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An accredited degree, diploma, certificate programs, and IAP requires that you attempt the final exam of the program in an approved exam center. This article covers commonly asked questions related to exam centers.
1. Is an IOU approved center a requirement for the midterm exams?
No, midterm exams are like module tests and can be done anytime, anywhere during the specified period. An IOU approved center is only a requirement for the final exams.
2. There is no IOU approved exam center in my city, what should I do?
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3. How can I register for an existing center or how can I send a request for setting up a new center?
4. I am traveling out of the country on the date of the final exams, what should I do?
5. Is it possible for me to register at two centers as I am traveling in the final exam period?
6. Who or what is the proctor?
Proctor is a person who invigilates students during the exams and is appointed by the exam center itself.
7. Where is the exam center registration portal?
The ‘Exam Center Portal’ is located at the main IOU campus page under Exam block on the dashboard of IOU campus. Alternatively, once logged in, it may be accessed through this direct link https://campus.iou.edu.gm/campus/local/center/.
8. When are the exams conducted?
For all-important deadlines including the final examination dates, please see the semester events' schedule of the current semester here, which can be downloaded through the ‘Academics Block’ on the dashboard.
9. Does IOU send the passwords to the center and when?
Yes, IOU sends the passwords to the exam center a few days before the commencement of the final exams.
10. My proctor has not received the password. What can I do?
Kindly ask the proctor to check the inbox as well as the spam folder of the registered email address of the center with IOU. If they still can't find the password email from IOU, have them contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. I failed to give the exam in the stipulated time as there were password issues with the proctor. What can I do?
Students should contact the 24/7 Exam Help Desk in case their proctor is having password issues. However, as the exams period is over now, you may attempt the final exam in the late exam period. Please contact the Exam Help Desk at email@example.com for further assistance before the late exam period.
12. I have not registered in any exam center for my final exam and the deadline for registration has ended. What can I do?