Grading and Degree Classification System

The computation of the Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for a student are as follows:

Credit UnitsLetter GradesGrade PointsGrade Points AverageCumulative Grade Point AverageClass of Degree Average (CGPA) Guide to degree classification
Credit units vary according to the contact hours assigned to each course per week, per semester and also according to the work loadA5 

The Grade Point Average is derived by multiplying (i) & (iii) and dividing the product by total credit units.

4.50 – 5.001st Class
B43.50 – 4.492nd Class Upper
2.50 – 3.492nd Class Lower
1.50 – 2.493rd Class