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Examinations

The Bachelor of Computer Science (General) Degree will include six semesters during which students will have to follow Compulsory Course Units (CCU) offered by respective departments and Elective Course Units (OCU). The Bachelor of Computer Science (General) Degree Examination will consist of end of semester examinations for theory and practical Course Units.

Attendance

To be eligible to sit for an examination of a theory or practical course unit, there should minimum attendance of 80%. If a student fails to meet this requirement for a particular course unit, he or she will be considered as to have failed in that course unit.

Grading

Awarding of grades for course units will be done according to the grading system given in Table 4, given below.

GradeGrade Point Value (GPV)Grade
A+485-100
A470-84
A-3.765-69
B+3.360-64
B355-59
B-2.750-54
C+2.345-49
C240-44
C-1.735-39
D+1.330-34
D125-29
E00-24

Evaluation

Evaluation Methods

Awarding of grades for course units will be done according to the grading system given in Table 4, given below.

  • Practical Examination
  • Continuous Assessment
  • Assignment
  • Report
  • Presentation

Passing a Course Unit

A candidate who obtains grade C or better for a Course Unit will be considered to have passed in that Course Unit. If a student fails to complete a Course Unit, grade of E will be given unless an acceptable reason is produced. In the event of given reason is accepted by the Senate on the recommendation of the Faculty Board, he/she will be considered as sitting for the first time in a subsequent attempt for that course unit.

A student who obtains either grade D or grade E in a particular Course Unit, may re-sit the examination in respect of that Course Unit for the purpose of improving its grade within the stipulated period. The highest grade a student can obtain is C, which is in this instance equivalent to 40%. In the event a student obtains a lower grade, he/she will be entitled to the previous grade. Repeat candidates are not entitled to attend the lectures/practicals in the Course Unit in which he/she has failed.

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