University Of Jos (UNIJOS) Postgraduate Academic Calendar For The 2024/2025 Academic Session


The administrative body of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) has officially published the postgraduate academic calendar for the 2024/2025 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 2024/2025

The Registration Phase and Result Verification

The first semester is slated to commence on Monday, 18th September 2024, 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 2024, 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 2024. After the lectures conclude, there will be a Christmas break from Saturday, 23rd December 2024, to Saturday, 6th January 2024.

Examination Period

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 RangeEvent Description
Monday, 18th September, 2024Online Registration/Result Verification begins
Monday, 2nd October, 2024
Commencement of 1st Semester Lectures
Saturday, 23rd December, 2024End of 1st Semester Lectures/Revision
Saturday, 23rd December, 2024– Saturday, 6th January, 2024Christmas Break
Monday, 8th January, 2024Commencement of 1st Semester Examinations
Saturday, 20th January, 2024End of 1st Semester Examinations
Saturday, 22nd January, 2024 – Saturday, 3rd February, 2024Marking 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 2024/2025 academic session will officially conclude on Saturday, 29th June 2024.

Date RangeEvent Description
Monday, 19th February, 2024Commencement of 2nd Semester Lectures
Saturday, 18th May, 2024 End of Second Semester Lectures/Revision
Monday, 20th May, 2024Commencement of 2nd Semester Examinations
Saturday, 1st June, 2024End of 2nd Semester Examinations
Monday, 3rd June – Saturday, 15th June, 2024Marking and Compilation of Results
Monday, 17th June, 2024Faculty PG Committee Meets to Consider Sessional Examination Results
Monday, 24th June, 2024Faculty PG Committee Meets to consider Sessional Examination Results
Friday, 28th June, 2024PG Board Meets to Consider and Approve Sessional Examination Results
Saturday, 29th June, 2024End of 2024/2025 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 2024/2025 academic session, thereby allowing you to prepare adequately.

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