download COVID-19

Reopening of KIU for Students

  1. In line decision of Federal Government and HEC, KIU main campus and sub campuses shall open phase-wise from 15 Sep, 2020.


  1. Students and staff at campus, sub campuses shall strictly follow the KIU Safety SoPs of using mask and ensuring physical distancing. Further details on KIU Safety Protocols are given at link. In case of violation, strict disciplinary action shall be taken.


  1. Students arriving at University and hostels shall provide an undertaking before or at time of arrival as per approved template. Template is available at “Student Return Package” for access and print.


  1. All students shall resume exam preps and take final term exams in two (2) Cohorts. Each Cohort has divided into faculty wise groups. Only students of prescribed faculties and departments shall be allowed during a particular timeslot.


Time Period: 15 September – 26 September 2020
Faculty of Natural Sciences & Faculty of Arts & Humanities
1. Department of Computer Sciences
2. Department of Earth Sciences
3. Department of Education
4. Department of Linguistics & Literature
5. Department of Mathematical Sciences
6. Department of Media & Communications
7. Department of Mining Engineering
8. Department of Physics
9. Department of Psychology
10. Department of Urdu



Time Period: 27 September – 05 October 2020
Faculty of Life Sciences & Faculty of Social Sciences
1. Department of Agriculture & Food Technology
2. Department of Anthropology & Sociology
3. Department of Biological Sciences
4. Department of Business Management
5. Department of Chemistry
6. Department of Economics
7. Department of Environmental Sciences
8. Department of Forestry
9. Department of International Relations


We expect due support from students, their parents, staff and everyone at the campus for assisting us.


  1. Students and staff shall use specified gates for entry and exits. They will be checked for temperature and symptoms of COVID-19. In case of any fever or symptoms, the concerned shall not be allowed at campus and shall be advised for quarantine at home.


  1. The arrival and stay of students at hostel shall be in line with Cohort-1 and cohort-2 and compliance of additional instructions for them during their stay at hostel, entry/exit shall be provided during hostel orientation.


  1. All these precautionary measures are being taken to make sure that together we can avoid any risk of COVID-19 infection, through better planning, implementation and cooperation. We need support from all to make KIU a safe place to study, work and live.


Guidelines for Being on Campus

The following safety protocols are also referred as “KIU Safety SOPs or KIU Safety Regime”, which shall be applicable to all students, staff and visitors with a complete adherence to comply with these guidelines:

  1. All KIU students, faculty, staff and visitors to be screened at main entrance gate through digital thermometers. In case of higher temperature (i.e. 100 F), it shall be mandatory for the person to seek advisory note from KIU health office before any campus engagements.
  2. All KIU faculty, staff and staff is advised to wash their hands at nearest washrooms located to his / her office before starting routine office work. And the visitors shall wash their hands at washing point located at entrance gate or at their respective departmental Restrooms.
  • Every person is required to enter campus with MASKS properly covering the face, and ensure wearing masks during office hours. No employee shall be allowed without wearing mask at the Campus. The University will have the authority to remove any student/employee from Campus premises, failing to comply with the SOPs
  1. Biometric attendance protocol is suspended till further orders, and all the departmental/ section heads to ensure attendance of their staff through manual procedures.
  2. For Safety of every person,” NO HANDSHAKE POLICY/NO HUGS” is being implemented.
  3. Every person on campus must follow the policy of “Physically distancing” at the work environment, and follow protocol of remain at least 6 feet apart at all times.
  • It is desirable to keep the office doors open to avoid any frequent hand contact with door handles.
  • All forms of large congregations and gatherings on-campus are suspended
  1. Avoid face-to-face in person meetings, only urgent unavoidable meeting is allowed to meet and maintain at least 6 feet distance space with provision of proper air ventilation at meeting space.
  2. All faculty and staff to plan stagger breaks and meal times to ensure physical distancing during breaks. This shall be managed by concerned Head of Department/Section.
  3. Faculty/Staff with any symptom of illness or susceptibility to disease will be allowed to work from home. Such cases are required to submit proof of illness/ treatment to his/her concerned Section head or reporting authority.

All Departmental/ Section heads must orient their staff/Students with these guidelines for its proper implementation and effective care of staff.


Academic Calendar for Returning Students for Final Term Exams

Cohort -1

(Faculty of Natural Sciences & Faculty of Arts/Humanities)


Students of Hostel to move and arrive (Cohort-1) Sep 13, 2020
Preps days for the hostel students and related Day Scholars 15 Sep – 20 Sep, 2020
Exam of the Cohort 01 students Sep 21-26, 2020
Final Semester Results Oct 12-18, 2020



Cohort -2

(Faculty of Life Sciences & Faculty of Social Sciences)


Students of Hostel to move and arrive (Cohort-2) Sep 27, 2020
Preps days for the hostel students and related Day Scholars 28 Sep – 04 Oct, 2020
Exam of the Cohort 02 students 05 Oct – 10 Oct, 2020
Final Semester Results Oct 12-18, 2020



Academic Calendar for Fall 2020 Semester

Fall 2020 Oct 19, 2020 – Jan 15 2021
Mid Semester Exam (After 6 weeks of teaching) Nov 22-28,2020
End Semester Exam Jan 4-10,2021
Final Semester Results Jan 15,2020
Winter Break Jan 16-Feb 28,2021
Start of Spring 2021 March 01,2021




android APK