The mode of assessment for the
courses in OUM’s degree or diploma programmes is being revised from time to
time to be abreast with current trends and development on formative and
summative evaluation in higher education. Invariably, the revisions may
result in changes to the assessed components, the component marks’
weightage and the examination questions format. In this regard, you are
advised to refer regularly to the OUM website and your Faculty for the latest
The assessment for the majority of courses usually
component – assignments, laboratory practical, project work, etc.
component - comprises mainly of a Final Examinationat the end of each semester.
Mid-semester examinations may
also be held for specific courses offered in each semester. You are advised
to refer to announcement in the MyVLE for the list of courses with
Tutorial Class Attendance
shall be assigned to a tutorial group for each course that you have
registered at the beginning of each semester. Your assignment to a tutorial
group is final and you cannot change to another tutorial grouping or
tutorial slot without prior approval from the University authorities.
in and interaction during the tutorials play a crucial and vital role in
your learning and assessment. You should strive to attend all the tutorials
for the course(s) that you have registered for in a semester.
If you are registered for a
Bachelor’s degree programme under the sponsorship of theKementerian Pelajaran (Bahagian Pendidikan Guru), you must attend all the tutorials and satisfactorily
complete the assessed components of the prescribed courses for the programme
failing which, you would be barred from taking the examination in the
may be barred from taking the examination for a course if you have
outstanding fees due to the University. If you are barred from taking the
examination for a course in any semester, you are prevented from
downloading the Examination Entry Authorisation Slip until the fees have
been settled before the examination for the course commences.
shall be awarded zero marks in the examination and gradeFfor a course if you are barred from sitting the
examination for the course.
Submission of Assignment
Some assignments should be
submitted through online mode while others require you to submit to
face-to-face tutor. You should submit the assignments for your courses via
the mode stipulated in the announcement by the faculties before the
deadline. Marks shall be deducted for late submission of assignments.
Submission of assignment after
the deadline shall not be accepted for grading by the University except in
extenuating circumstances supported by documentary evidence. If accepted
for grading, the rules regarding deduction of marks for submission after
the deadline shall apply.
You should refer to the
University guidelines on the procedures and requirements for the submission
of assignments and observe strictly the University rules governing
plagiarism and originality of work submitted for assessment. The University
reserves the right to deduct marks including outright rejection of
assignments found to be plagiarized.
Any assignment submitted for
marking cannot be resubmitted after it has been marked and marks have been
The official grading scheme of
the University is as follows:
to CGPA equals or greater than 2.00)@
Except for Malaysian
Qualifications Agency (MQA) courses, which you must obtain at least grade
C (Grade point = 2.00) to pass, you may retain the courses with C-, D+
and D provided at the completion of your programme, the CGPA is 2.00 or
core compulsory and pre-requisite courses in your study programme may
also require a pass with at least grade C. You should refer to your
Faculty for the latest list and the passing grade requirement of the core
compulsory and pre-requisite courses.
Other grades used in the grading
scheme and their descriptors are as follows:
– Incomplete – Awarded
when a student is unable to take the examination for a course for any of
the following reasons:
(a)official company duties such as attendance at courses,
seminars within or outside the country and work commitments that cannot be
(b)medical treatment exceeding a day, maternity leave and
or other medical condition requiring extended period of treatment; and
(c)emergency situations such as deceased of an immediate
for Award of Grade I – Incomplete
(1)Your application must be submitted online before the
closing date. It should state the reasons and be submitted together with
supporting letters and relevant documents from employer/hospital, where
(2) If you are
unable to sit the scheduled examination for a course due to official
company duties and work commitments mentioned in (a) above,you should submit your application to defer the
examination not later than Tutorial
4 of the semester concerned. After Tutorial 4, your application would
not be accepted and zero marks shall automatically be awarded if you failed
to sit the examination component of the course concerned.
(3)If you are unable to sit the scheduled examination for a
course due to medical reasons mentioned in (b) or emergency situations
mentioned in (c) above, you should submit your application to defer the
examination not later that (7) days
after the date of the examination for the course concerned.
