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Welcome to the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science consists of the Departments of Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Zoology. The Faculty offers primarily undergraduate courses leading to a three-year Bachelor of Science (General) Degree and four-year Bachelor of Science (Special) Degrees. [more]


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General Academic Calendar

The General Degree Programme consists of three academic years (Level I, Level II and Level III) and the Special Degree Programme consists of four academic years. The faculty will notify the commencement of the academic year with the approval of the Faculty Board. An academic year consists of two semesters with 15 weeks each.

A typical calendar for an academic year is given in the following table.
First semester   Weeks   Second semester   Weeks  
1st half   8   1st half   8  
Mid semester recess   1   Mid semester recess   1  
2nd half   7   2nd half   7  
Study leave period   1   Study leave period   1  
Examination period 3   Examination period 4  
Vacation periods and Holidays 11
Total 52