NUC Scraps Pass Degree in Universities

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The Vice Chancellor of Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru, during the matriculation ceremony of 2014/2015 admitted students revealed that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has abolished the pass degree in all Nigerian universities with effect from the 2013/2014 academic session.

According to him, this implies that the minimum pass mark for courses in the universities will now be 45 per cent, that is, D-grade instead of the previous 40 per cent which was E-grade while the minimum class of grade to be earned by the students will be now be Third Class,”

He, therefore, enjoined the students to work hard to earn their stay in the university.

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