(4)A fee of RM100.00 per course shall be charged for each
application and the amount due shall be debited to your account with the
compassionate grounds OUM may, after considering your application and the
supporting documents received, exempt you from the fee of RM100.00 if your
application is submitted based on emergency situations or in case you need
to undergo more than two nights of hospitalisation consecutively.
(6) If you have been awarded the gradeI – Incompletein any
course, you should redeem the incomplete grade withinone academic yearfrom the
semester when the gradeI – Incomplete for
the course was initially approved. Notwithstanding, you are only allowed one attempt at any semester during
the one academic year, to redeem the grade I - Incomplete after which semester, the eligibility
automatically lapses. If you have not redeemed the course with grade I – Incomplete after the end of the one academic year,
the course grade shall automatically be converted togradeF.
(7)If you are still unable, due to the reasons mentioned in
(a), (b), (c) above, to sit the examination for a course with the gradeI – Incomplete,at the last semester of the one academic
year before it expires, you should apply to extend the validity of the one
year academic period giving reasons and enclosing necessary documentation
with your application. The application where approved, shall only be for
one more semester.
(8) As module
content and assessment methods may change from time to time, you should
redeem the course with grade I – Incomplete by taking the examination at the earliest possible
semester when the course is offered.
where the credit hours of an equivalent course that had been completed at
another approved institution, are accredited for transfer to an OUM
IP- Awarded for a course that is conducted over more than
one semester. Credit hours of a course with theIP gradeare included in the total credit hours that students
have registered for in a particular semester but not included in computing
the GPA and CGPA. The final grade obtained after the course has been
conducted over more than one semester, shall replace theIPgrade. The final grade and credit hours of the course
are included in computing the GPA and CGPA
S- Awarded where the performance in a course is assessed
as either satisfactory or unsatisfactory. The gradeSis awarded if the mark obtained for the course is 50% or
more of the overall mark.
U- Awarded to a course where the performance in a course
is assessed as either satisfactory or unsatisfactory. The gradeUis awarded if the mark obtained for the course is less
than 50% of the overall mark.
W -Awarded where students have officially withdrawn from a
course in a semester.
AU- Awarded to a course taken by students for audit
BE -Awarded to a course where the assessment is based on
prior knowledge obtained by students via self learning and/or working
experience. A special examination may be authorized by the Dean of the
Faculty to assess the students.
PL- Awarded to a course where the assessment is based on
an admission or replacement examination.
Marks and Grades Management
5.1You shall only be informed of the grade and not the final
marks for a course.
5.2The examination results for each semester must be
approved by the Faculty/University
Examinations Committees before release.
5.3Your examination results are released subject to the
approval of the University
5.4The Registry shall be responsible for the release and
issue of all official results and for updating and maintaining your
official academic records.
Point Average and Cumulative Grade Point Average
6.1 Your academic performance in each semester
shall be indicated by the Grade Point
Average (GPA) and the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).
X Grade Points
3.67 x 3 = 11.01
3.00 x 3 = 9.00
2.33 x 3 = 6.99
GPA is determined by dividing the total grade points obtained with the total credit hours taken by you in
a semester. The following example shows how
the GPA is determined:
6.2The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is determined
by dividing the total grade
points obtained with the total credit hours taken by you over more than one semester.
6.3All course grades other than gradesAU, CT, I, IP, S, UandWshall be included
in the computation of your GPA and CGPA.
6.4If you are awarded gradeI or IP for a course,the credit hoursshall be included in the total credit hours
that you have registered for in a semester but
shall be excluded from the computation of your GPA and CGPA until the gradeI or IPis
replaced with a final grade.
6.5If your are awarded gradeS or U for a course,
the credit hoursshall be included
in the total credit hours that you have registered for in a semester but shall be excluded from the
computation of your GPA and CGPA
6.6 You are deemed to have earned the
credit hours of any course with gradesA+, A-, B-, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, CT or S.
hours are not earned for a course awarded gradeForU.
However, the credit hours of
a course with gradeFare included in the computation of your GPA and CGPA.
you are awarded the gradeI or IP for a course,the credit hoursshall be earned when the course is awarded
a final grade other than grade F or U.
