Examination Guidelines

General Procedures
Roll Numbers

Candidates not receiving their admit cards seven days prior to the commencement of the examination should contact the Officer In charge of their examination centre, which have particulars of all the examinees with them to facilitate the examinees.

Change of Examination Centre

Candidate, whose applications have been accepted for a particular examination, may apply for change of their examination centre within a specified duration of time, which is also communicated through a Circular on Institute's website under 'Notices'.

Permissible Calculators

Examinees are advised to bring simple and non-programmable scientific calculators.

Instructions to the Examinees
  • On receipt of the Admit Card, the candidates are advised to check the particulars entered therein. Inaccuracy, if any, must be brought immediately into the notice of the Examination Department/ respective Centre In-Charge.
  • Examinees must possess and be ready to produce on demand their CNIC, Student Registration Card and Admit Card, issued by the Institute, failing which they may not be allowed to appear in the examination.
  • If a candidate is late by more than thirty minutes, in Written Examination, or fifteen minutes, in CBE, he/ she will not be allowed to enter the examination premises. Similarly, no examinee will be allowed to leave the examination hall earlier than one hour after the commencement of the examination.
  • No candidate is allowed to change the seat allocated to him/her for a particular examination paper without the permission of the Exam Supervisor, who has the authority to change or interchange seats of any candidate, if circumstances so demand. Candidates found reluctant will be liable to disciplinary action.
  • Possession of books, notes, previous question papers, course outlines and other related matter on any subject, if brought to the examination hall, should be handed over to the invigilator before the commencement of the examination and taken back when leaving the examination hall.
  • Candidates found talking, whispering, gossiping or seeking assistance or exchanging notes or answer scripts and so on with any person, possessing any notes or using any unfair means, shall be asked to leave the examination premises at once, and a note to this effect will be inserted on his/her script for the attention of the examiner, along with a simultaneous report to the Examination Department for further necessary action.
  • Candidates must make sure that they have received the appropriate question paper from the invigilator so as to avoid any confusion in this regard.
  • The examinees, on receipt of blank answer scripts and supplementary sheets in the examination hall, should instantly record their roll numbers and registration numbers thereon.
  • If required, candidate may ask for additional supplementary sheets and graph paper from the invigilator.
  • Only fountain pen or ballpoint with blue or black ink should be used for writing answer scripts. No marks will be awarded for questions attempted with pencil.
  • Examinees are advised to attempt the questions as printed in the question papers/ as appear on the computer screens under their own assumption(s). The assumption(s) should be clearly stated in notes to the solution(s)/ on a separate working sheet. The examinees are not allowed to raise any query or insist for correction(s) during the examinations.
  • Candidates must start the answer of each question from the new page. They should put down question number, its part and sub-part on each page of answer script so as to facilitate correct assessment of the answers.
  • The examination schedule of each subject is printed on the admit card. Students should carefully note the examination centre, date and timings of the papers and also ascertain, in advance, the exact location of the examination centre.
  • During the examinations, an examinee may use the washroom/ toilet facility, subject to permission of the Exam Supervisor.
  • Smoking is not permitted.
  • Refreshments are not permitted in the examination hall.
  • Mobile Phone, Headphone, PDA, Palmtop or Laptop, Pocket PC etc are not allowed in the examination room or premises. Any examinee found carrying / using these gadgets shall be liable to severe punishment, of cancellation of result / registration as per the decision of competent authority.
  • The examinees are not allowed to write anything on question paper except tick mark (√) on the questions attempted.
  • No irrelevant appealing or indecent sentences should be written in the answer script. This will be treated as an unfair means and dealt with accordingly.
Exam Preparation Guidelines
Exam Preparation Guidelines