Final examinations at the MN Faculty autumn 2020
These guidelines also apply to postponed examination taking place in the beginning of 2021.
The same rule applies in the case of examination as in society at large: if you feel ill / have symptoms of Covid-19, you should stay at home. Use self-notification if you are ill on the day of examination.
Updated 15 January 2021
- You can find the form of examination and the starting time at "Examination: time and place" on the semester page of your course.
- For exams where digital hand drawings are submitted, candidates receive 30 minutes extra time. This additional time will be included in the examination duration stated on the semester page.
- If you are to submit your answer paper as a PDF file, you must read UiO's guide to submitting files in Inspera.
- Note that all home exams will be subject to a plagiarism check, and that you can be randomly selected for a control interview after the exam. See rules regarding cheating.
- Read UiO's guidelines for correct use of sources.
- You will find the exam withdrawal deadline under "Examination: time and place". Withdrawal after the deadline will count as an examination attempt. If you are unable to withdraw within the deadline for reasons related to the corona virus, you may submit a self-notification. See further information about self-notification.
Illness during an exam
- Self-notification: If you have problems submitting your exam due to illness or other valid reasons, you may submit a self-notification without attaching documentation. See guidelines and fill out the application form. This arrangement is valid until 1 February 2021.
- Extended submission deadline: If you become ill during a home examination or project assignment extending across several days, you may apply for extended submission deadline. The self-notification form is used for this purpose. It is not possible to apply for extended submission deadline if you become ill during a home examination of 24 hours or less.
- Postponed examination: The MN Faculty offers postponed examination in all courses, with the exception of AST1010, ENT1000 and IN1150. You must be registered with a valid leave of absence in order to be eligible for postponed examination. Read more about postponed examination.
- In general, the normal grading scale is used for each course. See the course description to find information on the grading scale in your course. A change of the grading scale will be announced on the semester page.
- Delays in exam assessment may occur due to the corona virus. See paragraph 1 on assessment deadlines in UiO’s temporary regulations concerning studies and exams (in Norwegian).
Submitting your master’s thesis
- Self-notification is used if you need to apply for a deferred deadline for your master's thesis due to illness. Read the guidelines for submission of master’s theses at the MN Faculty in the autumn 2020.
- Master's thesis presentations are conducted digitally also autumn 2020.
- Some courses offer a resit examination in the following semester for students who fail or who withdraw during an ordinary examination. This is an offer in addition to the postponed examination.
- See the course description for information about whether or not your course offers a resit examination.
- Read more about resit examination.