Repeating A Course or Examination
7.1You may elect to repeat either a course or the
examination for a course to improve
on the original grade. Notwithstanding, you cannot resubmit for remarking, your assignment after
it has been marked and marks have been
7.2If you elect to repeat a course, you must reregister for
the course that you had
registered previously, undergo again the continuous assessment components and retake the
examination for the course.
you elect to repeat the examination for a course, you must register to retake the examination component
of the course when the course is offered again
in a subsequent semester.
7.3Repeating the examination of a course applies to the
final semester examination
only. Subject to approval by the University you may, in extenuating circumstances, be
permitted to repeat the Mid-Semester examination
for a course.
7.4 You can repeat the final examination of
a course up to a maximum period of one
academic year from the semester when you first registered and sat the examination for that course.
Before the expiry of the maximum period, you may carry the marks obtained initially for the
continuous assessment of a course
to be added to the marks of the repeat examination.
7.5If your grade for any Malaysian Qualifications Agency
courses is lower than gradeC, you must repeat either the course or the examination
of the course until you have
fulfilled the minimum grade C requirement failing which, you cannot graduate even though you may
completed the other graduation requirements.
You should note the difference between a requirement such as mentioned above and the
faculty may also specify a minimum grade of C for certain prerequisite courses. You should check in advance with
your Faculty on the minimum grade
requirement of prerequisite courses if any, for your programme.
7.6You may repeat any course subject to the maximum period
specified for your study
7.7The grade and grade points of a course to be used in
computing your CGPA shall be
the grade and grade point obtained by you before or after a repeat course / examination of the
course, whichever is better.
If you are unable to sit an
examination for a course due to extenuating circumstances, you may apply
for consideration to take a special examination in that course.
Your written application giving
your reasons, should be submitted together with the relevant documentary
evidence to the Assessment and Examination Unit, not later than two weeks
before the commencement date of the semester examination concerned.
A special examination would only
be approved by the University in very exceptional circumstances. If your
application is approved, you would not be permitted to repeat the
examination in the course.
Breach of Examination
Regulations and Grades
the event you are found guilty by the University Students Disciplinary
Committee of breach of University examination regulations pertaining to a
course, you shall be awarded zero marks in both the continuous assessment
and examination of the course. Where the punishment imposed includes a
period of suspension, you cannot attend the tutorials, submit assignments
or sit the examination for any course until after the suspension period.
Determination of Academic
10.1 Pass with Distinction and
Your academic performance shall
be indicated with“Pass with Distinction”and your name entered into theDean’s Listin a
you have obtained a GPA of 3.70 or
(b) you have registered and taken the examination for the courses
totaling 9 or more credit hours;
you have obtained not less than
grade C in any of the courses taken; and
(d) you are not repeating the course(s) or the
examination for the courses for any particular
If you are awarded gradeI- Incompletefor a
course in any semester before semester May 2013, you would still be
considered for a “Pass with Distinction” in the semester concerned after
the gradeIhas been redeemed and converted to a normal grade
provided, the other requirements of the award are fulfilled.
With effect from semester May
2013, students awarded grade I –
Incomplete for a course in a particular semester shall not be
considered for a “Pass with Distinction” after the gradeIhas been redeemed and converted to a normal grade for
the semester concerned.
Only courses with grades and
equivalent grade points that are used to calculate the GPA in a semester,
shall be considered in determining the award of “Pass With Distinction”.
10.2 Academic Probation Period
(a) If your GPA is
less than 2.0 in any semester, you shall be placed on Academic Probation.
The Academic Probation period shall continue until you have attained a GPA
of 2.0 or higher in subsequent semesters after the Academic Probation
(b) You shall be informed of your Academic Probation
Period status including a warning regarding your unsatisfactory academic
performance via a notification by the Dean of your Faculty in your Partial
Transcript. The notification would also contain a clear statement on what
you should do to improve on and maintain satisfactory academic progress.
The Dean of the Faculty can also
place you under Academic Probation Period if your preparation, progress or performance at any time
during the programme of study at the
Faculty is unsatisfactory.
If you are placed on Academic
Probation Period in any semester, you cannot register more than 6 credit hours in the following
10.3 Fail and Out
“Fail and Out” refers to the
status when a student is terminated from his/her programme of study due to
unsatisfactory academic progress after a period of study.
