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Makerere University, Mak Weighting System for Admission 2020/2021

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Makerere University, Mak Weighting System for Admission 2020/2021 by Kenyans247(1): Sat Nov 2019 12:19pm
That the existing Weighting System shown below applies to all the five Public Universities including Makerere university. Candidates are therefore advised to study and understand the weighting system before applying for the 2020/2021 admission online.

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY WEIGHTING CRITERIA
All subjects taken at the Advanced Level of Education are grouped into four categories and weighted as follows for purposes of admission to any programme of Undergraduate study in the University.

Subject Category Weight
(i) Essential 3
(ii) Relevant 2
(iii) Desirable 1

(iv) Others 0.5

The Essential A’ Level subjects for University Programmes must be passed with at least a Principal Pass.

5.3 For a given candidate, not more than three subjects taken at the principal level shall carry a weight of 3, 2, or 1.

5.4 For a given candidate, principal level subjects in excess of the three defined in 1.1 (i) to (iii) above, shall be designated as “Others” and shall carry a weight of 0.5

5.5 Not more than two subjects shall be designated as “Essential”.

5.6 A pass in a subject taken at the subsidiary level such as General Paper, shall carry one point. A subsidiary pass ranges from grades 1 to 6.

5.7 In the case of programmes where “Essential” subjects may be three or more, an “Essential set” of subjects is defined. The best-performed two subjects of the essential set shall be designated as “Essential Subjects” and weighted three. The 3rd best-done subjects from the Essential Set shall be designated as the “Relevant Subject” and weighted two.

5.8 When computing points special programme requirements are also taken into consideration.

5.9 For ‘O’ level grades, Distinctions 1 & 2 carry 0.3 points, Credits 3 to 6 carry 0.2 ,Passes 7 & 8 carry 0.1 and Fail (9) carry 0.0 weights respectively.

5.10 For A’ Level grades, the conversion scale is A=6, B=5, C=4, D=3, E=2, O=1, F=0 points.

THE COMBINED WEIGHT OF A CANDIDATE FOR ADMISSION TO THE UNIVERSITY
a) The O’Level weight of a candidate for any programme in the University, is obtained by multiplying the numbers of Distinctions/Credits/Passes, by the relevant weights and adding up for the Distinctions, Credits and passes actually obtained by the candidate.

b) The A’Level weight, for a given programme, of a candidate is obtained by multiplying each subject grade point by the relevant weighting factor and adding up for all the subjects taken and passed.

c) The combined weight of a candidate for a given programme is obtained by adding the O’Level weight obtained (a) above to the A’Level weight obtained (b) above. The best candidate for each programme is the one with the highest combined weight.

d) Candidates are selected on merit from those who apply for a programme as their first choice plus those who apply for the programme as 2nd, 3rd, 4th choice etc. if they have not been admitted to programmes of their earlier choices. All choices are considered.

Additionally, Makerere University has 10 Constituent Colleges whose weighting systems are unique.

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