University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) Postgraduate Academic Calendar for 2019/20 Academic Session

The management of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) school of postgraduate studies has released the academic calendar for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Uiversity of Nigeria Nsukka Postgraduate Calendar


January 2020
Monday 06Arrival/Registration of New Postgraduate Students
Monday 13First Semester Lectures begin for New Postgraduate Students
 Arrival and Registration of Old Students
Saturday 25Matriculation Ceremonies for Postgraduate Students (who are not Alumni of U.N.N.)
Monday 27Sale of Application Forms for 2020/2021 Postgraduate Admissions begins.
February 2020
Monday 07Registration Ends for New Postgraduate Students
 Late Registration starts for New Student begins.
Thursday 14Board Meeting
Friday 15 Registration for Old Postgraduate Students ends.
 Late Registration for Old Student begins.
 Submission of Completed End-of-Session Report Forms
Thursday 20Vice-Chancellor’s Research Leadership Prize Winner’s Lecture (Senate Ceremonial Committee)
March 2020
Thursday 13Orientation for Fresh Postgraduate Students at the Departmental and Faculty Level
Friday 14Orientation for Fresh Postgraduate Students at the University level at Ekpo Convocation Arena
Friday 27End of Sale of Application Form for Postgraduate Admissions 2020/2021
 First Semester Lectures continue
April 2020
Thursday 16Board Meeting
Tuesday 21End of Lectures for First Semester
 Submission of First Semester Course-work Examination Time-Table
Wednesday 22Revision begins
May 2020
Wednesday 06Revision ends
Thursday 07First Semester Coursework Examinations start
Tuesday 12School of Postgraduate Studies Distinguished Lecture Series for 2019/2020 – Distinguished Lecture
Thursday 21First Semester Coursework Examinations end
Friday 22Submission of First Semester Results to SPGS begin
Thursday 28Training Workshop for Postgraduate Supervisors/Teachers at Nsukka Campus
 Second Semester Lectures begin
Friday 29Training Workshop for Postgraduate Supervisors/Teachers at Enugu Campus
June 2020  
Friday 05End of Submission of First Semester Results to the School (SPGS)
Thursday 18Board Meeting
 Second Semester Lectures continue
July 2020  
Monday 13Arrival of Sandwich Postgraduate Students
Tuesday 14Registration of Sandwich Postgraduate Students begins
Thursday 16 &
Friday 17
Postgraduate Admission Screening (CBT) takes place
Monday 20Lectures begin for Sandwich Students
Tuesday 28Registration of Sandwich Students end
August 2020  
Thursday 13Board Meeting
Thursday 20Submission of Second Semester Exam Time-Table begins
September 2020  
Thursday 03Lectures for Regular Postgraduate Students end
Friday 04Revision for Regular Postgraduate Students begins
Saturday 05End of Submission of Second Semester Examination Time-Table
 Sandwich Lectures end
Friday 11Revision for Sandwich Students ends
 Revision ends for Regular Postgraduate Students
Monday 14Second Semester Examinations begin for Regular Postgraduate Students
 Revision begins for Sandwich Students
 Examinations begin for Sandwich Students
Wednesday 20Examinations end for Sandwich Postgraduate Students
Monday 28End of Second Semester Examinations (Regular Students)
October 2020
Friday 02End of Sandwich programme
Tuesday 13Board Meeting
Wednesday 14 to Thursday 15Advanced Ph.D Research Paper Writing Workshop
Thursday 22 to Friday 03PGC 601 and PGC 701 Workshop for Nsukka Campus
Thursday 29 – Friday 30Workshop on PGC 601 AND PGC 701 for Enugu Campus
November 2020  
Monday 02Postgraduate Students Vacate Campus
Monday 07Arrival of External Examiners for 2019/2020 Postgraduate Students
Tuesday 09Examination/Oral Defence of Master’s Projects for 2019/2020 set
Thursday 11Departure of External Examiners
December 2020Project Report/Thesis Work Continues for 2019/2020 students



  • Lectures 14 Weeks
  • Revision 2 Weeks
  • Examination 2 Weeks
  • Total 18 Weeks


  • Lectures 14 Weeks
  • Revision 2 Weeks
  • Examination 2 Weeks
  • Total 18 Weeks


  • Project Report writing and Oral Defense – 6 Months


  • Grand Alumini Home-Coming


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