Examination Rules (17)

Examination Rules


Alongside mid-semester tests and final (end of semester examinations, academic performance of students at KUST is regularly evaluated through some of

Setting-up Exam Paper

The following guidelines are stated specifically for the instructors (or Course-Coordinators in case of more than one instructor teaching a course,

The time, date and venue for the mid-semester test(s), conducted around the middle of the semester, shall be announced on the first day of the course

A visually impaired student may be allowed to attempt the Mid/Final Examination of University on Braille/computer / any other means of facility 

Grading System

KUST has adopted the policy of Absolute Grading System as per following details:

Absolute Grading System

The academic standing of a student is referred in terms of a Grade Point Average (GPA). To calculate the GPA, the total number of grade points earned is divided

Academic Standing

At the end of each semester, based on the academic performance, students are awarded different academic standings. Following is the list of the

Incomplete (I) Grade

An “I” grade may be awarded in a course(s) under the following circumstances. If a student does not complete all the requirements of a course within the

Re-totaling of marks

In case a student is not satisfied with his/her grade in a course and wants that his/her marks in the final examination and the semester performance

Re-checking of Paper

If a student is not satisfied with his/her grade(s) in a course(s), he/she can apply for rechecking of the final paper(s). In such cases, he/she has to

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