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Examinations The Examinations and Graduation Office (EGO) is the central point for providing a service and communication on examinations and graduations to students, faculties and to the Wits community. Contact Us
Examinations The Examinations and Graduation Office (EGO) is the central point for providing a service and communication on examinations and graduations to students, faculties and to the Wits community. Contact Us
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Examinations / Assessments

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you well in the upcoming assessments which commence next week.

We would also like to share some pertinent information with you to ensure that the assessment process progresses as efficiently as possible.

ASSESSMENT TIMETABLE AND VENUES

The November 2022 assessment period will include both remote and in-person/sit-down assessments. Please consult the assessment timetable to establish which form your assessment/s will take. If you have any queries regarding the timetable, please consult your course coordinator.

The final assessment timetable is available on http://www.wits.ac.za/exams/exam-timetables.

Please check the venue allocations on your timetable to ensure that you proceed to the correct examination venue.

Should you be writing an in-person/sit-down assessment,please review the maps of our campuses and familiarize yourself with the environment, so that you can reach assessment venues timeously.

Procedures within Assessment Venues

The following assessment procedures must be followed strictly for all in-person/sit-down assessments:

  • You will be invited to enter the assessment venue 20 minutes before the commencement of the assessment(30 minutes before for large venues).
  • Please sanitise your hands before entering the assessment venue.
  • You will be required to wear a face mask at all times for the duration of the assessment session.
  • Social distancing (1 metre from any other person) must be always observed within the assessment venue.
  • Social distancing must be observed between yourself and the security officials when your bag is tagged and when scanning your student card. YOU MUST CARRY YOUR STUDENT CARD WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES. If you have lost your card, report it to Campus Protection Services immediately and obtain a new card.
  • All stationery must be placed in a transparent plastic bag. Please place all other essential items, such as your keys and cellphone (switched off) in a separate transparent bag which will be stored at your feet while writing the assessment.
  • If you leave the assessment venue to use the bathroom, you will be required to sanitise before re-entering the venue.
  • You will not be permitted to leave the venue during the last 30 minutes of the assessment.
  • Please do not leave any personal belongings behind in the assessment venue. These items will be disposed of or destroyed for hygiene purposes.
  • Security officers will be deployed in all assessment venues and will perform random checks.
  • Should any disruption occur during the assessment(inside or outside the venue) please remain calm and wait for instructions from the Chief Invigilator.
Deferred Assessments

Students who for good reason are unable to write an assessment(and where faculties allow for such deferred assessments), must follow the University’s procedures to apply for deferred assessments via the student self-service portal. Contact your School for deferred dates.

 

Deferred Timetables:

Deferred Timetable - Commerce, Law and Management

Deferred Timetable - Science

 

 

 

Deferred and supplementary exams in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment will be held from 5 to 20 January 2023. The timetables will be published by each School and students will be informed by email of the dates.

 

Enquiries

Please direct any queries pertaining to the assessment process to the Examinations and Graduation Office(EGO) via help.EGO@wits.ac.za or call (011) 717-1272.

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