Conduct Of Examinations

The College conducts the semester system of Examination. Examinations are, therefore, conducted at the end of every semester. Continuous Assessment is supposed to be a pre-examination exercise. Therefore, student who has only examination score in a course without continuous assessment score will earn a technical failure.

The following rules and regulations will apply to all examinations conducted by the College:

  • Only students who are duly registered in the department and school for the semester course(s) and are on the class list are eligible to sit for end of semester examination;
  • 75% attendance of the lectures in the course(s) registered in the semester must be admitted;
  • Knowledge of examination date(s), time(s) and place(s) even when they are rescheduled is the responsibility of students;
  • Students shall arrive at the examination hall/room and be seated for at least 15 minutes before the advertised time on the timetable;
  • Students shall not be allowed into examination halls/rooms after 30 minutes of commencement of examination without cogent reason(s);
  • Students shall not be allowed into examination halls/rooms without their identity cards and should display same on their seats during examinations;
  • It is the responsibility of the students to ensure that they do not enter the examination hall/room with pre-prepared materials (whether relevant or not relevant to the examination materials). Programmable calculators, GSM phones and other electronic devices, handbags, briefcases, etc. are also prohibited in the examination halls/rooms;
  • Students should allow themselves to be searched and identified with the photographs on their identity cards before being allowed into the examination halls/rooms;
  • Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination halls/rooms without the permission of the invigilator(s). Those permitted must leave their question papers and answer scripts in the examination halls/rooms and must be closely monitored by the invigilator(s), (if need be they should be accompanied by any officer on duty);
  • Students should not give or receive any form assistance from any source or anybody during the course of an examination;
  • Students must ensure that they sign in and out examination hall (room) and handover their scripts to the invigilator(s) at the end of examination;
  • The use of any piece of paper is not permitted. All works must be done in the answer booklet distributed by the invigilator(s);
  • Any student who violates any of the regulations and others that may be issued from time to time by the College Authority shall be deemed to have committed examination offence(s);
  • A student shall not be allowed into examination hall without examination pass.

Other areas of examination misconduct:

  • Cheating, stealing, covering or misappropriating the answer scripts of other candidates;
  • Collusion with others or any irregular examination activities like leakage of examination question before or during the examination;
  • Rudeness to the invigilator, misconduct disturbances at examination;
  • Impersonation;
  • Leaving the examination hall/room without the permission of the invigilator(s);
  • Substituting worked answer script during or after the examinations;
  • Leaving the examination hall room with the questions papers;
  • Leaving the examination hall/room with the answer script; and
  • Any other act that may be deemed by the invigilator to constitute indiscipline or examination malpractice by the invigilator(s).

Re-Assessment Of Examination Scripts

The procedure for re-assessment of examination scripts shall be as follows:

  • Any student who feels he/she has not been fairly assessed shall submit his/her position in writing tothe Registrar, through his/her Head of Department and Dean with a non-refundable deposit of fivethousand Naira (N5,000.00);
  • The Registrar shall forward the petition to the Academic Board;
  • The Academic Board shall appoint external assessor for a reassessment of the answers script;
  • If the assessed grade favours the students he/she shall be given his/her rightful grade(s); and
  • If on the other hand, the student's allegation of unfair assessment is proved wrong, he/she shall retain the original grade and be reprimanded.