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Rabi Al-Thani 1441
10 December 2019

Attendance and Withdrawal

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Attendance and Withdrawal

Article IX

The regular student must attend the lectures. He shall be debarred from the final examination if the percentage of his attendance is less than the percentage fixed by the University Council, provided it is not less than (75%) of the lectures for each course during the semester. The student who is debarred, because of absence, is considered as a failure in the course, and will be awarded the denial grade (DN).

 

The Operational Rule for Majmmah University:

 

  1. The student shall be debarred from the final examination if the percentage of his absence exceeds (25%) out of the total lectures of the course without an acceptable excuse.

  2. The student who is debarred from the examination because of absence is considered as a failure in the course. He will be awarded the score of the course work and given the denial grade (DN).

  3. The lists of the debarred students shall be approved by the concerned College Board.

  4. The lists of the debarred students shall be announced before the beginning of the final examinations.

 

Article X

The College Board or whoever it delegates may, exceptionally, forward the debarred students lists and allow the students for entering the  examination, provided he will give  an acceptable excuse to the board. The University Council will determine the percentage of absence, provided it shall not be less than (50%) of the lectures for the course.

Article XI

The grade of the student who absents himself from the final examination shall be zero in that exam. His grade in that course shall be counted according to the scores of the course work he obtains.

 

Article XII

If the student is not able to attend the final examination in any course of the semester, for a compulsive excuse, the College Board, in very urgent cases, may accept his excuse and give him the permission for a substitute examination to be conducted within a period not exceeding the end of the following semester. He shall be given the grade he obtains after sitting for the substitute exam.

The Operational Rule for Majmmah University:

  1. The excuse for absence from the final examination shall be accepted in the following cases:

  1. The cause of the excuse should be timely given until a week after the cause is over.

  2. The compulsive excuses accepted by the College Board.

  1. The substitute examination and entering of the grade shall be within a period not exceeding the end of the following semester.

 

Article XIII

  1. The student may withdraw from the semester without being considered as failure if he provides an acceptable excuse to the authority specified by the University Council, within a period of time specified by the operational rules, approved by the University Council. The grade (W) shall be given to the student . This semester will be counted as part of the time required to complete the requirements of graduation.

  2. The student may withdraw from one course or more in a semester with an excuse, according to the operational rules approved by the University Council.

 

The Operational Rule for Majmmah University:

 

(13-1) A student may withdraw from studying a semester without being considered a failure, if he forwards an application to that effect to the dean of his college, at least three weeks before the beginning of the final examinations in accordance with the university schedule. The students of the colleges that adopt the annual system may withdraw before at least five weeks from the beginning of the final examinations. The students of the short courses may withdraw before the beginning of the examinations, equivalent to one third of the duration of the course. The university Rector may exceptionally, consider some , very urgent cases if necessary, from these durations, in which cases the student is given the withdrawal grade(W) and this period is counted as part of the of the time for completing the requirements of graduation.

 

(13-2) Withdrawal chances shall not exceed two consecutive or three non-consecutive semesters.As for the students of the colleges that adopt the annual system, they may not withdraw for two consecutive years. Years of withdrawal should not exceed two non-consecutive academic years throughout the student's stay in the university, after which period, the student's registration is cancelled. The dean of Admission and Registration may consider some exceptional cases.

(13-3) Dean of Admission and Registration may ask for the acceptance of the guardian of the female-student when she applies for withdrawal from a semester.

(13-4)A student may withdraw from one course or more per a semester and no more than three courses throughout the period of his study in the university in accordance with the period specified in the rules, according to the following conditions:

  1. Approval of the dean of the college.

  2. Applying for withdrawal from the course before the deadline for withdrawal from the semester.

  3. The abbreviation (W) is entered for the course a student withdraws from