Final Exams Rules
The examination committee, managed by Dr. Saleh Al Oteibi, consists of many faculty members, was founded as per decision no. 1 of the academic year 2011/2012.
The committee starts its tasks prior to the final exams in order to make sure that all exam arrangements are in order. The committee is responsible for many tasks including:
- Preparing an independent room for control works
- Making sure that there are sufficient answer booklets marked by a special stamp
- Arranging exam schedules that include lists of proctors' names distributed on the exam halls
- Receiving coursework grades from tutors prior to the final exams
- Supervising exam procedures, such as receiving exam questions from teachers prior to the exam day, then running enough copies for students
- Maintaining the confidentiality of the exams while they are kept in the control room
- Reporting any cheating cases, referred by proctors, to the dean to take the appropriate action
- Receiving exam booklets from proctors and hiding students' personal information, then handing the booklets to tutor for marking.
- Unsealing the exam booklets after correction, and transferring the exam grades to the final results sheet after adding coursework grades
- Receiving petitions from students within (48) hours after the announcement of the results then replying to the petitions
- Preparing statistical data of the exams, such as overall pass rates, pass rates in each course individually and students' evaluation rates.
- Writing a report with recommendations about the process of the exams
- The student undertake at least one written exam in every course in addition to a final exam and the distribution of the final grade for each course is the following:
- 40% - 50% term grades.
- 50% - 60% the final exam.
- The school applies the external examination system, which involves a scientific review for the marking " Double Marking" in addition to moderating process for exams and results.