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Rabi Al-Thani 1441
10 December 2019

The University System

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The University System

 

Article V:University System

 

  1. The student is graded in the study according to the operational rules approved by the University Council.
  2. Academic programs are designed equivalent to at least eight semesters for the university level.

 

The Operational Rule for Majmmah University:

 

  1. The college determines an academic supervisor for every student to help him in matters related to the university system and his educational progress such as choice of specialization, registration of courses and other academic affairs.
  2. The student assumes the responsibility of knowing and following up the academic system and the regulating by-laws, including the requirements of graduation.
  3. The student is graded in accordance with the courses he passes successfully within the approved academic program. He becomes eligible for graduation if he completes the requirements of graduation.
  4. The academic program is designed as equivalent to at least eight semesters for the university level. The student may complete the requirements of graduation in less than that period.
  5. The University system covers both  the students at the university stage and the transitional stage.

 

 

 

 

Article: VI

The academic system in some colleges may be on basis of full academic year, in accordance with the principles and procedures approved by the University Council. The academic year is counted as two semesters.

The Operational Rule for Majmmah University:

The academic system in some colleges may be on basis of full academic year, in accordance with the principles and procedures of this by-law, after substitution of the expression "academic year with "semester" wherever it comes, not conflicting the following:

  1. In the Annual System, courses are taught throughout the year, in a duration of not less than (30) weeks. The periods of registration and final examination are not counted within this period.
  2. A final examination  is conducted for every course at the end of the year.  Examination for the practical course or the clinical courses may be conducted by the end of the  training period.
  3. Second Test or clearance exams shall be conducted before the beginning of the academic year in a duration not less than two weeks. Students who failed in the courses are allowed for the clearance examination. The College Board determines the nature of the courses and the credit hours for each course. The result is sent to the Deanship of Admission and Registration before the end of the third week from the beginning of the academic year. The grade (D 2)  will be entered for those who pass in place of the previous failure grade(F), irrespective of the grade obtained.
  4. The student who fails in the first term of the first final examinations in courses more than allowed by the College Board in paragraph (C), shall not be allowed to sit for the Second Term Exams (F. Clearance Exam).He remains in the same level and only re-studies the courses he failed.
  5. The student who fails in the Second Exam (F. Clearance) or the courses that have  no second term, remains in the same year and studies again the courses he failed in. The College Board or whoever it delegates may allow studying some courses of the following year.
  6. The student shall not be promoted from one year to another until he completes the requirements of promotion according to the syllabus.

Article VII Levels System

A university system dividing the academic year into two semesters. There may be a summer semester, the period of which is half the duration of the basic semester. The requirements of graduation for obtaining the degree are divided into levels in accordance with the syllabus approved by the University Council.

Article VIII

 

The University Council sets the regulations of registration, addition and dropping of the courses within the approved syllabus as it guarantees registration of the minimum of the academic load.

 

The Operational Rule for Majmmah University:

The regulations for promotion from one level to another:

The student must commit to attending the classes from the first day for the beginning of the semester in accordance with the university academic calendar.

Firstly: Early Registration:

Early registration can be made according to the mechanism set by the Deanship of Admission and Registration in coordination with the colleges.

Secondly: Formal Registration:

  1. The student is availed the courses he wishes to study or drop according to the following:
  1. The student may add the courses he wishes to study a week before the beginning of the academic year and ends by the end of the first week.
  2. The student may drop the courses he does not wish to study until the end of the second week from the beginning of the academic year.
  3. Registration must not exceed the maximum credit hours and not be less than the minimum as shall be mentioned in the fourth paragraph of this regulation.
  1. The process of the registration of the courses for the student is done in consultation with his academic supervisor. The student bears the responsibility of any deficiency or errors caused by ignorance of the instructions.
  2. The student must complete the procedures of registration by himself , he is not entitled to assigned this responsibility to his representative at all.
  3. The registration process can be performed automatically for students of a certain college  or level if necessary.
  4.  If the student does not register for any course during the regular registration period, he shall be considered as leaving study.

Thirdly: Accreditation of Registration

  1. The student must, in case of automatic registration, accredit his academic schedule through his personal file in the university website , during dropping/ addition period.
  2. The student shall be considered as leaving study during dropping /addition period of registration if he does not accredit his  academic schedule during addition/dropping period until the end of the second week from the beginning of the academic year.

Fourthly: Academic Load:

  1. Academic load refers to the total credit hours for the courses the student registers for in the semester. It is determined in accordance to the following regulations:

 

  1. The minimum

The minimum academic load is 12credit hours for a semester.

 

  1. The maximum

The maximum academic load is 20 credit hours per semester and 10 credit hours for the summer semester.

  1. The student who has an academic probation shall not be allowed to increase his academic load to more than 14 credit hours.
  2. The student who has a Pass Grade shall not be allowed to increase his academic load to more than 16 credit hours.
  3. The student on the threshold of graduation is allowed to exceed the maximum, the increase being not more than three credit hours.

Fifthly: Academic Probation

The student shall be given an academic probation if his CGPA becomes less than 2.00 out of 5.00.