Examinations at NTNU

Instructions for examination candidates

1. Attendance
Examination candidates are to be in the examination hall no later than 10 minutes before examination starts. A valid semester card and ID document with photo are to be brought to the examination hall. These are shown before signing the attendance list.

2. Examination support materials
Permitted support materials are specified on the cover of the examination question paper. Bags and personal effects, including cell phones, are placed in designated areas in the room.

Support material codes A-D

A: All printed and hand-written support material is allowed. All calculators are allowed.

B: All printed and hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.

C: Specified printed and hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.

D: No printed or hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.

In oral examinations, support material code D applies unless otherwise agreed with the lecturer.

Calculator

Support material code A. The following applies when "all calculators" are allowed:

  • Must not have the ability to communicate with other units
  • Power connection is not allowed
  • Must not make noise
  • Must not have reading equipment other than the display
  • Must only constitute one - 1 - object
  • Must be pocket sized

Support material code B-D "specific basic calculator".  The following basic calculators are permitted:

  • Casio fx-82ES PLUS
  • Citizen SR-270X and Citizen SR-270X College
  • Hewlett Packard HP30S

3. During the examination
During the examination any communication between the candidates is prohibited. This applies both in the examination hall as well as outside of it. The candidates are not to leave their seats without permission from the examination coordinator. The candidates are to comply with the instructions from the examination coordinator.

4. Withdrawal from examination
Candidates may not withdraw from the examination during the first hour unless this is caused by illness or similar events. Candidates who withdraw from the examination must contact the examination coordinator to sign themselves out before leaving the examination hall.

5. Handing in the answer paper
Each sheet of the answer paper has a copy which is torn off and kept by the candidate. If there is no time to make a fair copy, sheets of rough paper may be handed in as part of the answer paper. The sheets of rough paper will be part of the answer paper and the total number of sheets handed in is noted on the cover page. All unused sheets of paper are to be handed in.

It is not permitted to take any paper out of the examination hall before the answer paper has been handed in.