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Academic Calendar

DPC Academic Calendar- Academic Year 2019-2020 (1440-1441)
First Semester
Event Day Dates Date / Hijri
Beginning of 1st Semester for 2nd, 3rd and 4th years Sunday or Monday*01/09/2019*
Orientation & Beginning of M. Pharm 1st Semester classes Friday 06/09/2019 07/01/1441
Beginning of 1st Year classes and Welcome Ceremony Sunday 08/09/2019 09/01/1441
Mid- Semester Exams; 1st,2nd and 3rd year Sunday 20/10/2019 21/02/1441
Beginning of Final Exams of 4th year Sunday 01/12/2019 04/04/1441
Winter Vacation Sunday
Beginning of Final Exams for  M. Pharm 1st & 3rd Semester Friday 03/01/2020 08/05/1441
Beginning of Final Exams for 1st, 2nd and 3rd years Sunday 05/01/2020 10/05/1441
Beginning of Re-sit Exams for 1st, 2nd and 3rd years Sunday 02/02/2020  08/06/1441
*According to the announcement of the Islamic New Year
End of First Semester – NO HOLIDAY
Second Semester
Beginning of 2nd Semester for 4th Year Sunday 05/01/2020 10/05/1441
Commencement of Classes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd years Sunday 02/02/2020 08/06/1441
Commencement of Classes for M.Pharm 2nd Semester Friday 07/02/2020 13/06/1441
Beginning of Final Examination of 4th year Sunday 15/03/2020 10/07/1441
Beginning of Mid- Semester Exams; 1st,2nd and 3rd year Sunday
15/03/2020 20/07/1441
Spring Vacation Sunday
Beginning of Hospital Training for 4th year Sunday 05/04/202012/08/1441
Beginning of Final Examinations for 1st, 2nd and 3rd years Sunday 07/06/2020 15/10/1441
Beginning of Final Exams for  M. Pharm 2nd Semester Friday 05/06/2020 13/10/1441
Announcement of all results Saturday 04/07/2020 13/11/1441
Beginning of Re-sit Exams Sunday 05/07/2020 14/11/1441
Summer Vacation Begins Sunday 19/07/2020 28/11/1441
Event Date
Arafah & Eid Al Adha holiday * Saturday 10th August - Tuesday 13th  August, 2019– during Summer vacation
Hijri New Year * Saturday or Sunday (31 August or 1st  September, 2019)
Prophet’s Birthday Sunday 10th November, 2019 (12th Rabi- Al Awaal)
Student Leisure Trip- 1 3rd week of November, 2019
Martyr's DaySaturday 30th November 2019
UAE National Day Monday & Tuesday 2nd - 3rd December, 2019
New Year’s Day Wednesday 1st January, 2020 –during winter break
Isra'a & Miraaj* Sunday 22nd March 2020 (27th Rajab)
Student Leisure Trip- 2 2nd or 3th week of April, 2020
Farwell Party for Fourth year students 2nd or 3rdweek of April, 2020
29th Ramadhan - Eid Al Fitr  Holiday* Saturday 23rd  May – Tuesday 26th May, 2020
* Note: Islamic holidays are determined after sighting of the moon. Thus actual dates may not coincide with the dates in the calendar
**Beginning of Academic Year 2019-2020 will be on: Sunday 30th  August, 2020