Examination Misconduct/Malpractice

Cases of examination malpractice are reported first to the Chairman of Examination and Time Table Committee who forwards such reports to the Chairman of Senate for further action. All reported cases of examination malpractice involving students are investigated by the Examination Malpractices Committee. The reports arising from such investigations are usually presented to the Senate for action. Sanctions are usually applied whenever there are proven cases of malpractice.

Below are sanctions for examination misconduct and other related offences:

 

S/NoOffences / MisconductSanction
1.Communicating with any student in any manner, receiving assistance or giving assistance to another student(s) during examinations.Rustication for two semesters; expulsion at repeat of same offence/misconduct.
2.Impersonation in an ExaminationExpulsion for the Impersonator and Impersonated
3.Copying or reading from another student’s answer script during an examination or opening one’s script or materials for another student to read or copy.Rustication for two semesters, expulsion at repeat of same offence/misconduct.
4.Bringing into the examination hall/room any unauthorized materials such as books, notes, papers, devices, phones, manuscripts etc. whether or not such material is related to the examination.Expulsion from the University
5.Involvement in leaking examination question papers or any form of unauthorized handling of examination papers.Expulsion
6.Forging, altering or presenting medical report in order to obtain deferment of an examination or any other benefit.The culprit will face the student disciplinary committee
7.Lobbying for examination grades by whatever meansThe culprit will face the student disciplinary committee
8.Involvement in any other form of cheating or other acts intended to confer undue advantage to the studentRustication for two semesters; expulsion at repeat of same misconduct
9.Aiding, abetting or covering examination misconduct by the studentRustication for two semesters; expulsion at repeat of same misconduct
10.Refusal to make a written statement or sign any of the materials to be used as exhibits in support of an examination misconductExpulsion
11.Refusal to appear before an examination misconduct or malpractice committee or panelExpulsion
12.Smuggling of Examination questions out of the examination hall/room while the examination is in progressExpulsion
13.Refusal to hand over suspected/incriminating materialsExpulsion
14.Destruction of suspected/incriminating materialsExpulsion
15.Failure to return answer script after examinationRustication for two semesters; expulsion at repeat of same misconduct