LAHORE: The academic calendar for colleges in the province has been issued, according to which the Higher Education Department (HED) has extended the academic year for the current session to April, 2018.
According to the new academic calendar announced through a notification, the academic year 2017-18 would begin from August 15.
The notification said that XI (1st Year) classes would begin from September 4, 2017 and continue till April 14, 2018. For XII (2nd year), the classes would begin from August 15, 2017 and continue till April 14, 2018. It said that the classes for 3rd Year would continue from October 2, 2017 till April 16, 2018.
The 4th Year classes would commence on August 15, 2017 and would continue until March 12, 2018. Meanwhile, the pre-FA/FSc classes would start from May 20, 2018 and continue up to May 31, 2018.
The notification said colleges would hold tests from December 2 to December 23, 2017, while monthly tests would be held in October, January and February. The send-up exams would be held in March for 1st and 2nd year.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 6th, 2017.