This section delivers an important SALA service to both students and lecturers. The service includes:

  • Arrangements for examinations and/or examination processes
  • Maintenance and co-ordination of class and examination timetables

Please note that the Timetables and Assessment Section does NOT:

  • Handle enquiries about marks. Please enquire directly from the faculties.
  • Arrange special examinations. If a lecturer grants a student a special request on merit, the lecturer is responsible for making the arrangements.

Timetables that are available online:

Services to students

  1. Examination opportunities

  • Distance students write first and second opportunities at the examination centre where they are registered.
  • Full-time students write first and second opportunities on the campus where they are registered.

  1. Application for extended writing time during examinations

Mafikeng Campus

  •  The Timetables & Assessment Section makes arrangements for extended writing time during the examination as approved by the panel from the Student Counselling and Development Department.
  • The examinations are conducted at the Disability Unit Office.

Potchefstroom Campus:

  • If a lecturer grants a student a special request on merit, the lecturer is responsible for making the arrangements.
  • Students apply at the Student Guidance Services in building E14.
  • Deadlines: first semester: 10 May; second semester: 30 September.
  • Students must submit medical certificates with their application.
  • A committee determines the extra time per hour if the application is approved.
  • If the request is approved, students report to the Timetables and Assessment Section immediately after approval to submit their module codes.
  • Please note that the examination room has moved to F2-G13.

Vaal Triangle Campus:

  • The Timetables and Assessment Section arranges for extended writing time during examinations as approved by the Student Guidance Services/Student Disability Office.

  1. Chancellor's examination

 The administrative managers at the respective faculties make arrangements with final-year students if they have been granted another opportunity to write an examination.


  1. Examination prescriptions


  1. Consequences of alleged irregularities 

 

Services to lecturers

  1. Class tests and assessment week/semester tests week

Mafikeng Campus

  • Copying of tests, which must be submitted two weeks before the test date
  • Issuing of test scripts and/or multiple-choice cards.

Potchefstroom Campus

  • Copying of tests, which must be submitted two weeks before the test date.
  • Issuing of test scripts and/or multiple-choice cards.
  • Issues the keys for Weet-en-Sweet (J6-G01) and Totius hall (F6-G04) if these venues have been booked for the assessment period.

Vaal Triangle Campus

  • The Assessment Section does not copy question papers. Lecturers send them to Ivyline for printing.
  • Packing of question papers and other necessities for test venues.
  • Arranging invigilation at examination venues.
  • Receiving of answer scripts from chief invigilators after examination sessions.
  • Issuing of answer scripts to lecturers for marking.

  1. Examinations

  • Packing of question papers and other necessities for examination venues.
  • Arranging invigilation at examination venues.
  • Receiving of answer scripts from chief invigilators after examination sessions.
  • Issuing of answer scripts to lecturers for marking.

  1. Extended writing time for students during examinations

  • The Timetables and Assessment Section arranges for extended writing time for students during examinations as approved by the Student Guidance Services/Student Disability Office.
  • Students are responsible for communicating with their lecturer about the venue where they will be writing.

  1. Special arrangements for students

  • If a lecturer grants a student a special request on merit, the lecturer is responsible for making the arrangements.

  1. Clashes

  • On the Potchefstroom Campus, lecturers or any stakeholder should refer students to the Timetables and Assessment Section to determine whether they have a clash or not.

  1. Collection of tests during the semester and answer scripts after examinations

  • Lecturers or assistants must present their university cards when they come to collect the above-mentioned from the Timetables and Assessment Section.

  1. Template for examination papers

  • Always use the template that is available on the network.
  • The template for question papers and papers for which the answers are completed on the question paper are available in Word.
  • Please do not use a previous question paper as master.

Invigilators

  1. Contact the following people to get application forms to become an invigilator:
  2. A nomination is subject to conditions.
  3. A copy of the candidate's ID and their tax number are required.

Contact details

Address enquiries to:

Mafikeng Campus
Rialene Burger
018 389 2274
Potchefstroom Campus
Beverley Engelbrecht
018 299 1520
Vaal Triangle Campus
Lebogang Mpaku
016 910 3113