If your Faculty finds that your
academic progress in any semester is unsatisfactory and insufficient to
achieve the GPA/CGPA required or in fulfilling the conditions of the
Academic Probation Period after a period of study, it can after evaluation
of your progress, recommend to the Senate to terminate you from your study
programme. After receiving and deliberating on the recommendation, the
Senate is empowered to terminate you from your study programme.
EXAMINATION INSTRUCTIONS TO
If you are a candidate for an
OUM examination, youSHOULD OBSERVE STRICTLY THE FOLLOWING:
Admission into the Examination Hall/Room
the examination schedule and examination venue before the date of the
examination. If you have applied for a change of examination location,
check that your application has been approved and check also with the
administration of the Learning Centre where your new examination location
is, to ensure that your name has been listed in the candidates’ list.
Taking an examination at another location without prior application or
approval is not permitted.
with you to the examination room/hall, your identity card, matriculation
card and the Examination Entry Authorisation Slip. If you do not have
these documents, you will not be permitted to take the examination unless
permitted by the Chief Invigilator and until your identity has been
punctual for an examination by being present at the examination hall/room
at least 30 minutes before the time of your examination.
Note that if you are less than
30 minutes late after your examination has commenced, you would be
permitted to take the examination but no extra time shall be given. If
you are more than 30 minutes late, you shall not be permitted to take the
When instructed to enter the
examination room/hall by the Chief Invigilator, do so in an orderly
manner using the designated doors.
are notpermitted to take into the examination hall/room under any
circumstance, any book, paper, pencil bag /box, picture, notes,
programmable calculator, hand bag, handphone, tablet, ipads or any other
item or equipment except those permitted by the Chief Invigilator.
You should not take any food
or drinks into the examination hall/room or drink, eat, or smoke in the
11.2After Admission into the Examination Hall/Room, you
(i) occupy the seat that has been assigned to you
for the examination session,
(ii) place your identification card, matriculation
card and Examination
Entry Authorisation Slip at the top right hand corner of your
table to facilitate checking by the invigilators, and
complete silence and not engage in conversation with other candidates pending further
instructions from the Chief Invigilator;
(b) Read carefully and observe the instructions
printed on the front page of the answer booklet;
Complete the attendance slip on the
front page of the answer booklet with the details required, then separate
the attendance slip from the answer booklet and place the attendance slip
on the top right hand corner of your examination table;
Write your matriculation number, code
and course title, your learning centre and other necessary details on the
front page of your answer booklet.Do
not write your name on the answer booklet;
Ensure that you have received a copy
of the question paper from the invigilator. Do not open the question paper
unless instructed to do so by the Chief Invigilator;
(f) After the Chief Invigilator has given
instructions for opening the question paper, check to ensure that you have
received the correct question paper and that the pages are complete. If you
have received a wrong or incomplete question paper, you should immediately
request the invigilator for a replacement. Reading time has been included
in the time allocated for answering the question paper;
(g) Not start
with writing your answers until instructed to doso by the Chief Invigilator;
Not leave the examination room/hall
during the first 30 minutes after your
examination has commenced and 15 minutes before the examination ends;
Raise your hand if you wish to seek
permission to temporarily leave the examination
hall any time during the examination;
(j) Not leave the examination room/hall until
permission has been granted and
you are duly accompanied by an invigilator. If you leave the examination hall/room during the
examination without permission, you shall
not be permitted by the Chief Invigilator to reenter the examination room/hall to continue with your examination;
(k) Write the time of your entry and exit and
sign in the record book/sheet where
provided, if permission has been granted to you to visit the rest room. You are only allowed 5 minutes
to visit the rest room.
11.3While the examination is in progress, you SHOULD:
Not communicate with other candidates
by any means including use of body
(b) Not give or receive from other candidates
or parties, any form of assistance
concerning the examination other than that permitted by the Chief invigilator;
(c) Comply always with the instructions of the Chief Invigilator
(d) Not create commotion that will affect the proper conduct of the
examination or disturb other candidates taking the examination. The Chief
Invigilator is empowered to remove any candidate causing disturbances or
commotion during an examination from the examination hall; and
(e)Inform the Chief Invigilator
immediately if youfall sick,encounter
any medical problem
or you are unable to proceed with an examination.
