The equivalent marks for admission to appropriate grades in English I-IV are as follows:

COURSE TOEFL (iBT) TOEFL (P) IELTS GRADE
ENGLISH I 60 500 5.0 C
ENGLISH I 70 525 5.5 A
ENGLISH II 70 525 5.5 -C
ENGLISH II 80 550 6.0 A
ENGLISH III 80 550 6.0 C
ENGLISH III 90 575 6.5 A
ENGLISH IV 90 575 6.5 C
ENGLISH IV 100 600 7.0 A

Criteria and Conditions

Students requesting exemption from the required IELE English courses (E1-EIV) need to take note of the following criteria and conditions:

  1. Exemption Procedure

    Enroll in English Course

    Make all requires payments

    Submit official Test Score

    Note * In case students submit the test score during the semester, they must continue to attend classes until official exemption is graduated. ** The same procedure has to be repeated until all English courses are completed.

  2. TOEFL / IELTS scores must be sent directly to Assumption University from the Test Centers. (TOEFL-DI code: 0706)
  3. Assumption University will only accept IELTS scores from the IELTS Test Center (ABAC Study Abroad Center). (Further information; Suvarnabhumi campus at “SG104”, St. Gabriel’s Hall, Tel. 02-7232503 or Hua Mak campus at Admissions Center, “P11”, Sts. Philip & Bernard Hall, Tel 02-7191929)
  4. Only Academic Module IELTS test scores will be accepted for exemption.
  5. Even though exempted from attending English courses, students must still pay the prescribed fees.
  6. The university will not accept any exemption applications if test scores are not submitted before the last week of instruction.
  7. The university will not consider request for grade change for any previous English courses by submitting TOEFL/IELTS score.
  8. TOEFL / IELTS scores/band are valid for a period of 2 years only.
  9. Exemption administration will be handled by Office of the University Registrar.
  10. The grades for exempted English subjects will be released along with the semester results.
  11. Students exempted from English course(s) on the above basis are entitled to take an additional subject towards their semester course load.
  12. Attendance/course requirements must be complied with until exemption is granted.

Application period for Time Conflict Examination

AT1. Graduating students will be allowed to appear for the time conflict examinations without Dean’s approval, given that their petition is turned in to the Office of the University Registrar. The non-graduating students, hence are required to ascertain during the pre-registration and adding periods that the subjects enrolled or added do not have examination time conflict.

AT2.The non-graduating students may seek Dean’s approval for the time conflict examination. The Dean concerned may exercise his/her discretion in declining the non-graduating students’ request for time conflict examination. The decision of the Dean pertaining to the request is final

AT3. All petitions for the time conflict examination for graduating students must be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar within the first three weeks (15 working days) of the semester/summer session.

AT4. The students need to keep the “receipt” issued by the Office of the University Registrar, and present it to the Office in case that their names are not included in the “time conflict examination list”.


Checking the Time Conflict Examination Schedule and Venue

SV1. The students are also required to contact Office of the University Registrar five working days before the first day of the examination period for the time conflict examination schedule as well as the “time conflict examination room”. Usually the date of the examination would remain unchanged, except for the examination time i.e. one subject would take place before the other – “back-to-back examinations”.

SV2. Details of “Time Conflict Exam Room & Schedules”, will be posted 2 days before examination period at www.au.edu and link to “Exam Time / Campus Conflict Schedule


Venue for the Time Conflict Examination

VT1. The students must sit for all requested examinations with time conflict only in the assigned “Time Conflict Examination” Room according to the “exam time conflict schedules”. Should the students sit for the examination conflicting with another in regular examination rooms, they will not be allowed to appear for another examination or apply for “late examination”, and will hence obtain automatic withdrawal for the subject.

VT2. Suvarnabhumi Students (School of Management, Arts, Comm. Arts, Architecture, Music, Science and Technology, and Engineering) will take their “time conflict exams” at Suvarnabhumi. All other students will take the exams at Hua Mak Campus.

VT3. If one of the requested subjects in the “Exam Time Conflict” is withdrawn, students must follow the original examination schedule for the remaining subject (sit in the original exam room and time).

Consecutive Examination at Different Campuses Procedure (Campus Conflict)

CP1. Effective Summer 2003 (March – May), Students in School of Management, Arts, Comm. Arts, Architecture, Music, Science and Technology, and Engineering with more than 1 exam on the same day at different campuses can petition to take all exams for that day at Suvarnabhumi campus. All other students can petition to take all exams for that day at Hua Mak.


