Bayero University Kano (BUK) Academic Calendar has been updated for all eligible Students Fresher and Returning student. Follow up on the resumption date and schedule academic calendar.
Do well to note the date scheduled for examination and lectures and get set for the academic year. It’s the revised Academic Calendar.
Institution Bayero University Kano (BUK)
Academic Session 2022/2023
Registration Dates Monday, 10th July to 10th August, 2023
First Semester Lecture Dates Monday, 24th July to 28th October, 2023
Mid-Semester Break Dates Monday, 11th to 17th September, 2023 (1st Semester), Monday, 15th to 21st January, 2024 (2nd Semester)
Examination Dates Monday, 30th October to 25th November, 2023 (1st Semester), Monday, 4th March to 30th March, 2024 (2nd Semester)
Second Semester Lecture Dates Monday, 4th December, 2023 to 2nd March, 2024
End of Session Date Saturday, 18th May, 2024
Detailed Overview of BUK’s 2022/2023 Academic Calendar
Registration for Fresh and Returning Students:
A Month-long Process
Commencing on Monday, 10th July and running through to 10th August 2023, both fresh and returning students will be provided with ample time to register for the academic session.
First Semester: A Mix of Academics and Breaks
First Semester Lectures will kick-off on Monday, 24th July, spanning over 13 weeks until 28th October 2023. A week-long mid-semester break, starting from Monday, 11th to 17th September 2023, will serve as a period for rest and recuperation. The First Semester Examinations will then follow from Monday, 30th October until 25th November 2023.
To close out the semester, students will have a week-long break from Monday, 27th November to 3rd December 2023, offering them a chance to relax and prepare for the second semester.
Second Semester: A Continuation of Rigorous Academics
The Second Semester Lectures will commence on Monday, 4th December 2023 and will run through to 2nd March 2024, also spanning 13 weeks. A mid-semester break will occur from Monday, 15th to 21st January 2024, breaking up the academic rigour.
Consequently, the Second Semester Examinations will kick-off on Monday, 4th March and conclude on 30th March 2024.
The end of session is slated for Saturday, 18th May 2024, concluding the academic calendar for the 2022/2023 session.
Monday, 10th July to 10th August, 2023 Registration for both Fresh and Returning Students
Monday, 24th July to 28th October, 2023 First Semester Lectures (13 weeks)
Monday, 11th to 17th September, 2023 Mid-semester Break (1 week)
Monday, 30th October to 25th November, 2023 First Semester Examinations (4 weeks)
Monday, 27th November to 3rd December, 2023 End of Semester Break (1 week)
Monday, 4th December, 2023 to 2nd March, 2024 Second Semester Lectures (13 weeks)
Monday, 15th to 21st January, 2024 Mid-semester Break (1 week)
Monday, 4th March to 30th March, 2024 Second Semester Examinations (4 weeks)
Saturday, 18th May, 2024 End of Session
BUK Academic Calendar
BUK will now resume from the election break on Tuesday, 21st March 2023. The last week of lectures and GSP examinations will take place between 22nd and 31st March 2023.
The second semester examinations will occur from 3rd to 29th April 2023, spanning three weeks. This period includes notable holidays such as Good Friday, Easter Monday, and Eid El Fit, which fall on 7th, 10th, 24th, and 25th April, respectively.
After the last examination, there will be a seven-week end-of-session break, which will last from 1st May to 17th June 2023. Finally, the new 2022/2023 academic session is set to commence on Monday, 10th July 2023.
By providing this updated information, we hope to help students and staff at Bauchi State University, Gadau better plan their schedules for the completion of the 2020/2021 academic session and the start of the 2022/2023 session.
Tuesday, 21st March, 2023 Resumption from Election Break
Wednesday, 22nd – Saturday, 31st March, 2023 Last Week of Lectures / GSP Examination
Monday, 3rd – 29th April, 2023 2020/2021 Second Semester Examinations (3 weeks) including Good Friday, Easter Monday, and Eid El Fit (7th, 10th, 24th & 25th April respectively)
Monday, 1st May, 2023 – 17th June, 2023 End of Session Break (7 Weeks after the Last Examination)
Monday, 10th July, 2023 Beginning of 2022/2023 Academic Session
BUK Academic Calendar
Monday, 7th December, 2022 to 18th March, 2023: Second Semester Lectures (14 Weeks)
Monday, 22nd February to 14th March, 2023: Election Break (3 Weeks)
Tuesday, 14th March, 2023: Resumption from Election Break
Wednesday 15th to Saturday 25th March, 2023: Last week of lectures/GSP examinations (1 week)
Monday, 27th March to 18th April, 2023: 2020/2021 Second Semester Examinations (3 weeks) including good Friday and Easter (7th April to 10th April, respectively)
Wednesday 19th April to 6th June, 2023: End of Session Break (7 weeks after last examination)
Monday, 30 July, 2023: Beginning of 2022/2023 Academic Session
BUK Academic Calendar 2022/2023 Academic Session
The Senate at its 397th meeting held on Wednesday, 26th October, 2022 approved a revised calendar for 2020/2021 academic session for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as follows:
BUK Academic Calendar
2020/2021 Approved Revised Calendar for Undergraduate programmes:
S/N DATE ACTIVITIES
1 Monday, 24th October – 12th November, 2022 Resumption/Revision (3 weeks)
2 Monday, 14th November – 3rd December 2022 First Semester Examinations (3 weeks)
3 Monday, 5th December 2022 – 18th March 2023 Second Semester Lectures (14 weeks)
4 Monday 20th – 26th February, 2023 Election Break
5 Monday 6th – 12th March 2023 Election Break
6 Monday, 13th March- 1st April, 2023 Second Semester Examinations (3 weeks)
7 Monday, 22nd May, 2023 End of Session Break
8 Monday, 3rd July 2023 Beginning of the Next Session (2022/2023)
Approved Calendar for completion of 2020/2021 Academic Session for Postgraduate programmes:
Upon consideration of the revised calendar, the senate approved as follows:
Summary of Activities
S/N Activities Date Week
1 Completion First Semester Lectures Monday 24th October, 2022 To Saturday 3rd December 2022 6 Weeks
2 First Semester Examinations Monday 5th December 2022 To Saturday 17th December 2022 2 Weeks
3 Break Between 1* and 2nd Semester Monday 19th December 2022 To Saturday 31st December 2022 2 Weeks
4 Second Semester Lectures Monday 2nd January 2023 To Saturday 8th April, 2023 14 Weeks
5 Second Semester Examinations Monday 10th April, 2023 To Thursday 20th April, 2023
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