Examinations

Your step-by-step guide for successful online examinations

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It is that time of the year and we are ready to commence with the online examination period. We wish all our students well as they prepare for the online examinations.

As you prepare, please follow the steps below to ensure that you are ready for the online examinations:

STEP 1

Check your examination timetable

It is important that you know ahead of time when your module will be written.    

Examination timetable

 

STEP 2

Access your examination question paper

To access your examination question paper, visit the myExams platform.

Login to myExams

Access the Student Exam Guide

 

STEP 3

Prepare for online invigilation/proctoring

It’s equally important to determine and prepare for the proctoring tool that will be utilised for your examination.

Resources for Online Invigilation and Proctoring

 

STEP 4

Assistance for students with special needs

We have prepared resources for students with special needs, students who are differently abled and for those who are unable to write examination on religious days.

Resources for students with special needs

STEP 5

Training webinars and resources to help you prepare for the exams

We have prepared an extensive list of training webinars, live troubleshooting, guidelines and videos that will help you to prepare adequately for your exams.

Training webinars and resources to help you prepare for the exams

 

STEP 6

Familiarise yourself with the do’s and don’ts of the online examination rules

Read the May/June 2024 online examination rules  thoroughly to familiarise yourself with the do’s and don’ts prior to your examination sitting.

 

STEP 7

Know when your mark will be withheld

Announcement re: Know when your mark will be withheld

 

STEP 8

Test your device by participating in mock examinations

Familiarise yourself with the online examination experience by completing the mock examinations prior to your official examination sitting.

Do the mock exam here: ADOVH001

 

STEP 9

Don’t cheat!

Unisa has a zero tolerance for plagiarism and cheating during online examinations. Understand what it means.

Rules around plagiarism and cheating
Unisa warns students against academic misconduct

 

STEP 10

Troubleshooting technical issues before you start the exam

This includes the chatbot, scanning handwritten documents, compressing file sizes, corrupt files, resetting your password and more.

Technical resources for online exams

 

STEP 11

Resolving login challenges (set up your MFA)

MFA Technical Support Pocket Guide

 

Last modified: 2024/05/02