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JUPEB ISSUES IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CANDIDATES ON THE CONDUCT OF EXAMINATION

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JOINT UNIVERSITIES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS BOARD

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES ON THE CONDUCT OF EXAMINATIONS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Candidates are to arrive early to go through biometric verification and must be seated in the

Examination room/hall at least 15 minutes before the commencement of Examinations.

  1. Candidates will not be allowed to leave the hall during the Examinations unless escorted by an

Examinations Official.

  1. Candidates must come with their docket (with JUPEB Exam number) to the examination hall.
  2. Candidates must come with their own writing materials to the Examination hall.
  3. Wearing of “Number tags” in the examination hall is compulsory.
  4. Communication between candidates is strictly forbidden.
  5. Candidates who need the attention of the Invigilator should signal by the raising of hand.
  6. Candidates are to write legibly. The answers to each Question number should start on a new page.
  7. Each Candidate must ensure that he/she signs the Attendance Register at the commencement of the

Examination and at the end of the paper when submitting his/her answer script to the Invigilator.

  1. Candidates must ensure that they write legibly, at the appropriate places on the front cover of their

booklets, their Examination Numbers and indicate the questions numbers answered. Candidates

should also write their examination number on every page of the answer booklet.

  1. Candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Questions papers as well as all the instructions

on the Answer Booklet as failure to adhere to these instructions may affect your result.

  1. Failure to shade the OPTION of your question paper on your OMR sheet will attract ZERO score

for MCQ.

  1. Mobile phones and other electronic gadgets are not allowed in the Examination room/hall. Any

phone or electronic gadget seized in the examination hall will be forfeited by the candidate to

the Board.

The following prescribed penalties will be imposed on anyone involved in any of the following acts of

misconduct. No plea will be entertained.

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PENALTIES/SANCTIONS FOR EXAMINATIONS MISCONDUCT

OFFENCES

PENALTIES

1

Lateness to Examination: All candidates

should be at the Examination venue one hour

(1hr) before the commencement of the

Examination.

A candidate is deemed to be late 10 minutes

after the scheduled time for the examination

paper.

Candidates arriving after 9am for

morning paper or 1pm for afternoon

paper will not be allowed to go through

biometrics or be allowed to seat for the

examination paper.

2

Copying: Copying from chips, pieces of paper,

textbooks, lecture notes, other candidates’

scripts; inscriptions on the body, exchange of

question papers/answer sheets, collaborative

copying, WhatsApp, etc.

Candidate will be required to complete

Exam misconduct form and if found

guilty his or her result shall be

cancelled.

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3

Possession of mobiles phone(s) and other

electronic gadgets either in use or not in use.

Mobiles phone(s) and other electronic

gadgets will be seized and result

cancelled. The mobile phone will be

forfeited by the candidate to the Board.

4

Smuggling of question papers/answer sheets

in and out of Examination hall, absconding

with answer script.

Candidate’s result will be cancelled.

5

Impersonation (Another person standing in

for a Candidate)

The impostor and the candidate

impersonated shall be handed over to

Law Enforcement Agencies and the

candidate’s results cancelled.

6

Disorderliness (Disobedience to the standing

order): mob, group or individual action against

Supervisors/Invigilators or Examination officials

causing disruption, chaos, etc. during the

Examination in the Examination room/hall.

  1. i) If this happens in a room/hall, the

results of the whole exam room/ hall

will be cancelled.

  1. ii) If it happens on a wide scale in a

centre, the results of the whole centre

will be cancelled.

7

Disturbances (whispering, noise making,

exchange of exam materials, discussion, etc.);

Unauthorized changing of sitting position and

disobeying Examination instructions.

At the first attempt, the candidate shall

be disengaged for 10 minutes by being

made to stand and face the wall.

If the candidate persists in such

misbehavior, candidate must

compulsorily submit his or her answer

script to the Invigilator who will book

him/her and be sent out of the venue.

The answer script will be marked as it

8

Attack on Examination Officials: mob, group

or individual attack on Supervisor/Invigilator or

Examination officials before or after the

Examinations.

Suspect(s) will be handed over to Law

Enforcement Agencies and the results of

the whole centre will be cancelled.

9

Forgery of Results: alteration, upgrading,

falsification, production of fake

results/documents and manipulation of results.

The results of the candidate(s) will be

cancelled.

The facilitator’s appointment will be

terminated.

Both the candidate and the facilitator

will be handed over to Law

Enforcement Agencies.

10 Destruction of Unauthorized Examinations

Materials

Cancellation of results.

11 Refusal to complete Examination misconduct

form and/or refusal to submit offending

materials.

Cancellation of results.

12 Other related act of Examination misconduct

not specifically stated

Penalty shall be determined based on the

recommendation of Board.

REGISTRAR/CEO, JUPEB 2023

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