DFA

Zaria Arts School

Administering Examinations

Administering Examinations

  1. All examination question papers should be submitted to the Chief Examiner along with marking schemes at least four (4) weeks before commencement of semester examination.
  2. Internal (departmental Examiners Board) moderation of question papers and marking
    schemes should be completed three weeks before examination.
  3. External moderation of question papers and marking schemes should be completed two weeks before examination.
  4. Moderated/corrected copies of question papers and marking schemes should be under the custody of the chief Examiner f the Department (HOD).
  5. Production of examination question papers (by Departmental Examination Office) must be under the supervision of the chief Examiner (HOD).
  6. The Chief Examiner should deposit all examination questions for each examination session with the Faculty Examination Officer/Departmental Examination Officer 45 minutes to the beginning of each examination.
  7. All Chief invigilators should collect examination questions from the Faculty/Departmental Examination Officer 30 minutes to the beginning of each examination and take them to the examination venue.
  8. All Invigilators should be at the venue of each examination 30 minutes to the beginning of each examination. Accreditation of students into the examination hall must commence 30 minutes to the examination.
  9. The invigilator should ascertain the number of examination scripts collected.
  10. Examination grades should be ascertain the number of examination scripts collected.
  11. Examination answer scripts should be collected from Faculty Examination Officer by HOD/Departmental Examinations Officers within 24 hours of each examination and course lecturers should collect their scripts for marking within same period. The HOD must ensure the scripts collected tally with the attendance slip.
  12. Marking of examination scripts should be completed latest 4 weeks after the last date of examination.
  13. Faculty examinations should not last more than three weeks.
  14. Internal (Departmental Examiners Board) moderation/consideration of results must be done by departments five weeks after examination.
  15. All final year examinations must be moderated y external examiners.
  16. Faculty Board of examiners shall meet six weeks after last day of the examinations to consider and approve the results.
  17. Senate (or Senate Standing Committee) shall meet and consider results seven weeks after examinations.