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Grading Policy and Performance Evaluation

Evaluation & Grading System

Evaluation Procedures

The performance of a student in any course will be evaluated on the basis of class attendance, in course/class test/class assessment, assignments/term papers/case, mid-term and trimester final examinations.

For All Programs:
A theory course will be divided into two parts for teaching and the course evaluation as follows:

1st Part

 

2nd Part

 

Case/Assignment 5% Case/Assignment 5%
Incourse /Class test 10% Incourse/Class test 10%
Midterm 30% Trimester Final 30%
Attendance 10%

* For a 3 credit hours course minimum four class tests need to be taken and best two of them will be considered for evaluation. For a 2 credit hours course minimum three class tests need to be taken and best two of them will be considered for evaluation.

** After the completion of the midterm examination, the 1st part of the course would be considered completed and would not be carried for trimester final examination.

Grading System

The performance of a student in a given course is made through continuous evaluation that comprises quizzes/ in-course, class participation, attendance, home work/assignment, case study, mid-term and trimester final examinations.

Letter grades and grade points are used to evaluate the performance of a student in a given course. A+, A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C and D are the passing grades while F is the failing grade. Grade ‘I’ is incomplete and grade ‘W’ is for withdraw. The numerical grades used in calculating the GPA/CGPA (Cumulative grade point average) are as follows:

Marks Range

Letter Grade

Grade Point

80% and above A+ (A Plus) 4.0
75% to less than 80% A (A regular) 3.75
70% to less than 75% A- (A minus) 3.50
65% to less than 70% B+ (B Plus) 3.25
60% to less than 65% B (B regular) 3.0
55% to less than 60% B- (B minus) 2.75
50% to less than 55% C+ (C Plus) 2.50
45% to less than 50% C (C regular) 2.25
40% to less than 45% D   2.0
Less than 40% F   0.0
  I   Incomplet
  W   Withdraw
Calculation of GPA/ CGPA

Grade Point Average (GPA) or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is the average of the grade points obtained in all the courses passed/completed by a student. For example, if a student passes/completes four courses in a trimester having credit hours of C1, C2, C3 & C4 and his/her grade points in these courses are G1, G2, G3 & G4 respectively then Suppose a student got grade point "4.0" in a 3 Credit hours course and 3.0 in 1.5 credit hours course then his/her GPA/CGPA will be as follows

Earned Credit Hours

The course in which a student has obtained "D" or higher grade will be counted as earned credit hours. Any course in which a student has obtained "F" grade will not be counted towards his/her earned credit. In that case he/she will have to repeat the course. "F" grade will not be counted for GPA calculation.

Marks of Class Attendanc

Attendance (%)

Marks

Attendance (%)

Marks

90- 100 10 65- 69 5
85- 89 9 60- 64 4
80- 84 8 55- 59 3
75- 79 7 50- 54 2
70- 74 6 45- 49 1
    Below 45% 0
Administration and Monitoring

1. At the beginning of a trimester, all the courses will be assigned by the Academic Committee comprising:

  1. Program Adviser
  2. Program Coordinator
  3. Two Senior Teachers

2. The course-teacher shall provide the students a course outline indicating the list of textbooks to follow, probable dates of in-course tests and home assignments.

3. The Academic Committee will monitor the progress of the course by sitting together at least once in a month, fix up the examination schedule and conduct the examination.

4. Result of each course must be submitted by curse teacher within 10 working days of end of the exam.

5. Controller of exam will publish the result within one week after submission the result by the course teacher.

Academic Probation

Students of undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate or any other academic and professional programs with a GPA less than 2.50 will be placed under probation for one trimester only. If he/she fails to improve his/her grade within one trimester, he/she will have to leave the university.

 

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