# Letters N K M

## English translation: Mark, Credits, Weight

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 09:51 Aug 13, 2017
Indonesian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Education / Pedagogy / daftar nilai issued 1990
 Indonesian term or phrase: Letters N K M The letters are in three columns showing marks next to every subject in the Daftar Nilai issued at Universitas Indonesia in 1990. Under the letter N there are letters (B, C) and under the letters K and M only figures (from 2 till 12). Must be some grading system at the UI.
 Local time: 15:03
 English translation:Mark, Credits, Weight Explanation:This is an educated guess but N = Nilai = Mark, K = Kredit = Credits, M = Mutu = Weight. Under “N” the four probable marks are A, B, C and D. Every A is worth 4x the credits earned, every B 3x, every C 2x and every D 1x. The mark is then multiplied by the credits. So if for example a subject was worth 3 credits and the person got a C mark, then the weight would be 2x 3 = 6, or written in full N = C, K = three, M = six. If this fits with the columns you have then my guess may be correct
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Ian Forbes
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Local time: 02:03
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 Erich Ekoputra
 Hipyan Nopri
3Mark, Credits, Weight
 Ian Forbes

1 hr   confidence:
Mark, Credits, Weight

Explanation:
This is an educated guess but N = Nilai = Mark, K = Kredit = Credits, M = Mutu = Weight. Under “N” the four probable marks are A, B, C and D. Every A is worth 4x the credits earned, every B 3x, every C 2x and every D 1x. The mark is then multiplied by the credits.
So if for example a subject was worth 3 credits and the person got a C mark, then the weight would be 2x 3 = 6, or written in full N = C, K = three, M = six. If this fits with the columns you have then my guess may be correct

 Ian ForbesNew ZealandLocal time: 02:03Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 8
 Asker: Thank you for helping me.

1 hr   confidence:

Explanation:
K = kredit (credit)
M = mutu (point earned)

Generally, there is one more column: AM = angka mutu (grade point)

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Note added at 1 hr (2017-08-13 11:10:36 GMT)
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Correction:
Quality should be Point Earned

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Note added at 1 hr (2017-08-13 11:12:01 GMT)
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Mutu (Point Earned) = Kredit (Credit) x Angka Mutu (Grade Point)

 Hipyan NopriIndonesiaLocal time: 21:03Works in fieldNative speaker of: IndonesianPRO pts in category: 66

4 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +2

Explanation:

☕ An N (Nilai) is always a number; it generally represents a Score weighted or averaged from: (a) Mid-Semester Test score (nilai ujian tengah semester); (b) Assignment scores (nilai-nilai tugas kuliah); and (c) Final Test score (nilai ujian akhir semester).

A K (Kredit) is a a number too, representing Credit for that particular course/subject (mata kuliah). During my university years three decades ago, this number was generally between 1 and 4.

An M (Mutu) is a letter indicating the Grade achieved, and corresponding to the score. E.g. (in general cases) a student will get a Grade of A if her/his score is above 80, B for above 70 and up to 80, and so on. In general, getting a grade of D, E, or F is considered to be a failure/non-passing (see the 1st reference below), so the course must be re-taken.

⛱ Credit will be multiplied by a number representing the grade (e.g. A = 4, B = 3, ...) to get a Grade Point. Grade Points from all courses will be averaged to get Grade Point Average or IPK (see the 3rd reference).

★彡REFERENCES
Mata kuliah gagal yang mendapatkan grade D/E/F ...

http://www.ubm.ac.id/tmi/students-activities/student-opportu...
Mahasiswa Teknik Industri dengan IPK minimum 3.30 dan telah lulus Mata Kuliah yang akan diajarkan dengan Grade minimum A, berkesempatan untuk bekerja sebagai Teaching Assistant...

GPA: the grade point average for one semester; this is equal to the grade points divided by the attempted credit hours in the courses in which a grade of A, B, C, D, F or WF is received (including “plus” or “minus” grades—for example, A-, B+).

 Erich EkoputraIndonesiaLocal time: 21:03Works in fieldNative speaker of: IndonesianPRO pts in category: 111
 Asker: Thank you very much for taking the time and effort. Much appreciated.

agree
 9 hrs
-> For your kind support Angela,, there is a Latin proverb: Transit umbra, lux permanet (By a shadow goes, the light stays)

agree
 2 days13 hrs
-> For your kind support Ikram, a Latin proverb: Tempus edax rerum (Time devours all).

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