Failure to obey any of the following rules may result in your exam paper being removed and disciplinary action taken against you.

  • Make sure that you are prepared for the exam. Have your pen(s), pencil(s), pencil sharpener, extra lead(s) or refill(s), and your eraser available and ready.
  • You will not be allowed to leave the exam room during the exam.
  • You may be asked by the invigilator to place a barrier between you and the person sitting beside you.
  • An exam is a race against time, try to be quick, but careful.
  • Open your exam paper when you are told to do so.
  • Make sure you write your name, surname, date and school number on the exam paper.
  • Keep the exam paper clean and flat.
  • If you have any difficulty with the exam paper, raise your hand and wait for the invigilator to respond.
  • The invigilator will not answer any questions about the exam once it has started.
  • Only the equipment which is necessary for the exam should be kept on the desk.
  • Keep your exam paper on the desk at which you are sitting.
  • Keep silent during exams.
  • Be careful that you mark multiple choice answers properly. Incorrect entries may lose you marks.
  • If you have time when you finish the exam, check your answers.
  • If you have finished the exam in time turn over the page and wait. Do not disturb others.
  • When the exam ends the invigilator calls “TIMEIS OVER. PENS, PENCILSDOWN”. Put your pencil or pen down immediately and wait until your paper is collected.
  • Leave the class quietly and do not loiter in front of the class. Go directly to the canteen area or garden and stay there until everybody finishes the exam.