University of Benin, UNIBEN, has released the Revised academic calendar for the 2017/2018 academic session. The entire university community are hereby informed. The revised academic calendar contains the academic events that have been scheduled to take place in the new session.

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The Academic Calendar for 2017/2018 Academic Session as Approved by Senate of the University of Benin is posted below for new and returning student’s consumption. Be sure to use the calendar on this page as a guide through the session. You can check the full academic calendar below.

UNIBEN REVISED ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017/18

UNIBEN Academic Calendar – 1st Semester.

  • 07/01/2018 – New Students come into residence for 2017/2018 academic session.
  • 08/01/2018 Clearance begins for new students.
  • 14/01/2018 – Old students come into residence.
  • 15/01/2018 – Lectures begin for all students for first semester of 2017/2018 Academic Session.
  • 16/02/2018 – Deadline for registration and payment of school charges/fees for 2017/2018 academic session.
  • 03/03/2018 – Matriculation (8 weeks after resumption).
  • 06/04/2018 – End of 1 semester lectures for 2017/2018 Academic Session (14 weeks).
  • 09/04/2018 – 13/04/2018 – Revision (one week).
  • 16/04/2018 – Examinations begin in Faculties of Education/Pharmacy/Engineering/Life Sciences/Physical Sciences/Environmental Sciences.
  • 20/04/2018 – CED Examination.
  • 23/04/2018–20/04/2018 – Other Faculties Examinations begin (two weeks)
  • 07/05/2018-11/05/2018 – GST Exams (CBT).
  • 14/05/2018-25/05/2018 – Students go down for first semester break (Two weeks break)

UNIBEN Academic Calendar – 2nd Semester.

  • 27/05/2018 – Students come into residence for second semester.
  • 28/05/2018 – Lectures begin for second semester.
  • 17/08/2018 – Second semester lectures end.
  • 20/08/2018 – 24/08/2018 – Revision (one week)
  • 27/08/2018 – Examinations begin in Faculties of Education/Pharmacy/Engineering/Life Sciences/Physical Sciences/Environmental Sciences.
  • 31/08/2018 – CED Examinations.
  • 03/09/2018 – 14/09/2018 Other Faculties Examinations (two weeks.)
  • 17/09/2018 – 21/09/2018 – General Studies Examinations.
  • 22/09/2018 – Students go down (end of 2017/2018 academic session).
  • 24/09/2018 – 5/10/2018 – Schools/Faculties/Institutes/Departments/Board of Studies meet to consider 2017/2018 sessional results. .
  • 08/10/2018 – 28/10/2018 – Business Committee meets to consider results for lower level for 2017/2018 academic session.
  • 15/10/2018 – 19/10/2018 – Senate meets to consider Sessional Results for higher levels for 2017/2018 academic session.
  • 18/11/2018 – New students come into residence for 2018/2019 academic session.
  • 2/12/2018 – Old students come into residence for 2018/2019 academic session.

03/12/2018 – Lectures begin for 1 Semester of 2018/2019 academic session.

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