1 FAQ

1.3 Exam

BIT Exams

BIT Exams

E1). What is the minimum grade should I obtained to pass a course?

Grade C. If you have obtained lower than grade C (e.g. C-) for a course you are required to repeat that course to obtain the Diploma or Higher Diploma certificate. However without repeating you can still obtain the degree if you fulfil the degree criteria.

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E2). Within a semester, do I have to complete all courses?

No, however to obtain your diploma or higher diploma certificate you have to pass all specified courses.

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E3). Without attempting all subjects in the 1st year, can I proceed to the 2nd year?

Yes, if you have a minimum of 1.5 GPA then you can proceed to the 2nd year.

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E4). If I reattempt a repeat course will I be able to get a better grade than ‘C’?

Yes, you can. However, when calculating the GPA, a grade you obtained will be considered, but maximum of a ‘C’ grade considered for a class.

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E5). Within how many attempts do I have to pass a course?

There is no limit.

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E6). I am already registered for Year 2 or 3. Do I have to register again for Year 1 or 2 to repeat courses from that year(s)?

No, when you register for Year 3 your registration is valid to sit for any Year 1 or 2 repeat courses. However, you have to pay to access the relevant VLE (LMS) courses in year 1 or 2.

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E7). Do you consider VLE (LMS) assignment marks for the GPA?

No, it will be considered only to determine your eligibility for Diploma / higher Diploma certificate.

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E8). Is it necessary to follow all optional courses?

No, however, the best results among all optional courses for that year would be considered to determine your GPA. Note that your examination transcript will show all grades for all courses you have applied for.

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E9). Is it compulsory to sit for a repeat course again?

No, for the degree. If you have minimum 1.5 GPA it is not compulsory to sit again. But if you prefer you can sit again.
Yes, for the Diploma or Higher Diploma. You have to pass all specified courses to obtain your Diploma or Higher Diploma certificate.

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E10). If I repeat a course should I wait for next academic year to re sit for the examination?

Yes. Examinations are held only once a year.

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E11). Where can I find the necessary information about BIT exam application forms, payments, time tables, results, etc...?

You can find all the relevant details about the examinations in the official BIT web site. http://www.bit.lk/

We highly recommend you to frequently visit this web site to get the latest information about the upcoming exams. If you can't find the details your are looking for, from the web site, then please contact the coordinator, External Degrees Centre of UCSC via Tele: 4720511, email: edc@ucsc.cmb.ac.lk or web@bit.lk

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