Graduation Requirement

The Department of Soil Science awards degree of Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) in Soil Science. The following classes of degree are awarded on the basis of corresponding cumulative grade point averages (CGPA).

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)  Class of Degree 
4.5 – 5.0  1st Class Honours 
3.50 – 4.49  2nd Class Honours (Upper Division) 
2.40 – 3.49  2nd Class Honours (Lower Division) 
1.50 - 2.39  Third Class Honours 
1.00 - 1.49  Pass  
0.0 - 0.99  Fail 
GRADING SYSTEM
The Department in line with the University guidelines, beginning in 1989/90 session operated a five point grading system. Results are graded by letter grades: A, B, C, D, E, and F. The corresponding grade points, grade percentages and descriptions are presented as follows:

Percentage Mark  Letter Grade  Grade Point  Description 
70 – 100  5.00  Excellent 
60-69  4.00  Very Good 
50-59  3.00  Good 
45-49  2.00  Average 
40-44  1.00  Pass 
0-39  0.00  Fail