Credit System

30 October 2018
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  1. A credit hour means teaching a theory course for 60 minutes each week throughout the semester i.e. 01 hours /60 minutes per week for a minimum of 16 weeks in a semester.
  • One credit hour in Computer Lab or practical work/project would require lab contact of three hours per week throughout the semester i.e. 03 hours lab work per week for a minimum of 16 weeks in a semester.
  • The credit hours are denoted by three digits 3 (3+0) The first digit in parenthesis represents the credit hour of theory part while the second digits represent the credit hour of the practical.
    1.  While 4 (3 +1) means a total of four credit hours, of which three are of theory while one credit hour is for Lab (Laboratory, Studio work, field work, practical work).
    2. The weekly contact hours of a three credit hours course will be three, the contact hours of a 4 (3 +1) course will be six hours per week. A 3 CrHr course, for example, in a regular semester of 16 teaching weeks will have 48 lecture hours of 60 minutes each or 32 lecture hours of 90 minutes each.
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