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UCC Grading System & How To Calculate GPA CGPA

UCC has its own system of grading and hence, is captured below. UCC uses a combination of two projects to assess students. Which is the Continous Assessment and End of Semester Examination.

The continuous assessment comprises all activities done during lectures before the examination. These activities include group works, presentations, research works, and others.

 

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About UCC Grading System & How To Calculate GPA

End-of-Semester examination results are posted in students’ portals before the re-opening date of the following semester.

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The part of the assessment is the use of results gained in the end-of-semester examinations. This takes 60% of the marks and 40% goes into the continuous assessment.

All continuous assessment results shall be displayed on the departmental notice boards two (2) weeks before the start of end-of-semester examinations.

 

UCC Student Assessment

The University operates a combination of Continuous Assessment and End-of-Semester Examination with the following weightings. There are a minimum of two (2) Continuous Assessments per course per semester.

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT40%
END-OF-SEMESTER EXAMINATION60%

 

End-of-Semester Examinations For GPA Calculations

The duration of end-of-semester examinations is determined by the credit hours of courses as follows:

CREDIT WEIGHTINGDURATION OF EXAMINATION
One-Credit Course1-1½ hours
Two-Credit Course1½-2 hours
Three-Credit Course2-3 hours
Practical Courses2-3 hours

 

UCC Grading System

UCC Total raw scores (combination of continuous assessment and end-of-semester examination) of students are converted according to the following scheme:

RAW SCOREGRADEGRADE POINTINTERPRETATION
80 – 100A4.0Excellent
75 – 79B+3.5Very Good
70 – 74B3.0Good
65 – 69C+2.5Average
60 – 64C2.0Fair
55 – 59D+1.5barely satisfactory
50 – 54D1.0Weak Pass
Below 50EFail
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Other Grades Interpretation

  1. Audit – The grade point is zero.
  2. Incomplete (IC) – A student is graded IC when he/she misses one or more components of the assessment.
  3. It is the responsibility of students to ensure that all ICs are rectified
  4. An IC should be rectified within 2 weeks after the release of end-of-semester examinations results
  5. An IC not rectified after the deadline will be converted to the corresponding grade.

 

How To Calculate UCC GPA

Computation of Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)

CODEDESCRIPTIONCREDIT POINT (CP)LETTER GRADEGRADE POINT (GP)CP×GP
Eco 101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 13B412
LSB 104BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS3A412
EPS 111PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION3C39
CMS 107COMMUNICATION SKILLS3B39
ASP 102ARELIGION IN AFRICA3A26
GPACGPA: Total Credits:1548
GPA/CGPA:3.2
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Total (CP×GP)

GPA=Total (CP)

=3.2

The sum of the product of credit points for a course (the course weighting) and the grade point for the course divided by the sum of the course weightings for all courses in the semester.
In computing the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) all the courses are treated as if they were taken in one semester.

Note: Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is not the same as the average of GPAs for the various semesters

CGPA=

 

UCC Degree Classification

UCC degree programmes are classified according to your CGPA. The classifications are as follows:

CLASS DESIGNATIONC.G.P.A.
1st Class3.6 – 4.0
2nd Class [Upper Division]3.0 – 3.5
2nd Class [Lower Division]2.5 – 2.9
3rd Class Division2.0 – 2.4
Pass1.0 – 1.9

 

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  1. I want to known when ucc end of semester result would release

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