Abuja - The National Universities Commission ( NUC) has abolished the award of Pass Degree in Nigerian Universities with effect from the 2013/ 2014 academic session, Thisday reports.
Prof Abdullahi Zuru, the Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, disclosed this on Wednesday at the 2014/2015 matriculation of 4,133 students of the institution.
He said 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.Also read: NUC revokes licences of seven private universities
He stated that the minimum class of degree to be earned by students will now be Third Class.
According to him, no university student will henceforth graduate with a Pass Degree.
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