NOUN Academic Calendar For 2021/2 Semester

NOUN Academic Calendar – National Open University Of Nigeria Academic Calendar For 2021 Academic Session (First and Second Semester), NOUN Admission Form and Registration Closing Date, TMA Submission Schedule and Examination Date in 2021”

This is to inform the general public and most especially all the New/Returning students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) that the management of the institution has released the NOUN academic calendar for the year 2021 First and Second semester.



Application form for admission into the National Open University Of Nigeria programme is opened, Course and Exam Registration are also open. Aspirants can apply and upload their credentials online for the clearance process.
According to the academic calendar, all registration will close on 30th September 2021.


1. Facilitation (Lectures) at all NOUN study centres and online at NOUN eLearning portal will commence on 16th September 2021. You should also collect your Textbooks/Course materials at your study centre within the same period.

2. All registrations in the 2021 Second Semester ends on 30th September 2021.

3. NOUN IT/SIWES defence would run for 4weeks.

4. Pen on Paper (POP [Hand written) examinations (It’s for OLDER students in 300L to 800L) begins on 9th November 2021 and ends on 30th November 2021 (Just 3 weeks – prepare for at least 2 exams daily)

5. E-Examination exercise (Computer Based – It’s for new students in 100L to 200L) begins on 6th December 2021 and ends on 21st December 2021 (Just 3 weeks – prepare for at least 2 exams daily)

The expected date for the release of results if it’s accepted by the senate is 14th January 2021.



According to the academic calendar, NOUN Tutor Mark Assessment/Assignment (TMA) submission is scheduled as follow:-

TMA 1:- STRAT October 1st 2021 – 10th October 2021

TMA 2:- STRAT 11th October 2021 – 24th October 2021

TMA 3:- START 25th October 2021 – 7th November 2021


Your convocation would come up on 30th January 2021. Go get the certificated you’ve been struggling for and improve your life with it.


MonthActivityPossible DurationDates
December, 2020Registration of Courses/Examination Begins 1st December, 2020
January, 2021Pen on Paper Examination begins 18th January, 2021
JanuaryInaugural Lecture 28th January, 2021
January9th & 10th Convocation 30th January, 2021
February, 2021Pen on paper examination ends 6th February, 2021
FebruaryInaugural Lecture 8th February, 2021
FebruaryE-examination begins 11th February, 2021
FebruaryE-examination ends 26th February, 2021
March, 2021Senate 9th March, 2021
April, 2021Registration of Courses/Examination Ends 20th April, 2021
AprilOrientation 23rd April, 2021
AprilMatriculation 24th April, 2021
AprilFacilitation commences 26th April, 2021
April1st TMA  begins 30th April, 2021
May, 2021SIWES4 weeks3rd  May – 29th May, 2021
May1st TMA  ends 9th May, 2021
May2nd TMA  begins 10th May, 2021
May2nd TMA  ends 19th May, 2021
May3rd TMA  begins 20th May, 2021
June, 20213rd TMA  ends 29th May, 2021   
JunePen on Paper Examination begins2 Weeks1st June, 2021
JunePen on Paper Examination ends15th  June, 2021
JuneE-examination begins2 Weeks22nd June, 2021
July, 2021E-examination ends6th July, 2021
JulyInaugural Lecture July, 2021
JulySenate 13th July, 2021
JulyRelease of Results 15th July, 2021
JulyRegistration of Courses/Examination begins 19th July, 2021
September, 2021Facilitation commences 16th September, 2021
SeptemberRegistration of Courses/Examination ends 30th September, 2021
October, 20211st TMA  begins 1st October, 2021
October1st TMA  ends 10th October, 2021
October2nd TMA  begins 11th October, 2021
October2nd TMA  ends 24th October, 2021
October3rd TMA  begins 25th October, 2021
November, 20213rd TMA  ends 7th November, 2021
NovemberPen on Paper Examination begins 9th November, 2021
NovemberPen on Paper Examination ends 30th November, 2021
December, 2021E-examination begins 6th December, 2021
DecemberE-examination ends 21st December, 2021
January, 2022Senate 12th January, 2022
JanuaryRelease of Results 14th January, 2022
JanuaryConvocation 28th – 29th January, 2022



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  1. Morning, please how many course is 1st semester 2oo level Public Admin and what are the courses so that I can download them before I do my registration. Thanks

      1. please, i am 400 level student of noun my area of discipline is political science, since 2018 july i finished my project, waiting for the graduating list to come out unfortunately my name wasn’t there, i waited for the next list the same thing occur, so when i went to the headquater to rectify the issue, i was made to know that 3 courses is holding me, so when i wanted to register, for the courses, the portal has already closed for registeration, then i waited for the year 2020, before i could register the lockdown and other things, now this year i want to register for the 3 courses, so that i can graduate, but my portal is not opning, and i have register for the semester, and is writing undergraduate enrollment, i should start from 100 level, and upload my credentials what will i do.

  2. Hello, Good Evening
    Please I’m not seeing any information about your masters program.
    I’m interested and id like to know the processes involved and when the admission will commence.
    I await your response, thanks.

  3. Please I uploaded my credentials over a week now and up until now, I have not received any response as to verification and sending of matric no.

  4. i want to be ur student can u give me 300level wen i have H N D COOPERATIVE ECONOMIC & MANAGEMENT ,CHANGE TO INTERPRENEUR

  5. Good morning please when is the project defense for MSc peace Studies and conflict Resolution coming up?thanks

  6. Pls sir , how many courses to register for Accounting for 200leavel first semester. Name the. For me sir .

  7. Why is it that chemistry student don’t go for practicals at noun is it that there is no laboratory

  8. Please I wanna inquire if master program administration and planning still Available for application. And when will they be going entrance exam.

  9. please how many course is 1st semester 1oo level Information technology and what are the courses so that I can download them before I do my registration. Thanks

  10. i have international diploma in information technology and communication, informatics kazaure, jigawa state. Advance diploma in computer science from jigawa state polytechnic, Dutse.
    i want to apply for, which course will you offer me to study? Information Technology or Computer science? which Level?

  11. Hi,
    I want to ask as a HND holder with Upper credit(3.47/4.00) in Banking and Finance, can I be offered admission for Masters in NOUN?
    If yes, is admission still on now?

  12. Good morning, Please is the masters form still on for sale? And when am I likely to resume if I get the form tomorrow?

    1. Please I want to register for 200 level 1st semester and I don’t know the courses to register. Please can I have the registerable courses

  13. Pls I want to make enquiry abt the second semester payment and How much am I going to pay for second semester for 100level accounting

  14. Please sir, is noun application form still ongoing?
    And when a person apply which time will the person get admitted?

  15. Good morning sir,
    I want to go for my pgd. I have HND in Banking and Finance. Is PGD or Masters I will be offered.
    Secondly, when can I start the processing of my admission?

    Please, I need a reply asap so to keep the ball rolling. Thank you in advance!

  16. Please can I still apply for admission into 200lv now or till April? Because I learnt the registration on now is for 2nd semester… Please reply asap. Thanks

  17. I really dont understand how the school is being runned. I applies for masters in business administration. Is there any semester time table?.
    How is their lectures taken?

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