Ghana Institute Of Journalism Grading system

2021/2022 GIJ Ghana Institute Of Journalism Grading system

How does Ghana Institute Of Journalism Grading system looks like ? At the end of each semester, a student will be graded separately in each course on the basis of his/her performance in the three main components of assessment. Thus GIJ Grading system Is a Structure Where students are been graded according to their score in Semester Examinations ;

In the Semester Course Unit System, a student is expected to pass in every registered course and to obtain an acceptable achievement before progressing in the programme. In order to describe the achievement of the students, various indicators and indices are used. The most important indices are credit hours, the numerical equivalent grade, the grade point and the grade point average.

2021/2022 GIJ Grading system

GIJ Students’ Performance in a course shall be graded as follows:


Grades Marks% Credit Value/GP Description

A 80-100 4.0 Excellent

B+ 75-79 3.5 Very Good

B 70-74 3.0 Good

C+ 65-69 2.5 Very Fair

C 60-64 2.0 Fair

D+ 55-59 1.5 Satisfactory

D 50-54 1.0 Barely Satisfactory

E 0-49 0 Unsatisfactory

X – – Absent

Grades A to D are Pass Grades

Grade E is Failure Grade

Classification of the awards for the diploma program is as follows:

GIJ Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 2021

Distinction CGPA of 3.5 – 4.0

Credit CGPA of 2.5 – 3.49

Pass CGPA of 1.0 – 2.49

Fail CGPA of less than -1.0

Classification of award for the BA programme is as follows:

First Class CGPA of 3.5 – 4.00

Second Class (Upper Division) CGPA of 3.0 – 3.49

Second Class (Lower Division) CGPA of 2.5 – 2.99

Third Class CGPA of 2.0 – 2.49

Pass CGPA of 1.1 – 1.99

Fail CGPA of less than 1.0

How is CGPA calculated in Ghana?Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): The student’s cumulative grade point average is calculated by dividing the total number of grade points obtained, up to any specified time, by the total number for credits of all courses for which the student has registered up to that time.

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