Students are responsible for understanding the requirements for each course and

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Students are responsible for understanding the requirements for each course and the kind of work is required, permitted, and accepted by the instructors. It is the responsibility of the instructors to explain and clarify these requirements, especially regarding take home assignments, case studies, projects, and team- based course work. The Academic Integrity Code covers all forms of plagiarism/cheating, and impersonation and it is applicable for all courses and programs offered throughout the academic year including summer semester. Academic Integrity Violations and Penalties are defined as under: Case I (Plagiarism/cheating) a) First offence 1. Zero marks in the relevant component of class work/test along with a warning letter. 2. Failing grade in the relevant course along with a warning letter for committing cheating in semester- end examination. b) Second offence Failing grade in the course and suspension for one semester. c) Third offence Failing grade in the course and dismissal from the university. Case II (Impersonation) a) Failing grade in the course and dismissal from the university Faculty/Invigilator shall refer each case of violation to the Academic Integrity and Student Code Violations Committee (AISCV) for further processing and imposition of above penalties. The student shall have the right of appeal against the decisions of the Academic Integrity and Student Code Violations Committee on the charges of plagiarism/cheating or impersonation. The students must also read and comprehend the “Academic Integrity Code” and “Examination Rules” of the University which are published in the Student Handbook. 9.3. Grading System
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CST-V7 © IEPC, AGU 2018 Page 5 of 6 The University uses the relative grading system which is based on a four-point scale. An overall grade will be assigned on the following grading scale. Letter Grades A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D F Grade Points 4.00 3.70 3.30 3.00 2.70 2.30 2.00 1.70 1.30 1.00 0.00 The academic performance in any semester is indicated by the Grade Point Average (GPA). The GPA is calculated as follows: GPA = Total Credit Points in a semester ÷ Total Credit Hours in a semester The overall academic performance in all semesters is given by the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). This CGPA is calculated as follows: CGPA = Overall Total Credit Points ÷ Overall Credit Hours The students must also read and comprehend the full version of the “Grading System” of the University which is published in the relevant Catalog.
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CST-V7 © IEPC, AGU 2018 Page 6 of 6 10. VERIFICATION (i) I verify that the content of this document are correct and up-to-date. ___________________________ __________________ Instructor’s Name and Signature Date (ii) I have reviewed this course syllabus and state that it complies with AGU policies and guidelines. _________________________________ __________________ Name and Signature of Dean/Head of Department Date Note: This page of the course syllabus is only for the purpose of documentation and therefore it should not be distributed to the students.
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