Grading and Degree Classification System

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

(i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi)
Credit Units Letter Grades and Scores Grade Points Grade Points Average Cumulative Grade Point Average Class 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 load A

70%-100%

5  

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

4.50 – 5.00 1st Class
B

60%–69%

4 3.50 – 4.49 2nd Class Upper
2.50 – 3.49 2nd Class Lower
C

50% – 59%

3
1.50 – 2.49 3rd Class
D

45% – 49%

2
E

40% – 44%

1
F

0%-39%

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