University of Lusaka Grading System For Undergraduate and Postgraduate

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UNILUS Grading System: University of Lusaka, UNILUS hereby adopts the following grading system for undergraduates and postgraduates:

 

UNILUS Undergraduate Grading System

 

PERCENTAGE GRADE POINTS DESCRIPTION
86%-100% A+ 5 Distinction
76%-85% A 4 Distinction
66% – 75% B+ 3 Meritorious
61% – 65% B 2 Saticifactory
56% – 60% C+ 1 Clear Pass
50% – 55% C 0 Pass
0% – 49% D 0 Fail
WP Withdrew with permission
Exempt Exempted
ABS Absent
DQ Disqualified
LT Left Examination before attempt
F Fail in a Practical/Oral/Industrial Attachment/Supplementary Examination/Redemption Test or Assignment
S Pass in a Practical/Oral/Industrial Attachment/Supplementary Examination/Redemption Test or Assignment
SUPP To take Supplementary Examinations
NE No Examination Taken
DF Deferred Examinations
DC Deceased

Classification of Undergraduate Degrees

Grade of a degree

All undergraduate degrees shall be classified Distinction, Merit, Credit or Pass.

Calculation of the grade of the degree

The points based classification of the undergraduate degrees shall be applied as follows for the aggregate grades obtained in the total number of courses sat in the third and fourth years only:

Classification
No. of courses Distinction Merit Credit Pass
12 42.5+ 30.5-42 18.5-30 0-18
13 46+ 33-45.5 20-32.5 0-19.5
14 49.5+ 35.5-49 21.5-35 0-21
15 53+ 38-52.5 23-37.5 0-22.5
16 56.5+ 40.5-56 24.5-40 0-24
17 60+ 43-59.5 26-42.5 0-25.5
18 63.5+ 45.5-63 27.5-45 0-27
19 67+ 48-66.5 29-47.5 0-28.5

Please note that the Bsc Honours in Accounting and Finance is not classified.

UNILUS Postgraduate Grading System

Percentage Literal Points Description
75-100 A 4.0 Distinction
70-74 B+ 3.5 Meritorious
60-69 B 3.0 Very Satisfactory
56-59 C+ 2.5 Definite Pass
50-55 C 2.0 Bare Pass
40-49 D 1 Bare Fail
0-39 F _ Fail
S Pass in a Practical/Oral/Industrial Attachment/ Supplementary Examination/Redemption Test or Assignment
NE No Examination Taken
WP Withdraw with Permission

 

NOTE THAT THE FINAL DECISION ON THE GRADING SYSTEM LIES WITH THE UNIVERSITY SENATE. 

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