Welcome to Newports Institute of Communications and Economics

Q. In which Semesters admission are offered in NICE?
NICE offers admissions in Fall and Spring Semesters only.

Q. How many regular semesters are offered in NICE in an Academic Year?
NICE offers two regular/full semesters in an Academic Year, titled as Fall and Spring.

Q. Can you drop a regular semester?
Students must register in each regular semester, however, a student can freeze his/her regular semester and must submit a request in case he/she wishes to either freeze or drop a regular semester and should obtain an approval from the concerned department.

Q. How many courses can be taken in a Regular Semester? 

A student can take a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 course load in a regular semester.

Q. How many courses can be taken in an Optional Semester? 

A student is only allowed to take a maximum of 3 courses having not more than 9 Credit hours in an optional semester.

Q. What is Summer (Crash) Semester? 

Summer (Crash) semester is an optional semester for students and is not regarded as a complete/regular Semester.

Q. Who can take Summer (Crash) semester? 
Any student who has either failed or has been stopped to take the examination due to shortage of class attendance or wishes to improve his/her grade is allowed to register in summer or taking a remedial course work.

Q. What is the duration of each semester? 

Each semester (Fall and Spring) may comprise of approximately 17-18 weeks.For exact duration, refer to the Academic Calendar of the required semester. Summer (Crash) semester is of 8 weeks.

Q. How many weeks are allocated to teaching and examination in a semester? 
In Fall and Spring Semesters, at least 14 weeks are allocated for teaching and related activities such as presentation, project reports, visit etc., whereas 2 weeks are designated for Examinations in which Midterm and Final Examinations are given 1 week each. Summer (Crash) semester has 7 teaching weeks whereas time allocated for Examinations is 1 Week.