The August (or Odd) Semester starts on the first Monday of August and the January (or Even) Semester starts on the first Monday of January unless it is the first day of January.2
Registration for courses is completed in the week prior to the start of classes. Semester long courses are taught over 14 weeks with a one week mid-semester break. There should be two mid-semester examinations with about one month gap between them. End-Semester examinations are held during the week immediately after the last day of classes. Results are declared after a Grade Finalisation meeting that is held 4-5 days after the last end-semester examination.