11.4At the end of an examination, you SHOULD:
(a) Stop writing when instructed to do so by the Chief Invigilator;
(b) Ensure all used answer booklets, supplementary answer booklets,
graph paper and other papers if any, are tied together with the thread
provided before handing it over to the invigilator on duty;
(c) Not take out from the examination room/hall, any examination
booklet, graph paper, objective answer sheet, either used or unused, and
other documents supplied by the invigilator.
(d) Not take out,
advertently or inadvertently, your written answer booklets from the
examination room/hall any time during or at the end of the examination.Written answer booklets taken
out from the examination room/hall during the examination, will not be
accepted for marking;
(e) Return examination equipment if any, loaned to you by the
(g) Remain seated until instructed to leave the examination
hall/room by the Chief
(h) Leave the examination room/hall in an orderly manner through the
In addition to complying with
the Examination regulations mentioned above you should not , as an OUM
student, commit any of the following:
Give, receive or possess any
information that is related to the examination before or during the examination for a course;
Refer to or use any reference
material that is not permitted inside or outside the examination room/hall or while the
examination is in progress;
Obtain, amend, conceal, damage or
destroy any material that is related to the preparation or conduct of the examination.
If you breached any OUM
examination regulations and are found guilty of the breach by the Student
Disciplinary Committee, any one or a combination of the following sentences
could be imposed :
(a) A written
(b) A fine not
exceeding Ringgit Malaysia 500.00;
Suspension from your programme of
study from one semester to two semesters;
(d) Zero marks
for the overall result of the course concerned; and/or
from the University
graduate from your study programme, you must fulfill the following requirements:
(a) Satisfactorily completed all University courses,
Malaysian Qualifications Agency courses, compulsory core, prerequisites and
elective courses prescribed for your programme of study;
(b) Obtained the
required number of credit hours prescribed for your programme of study;
(c) Achieved a final CGPA of 2.00 or higher at the completion of
your programme of study;
(d) Settled all
fees due to the University.
The degree shall be awarded with
you have fulfilled all the requirements for graduation in your study
programme and have attained a final CGPA of 3.67 or higher you shall,
subject to other regulations being complied with and the approval of
Senate, be conferred your degree/diploma with “Pass With Distinction”.
students admitted to a degree or diploma programme of the University from
Semester January 2013 and thereafter, the minimum CGPA required for
conferment of a degree or diploma with “Pass With Distinction”, shall be
GENERAL INFORMATION ONEXAMINATION RELATED MATTERS
The information on examination
matters in this handbook are subject to revisions from time to time. You
should refer to the OUM website for the latest information.
(a)You can only take the examination for a course that you
have registered for at the beginning of a semester. After registration, you
should take the examination as scheduled failing which, the grade F being
awarded for the course.
(b)You may be barred from sitting the examination of any
course if you have outstanding fees or other payments due to the
You are deemed to have
registered in the examination for a course when you register for the course
at the beginning of a semester.
Examination Entry Authorisation
Examination Entry Authorisation Slip is the official slip listing the
examination papers for the courses that you are registered to sit in a
semester. The Chief Invigilator can prevent you from taking an examination
paper if you are unable to produce the Examination Entry Authorisation Slip
listing the examination papers for the courses.
(b)Examination Entry Authorisation Slipswould normally be uploaded on the OUM website at least
one month before the scheduled examination period in each semester. It
shall be yourresponsibility to:
Authorisation Slipfrom the OUM website;
that the course codes and course titles printed on yourExamination Entry Authorisation Slipare complete and accurate; and
immediately inform the Assessment and Examination Unit of errors if any,
on the courses printed in theExamination
Entry Authorisation Slip or if you difficulties downloading theExamination Entry Authorisation Slipfrom the OUM website.
may not be able to download theExamination
Entry Authorisation Slip if you have outstanding fees or other payments
due to the University.
(c) You should
not writeanythingon either
side of theExamination Entry Authorisation Slip.Severe disciplinary action including suspension from the
programme of study, shall be taken if written notes are found on your
Examination Entry Authorisation Slipduring an examination.
