Assessment Criteria

This section describes the Assessment Criteria of Soran University. Assessment is taken by the combination of both internal
and external examinations; and also in the form of written and practical examinations.

We have four Faculties in our University. Each Faculty has its own mode of assessment based on the rules and regulations of
their department on managing your study. For the Faculty wise mode of assessment please contact your respective department.

The marking criteria depends on your lecturer and the subject. If you are not sure about the marking criteria you need to get in touch with your lecturer during the University working hours.
Check your course guidelines or student handbook.

Academic year:

Depending upon the requirements and workload the subjects are scheduled in either one of the semesters or both semesters.

If you are sitting examinations at this university you must be aware of the following:

Please make sure you know which examinations you are taking, the date and time, and the location. Some students are coming to examination venues and do not know the module code and module title of their exam. Make sure you are not one of them.
No passing of notes or exchange of materials.
No communicating in any way with other candidates.
No talking.

Grading Scale:

The University has a uniform grading scale. For detailed information contact your respective department as it may vary from time to time.


The results will be published by the Exam Committee soon after the final exams were over.


You can always appeal against the published results if you are unhappy with it. This should be done in a given time. For more information please contact your department.
What is a Supplementary exam?

A supplementary exam is used as a substitute if a student failed to pass the actual exam.


Students of Soran University must comply with the requirements and obey the exam committee rules and regulation for each assessment item failing to do so is misconduct.
Degree and Diploma Certificates:

On completion of your degree you will be awarded Degree and Diploma certificates in respect to the courses you have enrolled.


Students who have officially passed all the exams and are eligible for graduation will be graduating during the graduation ceremony which will happen once in a year in early July.