Application period for Consecutive Examination at Different Campuses (Campus Conflict)

AC1. All petitions concerning consecutive examinations must be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar within the first three weeks (15 working days) of the semester/summer, otherwise the students will be required to appear for the examinations on that day at the designated campuses.


Venue for the Consecutive Examination at Different Campuses (Campus Conflict)

VC1. Once the petition is submitted, the students must only appear for the examinations at the requested campus. Failure to observe the rescheduled seating arrangements will subject the students to “Wrong Campus Examination Regulation” i.e. automatic withdrawal and no eligibility to apply for the “late examination” for the subject concerned.

VC2. If one of the subjects in the “Consecutive Examinations at Different Campuses” (Campus Conflict) petition is withdrawn, students must follow the original examination schedule for the remaining subject i.e. original exam time and room.


Time Conflict Examination Room

  • HuaMak Campus: “D51” Room, De Montfort Hall (D Bldg.), 5th Floor
  • Suvarnabhumi Campus: – SM206 – SM210” Room, St. Michael Hall (SM Bldg.), 2nd Floor

Attention:

  • The students must sit for all requested examinations with time conflict only in the assigned “Time Conflict Examination” Room according to the “exam time conflict schedules”. Failure to observe the rescheduled seating arrangements will subject the students to automatic withdrawal and no eligibility to apply for the “late examination” for the subject concerned.
  • During exam period, do not leave your seat until all of your exam time-conflict subjects’ time is over.
  • Details of “Time Conflict Exam Room & Schedules”, will be posted 2 days before examination period at au.edu and link to “Exam Time / Campus Conflict Schedule
  • If one of the requested subjects in the “Exam Time Conflict” is withdrawn, students must follow the original examination schedule for the remaining subject (i.e. sit in the original exam room and time).

Undergraduate students will be dismissed from the University under the following conditions.

  • Obtaining a cumulative GPA of less than 1.50 at the end of any semester except the first semester of the Freshman Year.
  • Obtaining a cumulative GPA of less than 1.75 for two consecutive semesters except the first semester of the Freshman Year.
  • Obtaining a cumulative GPA of less than 2.00 for four consecutive semesters except the first semester of the Freshman Year. However, in certain cases the President in consideration of the student’s potential to improve his/her academic performance and eventually graduate may grant special permission for the student to carry on his/her studies at the university on probation condition.

The University, wishing to provide recognition to exceptional students, has established an Honors System. Undergraduate students are given awards for achievement measurable in grades beginning with semester grades and ending with cumulative grades until graduation.


1.SPECIAL HONORS AND AWARDS : Students are given distinctions for their performance for a semester or academic year as listed below :

Award GPA. / Semester
University Council Certificate of Honors 4.00 / any academic year
President’s Certificate of Honors 3.50-3.99 / any academic year
Academic List of Honors 3.25 or higher / each semester

Conditions : – 15 credits / semester required except for final semester.

– Grades must be ‘C’ or higher.


2.GRADUATION WITH HONORS : Undergraduate students maintaining a high scholastic average are eligible for graduation with the following Honors ;

Award Cummulative GPA
Summa Cum Laude 3.80 – 4.00
Magna Cum Laude 3.50 – 3.79
Cum Laude 3.25 – 3.49

Requirements for Graduation with Honors :

  • Have fulfilled all the requirements for graduation within 4 years (5 years for Architecture).
  • Have not been placed on probation in any condition.
  • Have not received a grade lower than ‘C’ for any course and / or “U” for non credit courses.

  • Transfer students must have taken all the third and fourth year courses (or 72 credits) at Assumption University.
  • Students who have graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, regardless of a grade lower than “C” or “U” for non credit courses, or those who completed all requirements within 5 years of study for all 4-year undergraduate programs; and within 6 years for the Architecture Program, are entitled to obtain an Award of Academic Excellence.

  • 3.ACADEMIC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

    Qualifications :

    1. Completed 50 credits or more;
    2. Attained a cumulative GPA of 3.85 or more (1st & 2nd semester only);
    3. 15 credits / semester required;
    4. Holds a general good standing with the University;
    5. Enrolled and attends the classes for the sequentially following semester (1st & 2nd semester only);
    6. No Academic Merit Scholarships will be provided for students in the Aeronautic Engineering specialistic subjects.
    7. The students are not recipients of scholarships from within the university or other institutions / organizations;
    8. For undergraduate students only; and
    9. GPAs improved to 3.85 or greater due to changes in English grades by way of TOEFL/IELTS scores do not entitle any tuition refund normally awarded each regular semester as an Academic Merit Scholarship.

