Academics

Academic Calendar

DPC Academic Calendar- Academic Year 2016-2017 (1437-1438)
First Semester
Event Day Dates Date / Hijri
Beginning of 1st Semester Sunday 28/08/2016 25/11/1437
Orientation & Beginning of M. Pharm 1st Semester classesFriday02/09/201501/12/1437
Beginning of M. Pharm 3rd Semester classes Friday 02/09/2015 01/12/1437
Beginning of 1st Year classes  and Welcome CeremonySunday 04/09/2016 03/12/1437
Mid- Semester Exams; 1st,2nd and 3rd year Sunday 23/10/2016 22/01/1438
Beginning of Final Exams of 4th year Sunday 20/11/2016 20/02/1438
Winter Vacation Sunday to
  Saturday
18/12/2016
  31/12/2016
19/03/1438
  02/04/1438
Beginning of Final Exams for 1st, 2nd and 3rd yearsMonday 02/01/2017 04/04/1438
Beginning of Final Exams for  M. Pharm 1st & 3rd Semester Friday 06/01/2017 09/04/1438
Beginning of Re-sit Exams for 1st, 2nd and 3rd years Sunday 05/02/2017  08/05/1438
End of First Semester - No Holiday
Second Semester
Beginning of 2nd  Semester for 4th YearMonday02/01/201704/04/1438
Commencement of Classes for  M. Pharm 2nd Semester Friday 10/02/2016 13/05/1438
Commencement of  Classes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd yearsSunday12/02/201715/05/1438
Beginning of Final Examination of 4th year Sunday 19/03/2017 20/06/1438
Mid Semester Vacation Sunday to
  Saturday
26/03/2017
  01/04/2017
27/06/1438
  04/07/1438
Beginning of Mid- Semester Exams; 1st,2nd and 3rd year Sunday
09/04/2017 12/07/1438
Beginning of Final Examinations for 1st, 2nd and 3rd years Sunday 04/06/2017 09/09/1438
Beginning of Final Exams for  M. Pharm 2nd Semester Friday 09/06/2017 14/09/1438
Announcement of all results Wednesday18/07/201724/10/1438
Beginning of Re-sit Exams Monday04/09/201713/12/1438
Summer Vacation Begins Sunday23/07/201729/10/1438
Events
Event Date
Eid Al Adha HolidaySun, 11/09/2016 - Thu, 15/09/ 2016
Hijri New YearSun, 02/10/2016
Student Leisure Trip- 13rd or 4th week of November, 2016
Martyr's DayWed, 30/11/2016
UAE National DayFri, 2/12/2016 - Sat, 03/12/2016 
New Year’s DaySunday, 01/01/2017
Prophet’s BirthdayMon, 12/12/2016 (12th Rabi- Al Awal)
Student Leisure Trip- 13rd or 4th week of April, 2017
End of Year Ceremony3rd or 4th week of May, 2017
Isra’a & MiragMon, 24/4/2017 (27th Rajab)
29th Ramadan - Eid Al Fitr HolidaySun, 25/06/2017 - Tue, 27/06/2017
* 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 2017-2018 will be on: Monday 04/09/2017


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