The Mid Term Examination, is part of course work administered uniformly as part of Continuous Assessment Tests to all students in faculties located at the Main campus, Amoud University, including Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Computing and ICT, Faculty of Business and Public Administration and Faculty of Economics and Political Science and the Faculty of Sharia and Law, in Town Campus, Amoud University, Borama.
Mode of Examinations
1. Amoud University examination may take any, or a combination, of the following modes:
i. Written Examinations.
ii. Practical Examinations.
iii. Project Examinations.
iv. Observational Examinations.
v. Oral Examinations.
vi. Open Book Examination.
2. The mode/s of examinations adopted from time to time shall be determined by Senate.
4.2 Examination Structure
1. Examinations shall consist of:
i. Coursework, which shall account 40% of the total marks in a course.
ii. End-of-Semester examinations, which shall account for 60% of total marks in a course.
iii. Research Project, which shall be an independent examination, and shall be graded 100% without coursework.
2. Coursework shall consist of:
i. 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.
ii. Mid-Term exam, which shall account for 20% of the total marks in a course.
iii. Attendance, which shall account for 10% of the total marks in a course.
3. Mid-Term examinations shall be conducted by the office of the Academic Registrar.
i. All students shall take the Mid-Term examinations at the time specified by the Vice President, Academic Affairs, and the Academic Registrar.
ii. Mid-Term examinations shall be marked and the results processed and concluded within one (1) week after the date of the last examinations.
iii. Performance in the Mid-Term examinations shall be taken into account when vetting students for university merit scholarships.
iv. Students who miss the Mid-Term exam will not be considered for any University Scholarship.
(Source: Page 29, A Policy for Examinations and Related Academic Matters 2019)