EXAMINATION RULES AND REGULATIONS

I PRE-EXAMINATION CONDUCT

1

DATE FOR EXAMINATION

Examinations shall be held at the end of each Semester/Session

2

REGISTRATION

Only candidates who are duly registered for courses in a given semester and have met their financial obligations shall be eligible to sit for exams in those courses.

3

ELIGIBILITY FOR EXAMINATION

Students are expected to attend all classes for courses which they have registered. Attendance at classes, laboratories, and other practical works is compulsory and must be at least 75% by the student, failing which he/she is disallowed from writing any examination.

4

EXAM/CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

Continuous assessment grades (C.A) to be submitted to H.O.D two (2) weeks before semester examinations.
rn Examination 70%, CA 30%; except for Practical/Field based courses where examination score is 40% and Practical/Field based course is 60%


II EXAMINATION MISCONDUCT AND PUNISHMENT


S/N

OFFENCE

PENALTY

5

Failure to set questions at the appropriate time as determined by Departmental Board of examiners.

Dereliction of duty

6

Disclosure of questions to students or any other unauthorized persons.

Gross misconduct. The staff shall be made to face an Investigative Panel

7

Illegal alteration of students’ score(s)

Gross misconduct. The staff shall be made to face an Investigative Panel

8

Receiving financial gratification with intent to assist student(s)

Gross misconduct. The staff shall be made to face an Investigative Panel

9

Sexual harassment or gratification with intent to alter student(s) results.

Gross misconduct. The staff shall be made to face an Investigative Panel

10

Mishandling of examination materials e.g. exam scripts, grades, e.t.c.

Negligence of duty

11

Physical assault by staff, HOD and invigilators to student(s) in examination hall

Gross Misconduct. The staff shall be made to face an Investigative Panel

12

Non production of Identity (ID) Card or authorized letter of identification before and during examination.

Student not allowed into the examination

13

Entering the examination hall/venue after the first thirty (30) minutes

Student(s) may be allowed into examination hall at the discretion of the chief invigilator without additional time. The Chief Invigilator must explain in writing the circumstance leading to the lateness to the Dean of the College within twenty four (24) hours.

14

Failure to write Matriculation Numbers on answer booklet or to sign Attendance Sheet

Warning letter and student to score zero (0)

15

Leaving examination hall without permission

Student(s) to carry over the course

16

Failure to appear before misconduct panel

Indefinite suspension pending appearance before the Panel

17

Any student with three (3) letters of warning

Rustication for a minimum of one (1) Session

18

Any form of unauthorized communication between and among student(s) during examination

To lose ten (10) minutes of examination time (first instance); if persists, relocate the student; further persistence (filling of misconduct form); the result of the course is cancelled

19

Unruly behaviour in the examination hall such as disrespect to invigilators, noise etc.

Verbal warning by Invigilator, if unruly behaviour persist, to leave the hall and carry over the course

20

Refusal to obey Invigilator’s instruction such as (i) writing after the examination has been stopped and (ii) Non-compliance with the Invigilator’s sitting arrangement

1)Letter of warning
rn 2) Loss of ten (10) minutes from examination time

21

Writing on any materials in the examination hall other than the answer booklet

Letter of warning

 

CATEGORY B

 

22

Coming to examination hall with extraneous materials

Rustication for two (2) semesters

23

Refusal to fill examination misconduct form

Rustication for two (2) semesters

24

Attempt to destroy or actually destroying materials of cheating

Rustication for two (2) semesters

25

Possession of FUPRE examination answer booklet (used or Unused)outside the examination hall/venue

Rustication for two (2) semesters

26

Mutilation of any answer script/paper provided for the examination

Rustication for two (2) semesters

27

Refusal to submit answer scripts (used or unused) at the close of examination

Rustication for a minimum period two (2) semesters

28

Possession and/or use of any relevant material in the examination hall/venue

Rustication for two (2) semesters

29

Possession of unauthorized accessories such as programmable calculator/organizer/GSM handsets, etc.

Rustication for two (2) semesters

30

Writing of relevant examination notes on body/clothes, etc.

Rustication for two (2) semesters

31

Exchange of answer script/question papers during the examination

Rustication for two (2) semesters

 

CATEGORY C

 

32

Colluding with a member of staff/ward to submit a new prepared /changed answer script as a substitute for the original script

1.Expulsion of the student(s)
rn 2. Gross misconduct on the part of the staff. Staff should be made to face an Investigative Panel

33

Refusal to sit for and/or incite other students(s) from sitting for a scheduled examination

Expulsion

34

Smuggling of question papers or answer booklet out of the hall for help and returning with answer script

Expulsion

35

Smuggling of prepared answer script(s) into the examination hall/venue or submission of same under the false pretence that it was written in the examination hall/venue

Expulsion

36

Stealing another student’s answer script(s) with the intention of submitting same (after changing the matriculation/registration number)as own script

Expulsion

37

Impersonation at Examination

1. Internal impersonation - Expulsion of all involved.
rn 2. (i) External Persons(s) - Hand over to Police
rn (ii) If it is a known student of another institution, report should be made to his/her institution
rn 3. Fupre Graduate
rn (i) For FUPRE students in other institutions - Expulsion
rn OR
rn (ii) Withdrawal of Certificate for at least five (5) years

38

Proven cases of fore knowledge of examination questions (Leakage)

1.Examination is rescheduled and the student(s) expelled
rn 2. Investigate the source of leakage.

39

Mutilation of another student(s) answer script

Expulsion

40

Threat/physical assault/Insult to Invigilator

Expulsion

41

Production of fake ID card during examination

Expulsion and hand over of the student(s) to security for further investigation

42

Any other case of examination misconduct not specified

Punishment as appropriate