Final Examination marks constitute 50% of the final semester mark, while Midterm Examinations and assignments, projects, presentations  constitute the 45% and participation, attendance the 5%.

The pass mark is set at 50%.

The Midterm examinations are based on material covered and take place during the 6th – 8th week from the beginning of classes for Fall and Spring semesters and during the 5th -6th week in the case of summer sessions.

These take place during lesson time and take no more than two study periods to complete.

Final examinations are based on material covered throughout the semester. The dates for these are set down on the academic calendar. The Final Examinations have duration of three hours for Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees and Master Degrees.

Final examination marks are combined with the marks from the Midterm examinations,  assignments, projects, presentations and participation to produce the final mark for the semester.

The final evaluation for a graduate student may include a period of internship and a final project. Towards the end of each semester, the Academic Committee gathers all the above data and decides on whether a student is entitled to graduate from his/her programme of study.



  •  Must arrive at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the examination. 
  •  Should bring students ID cards, pens, pencils, other stationery and equipment they need for their  examinations.
  •  Must use  non-programmable calculators
  •  Are not allowed to leave the examination room during the first 45 minutes after commencement of the  examination
  •  Are not allowed to leave the examination room anyway without approval.  If they have to leave due to a result  of illness or other serious problem, they can only do so under prober escort.
  •  Are not accepted in the examination room 30 minutes after the commencement of the examination
  •  Are not allowed to bring food, drinks into the examination room.  Only water is allowed.
  •  Are not allowed to use mobile phones in the examination room

 Eligibility to take the exams is dependent on:

  • Attendance of at least 70% throughout the semester
  • Full payment of tuition fees. 
  • Return of all library books.

An adequate number of invigilators will supervise the examinations. They have the authority to remove a student from the examination room for misbehaviour.

No candidate is allowed to enter or leave the examination room without the permission of the invigilator. The following should be adhered to:

(e) After the examination results have been officially announced, Students may:

i)  Request an Administrative check of his/her assessment.

ii)  Request the Academic Committee to review their decision.

Misconduct in Examinations 

(a)  It is an academic offence to bring into the examination room and/or possess course work material, notes or any information related to the course for examination, unless such examinations are officially designated as "open book" exams. 

(b)  It is an academic offence for a Student to communicate or try to communicate with another student in the form of oral, written, computed or other means of communication. 

(c) It is an academic offence for a Student to present or try to present somebody else's work as his/her own. 

(d)  It is an academic offence for a Student to offer his/her knowledge, or work for somebody else's benefit or attempt to impersonate somebody else. 

(e) It is an academic offence to cover a Student who has committed an academic offence. 

For Final Examinations: 

  • If it is a first offense, students are penalized with Incomplete grade “I”, which means that they have to re-sit the failed examination during the following semester’s examination period. 
  • If it is a second offence, students are penalized with a Fail grade “F” which means they have to repeat the whole course. 

For Midterm Examinations: 

  • If misconduct in a midterm examination occurs, students are penalized with cancelation of the paper. 

The grade is recorded both in both the semester and academic reports.