1. It is the duty of every candidate to find out the room and the time allocated for his / her examination. It is the responsibility of each candidate to consult the examination timetable, as well as for repeat examinations.
2. All candidates must be seated 15 minutes before the commencement of a written exam. No candidate will be allowed into the examination venue, 15 minutes after the examination has commenced.
3. Silence shall be observed throughout the examination period.
4. Candidates are only to carry pens, pencils, rulers, erasers etc. or other materials approved by the Seminary. No handbags, clipboards, purses, computer calculators, mobile phones, papers, books, files, notes, and magazines etc. are allowed in the examination room.
4.1. All candidates should bring with them the required items (cf. 4 above). Borrowing from another is not allowed.
5. It is strictly forbidden to take food or drink into the examination room.
6. All candidates shall sign the attendance sheet for oral examinations or the cover of the examination book, where indicated, at the beginning or end of every examination.
7. Candidates may not leave the examination room 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time of completion for written examinations.
7.1. Any candidate responding to a call of nature must obtain permission from the invigilator and use the rest room nearest to the examination room, for a reasonably short time.
7.2. Only one candidate at a time will be allowed out of the examination room for a call of nature.
8. For a candidate to be eligible for semester examinations he / she must have sat for continuous assessment and duly attended lectures as stipulated. The candidate should have completed all assignments, tasks and required projects for that semester.
9. Candidates should write on both sides of the paper unless the opposite is indicated.
10. Each essay type question should begin on a new page.
11. All rough work must be done in the back of the Answer Book and crossed through at the end of the examination.
12. It is an offence to remove an Answer Book or part thereof from the examination room. In such as event, the examination could be rendered null and void, subject to the findings of a disciplinary hearing.
13. Cheating or any other form of dishonesty in any examination is deemed a serious offence.
13.1. If any student is caught cheating or even attempting to be dishonest in any examination or test, the incident will be referred to the Ethics Committee, which will take up the matter under advisement, resulting in a full disciplinary hearing.
13.2. The student will also be disqualified from that examination or test.
13.3. The student(s) concerned, as well as the invigilator, are obligated to write an incident report independently, which must be submitted to the Academic Dean within 24 hours.
13.4. The Academic Dean will then convene the Ethics Committee within 48 hours to review the acts of the case, whereupon it will make its recommendations to the Academic Committee for a final decision.
14. The Ethics Committee will consist of the Academic Dean as convenor, together with a Moral Theologian, Canon Law Professor and a Religious Formator teaching at the Seminary.
15. The invigilator is free to change the seating arrangement in the examination room if s/he deems it appropriate and necessary.
16. The invigilator must receive and sign the answering book cover sheet.
17. Special examinations will be provided to candidates only strictly for medical reasons or in extraordinary circumstances deemed so and consented to by the Academic Dean.
18. All candidates, examiners and invigilators are expected to comply with the aforementioned General Examination Regulations.