NECTA Grading System In Tanzania | Mfumo Wa Kutunuku Matokeo NECTA (Divisheni)
NECTA Grading System For Awarding The Results | Mfumo Wa Kutunuku Matokeo Ya Upimaji/Mitihani Ya Taifa Kwa Kutumia Jumla Ya Alama (Divisheni)
The Examinations Council of Tanzania has made improvements to the system for awarding the results of Testing and national examinations at the Secondary education level.
Those improvements have been carried out following the views of education stakeholders to the Government regarding the need to have better levels of achievement and grades in the system of total marks (Division).
The processing of the results of the Second Form Testing and the Fourth and Sixth Form examinations will take into account the levels of marks, achievement grades and the procedure of use of the continuous score (CA) as follows:
B: Grades of (Madaraja ya Ufaulu)
Grades will be in the Total Point Grading System or Division.
A candidate who has done at least 7 subjects for Form the second and fourth and at least three special subjects (combination) for the sixth form will be awarded Divisions I, II, III or IV according to the total scope of points as follows:
A candidate who has taken less than seven subjects for the Second or Fourth Form will be considered to have passed with a minimum grade of Fourth, if he passes at least two subjects in Grade D or one subject in Grade A, B or C.
In addition, a sixth form candidate who did less subjects of the third grade will be awarded a minimum grade of Fourth if he passes at least two subjects in Grade S or one subject in Grades A, B, C, D and E.
C: Use of Continuous Assessments (CA) (Matumizi ya Alama Endelevu (CA)
The ratio between continuous Assessments(CA) and final exam marks (FE) will be 30:70. Analysis of the contribution of 30 CA marks for Form Four and Six will be as follows:
NECTA: The system of awarding results with the grade structure of total marks (Division) was used by the Tanzania Examinations Council from 1976 to 2013.
Thus, it is Council’s hope that this system will be productive because it is well understood by the majority of education stakeholders.