Examination Regulations

General Regulations

A)            Students should be around the examination hall 45 minutes before the commencement of the examination but will be allowed into the hall 15minutes before the commencement of the examination.

B)            Students should keep aside all unauthorized materials before entering the examination hall.

C)            Students are required to display their identity (I.D.) cards prior to entering the examination hall and to display same on their desks throughout the course of the Examination.

D)            No student will be allowed into the examination hall 30 minutes after the commencement of the examination.

E)            Students will not be allowed out of the examination hall until they have spent half (1/2) of the time allowed for the examination. Similarly no student will be allowed to leave the hall during the last fifteen (15) minutes.

F)            Students are not allowed to speak, assist, or seek the assistance of any other student in any way whatsoever in the course of an examination.

G)            Every student must complete the appropriate sections of the attendance slip/sheet and the front cover of the answer scripts.

H)            On no accounts should students take any examination materials at any time out of the examination hall.

I)              All examination materials such as graph sheets; maps etc should be fastened to the answer sheets neatly tied with string.

J)             All rough work must be done inside answer books and crossed neatly through, or in supplementary answer books, which must be submitted to the invigilator.

K)            A candidate arriving 30 minutes late with a genuine reason should be allowed into the examination hall with no extra time.

L)            A student shall not use hand set in the examination hall for any purpose. All handsets shall be switched off and be out of sight.

M)           All belongings other than items acceptable brought to the examination hall must be deposited to the Invigilator’s Desk or a place designated for the purpose, before the start of the examination. In no circumstances must it be placed on or near any candidate writing desk.

Examination Offences and Disciplinary Measures                                                            

Academic Dishonesty:

Any student found copying or assisting others to copy or cheating in any other form during an examination will be reported to the Academic Board for a disciplinary action. In such cases, the students will be asked to appear before a committee to defend him/herself on the case.

Obstruction

A student found to be obstructing the smooth conduct of an examination or disturbing others by shouting, arguing, assaulting invigilators or preventing others from writing their examination shall be expelled from the examination hall and be reported to the Academic Board for further disciplinary action.

Impersonation

Any student found impersonating another student, the examination result of the two students will be cancelled and the two students shall, upon conviction, be expelled from the Institute subject to the approval of the Academic Board. Where one of the parties is not a student he/she should be handed over to the police.

Obedience

At all stages in the conduct of examinations, the Invigilators, the Chief/Assistant Examination Officer(s) is/are responsible for the maintenance of discipline. Students are therefore advised to strictly obey his/their instructions.

Penalties on Examination Malpractice

i)              Expulsion

ii)             Rustication

iii)            Cancellation of examination in question.

iv)            Warning.

Expulsion

Any student found copying or assisting others to copy or cheating in any other form during an examination will be punished by expulsion subject to the Academic Board approval.

Rustication

Any student found committing any one of the following offences will be rusticated:

i)              Any student caught drinking, smoking or distracting during examination.

ii)             Any student caught with unauthorized relevant material before or after examination.

iii)            Any other act of breach deemed by the Academic Board may warrant to rustication.

Cancellation of Examination in Question

Any student with no attendance, registration requirements or assessment his/her examination shall be cancelled.

Warning

Any act of misconduct, misbehaviour or other acts of examination

Notification of Examination Result

Students shall be notified of their results only after the results have been approved by the Academic Board of Jigawa State Institute of Information Technology Kazaure [where appropriate, as agreed with the affiliated institution]. The decision to proceed, sit, re-sit, repeat, withdraw, or the application of any disciplinary measure is entirely vested on the Academic Board.

The power to release any results is vested on the Chief Examination Officer upon the approval of the Academic Board. Any result obtained otherwise is considered invalid.

Prompt payment of all fees and charges is very important, as no student will be given certificate until he/she has paid his/her school fees in full.
Student’s
Examination Grievances

Students who genuinely feel aggrieved after the notification of their results can write a complaint through the Chief Examination Officer after paying the non-refundable fee of five thousand (N5,000) Naira in case of National Diploma Programme and (N10,000) for International Programme payable to Singapore. Such cases shall be received and studied by the Board of Examiners (BOE) and recommend to the Academic Board for consideration.

Probation

A student whose CGPA is less than 1.00 at the end of any session shall be placed on academic probation for one session to enable him/her up-grade his/her CGPA to at least 1.00. Such a student shall be informed of his status in writing by the department and a copy shall be sent to the academic office.

Re-sit

Qualification for re-sit is a maximum failure in 1/3 of the total courses taken in a session.

Special Examination

A student who absents him/herself from a semester examination for reason of sickness, maternity or any travel with permission will sit for that particular examination in the next semester.

 Break from Studies

i)              A student wishing to break his/her studies in case of ill health, financial incapability, etc., must present convincing evidence to support his/her case.

ii)             The break should NOT exceed 2 academic calendars.

Withdrawals

A student can be asked to withdraw under the following conditions:-

A)            A student who absents him/herself from the semester examination is deemed to have voluntarily withdrawn from the programme.

B)            Student with CGPA of less than 0.5 at the end of the semester

C)            A student with CGPA of less than 1.00 in subsequent semester after first probation.

D)            Any student(s) who failed to submit his/her project after given a two-semester extension.

E)            A diploma student who after the completion of a programme has carry-over and allowed two attempts to pass the carry–over courses but failed.

F)             A repeating student whose failure qualified him/her for another repeat.

 

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Kazaure

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