Language Policy on Examination
Questions and Answers
The examination question papers
for most courses other than language and language related courses, are set
in Bahasa Melayu and English. A number of question papers may be set in
Bahasa Melayu or English depending on the language of the course module.
You should follow strictly the instructions in the question papers
concerning answering of questions.
Information on the courses to
be offered for a resit examination in each semester, the application
procedures and closing dates, fees and payment shall be posted on the OUM
website at least one month before the semester examination.
The University reserves the
right to specify the courses that may be offered for resit examinations
in each semester.
Late applications shall not be
If you are registered to take
a resit examination, the fees dueshall
be charged to your account with the University.
Examinations shall be held at
designated locations throughout Malaysia.
As a rule, you should sit the
semester examination at your Learning Centres or at designated locations
near to the Learning Centre.
If you intend to sit the
examination in one or more of courses at another Learning Centre, you
should submit an application online before the closing date.
Further information concerning
online application and closing date for change of examination location
would be posted on the OUM website at least a month before a semester
If you submit your application
after the closing date but before the deadline for late submissions, you
application would be accepted subject to payment of a late fee. Any
application after the late submission deadline, would not be accepted.
You should check from the
MyVLE on the status of your application.
If you take the examination
for a course at another location WITHOUT PRIOR APPLICATION OR APPROVAL,
your examination script would not be given to the examiner for marking
and your examination result would be withheld. In case your examination
script is accepted for marking, you a fine shall be imposed as penalty).
The application fee to change
your examination location, fees for late application and the penalty
payment for non registration where applicable, shall be charged to your
account with the University.
The University reserves the
right to approve or reject any application for a change of location.
If you intend to sit the
examination for any course at a location outside Malaysia, you should
apply online to the Assessment and Examination Unit at leasttwomonth
before your semester examination commences.
To facilitate your
application, you should make preliminary inquiries with the persons
concerned at the intended location as to whether invigilation and room
facilities are available and forward the information obtained to the
Assessment and Examination Unit to follow up with the contact at the
If your application is
successful, you are required to bear the cost of examination room rental,
invigilation and the despatch by courier of question papers, answer
scripts and other examination materials.
The University reserves the
right to reject your application if it is received late or if suitable
venues and qualified invigilators cannot be identified to conduct the
examination at your intended location.
Absence or Withdrawal From
If you intend to withdraw from
a semester examination in one or more
course(s) on medical or other valid reasons, you should notifyofficially the
Assessment and Examination Unit, Registrynot later than two weeksbefore the semester examination concerned commences.
A copy of your letter should also be forwarded to the Dean of your
Faculty. Supporting documents from the doctor or employer where applicable,
should also be attached with your letter.
Unless you have withdrawn officially from the
examination for a registered course or have valid reasons for your
absence from the examination as approved by the University, you shall be
awarded gradeFif you fail to take the examination for the course
Continuous Assessment Grades
marks for the continuous assessment components - assignment, laboratory
reports, training, etc., - shall be uploaded to yourMyProfileas soon
as they are available and verified accordingly.
that are incomplete or unavailable could delay the processing of the
results and the release of your overall grade(s) for the course(s)
You should therefore, check
your MyProfile regularly to ensure that the marks for the continuous
assessment components are uploaded and complete. If not, you should check
immediately with your tutors/coordinators and/or the respective
Directors/Administrators of your Learning Centres. For assignments
submitted online, you should also contact the eCRM if the assignment
marks are not available in your MyVLE after the release date.
Notification of Examination
results for each semester shall, as far as possible, be posted in the
MyVLE on the OUM websitewithin four to six weeksafter the last day of a semester examination.
you are unable to view your examination results following the release,
you should immediately email to eCRM giving your name, matriculation number,
programme and the code of the course(s) concerned. Be brief when posting
your query to eCRM
If you have outstanding fees due to the University or
if you are undergoing disciplinary proceedings, you would not be
able to view your examination results until these matters have been dealt
(d)All semester examination results are released subject
to confirmation and approval by the University Senate.
Rechecking Of Grade
can apply to recheck the examination script and/or assignment for a course if you are dissatisfied
with the grade received.
