a) To proceed to the next academic year, a candidate MUST pass ALL the courses taken during the academic year of study.

b) The Board of Studies may permit a candidate who has failed in no more than one course in an academic year with five (5) or Six (6) courses or no more than two courses in an academic year with more than Six (6) courses to proceed.

c) To complete a course, a candidate shall;

• attend at least eighty (80{d109a564b5af1069e15ea8bc524cfa1dbeb8a016430020a6fc53ea8abd8ad77b}) percent of such classes, tutorials, seminars, practical exercises and/or field work as may be prescribed by the Board of Studies in consultation with the Lecturer concerned. • perform to the satisfaction of the Board of Studies such prescribed practical, written and other course work as shall be prescribed. • obtain an overall pass grade in the course. The pass mark for all courses shall be fifty (50{d109a564b5af1069e15ea8bc524cfa1dbeb8a016430020a6fc53ea8abd8ad77b}) percent.

  1. a) A candidate, who, through illness or other reasonable cause is unable to present himself/herself for an examination, sessional or otherwise, may make an application to the School for the consideration of his/her case. Such application shall be forwarded to the Dean of School through the Dean of Students before the date of the examinations. It should be noted that misreading of the time-table and pressure of work shall not be considered reasonable cause.

  1. b) The Dean of the School after consideration of any application may permit the applicant to present himself/herself at a deferred examination. The results of a deferred examination shall be processed in a similar manner as those obtained at the scheduled sessional examinations.

A student who fails in a course with a D+ shall be granted a pass grade of P provided he or she meets the following conditions:

(a)       Should not have failed in more than two courses in an academic year of six courses.

(b)       Should not have failed in more than one course in an academic year of three courses.

(c)        Should be doing more than two courses in an academic year

(d)       Have passed in the continuous assessment component of the course being considered for a compensatory pass

(e)       Have obtained an average grade of C+ or better in the courses passed.

  1. a) Subject to regulations governing progression rules, all courses failed with grades of D+ and D MUST be repeated
  2. b) A student who has failed a repeat course shall go on Part-Time study to repeat the failed course. If a student fails that course at Part-Time, he/she shall be excluded from School.
  3. c) A student who is excluded from School in the Third (3rd) or Fourth (4th) Year of study may be permitted to repeat the year but only once, subject to the rule requiring a student to complete his/her programme of study within six years. Whereas the final year student may be permitted to repeat the entire year in the subsequent year, the Third Year student shall be required to rest/skip a year before being permitted to repeat the year.
  4. d) A final year student who fails a repeat course shall be permitted to proceed on Part-Time and complete the said course subject to the rule that requires a student to complete his/her programme within six years.
  1. a) Subject to regulations governing progression rules, all courses failed with grades of D+ and D MUST be repeated
  2. b) A student who has failed a repeat course shall go on Part-Time study to repeat the failed course. If a student fails that course at Part-Time, he/she shall be excluded from School.
  3. c) A student who is excluded from School in the Third (3rd) or Fourth (4th) Year of study may be permitted to repeat the year but only once, subject to the rule requiring a student to complete his/her programme of study within six years. Whereas the final year student may be permitted to repeat the entire year in the subsequent year, the Third Year student shall be required to rest/skip a year before being permitted to repeat the year.
  4. d) A final year student who fails a repeat course shall be permitted to proceed on Part-Time and complete the said course subject to the rule that requires a student to complete his/her programme within six years.
  1. a) Being a student who has failed in three (3) or more courses in one academic year which consists of five (5) or Six (6) courses.
  2. b) Being a student who has failed in four (4) or more courses in one academic year which consists of Seven (7) or more courses.
  3. c) Being a student who has failed a course while on Part-Time study.
  4. d) Being a student who, without express permission of the Board of Studies, fails to re-enroll (re-register) for study in any Year.
  1. a) Readmission after exclusion from school shall be restricted to higher levels of study i.e. the third and fourth year for degree programmes.
  2. b) Readmission shall not be automatic but shall be on recommendation by the School after taking into consideration the applicant’s previous academic performance.
  3. c) Applicants who stay away for more than two consecutive years shall not qualify for readmission.
  4. d) Students excluded from School and not eligible for readmission may be considered for admission to other Schools within the University.
  5. e) A student who withdraws from an academic year with permission shall be considered for re-admission upon presenting a written application for re-admission.