POSTGRADUATE ACADEMIC CALENDAR (COURSEWORK FULL TIME & PART TIME)
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MUAMALAT, FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND MUAMALAT  
UNIVERSITI SAINS ISLAM MALAYSIA (USIM) 


SEMESTER I (M181), II (M182) & III (M183) ACADEMIC SESSION 2018/2019  

ACTIVITY 

SEMESTER I (M181)   

NOTES 

DATE  DURATION  WEEK 
University English Proficiency Test (UEPT)  TBA  1 day     

*PPS 

University & Course Registration (New Student)  4 September 2018 (Tue)  1 day  Week 0  31 Aug (Fri): Malaysia’s National Day 
Graduate Welcome Reception  

(172 and 181 Student) 

TBA  1 day  Week 0  *PPS 
Semester & Course Registration Online-Based (Senior Student)   6 – 23 September 2018  18 days  Week 0 – 2   
Late Semester & Course Registration Online-Based (Senior Student)  24 September – 7 October 2018  14 days  Week 3 – 4   
Lecture   11 September – 14 December 2018  14 weeks  Week 1 – 14  9 Sept (Sun): Agong’s Birthday 

11 Sept (Tue): Muharram New Year 

6 Nov (Tue): Diwali  

20 Nov (Tue): The Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday 

Final Examination Semester I  

1 week before exam  

(Final check: registration & ledger) 

17 – 23 December 2018  1 week  –    
Inter-Semester I Vacation  24 December 2018 – 6 January 2019  2 weeks    1 Jan (Tue): New Year  

 

ACTIVITY 

SEMESTER II (M182)   
DATE  DURATION  WEEK   
University English Proficiency Test (UEPT)  TBA  1 day    *PPS 
University & Course Registration (New Student)  3 January 2019 (Thurs)  1 day  Week 0   
Semester & Course Registration Online-Based (Senior Student)  3 – 20 January 2019   18 days  Week 0 – 2   
Late Semester & Course Registration Online-Based (Senior Student)  21 January – 3 February   14 days  Week 3 – 4   
Lecture   7 January – 12 April 2019  14 weeks  Week 1 – 14  3 Apr (Wed): Isra and Mi’raj 
Final Examination Semester II 

1 week before exam  

(Final check: registration & ledger) 

15 – 21 April 2019  1 week     
Inter-Semester II Vacation  22 April – 5 May 2019  2 weeks    1 May (Wed): Labor Day  

 

ACTIVITY 

SEMESTER III (M183)   

NOTES 

DATE  DURATION  WEEK 
Semester & Course Registration Online-Based (Senior Student)  2 – 19 May 2019  18 days   Week 0 – 2    
Lecture  6 May – 16 August 2019  15 weeks  Week 1 – 15  Break 1 week for Eid Fitr: 3 – 9 June    

Eid Fitr: 5 & 6 June (Wed & Thu)   

Final Examination Semester III 

1 week before exam  

(Final check: registration & ledger) 

19 – 25 August 2019  1 week     
Inter-Semester III Vacation  26 August – 8 September 2018   2 weeks    31 Aug (Fri): National Day  

* To be confirmed by PPS 

 IMPORTANT DATES FOR SEMESTER I (M181), II (M182) & III (M183) ** 
UNIVERSITI SAINS ISLAM MALAYSIA (USIM) 

ACTIVITY  SEMESTER I (M181)  SEMESTER II (M182)  SEMESTER III (M183)  DURATION  WEEK 
Late Semester & Course Registration for Senior Student – at GSM Counter 

(Penalty of RM50.00 to Bursary) 

24 September – 5 October 2018  21 January – 1 February 2019   

 

20 – 31 May 2019 

2 weeks  Week 3 – 4 
Application for Change of Programme  10 September – 5 October 2018  7 January – 1 February 2019   

6 – 31 May 2019 

4 weeks  Week 1 – 4 
Application for Add Course   10 September – 5 October 2018  7 January – 1 February 2019   

6 – 31 May 2019 

3 weeks  Week 1 – 4 
Confirmation of Course Registration by STUDENT (Online-Based in iStudent Portal)  1 – 7 October 2018  28 January – 3 February 2019    

 

27 May – 2 June 2019 

1 week  Week 4 
Application for Drop Course  10 September – 2 November 2018  7 January – 1 March 2019  6 May – 28 June 2019   8 weeks  Week 1 – 8 
*Application for Course Exemption   10 September – 2 November 2018  7 January – 1 March 2019  6 May – 28 June 2019   8 weeks  Week 1 – 8 
Application for Change Type of Registration (FT/PT)  

-Local Student Only- 

10 September – 2 November 2018  7 January – 1 March 2019  6 May – 28 June 2019   8 weeks  Week 1 – 8 
Application for Deferment of Study  10 September – 2 November 2018  7 January – 1 March 2019  6 May – 28 June 2019   8 weeks  Week 1 – 8 
Confirmation of Course Registration For Examination Purpose by STUDENT – (Online-Based in iStudent Portal)  12 – 18 November 2018  11 – 17 March 2019  8 – 14 July 2019  1 week  Week 10 
Online Teaching and Learning Evaluation (e-Nilai) by STUDENT (Online-Based in iStudent Portal)  10 – 16 December 2018  8 – 14 April 2019  12 – 18 August 2019  1 week  Week 14 
Timetable and Examination Slip Printing  10 – 16 December 2018  8 – 14 April 2019  12 – 18 August 2019  1 week  Week 14 

 

*Application for Course Exemption can only be applied in the 1st semester. 
– Please refer REGULATIONS OF UNIVERSITI SAINS ISLAM MALAYSIA (GRADUATE STUDIES) 2007 (AMENDMENDS 2015)  

**Subject to Change. Please refer student portal, website and facebook regularly. 

 

PUBLIC HOLIDAY FOR FEDERAL, NEGERI SEMBILAN & SELANGOR 

PUBLIC HOLIDAY  YEAR 
2018  2019** 
New Year  1 January (Monday)  1 January (Tuesday) 
Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan (Nilai Campus Only)  14 January (Sunday)  14 January (Monday) 
Thaipusam  31 January (Wednesday)  21 January (Monday) 
Chinese New Year  16 & 17 February 

(Friday & Saturday) 

5 & 6 February  

(Tuesday & Wednesday) 

Labour Day  1 May (Tuesday)  1 May (Wednesday) 
Israk & Mikraj (Nilai Campus Only)  13 April (Friday)  3 April (Wednesday) 
Wesak   29 May (Tuesday)  19 May (Sunday) 
Nuzul Quran (Pandan Indah Campus Only)  2 June (Saturday)  22 May (Sunday) 
Eid ull fitri  15 & 16 June  

(Friday & Saturday) 

5 & 6 June  

(Wednesday & Thursday) 

Eid ul adha  22 August (Wednesday)  11 August (Sunday) 
National Day  31 August (Friday)  31 August (Saturday) 
Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong  9 September (Sunday)  9 September (Monday) 
Malaysia Day  16 September (Sunday)  16 September (Monday) 
Maal Hijrah (Muharram New Year)  11 September (Tuesday)  1 September (Sunday) 
Diwali  6 November (Tuesday)  27 October (Sunday) 
Birthday of Sultan Selangor (Pandan Indah Campus Only)  11 December (Tuesday)  11 December (Wednesday) 
Birthday of Prophet Muhammad s.a.w (Maulidur Rasul)  20 November (Tuesday)  10 November (Sunday) 
Christmas  25 December (Tuesday)  25 December (Wednesday) 

 

**Subject to Change