    Please follow the rules and guidelines before proceeding with withdrawal. Once completed, modifications are possible within Withdrawal period.

    You do not have to complete withdrawals at one time.

    1. Period for course(s) withdrawal is appointed by the Office of the University Registrar. Withdrawal within the appointed period results in a “W” mark on transcripts.
    1. English courses can be withdrawn.
    2. First year, first semester cannot withdraw 100% of courses enrolled 3 credits minimum must be enrolled, attended and final exams taken.
    3. Nursing Science, Communication Arts and BioTechnology students must contact their Faculty office for withdrawal matters.
    4. The system will forbid you from withdrawing incorrectly.
    5. Non credit courses may be withdrawn.
    Students are required to attend all classes regularly to qualify to take a final examination for any subject. A minimum of 80% attendance is mandatory. Any student who finds that he/she can not longer attend a class must officially withdraw via internet or in writing through the Office of the University Registrar. Failure to withdraw officially may result in a grade of “F” for the course.
    Course prerequisites must be fulfilled before registration for subsequent course. Courses preregistered / registered with non-fulfilled prerequisites will be automatically deleted without notice.
    Refund / withdrawal regulations within the first 2 weeks of the semester without record in transcript.

    19.1 In case of 50% Tuition Fees Refund

    • Subject(s)/section change
    • For leave of absence (only tuition fees refund)
    • Prerequisite (late grade release)
    • Mid-term/Final examination time conflict (graduating students exempted).

    19.2 In case of 100% Tuition Fees Refund

    • Student status retirement
    • Time conflict due to administrative changes after registration
    • On probation because of late grade release
    • Subject(s)/section closed
    • Graduated
    Faculty: SM, Arts, Architecture, Music, Science & Technology, and Law
    Cum. GPA. Credits Load
    1.GPA 3.25 and above 21-22 Credits
    2.GPA. 2.00 – 3.24 18-19 Credits
    3.GPA 1.99 and below 12-13 Credits
    4.Graduating Students
    4.1 GPA. 2.00 and above 21-22 Credits
    4.2 GPA. 1.99 and below 15-16 Credits

    Remark: Basic English II (BG0002) is considered a 3-credit course.


    Faculty: Engineering, Communication Arts, Biotechnology, and Nursing Science
    Cum. GPA. Credits Load
    1. GPA 2.00 and above 21-22 Credits
    (according to study plan)
    2. GPA 1.99 and below 12-13 Credits
    3. Graduating Students
    3.1 GPA. 2.00 and above 21-22 Credits
    3.2 GPA. 1.99 and below 15-16 Credits

    Remark: Basic English II (BG0002) is considered a 3-credit course.

    1.No Late Examinations during Summer Session

    Students who fail to appear for mid-term and/or final examinations of the subject(s) enrolled in summer session, irrespective of their personal reasons, will not be allowed to take late examinations and will be required to withdraw from the subject(s).

    2.No Examination at Wrong Campus

  • Effective Mid-term examination semester 2/2002, irrespective of reasons, students will not be permitted to take examinations at “wrong campus” and will hence, be considered as “absent” from the exam.
  • To avoid such a mistake, students are required to carefully check their examination schedules as well as the designated locations, and be at the premise on time.

  • 3 Examination Regulations

    • Students are allowed to be only 10 minutes LATE.
    • Non Programmable calculators are allowed.
    • DO NOT bring into the examination room/hall the following items:
      • Any form of information related or unrelated e.g. Notes
      • Communication Devices e.g. Mobile phones, Tablets
      • Dictionaries
    • DO NOT Leave exam room during the first 30 minutes, Leave exam room without surrendering your signature, Communicate to other students in exam room.
    • DO NOT Take any question papers out of the exam room, allow to visit the rest room during the exam time, remain in the hallway/corridor while the exams are in progress.
    • DO Place wallets and mobile phones (off) under your own seat.
    • Remember that Violation on any Regulations is considered as CHEATING.
    • CHEATING considerations: any kinds of note on papers, note on rulers, note on body, place under exam paper, place inside pencil box, place inside shirt/trouser/skirt, place under desk/chair, etc.

    1 SICKNESS – prepare these evidences: Medical Bills, Medical Certification, and Historical records including past history of chronicle illness from the doctor.

    2 EXPIRY of a person in family – Prepare a copy of Death Certificate.

    3 ACCIDENT – Prepare these evidences: Insurance claim, Name, address, and phone number of the driver involved in the accident, pictures of the damage of students’ transportation, A photocopy of the transportation’s owner title Garage’s repair bill

    Note: Evidences must be submitted together with the Late Examination Application within 3 days after exam date.