Examples of facilitation for exams

To apply for special arrangements - please contact us at the disability and special needs office

Examples of special arrangements during exams

  • Extended time during exams
  • Use of PC during exams (cannot be granted for all courses)
  • Breaks during exam to breast feed babies
  • Soft pen/pencil
  • Your own examination room
  • Oral examination (instead of written, cannot be granted for all courses)
  • Written examination (instead of oral, cannot be granted for all courses)
  • Special chairs, rising and lowering table
  • Wheelchair users and students with mobility disabilities: examination will take place in rooms with wheelchair access.
  • Special tools for students with visual impairment

Extended examination time for written examinations and tests cf. Academic Regulations for NMBU

For written examinations, the following extensions are granted:

  • 15 extra minutes are granted for examinations lasting up to 1.5 hour
  • 20 extra minutes are granted for examinations lasting between 1.5 and 2 hours
  • 30 extra minutes are granted for examinations lasting between 2 and 4 hours
  • 1 extra hour is granted for examinations lasting more than 4 hours

For home examinations, the following extensions are granted:

  • Examinations lasting 24 hours or longer: 3 hours extra. 
  • Examinations lasting 36 hours or longer: 5 hours extra.
  • Examinations lasting 48 hours or longer: 7 hours extra.
  • Exams lasting longer than 24 hours: 3 hours extra

 

Published 7. March 2014 - 7:59 - Updated 6. March 2019 - 13:13

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