The Kogi State Polytechnic in Lokoja has officially released its academic calendar for the 2023/2024 academic session. This comprehensive guide provides detailed information on the schedule of academic activities for all students of the institution.
Key Dates for the Beginning of the Academic Year
1. Resumption Dates
- For New Students (New ND I and HND I Students): 16th October, 2023
- For Returning Students: 23rd October, 2023
- Note: Resumption for new students excludes SIWES students.
2. Registration Period
- New Students: The registration for new students commences on 16th October and concludes on 17th November 2023, spanning 5 weeks.
- Returning Students: The registration window for returning students is open from 23rd October to 17th November 2023, a duration of 4 weeks.
Latecomers should be wary, as the late registration for new students kicks off on 20th November and wraps up on 15th December 2023. Similarly, returning students have from 20th November to 15th December 2023 for late registration.
3. Academic Timings
- Duration of the First Semester: The first semester runs for 17 weeks for new students, starting on 16th October 2023, and 16 weeks for returning students, beginning on 23rd October 2023.
- Lectures: New students will commence their lectures from 16th October 2023 to 26th January 2024. For returning students, lectures will be from 23rd October 2023 to 26th January 2024.
End-of-Year Activities and the Second Semester
4. Orientation & Examination
- Orientation/Matriculation for New Students: This is slated for 11th December to 16th December, 2023.
- First Semester Exams: These will be conducted between 29th January to 23rd February, 2024.
5. Second Semester Key Dates
- Resumption: All students are to resume the second semester on 15th April 2024.
- Duration: The second semester will span 16 weeks, running from 15th April to 2nd August, 2024.
- Lectures: Regular classes for all students will be from 15th April to 5th July, 2024.
- Exams: The second-semester examinations are scheduled from 8th July to 2nd August 2024. Additionally, part-time students will have their exams from 26th August to 31st August 2024.
6. Administrative and Other Activities
- Part-Time Examination: A separate exam for part-time students is fixed for 18 March 2024.
- Marking of Scripts and Result Consideration: From 26th February to 28th March 2024, staff will mark exam scripts, and results will be considered.
- Next Academic Session: Resumption for the 2024/2025 academic session is pegged for 9th September 2024.
All the best in your pursuit!