Exams & Coursework
Mark Scheme and Pass Mark
There are exams at the end of each of the four terms.
Each exam is worth 25 points.
The full-time course is comprised of six lessons daily, totalling 150 points for each term, 600 for the entire year.
The part-time course is comprised of four lessons daily, totalling 100 points for each term, 400 for the entire year.
The pass mark for Year 1 and Year 2 is 80%.
The pass mark for Year 3 and Year 4 is 70%.
The institute will exercise its discretion for students who score below the pass mark or are absent for any of the examinations based on various criteria, including attendance in class and performance during the year.
Along with examinations, coursework is also given for some subjects. The total mark will be based on the course work and exam results.
Examination questions are based on the material covered during the term. The style and format of the questions may vary from questions in the textbook and previous past papers.
Reading The Question
It is recommended to read all parts of a single question before attempting to answer. This will give a better idea of what needs to be explained in each part. Often, students write in one part what is being asked in an upcoming part.
Use only a black or blue pen. Do not use a pencil or any other colour pen.
Write your student number in the space provided. Do not write your name on the paper.
Read the questions carefully. Only answer what you are asked.
Write the answer to each question in the space provided below the question.
Put a single line through any errors.
Rules for Onsite Examinations
All students residing within Leicester must attend in person for examinations, even if they have been attending classes online. If any student is cannot attend onsite for any of the exams, they must seek prior permission for online submission from the admin.
Online submissions for those residing within Leicester will not be accepted.
Students must arrive before the start time of examinations. If a student arrives after the start of the examinations, their paper will be categorised as a non-invigilated exam.
Students are not allowed to leave the exam hall after the exam has started. If a student needs to leave the hall for any reason, their exam will be downgraded to a non-invigilated exam.
9:10 - 11:50 AM (UK Time)
5:10 - 7:50 PM (UK Time)
6:10 - 8:50 PM (UK Time)
Rules Onsite Examinations
Receiving the Exam Papers
Online students will receive the exam paper via the online learning platform.
Students can complete the exam by either printing it or completing it on their device the exam paper, and after completing the exam, they should scan all the papers and save them as a PDF.
The PDF should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line as the candidate number and subject. e.g 16-001 FSTU Nahw.
Exam papers which are not scanned correctly may be rejected.
Click here for help on how to scan documents.
Full-Time: 12:30 PM (UK Time)
Part-Time: 21:00 PM (UK Time)
Exams submitted late will be penalised with a 10% deduction in marks.
Late Sittings and Absence
Special considerations, such as going for Hajj, severe illness etc. the institute may allow a student to sit the exam later or be excused from the exam. Each case will be judged individually. Students should contact the admin in advance and discuss their situation.
The institute will not accept any submissions nor accommodate late sittings after the deadline for the last exam of the term.
The institute may conduct an oral exam of any written paper to ensure the student can verbally answer the questions as they have written in the exam.
Return of Marked Papers
Exam papers will be returned within approximately three weeks of the last exam for that term.
Online papers which were not scanned correctly may not be returned.