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How To Calculate NOUN Examination and TMA Scores (e-Exam)

How To Calculate NOUN Examination and TMA Scores (e-Exam)

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Exams are ongoing and the majority of students especially new students want to know how NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA (NOUN) grading system is when it comes to calculating Exam Score and TMA.

In this article,  you will learn how to calculate NOUN E-exam and TMA Scores.

NOUN E-Exam is over 70

NOUN TMA is over 30

TOTAL: 100

TMA means Tutor Marked Assignment. For your registered course, you are entitled to 3TMA, of which you must submit before the end of the semester exam. After submitting, it will be graded over 30,


Let’s take CIT101 as a course case study.

Let’s say,

TMA 1 you scored 10.0
TMA 2 you scored 9.00
TMA 3 you scored 10.0

Your TMA score is 29 over 30 when you add all together

Now the question is, how do I calculate my E-exam score plus my TMA score?

It’s straightforward!!!!

You should note that all NOUN questions don’t Have the same number of questions, some have `35, 70, 100, 120, 150, The courses with 35 are most of the time MTH courses. 100 and 120 questions are 2unit courses
150 questions are 3 unit courses

Anyway, let’s get started…

For Example: (CIT101)
After the CIT101 exam, you checked your score, and you scored 95 out of 120 questions. And in your TMA for CIT101, as I said earlier, you scored 29/30.

To calculate your total score over 100, use this formula:

X/Y x 70/1
That is, let= what you score in the exam, and Y = the total number of exam question, which simply means, EXAM SCORE divided by NUMBER OF EXAM QUESTION multiplied by 70.

Whatever your result is from the above calculation, you’ll now add it to your TMA.

Let’s do the math:

Exam score (X) = 80

Total number of exam question (Y) = 100

Therefore, it will be 80/100 x 70

The result is 56

Your exam score is 56

(N.B.: your TMA score is 29).


Now, to get final result add 56 exams scores + 29 TMA – Result is 85

Which means, CIT102 = A.

Also, note, you’ll follow the same way to calculate if your exam question is 100 or 150.

But in the case of 35 questions, all you need to do is multiply whatever you score by 2.

That is, if you score 20/35, it will be 20 x 2, which is equal to 40, meaning that you score 40/70. But sometimes, it will have been programmed in such a way the calculation would have been done. You’ll know if it is.

You’ll see your score over 70.

NOUN adopts the general grading system, find it below:
0-39. — F
40-44 — E
45-49 — D
50-59 — C
60-69 — B
70-100 – A

PLEASE NOTE:- In case of 70 questions in Exam, Multiply whatever you score in EXAM + TMA. That is your final grade.

Thank you for reading. . .

If you have any question, please drop it in the comment box.


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  1. Thanks for the explanation. It is good to know where one stands. At least i can formulate my results as I go. Please you should put a link to a poat on how to calculate GP. I am sure you have already published something like that.

  2. Pls gst 105 material they wrote that exams and tma is 50-50, then after submitting my exams today, the score I got was 44/120 and 35/100, non was over 70 as my previous exams. Pls would my tma of 29.5 be added to it?

    1. Yes your TMA will be added.

      Your final grade will be calculated as follow
      35/100=0.35, 0.35*70=24.5.
      24.5+29.5(your TMA)=54
      Your final grade is 54 C

  3. I am aware that noun have divide our E-exam mark, that we are to add our tma score with it only. It is true?

  4. Please is it possible for a student with GPA 3… in 200L first semester to come out with First Class as CGPA? Thanks.

  5. Please I wrote the exam cit , but it gave me two scores, over 85/120 and over 50\100, please which is the real one and do I still divide?

  6. Old how do I calculate my GPA result… I was told that the total number of credit load I need to have before graduation is 36.

  7. Please how do I calculate my GPA result… I was told that the total number of credit load I need to have before graduation is 36.

  8. I sat for GST 807 and obtained 18/70 .My TMA is 30/30.This give me a score of 48/100 that is D.I have heard that masters programs is a minimum of C.I want clarification. Will I’ve required to resit this paper?.This is the only course holding me.

    1. Your grade has already been divided by 70, Just add the exam score to your TMA.


      42 is your final grade.

      You have D.

  9. pls am in my 400l….I registered a year 1 carry over course JIL 111 legal method 1, JIL112 legal method 2, and up to date the TMA is not out, and I will be writing the exam for these courses this week….what can I do pls

  10. What score will a post graduate student get to reach the grades for the course units. For example, in EDU 823 that has 3units , what score will I get to reach 3units?. Thanks for your explanation in the calculation.

  11. Hello admin if someone has carry-over and resat for d exam and scored B will d person calculate that to its Gp or Its meaningless. This things is causing argument and misconceptions among my peers pls kindly enlighten us.

  12. Good day, pls when will the final graduation list be out. and this issue of red colour on a student’s portal indicating manipulation of result how true is this please cause we are confused here.

    Thank you.

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