Exam rules

These are the most important rules for the day of an examination. Norsk versjon: Regler for eksamen

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You must arrive at least 15 minutes before the examination starts. At digital examination you must arrive at least 30 minutes before the exam starts. Remember to bring a photo identification (e.g. driver's license, bank card or passport), which you must present before you sign the attendance list.

Calculators and other aids

Find out which calculator you can use and other aids permitted for examinations.

During the examination

All bags and personal belongings, including cell phones and other electronic aids which can be used for communication (e.g. smart watches), must be placed at designated places in the examination room. Cell phones must be switched off.

During the examination, any communication between candidates is prohibited, both on and off the premises. You must not leave your seat without the invigilator's permission, and you must follow the invigilator's instructions.

Terminated examination

You may not terminate the examination during the first hour unless you are ill or for a similar reason. Candidates who terminate the examination must contact the invigilator to sign out before leaving the premises. A terminated examination counts as one examination attempt.

At the end of the examination

You are responsible for submitting the answer paper to the head invigilator.The sheets of paper for writing your answers have a copy underneath that you tear off and keep. If you do not have enough time to write out a clean copy of your draft, you can submit any draft sheets that you have written. Include these draft sheets in the total number of submitted pages that you note on the cover. All unused paper must be handed in.

You are not allowed to bring paper out of the examination room before you have handed in your answer paper.

See also

Cheating on exams

Contact the Examinations Office


Telephone: +47 73 59 66 00

Office address: Gunnerusgate 1, 4. etasje, Kalvskinnet

Mailing address: Examinations Office, Postboks 8900, 7491 Trondheim