Degree Classification
The criteria for degree classification applicable to students admitted from AY2012-2013 onwards are as follows:


Honours Degree Classification (i)

Criteria

Honours (Highest Distinction)

CAP 4.50 and above (ii)

Honours (Distinction)

CAP 4.00 – 4.49

Honours (Merit)

CAP 3.50 – 3.99

Honours

CAP 3.00 – 3.49

Pass

CAP 2.00 – 2.99

 

 

(i) This refers to 160-MC degree programmes.
(ii) Particular Faculties/Schools may stipulate other requirements.

(iii) This refers to 120-MC degree programmes.

The criteria for degree classification applicable to students admitted prior to AY2012/2013 are as follows:


Class of Honours

CAP Cut-Off

First Class Honours

4.5 & above, plus at least an A- in Honours thesis/Final Year project

Second Class Honours (Upper Division)

4.00 – 4.49 inclusive

Second Class Honours (Lower Division)

3.50 – 3.99 inclusive

Third Class Honours

3.20 – 3.49 inclusive

Pass

2.00 – 3.19 inclusive