Top 11 Things You Need To Know About NOUN TMA

National Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN) TMA

The National Open University Of Nigeria (NOUN) have released TMA (Tutors mark Assignment) for the 2024_1 semester on the 30th Saturday March 2024, all students are advised to submit their TMA before the deadline for submission. See TMA Submission Timetable For 2024_1 Semester – (TMA 1, TMA 2 & TMA 3).

As a fresher at the National Open University of Nigeria, you might be wondering or confused about the term TMA. Do not worry, I will share with you all you need to know about NOUN TMA and How to take TMA on NOUN TMA portal in 2024_1 semester.



Things You Need To Know About NOUN TMA

  • TMA is an acronym for Tutor Marked Assignment. It is an assessment method used by the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN to evaluate students’ understanding of course materials and their ability to apply what they have learned.
  • TMA carries a significant weight in the overall assessment of students’ academic performance. It contributes 30% of the total marks for each course, making it a crucial element that cannot be ignored.
  • TMA questions are designed to test the students’ knowledge and understanding of the course materials. It is essential to answer the questions correctly to score high marks.
  • The submission of TMA is mandatory for all NOUN students. The deadline for submission of TMA is usually communicated to the students via their study centers or the student portal.
  • TMA is graded based on the correctness and quality of the answers provided. The grading system is based on a scale of 0-10, and the maximum score is 10 for each TMAs
  • TMA questions are in multiple-choice. Students are required to provide accurate and concise answers to the questions.
  • After submitting their TMAs, students can access their feedback on the NOUN student TMA portal. The feedback includes the grade obtained.
  • It is of 3 sets which are TMA1, TMA2, and TMA3. A registered course, ENT409 for instance, has 3 TMA. Namely, TMA1, TMA 2, and TMA 3.
  • Each TMA has 10 questions.
  • Each TMA is graded over 10.
  • Your 3 TMA is what will be used for your assessment.
  • You cannot see your TMA questions again once it’s submitted.
  • You can’t see TMA 2 until you submit TMA 1. In the same way, until you submit TMA 2, you cant see TMA 3.
  • A good TMA score will go a long way in boosting your result at the end of the day.

TMA is an essential component of the NOUN academic program. It is crucial for students to understand what it is, how to prepare for it, and the consequences of not submitting it on time. By following the guidelines provided, students can excel in their TMAs and overall academic performance.



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  1. Hello, my name is Sunday Ijidipe. A student of Criminology at Abeokuta study center, with matric number: nou173041694.
    Please uptil the time I am writing this mail, I have not see my last result. And the issue is bothering my heart. Please help me work on this and feed me back through my mail.

      1. Good noon Sir I study com technology , my name not found on graduation list that till I change to information technology. I just did it now. How Willi know if I don’t have any course pending that my name will be on the next list

      2. I began my studies at NOUN last month. I’m yet to do my documentation because I haven’t completed my school fees. (Though have registered some courses).
        Please, is TMA applicable to me yet?

  2. Sir,I want to make an an queries on tma test is it each and every student should get personal lap top for the conduct of the tma test.

  3. Good evening Sir. My friends told me that they have submitted their TMAs but mine has not open. Please Sir what can I do so that I can view my TMAs and submit them.


    1. TMA has been removed from the portal due to some glitch, It would be restored back before next week Monday

    2. TMA has been removed from the portal due to some glitch, It would be restored back before next week Monday….

  4. Only ten (10) questions were seen on each TMA against the twenty (20) is it changed?
    Waiting for the TMA return, please.

  5. Morning sir I need ur help when am filling my admission I don’t change the gender to male’ and am a male am trying to sending them email but dey did not reply and it is showing am a female what shd I do.

  6. Good evening sir. Pls, 2 of my courses plus my project result was not release since 2016 I wrote letter twice. But, thanks to God that they release my project result in this previous results that was released. But still, the two missing courses were not release. I had 1 carryover. When i want to register it last week, I thought the other two will appear so that I can re-register them but, only the carryover work was in the register exams. Please what can i do the get the rest release? Thanks in anticipation.

  7. Boss Gbenga you’re doing a great job responding to our difficulty, I pray may Almighty God strengthen you & also grease your efforts towards your humility to me & my fellow students; Amen!

  8. Please sir I have been logging in to my student portal and the TMA isn’t there and tma starts today

  9. pls sir I wanted to register for noun SHIPPING and MARITIME TECHNOLOGY PLS HOW WOULD I GO ABOUT it, and is form for 2021-2022 out

  10. Hello ,
    I just registered for admission last week and I just submitted my documents for verification… I haven’t been given matric no so I haven’t registered for any course… Am I supposed to participate in the TMA1,If yes, how do I do that?

  11. I couldn’t access my TMA portal writing invalid login . What will I do. business education department

  12. I have finished writing the TMA and I was scored but later when I logged in again, my Human Anatomy II started showing that I have not written it and it’s saying No questions have been added yet.
    Please what could be the problem because all other tma1 for other courses are there except this very course.
    My registration number is NOU221142779
    The courses I registered for are
    Use of English and Communication skill I
    Use of English and Communication skill II
    Physical and Health Assessment
    Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
    Human Anatomy I
    Human Anatomy II
    Foundation of Professional Nursing Practice I
    Human Physiology I
    Medical Biochemistry I

  13. Please, when can new students(Undergraduate) apply for admission to this 2022 Academic calendar in NOUN since I missed January 2022?

  14. Please I need an extension in TMA just for today it’s remaining just two courses to solve I started this TMA two days ago because I completed my registration last week and TMA took Three days to start…?? So please just give us an extension only for today then u can close it. If I do not get an extension I will just conclude that school is not for me??

  15. hi, pls I did my TMAs in cit104, but they later said they won’t be using the tma score but will be using practical scores instead of the normal tma score. But I unfortunately missed the practicals, for some reason i couldn’t make it. Can i still write exam in that course?

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