1.10.2 Application Procedure
application should be submitted online according to the instructions posted in theMyVLEon the
(b) The closing date for applications istwo weeksafter
official announcement of the
semester examination results on the OUM website.
(c) You should check to ensure that your
application form is complete before
submitting it online. For record purpose and future reference, you are advised to
print and retain a copy of the completed
(d) The application fee, which is not
refundable, shall be charged to your
account with Open University Malaysia.
(e) Applications received after the
closing date shall not be accepted.
1.10.3 Results of Recheck
(a) You shall be informed on the outcome of
your application through the MyVLE. Bear in mind that after a recheck,
your assignment and/or course grade could be the same or higher than the
(b) Any application to recheck an assignment mark
will not accepted where the
assignment had earlier been rejected in to-to following a similarity
check and found to be plagiarised.
(c) The decision of the University
Examinations Committee on a course mark and grade after a recheck is
final and binding.
of Examination Regulations
The Kod Etika Pelajar (Student
Code of Ethics) and examination regulations prescribes the rules that you
must comply with and the penalties that would be imposed in the event of
You should familiarize
yourself with the Kod Etika Pelajar (Student Code of Ethics) and the
regulations governing examinations.
are reminded that severe penalties including suspension for a specified
period from the study programme can be imposed on anyone found guilty of
breach of the Kod Etika Pelajar and examination regulations. For repeated
offences, a student can be expelled from the University.
course grades, grade points, GPA, CGPA and cumulative credit hours up to
the most recent semester, shall be posted to your Partial Transcripts in
the announcement of the semester examination results.
It shall be your
responsibility to check your Partial Transcript:
ensure the academic records shown are complete, accurate and current; and
there are errors, to inform the Assessment and Examination Unit immediately.
no complaints are received from you within a month after the most recent
semester examination results have been posted to the Partial Transcript,
your academic records in the Partial Transcript shall be deemed as
correct, valid and official.
TheMyAcademic Progressscreen is intended to help students plan their studies
and chart their progress until completion of the degree/diploma study
TheMyAcademic Progressscreen provides current information on:
(i) the course requirements, the credit
hours and other conditions specified
for completion of the student’s’ programme of studies;
(ii) the total
credit hours and the courses completed by the students until the most current semester;
(iii) the remaining credit hours and courses
to be completed by students to
graduate from their study programmes
should check theMyAcademic Progressscreen regularly to ensure that information on your
cumulative credit hours, the courses taken, course credit transfers if
any, and the GPA/CGPA are complete, accurate and up-to-date. In case of
errors, you should immediately inform the Assessment and Examination Unit
via the eCRM.
Programme Completion, Graduation
and Issuance of Scrolls/Transcripts
If you have fulfilled the
requirements to graduate from your programme in a particular
semester, your name shall be recommended to the University Senate for
approval of the degree or diploma award concerned. Upon approval by
Senate, your name shall be posted on the OUM website. You should check your
graduation status from the website.
your name had been approved by Senate for the degree/diploma award in a
particular semester, you must attend the most immediate Convocation
ceremony scheduled for the conferment of degrees and diplomas. If you
fail to attend the Convocation ceremony as scheduled, you shall not be
permitted to attend the Convocation ceremony next scheduled unless
written permission has been obtained from the University management
beforehand. If you intend to attend the next scheduled Convocation, you
should apply in writing to the Registrar giving valid reasons and
providing documentary evidence.
you have fulfilled the graduation requirements in a particular semester
but have registered instead to take or resit the examination in one or
more courses in the subsequent semester, your name shall not be
recommended to Senate for the award of your degree or diploma until after
the official release of the examination results for the course or courses
in the subsequent semester.
and diploma scrolls and the official Academic Transcript shall only be
issued after the Convocation ceremony. If you have successfully completed
your study programme and require a confirmation letter, you should submit
a written application to the Assessment and Examination Unit.
confirmation letter of completion of studies, scrolls and official
academic transcripts would only be issued after students have settled all
outstanding fees and returned all library books to the University.
you are unable to attend the Convocation, you may request to have the
degree or diploma posted to you or you may authorise an immediate
relative to collect the degree on your behalf. Further details on the
procedures, payment and conditions applicable would be posted on the OUM
website near to the Convocation date.