The Credit Hour System at IIUC:
To bring the academic system to international standard, IIUC follows Open Credit Hour System (OCHS) based are required to complete successfully the total number of credit hours stipulated in the program requirements in order to graduate. The number of credit hours assigned to each course denotes the academic load that a student carries while registering for that course. Therefore, a course that carries three credit hours normally has three contact hours per week. However, there are courses, which do not tally with the contact hours or for which no credit hours have been assigned. Such courses are normally not a part of the main curriculum of the department, but of the University Requirement Courses (URC) such as language courses etc.
IIUC follows the uniform Grading System for evaluating the academic performance of the students as given below.
Grade Point Average (GPA):
The Grade Point Average (GPA) is computed by dividing the total grade points earned by the number of credit hours attempted in a given semester. The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is computed by dividing the total grade points earned by the total number of credit hours attempted at the University up to a particular semester. on a number of assignments, quizzes, class tests, case study and midterm examination etc that are conducted throughout the semester.
IIUC evaluates the students’ performance as follows: