UNILAG Exam Guidelines for 1st Semester 2019/2020 [Physical & Online]

University of Lagos (UNILAG) Publishes Guidelines, Requirements and Instructions for the Conduct of the First (1st) Semester Examinations for the 2019/2020 Academic Session [Physical and Online (Virtual)].

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has released the guidelines, requirements and instructions for the conduct of the online and physical examinations for the first semester, 2019/2020 academic session.

UNILAG Guidelines for Conduct of 1st Semester Exam 2019/2020 [Physical & Online]

Arrangements have been concluded to commence the 2019/2020 Session Examinations (Physical and
. Students are requested to note the following:

General Information

  • The first (1st) Semester Examinations for the the 2019/2020 Session has be scheduled between
  • Monday, March 22, 2012 to Friday, April 30, 2021.
  • Students are to note that the public holidays (Easter) have been considered in scheduling the
  • period of examinations.
  • The GST courses will take place in the first week from Monday, March 22, 2021 to Friday,
  • March 26, 2021
  • Examinations in core courses in the Faculty of Education (physical) would take place from
  • Monday, April 26 to Friday, April 30, 2021.
  • 100 Level and 200 Level shall take their examinations online (virtual) from Monday, March
  • 29, 2021 to Wednesday, April 7, 2021 and are therefore not expected to be on campus.
  • 300 Level students will take their examinations in person (physical) from Thursday, April 8,
  • 2021 to Friday April 16, 2021.
  • 400 Level to 500 Level students will take their examinations in person (physical) from
  • Monday, April 19, 2021 to Saturday April 24, 2021
  • Consequently, these categories of students (300 Level to 500 Level) would be required to be on
  • campus.
  • Arrangements have been put in place to ensure the examinations (online & physical) are
  • conducted seamlessly.
  • Adequate arrangements, in line with COVID-19 protocols have been made and would be strictly
  • followed for access to the examination and the hostels.
  • The approved Examination Time-table with the scheduled time shall be forwarded to the email
  • addresses of all students, Heads of Departments and Deans.
  • The online examinations shall be recorded and monitored in line with best practices
  • All issues arising from the online examinations shall be reviewed and genuine cases rescheduled
  • within the examination period.
  • The University would be responsible for data for the conduct of the online examination.

GST Courses

Students writing the forthcoming GST Examinations should note as follows:
1. Click on the link https://proctee.webtest.ng/exam/unilagmain
2. You can also access this link from gstonline.unilag.edu.ng or from the student portal.
3. Your username is your Matriculation number.
4. Your password is your student portal password
5. Click on the exam you are scheduled to write
6. For complaints, please send an email to: [email protected]/[email protected] or SMS to 09099022131.

Guidelines for Online Examinations (100 Level and 200 Level)

  • Students are advised to have a reliable internet connection before attempting the online examination.
  • Your activities during the period of the examination will be monitored and recorded. Students will be required to attempt the examination with a webcam and microphone enabled device. (For optimal experience, use of mobile phones for the examination is discouraged).
  • Students are forbidden from covering their webcams during the period of the examination. Our inability to see the student at any time during the examination may result in disqualification.
  • During the examination, you are not permitted to leave your position. You are advised to adequately prepare before commencing the examination.
  • In the course of the examination, you are not permitted to leave the examination tab or device for another device tab or application on the computer for any reason, not even to use the computer calculator. Departure from the examination tab may result in disqualification.
  • Nobody is permitted to be around you during the period of the examination, not even members of your family. You will be disqualified if anybody is seen around you during the examination.
  • The duration of the examination will be specified. The time starts to count immediately you click the start button and continues to count even if you log out before the lapses.
  • In the event that you run out of time, your examination will automatically be submitted.
  • Use of face mask or face caps during the examination is prohibited.
  • Students should please note that they would be scheduled for each examination and therefore should check their scheduled dates and time as from Sunday March 21, 2021.

Instruction from CITS

  • Each student is expected to print from the web site, his or her endorsed docket.
  • The rules for online and physical examination written on the docket apply to the examination.
  • Three days to the commencement of each examination, a link to connect to the online examination portal and the time scheduled for each course will be sent to the concerned student.
  • For year 300 Level to 500 Level students, the University statutory and formality guiding the
  • conduct of examination applies.
  • The guideline on requirements for online examination is posted on the University portal.
  • To ensure a credible online examination, only Academic staff should be used as proctors and the following guidelines shall subsist:
  • i. One (1) Proctor for twenty-five (25) students is recommended. However, the Dean in conjunction with CITS may increase as appropriate.
  • ii. The Sub Deans are to be available to reset Microsoft Account Password for students if necessary.
  • iii. Each Faculty should have a Proctoring Centre. The Boardroom of each Faculty will be equipped with LAN wiring.
  • iv. In the alternative, the CITS will also have a Proctoring Centre for any Department/Faculty that may require it.
  • v. Students are to be sensitized on the Online Examination Malpractices.
  • vi. Proctoring Assistance in Web Test will be used to trace examination malpractices.
  • vii. The web test is a user-friendly environment with facilities to support easy invigilation (proctoring). Some of those features are:
    • Flag button: This help to earmark student for further review after the examination if the examiner perceives some illegality in conduct of the examination.
    • The Chat button: This is used to send text message to the student to correct or know his problem.
    • The Call button: this is used to have call conversation with the students during the exam to correct or know his problem.
    • The Sound button: this is used by examiner to listen to the discussion around the student 

Physical (in person) Examinations (300 Level to 500 Level).

  • All venues for the examinations have been identified and inspected to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
  • Faculties shall should use only identified and designated venues for examinations.
  • Deans of Faculties shall ensure that sanitizers are provided for the students.
  • Only Examination Dockets endorsed by the authorised University Officer (Deputy Vice Chancellor) shall suffix as the access document for the examinations and hostels.

Hostel Accommodation for 300 Level To 500 Level Students

  • The conditions for entry into the hostels for the First (1st) Semester 2019/2020 Session examinations shall be as follows:
  • Student must be registered for the 2019/2020 Session.
  • Student must present coloured Examination Docket for the First (1st) Semester 2019/2020 examinations.
  • Must present a bottle of hand sanitizer (Minimally 500ml).
  • Must present at least 10 face masks.
  • Must wear face mask into and out of the hostels at all times.
  • Students with bed space allocations for 2019/2020 should use their allocated spaces.
  • Students with no bed space allocations for 2019/2020 should report to their assigned halls
  • of residence for bed space.
  • 300 Level students should move into the hostels on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
  • 300 Level students must move out of the hostels on or before Saturday, April 17, 2021.
  • 400 Level and 500 Level students should move into the hostels on Sunday, April 18, 2021.
  • 400 Level and 500 Level students must move out of the hostels on or before Saturday,
  • April 24, 2021.
  • Students with core courses in Education should move into the hostels on Sunday 25 April 2021.
  • Students with core courses in Education must move out of the hostels on or before Sunday,
  • April 30, 2021.
  • Extant rules and regulations with associated penalties for hostel residency are still applicable and
  • must be obeyed by all students.

Online Examination Misconduct /Malpractices


Help Desk

  • Deans of Faculty have been duly informed to set up help line which shall be publicised in various
  • Facultices notice boards.
  • Students are to check their UNILAG email addresses and Faculty notices/platforms for updates.
  • The Director, Quality Assurance & SERVICOM shall continually monitor activities of faculties to
  • ensure compliance.
  • Faculties shall have at least two (2) persons to handle the helplines (one to attend to emails and
  • the other for phone calls).
  • Deans shall ensure that all Faculty Examination Officers and all Course Advisers are engaged for
  • the helplines and other logistics.
  • The CITS shall ensure that at least one (1) of its staff is available to give technical support in eac
  • Faculty.