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ABU Zaria Academic Calendar for 2020/2021 Released | See Events

Are you interested in ABU Zaria academic calendar for 2020/2021? If you are looking for ABU Zaria academic calendar for 2020 then am very happy to inform you that ABU Zaria academic calendar has been provided here in this post.

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This is a notice to the general public as well as staffs and students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria that ABU Zaria academic calendar for 2020 has been released by the management.

About ABU Zaria Academic Calendar

First of all, Academic calendar is a schedule of all of the events that occur in an academic year. These events may include examination dates, breaks, lecture periods, matriculation dates and other important events.

So, having said that, ABU Zaria academic calendar is simply a schedule of all of the events that will occur in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for the academic year in question.

Note: We are going to update the academic calendar below with the latest ABU Zaria academic calendar. The one below is either outdated or no longer applies.

ABU Zaria Academic Calendar


  • Monday 2nd December, 2019 – Fresh Students Registration
  • Monday 21st December, 2019 to Sunday 4th January, 2020 – Returning and Fresh Students Registration (2-week)
  • Monday 2nd March, 2020 to Friday 7th march, 2020 – Mid Semester Break (1-week)
  • Monday 9th march, 2020 to Friday 25th March, 2020 – Lectures (7-weeks)
  • Monday 13th March, 2020 to Friday 17th March, 2020 – Submission and Release of Continuous Assessment Result (1-Week)
  • Monday 27th April to Saturday 16th May, 2020 – Examination and Marking (3-weeks)
  • Monday 18th May, 2020 – Sunday 30th May, 2020 – First semester Break (2-Weeks)
  • Monday 18th May, 2020 – Saturday 23rd May, 2020 – Compilation of Results by Departments (1-Week )
  • Monday 25th May, 2020 to Saturday 30th May. 2020 – Consideration of Results by Faculty Board (1-week)
  • Thursday 4th June 2020 – Approval of Results by Senate
  • Monday 9th March, 2020 to Monday 16th march, 2020 (1-Week) ADD/DROP

ABU Zaria Distance Learning Academic Calendar


Commencement of January Semester Deployment: 15th February, 2021
14th January, 202114th February, 2021Screening and Registration of New Students
225th January, 202114th February, 2021Registration for Returning Students
315th February, 202116th May, 2021Instruction/Deployment (13 Weeks)
417th May, 202120th May, 2021Consolidation/Revision/Tutorial (4 days Optional)
521st May, 202130th May, 2021Semester Examination (10 Days)
630th May, 20216th June, 2021JANUARY SEMESTER BREAK (1 Week)

MAY SEMESTER 2020/2021

Commencement of May Semester Deployment: 14th June, 2021
118th April, 202113th June, 2021Screening and Registration of New Students
230th May, 202113th June, 2021Registration for Returning Students
314th June, 202112th September, 2021Instruction/Deployment (13 Weeks)
413th September, 202116th September, 2021Consolidation/Revision/Tutorial (4 days Optional)
517th September, 202126th September, 2021Semester Examination (10 Days)
626th September, 20213rd October, 2021MAY SEMESTER BREAK (1 Week)


Commencement of May Semester Deployment: 11th October, 2021
11st August, 202110th October, 2021Screening and Registration of New Students
226th September, 202110th October, 2021Registration for Returning Students
311th October, 20219th January, 2022Instruction/Deployment (13 Weeks)
410th January, 202213th January, 2022Consolidation/Revision/Tutorial (4 days Optional)
514th January, 202223rd January, 2022Semester Examination (10 Days)
623rd January, 202230th January, 2022SEPTEMBER SEMESTER BREAK

Screening/Registration of New Students for January Semester, 2022: 3rd  January 2022

For Further Enquiries: Please call ABU DLC support lines 01-2803823, 09039448743, 08173000010 and 08153000010 or send an email to [email protected] and [email protected]

You can also find them on social media platforms to have your questions answered: Facebook: ABU Distance Learning | Twitter: @abu_dlc | WhatsApp: 09039448743

We are going to update this page as soon as any changes is made to ABU Zaria academic calendar by the management. Until then, continue checking this page and bookmark it for easy access to ABU Zaria academic calendar.

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