Examination By Laws

 

  1. The final examination period consists of six scheduled days comprising the 16th week of the semester.
  2. For courses classified as individual study, clinic, student teaching, practicum and research, the period of examination is determined by the department
  3. The duration for each examination shall be two hours only.
  4. No student shall be required to take more than two final examinations on one day; students scheduled for more than two examinations in one calendar day are entitled to reschedule any examination with the related agreement of the faculty member. This exam must be taken during the final examination period.
  5. No tests or examinations of any kind can be given on any of the seven calendar days preceding the first day of final examinations, except for laboratory.
  6.  In the summer term, the final examination period consists of the last three scheduled days of the session.
  7. Course grades shall be delivered to the registration office as completed, but no later than 5 p.m. on the third working day after the exam date.
  8.  Final examinations are supervised by the university examination committee. 

 

Dishonesty in Examinations and Course Work

 

All academic work and materials submitted for assessment must be the work of the student. Cheating is not limited to copying from others' work and giving unauthorized assistance, but it also includes the use of devices or procedures for the purpose of achieving false scores on examinations. Students are prohibited from submitting any material prepared by or purchased from another person or company.

Students are expected to take matters seriously and act responsibly. If the student violates the rules of the exam, the following policies will be applied:

 

First, Second, Midterm, Exam And/ or Course Work Penalties

 

  1. First time cheating penalties
    If a student is found to be cheating during the quizzes or midterm exam and/or any other course work, the following penalties are applicable:
    • The student will fail the course in which he/she was found cheating.
    • A disciplinary warning will be added to his/her file.
  2. Second time cheating penalties
    If the student is found to be cheating for the second time in any of the above mentioned exams, another disciplinary warning will be added to his/her file and the student will fail in all courses for which he/she registered for during the semester in which he/she was found to be cheating.

 

Final Exam Penalties

 

  1. First time cheating penalties
    If the student is found to be cheating in a final exam, the following penalties are applicable:
    • The student will fail in all courses which he/she is registered for during the semester in which he/she was found to be cheating. 
    • A disciplinary warning will be added to his/her file.
  2. Second time cheating penalties
    If the student is found to be cheating for a second time in a final exam, the following penalties are applicable: 
    1. The student will fail in all courses which he/she is registered for during the semester in which he/she was found to be cheating.
    2. A disciplinary warning will be added to his/her file.
    3. The student shall be dismissed from the university for the semester following the semester in which he/she is found to be cheating.
    4. The summer session is not considered a regular semester for this purpose.
    5. No courses completed at any other university will be counted for him/her during the period of dismissal from the university.

 

Third Time Cheating Penalties

 

Any student found to be cheating for a third time in any of the above examinations will be EXPELLED from the university.

 

Procedure

 

The faculty member who notices the cheating reports the incident with full particulars to the chairman of the university examination committee. The committee recommends the penalty according to the regulations to the University Vice president (UVP). The UVP decides on the case and his decision is final.