Grading & Classification

Prior to the 2003/2004 academic year, the university was running only certificate and Higher Diploma programmes.  From the 2003/2004 academic year the semester/course credit system was instituted.

THE GRADING SYSTEM

Since the adoption of the semester/course-credit system, the grading system has been as follows:

GRADING SYSTEM FROM 2003/2004 TO 2005/2006 ACADEMIC SESSION

GRADE % MARK GRADE POINT (GP) INTERPRETATION
A+ 80-100 4.00 Outstanding
A 70-79 3.85 Excellent
A- 65-69 3.75 Very Good
B+ 60-64 3.50 Good
B 55-59 3.00 Above Average
B-  50-54 2.50 Average
C+ 45-49 2.00 Pass
C 40-44 1.50 Pass
D 30-39 1.00 Fail
F 0-29 0 Fail
X 0 Fail
Z Disqualification
I Incomplete
Y Continuing

Beginning 2006/2007 academic year the grading system was modified to read as follows:

GRADING SYSTEM FROM AUGUST 2006/2007 TO JULY 2008 ACADEMIC SESSION

GRADE SCORE GRADE POINT (GP) INTERPRETATION
 A+ 80-100 4.00 Outstanding
A 70-79 3.85 Excellent
B+ 65-69 3.50 Very Good
B 60-64 3.00 Good
C+ 55-59 2.50 Above Average
C 50-54 2.00 Average
 D+ 45-49 1.50 Pass
D 40-44 1.00 Weak Pass
F 0-39 0 Fail

Beginning of 2008/2009 academic year, the grading system was again modified to read as follows:

 GRADING SYSTEM FROM AUGUST 2008 TO DATE

GRADE SCORE GRADE POINT (GP) INTERPRETATION
A 80-100 4.00 Outstanding
A- 70-79 3.85 Excellent
B+ 65-69 3.50 Very Good
B 60-64 3.00 Good
C+ 55-59 2.50 Above Average
C 50-54 2.00 Average
D 45-49 1.50 Pass
E 40-44 1.00 Weak Pass
F 0-39 0 Fail
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