University Of Ibadan Changes Grading System To 4.0 Scale

February 26, 2017, 1:46 am


The University of Ibadan, Ibadan is changing its grading system from the 7.0 Cumulatively Grade Point Average, CGPA scale to 4.0 CGPA scale, effective 2016/2017 academic session.

In a memoranda signed by Prof. M.A. Kehinde and made available on the official website of the institution, the university said the decision was in a bid to align with other universities world-wide and the recommendation of the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Under the new regulations, the pass mark is now 45% and no longer 40%.

In addition, the new regulation has it that a student who has passed less than 24 units at the end of first year, should be asked to withdraw from the University.

Similarly, the memoranda said, no student whose CGPA is less than 1.0 shall be awarded a degree.


 Byline: Oluwaseun Aledhinloye

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