Minimum Expected and Unacceptable behaviors in the exam hall
- February 12, 2019
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Despite writing innumerable exams in our lives, every upcoming exam is an event to reckon with. Every exam has given us takeaways. Either from the mistakes committed by us or by others.
This writes up is an attempt to refresh our learning and experiences of writing exams.
There are certain behaviors that when exhibited in the exam hall, it is highly appreciated and you may call them the Minimum Expected Behavior of the examinee. There are also certain behaviors which are not appreciated, let us call them as Unacceptable behavior of the examinee. To make things simple, let us call them as the Dos and the Don’ts by an examinee in the exam hall.
The Dos in the Exam hall:
- Carry your own stationery. Ensure each stationery is functioning well.
- Reach the exam hall well in advance.
- Listen carefully to the instructions by the invigilator. Understand the instructions well. In case of any doubts, instead of assuming, request the invigilator to give clarity.
- Make sure you enter all the correct details into your answer scripts. Do mention your Reg. No. in your question paper too. Double check all entries made.
- Personal hygiene/cleanliness matters. It is appreciated by your co examinees.
- If a situation arises, and you must talk to the invigilator, speak softly and ensure your talk is not disturbing others.
- If you are in need of additional sheets, graph sheets, log table etc., ask the invigilator politely. Remember to thank the invigilator.
- Do not indulge in any religious practices in the examination hall.
- Utilize the entire duration allotted for the exam.
- Read, re-read the answers to make sure you have written the correct answer. Check for errors in question numbers, spelling and grammar.
- Make sure you don’t run short of time. Plan your answers with reference to time and approach the question paper.
The Don’ts in the Exam hall:
- Do not request the co examinees for stationery.
- Do not litter in the exam hall with pencil dust or anything.
- Do not do any of these: marking/noting/ working on the question paper.
- Do not waste the additional sheets.
- Do not peep into co examinees answer script or help a friend to write an answer.
- Do not engage unnecessarily in a dialogue with invigilators or co examinees.
- Do not sit in a place allotted to some other student.
Ms. Ponnamma MN
MICA Degree College, Mysuru.