NUC Approved New Grade System For Universities “The National Universities Commission, NUC is no longer using a scale of 5.The new system is based on a scale of 4.
First Class is 3.5 – 4.
Second Class is 3 – 3.49.
Second class lower is 2.0 – 2.99.
According to NUC Chairman, Professor Shehu Galadanchi, in a released to all Nigerian Universities.THE NEWLY APPROVED GRADINGSYSTEM FOR UNIVERSITIES“Under the new Four (4)-Point Grading Scale, grades to be used for students who have satisfactorily completed the course of study are as followsLetter Grade:
Marks Grade Point A (70 and above) 4
B (60-69%) 3
C (50-59%) 2
D (45-49%) 1
E (40-44%) 0.
CGPA Ranges under the new Four – Point Grading Scale for Classification of Degrees3.5- 4.00 – First Class
Honours3.0-3.49 – Second Class Honours (Upper Division).
2.0-2.99 – Second Class Honours (Lower Division).
1.0-1.99 – Third Class Honours.
No student whose CGPA is less than 1.0 shall be awarded a degree.