Mode of Examinations
Examinations at Amoud University may take any, or a combination, of the following modes:
1. Written Examinations.
2. Practical Examinations.
3. Project Examinations.
4. Observational Examinations.
5. Oral Examinations.
- Examinations shall consist of:
- Coursework, which shall account 40% of the total marks in a course.
- End of semester examinations, which shall account for 60% of total marks in a course.
- Research Project, which shall be an independent examination, and shall be graded 100% without coursework.
- Coursework shall consist of:
- Assignment, which shall account for 10% of the total marks in a course. The structure, nature and design of the assignment shall be determined by the course tutor(s). The assignments shall be conducted by course tutors in the course of the semester.
- Mid Term exam, which shall account for 20% of the total marks in a course.
- Attendance, which shall account for 10% of the total marks in a course.
- Midterm examinations shall be conducted by the office of the Academic Registrar.
- All students shall take the midterm examinations at the time specified by the Vice President, Academic Affairs, and the Academic Registrar.
- Midterm examinations shall be marked and the results processed and concluded within one (1) week after the date of the last examinations.
- Performance in the midterm examinations shall be considered when vetting students for university scholarships. A student who misses the midterm exam will not be considered for any University Merit Scholarships.
- End of Semester Examinations shall be conducted by the office of the Academic Registrar.
- An End-of-Semester undergraduate examination at all levels in all programmes shall have Five (5) questions in three (3) sections labeled Section A,
- Section B and Section C. A candidate shall answer four (4) questions as follows:
- Section A (Question 1) is compulsory and contains fifteen 15 short answer objective questions, numbered a – o, that test general knowledge from all over the course. Section A shall carry thirty (30) marks.
- Section B is compulsory and contains two (2) questions, 2 and 3, with different parts (a – d) that test understanding, application, analysis and evaluation. Each question shall carry ten (10) marks. Section B shall carry 20 marks.
- Section C shall contain two (2) essay questions and a candidate shall answer only one (1). Each question shall carry ten (10) marks.
- All End-of-Semester examinations shall be written examinations.