2024 and Monday, 24th June 2024, respectively.
PG Board Meeting and Session End
The postgraduate board will meet to consider and approve the sessional examination results on Friday, 28th June 2024. The 2023/2024 academic session will officially conclude on Saturday, 29th June 2024.
|Date Range||Event Description|
|Monday, 19th February, 2024||Commencement of 2nd Semester Lectures|
|Saturday, 18th May, 2024||End of Second Semester Lectures/Revision|
|Monday, 20th May, 2024||Commencement of 2nd Semester Examinations|
|Saturday, 1st June, 2024||End of 2nd Semester Examinations|
|Monday, 3rd June – Saturday, 15th June, 2024||Marking and Compilation of Results|
|Monday, 17th June, 2024||Faculty PG Committee Meets to Consider Sessional Examination Results|
|Monday, 24th June, 2024||Faculty PG Committee Meets to consider Sessional Examination Results|
|Friday, 28th June, 2024||PG Board Meets to Consider and Approve Sessional Examination Results|
|Saturday, 29th June, 2024||End of 2023/2024 Academic Session|
Adherence to the UNIJOS postgraduate academic calendar is pivotal for a seamless academic experience.
This all-encompassing guide aims to provide you with the critical dates and activities for the 2023/2024 academic session, thereby allowing you to prepare adequately.