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Introduction : Examination Department remains associated with every student till the award of Degree/certificate. Department perform the following tasks: Collection of result of continuous assessment component from Regions and its inclusion in the final result. Conduct of term final examination at the centers like conventional system and compilation/processing of the result. Issuance of Certificate/Degrees to successful students. Assessment Assessment of students in distance education system is made by two mode: Continuous Assessment Term. Final Examination on 1. Continuous Assessment: 1.1 Assignments Students are required to do two assignments for each half-credit course and four assignments for each full credit course. The marks obtained in the assignments contribute to the final course result. For successful completion of the course, it is imperative to obtain a minimum 40% from Matric to Master level programmes and 50% for M.Phil & Ph.D. programmes. Students failing in continuous assessment (assignments) are not eligible to appear in the final examination. 1.2 Purpose of Assignments The main purpose of assignments is to test the student's comprehension of syllabus of course and books, the students received from the University and also to help them to get through these courses. The students are advised to take the assignments seriously. A simple omission on their part may cause considerable loss to them, which can be avoided by exercising proper care. 1.3 Submission of Assignments The students should submit complete answers to all assignments' questions in their own words and before submitting the assignments they should ensure that they have answered all questions in all assignments. Normally after evaluation, teacher returns the marked assignments to the students with comments and grading. All assignments are required to be submitted within due date and no assignment will be accepted after due date. It is the responsibility of the students to get back their duly evaluated marked assignments along with a copy of the assessments sheet containing comments of the teacher on their performance. 2. Term Final Examination 2.1 Need of Examination Final examination is another component of overall assessment system of a course. Exams help the students to review their studies and see the course as a whole. At the end of each semester the University arranges a final three hours, written examination in each course on the set dates, usually at the convenient center established near the home town of students.. The final examinations carry 70% weightge in the determination of final results. In order to be eligible to appear in the final examination in any course, the student are required to obtain at least minimum 40% from Matric to Master level programme and 50% for M.Phil & Ph.D. programmes qualifying marks in the assignments. The minimum passing marks in the final examinations are
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Postal Address : Examinations Department, Block No.3, Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H-8, Islamabad
Phone : 051-9250012, Fax 051-9250013
Email : exam@aiou.edu.pk
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