Setting, conduct, evaluation schemes, moderation scheme – internal and external – for degree examinations and the issuance of results.
Examinations are administered at the end of each course, which is usually at the end of each semester in accordance with the regulation governing the conduct of examination in the University.
The respective lecturers of each course will make available to the coordinator the respective questions while marking schemes are submitted to the Heads of Department for the course at the beginning of the semester. The coordinators now send the questions to the Heads of Departments who are the Chief Examiners for the respective departments who then send the questions to the external examiners where necessary for vetting.
The Examination halls/venues are spacious, well ventilated and conducive for examinations. There is adequate and effective invigilation by academic and non-academic staff.
- EVALUATION SCHEMES:
Continuous assessment of students by means of tests, assessments in laboratory, clinics, assignments, report, seminars usually account for 30% of each course, while examination accounts for 70% of the total score.
- MODERATION SCHEMES – INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FOR DEGREE EXAMINATIONS:
The Heads of Departments and the Professors in the respective departments meet to moderate the examination questions. The questions and marking scheme are also sent to the external examiners where necessary for vetting.
- ISSUANCE OF RESULTS:
The Departmental Board of Examiners sits to consider the departmental results, after which the results are brought to the Faculty Board of Examiners for consideration. The provision results are then released subject to approval/ratification by the University Senate.