Discussion of examinations
Availability of the examination questions
If a written examination has been conducted, the examination must be made available to students after the examination at a fixed time.
Information to be taken after the examination
Every examination sheet will be provided with information about time, place and type of consultation, when the examination taken can be discussed such that students can take it along with them after the examination. (The appendix to) the examination form should also state that an appeal may be lodged against a decision of examiners within six weeks with the Board of Appeals for Examinations, in accordance with Article 7.60 of the Higher Education and Research Act (WHW). This appeal should be lodged through theCentral Portal for the Legal Protection of Student Rights.
Exam discussion or inspection
The lecturer involved, will arrange a time and place where:
time of the discussion must be no later than two weeks after the
announcement of the exam results and if possible no later than four
working days before the resit examination. In deviation of the
aforementioned, the consultation of resit examinations of block 4
can be scheduled in the period before the start of the adjacent
first semester. If an examination has been taken in written form,
the questions posed in the exam must be made available to the
student for inspection after the examination, at the latest at the
aforementioned time.In deviation of this, the period for
examinations for the second semester may fall in the period around
the start of the next first semester.
If an examination has been taken digitally, the questions posed in the exam and the answers given by the student must be made available for inspection for a reasonable period of time. During the exam discussion, students are responsible for having their answers available, in a manner specified by the lecturer (print or digital).
Check at distribution examination papers
At the time of the discussion or inspection, the examinations will be returned to the examinees by members of the relevant department in such a way that name, student card number and/or registration number can be checked during the inspection or taking out of the exam.
student who is not present during the exam discussion without prior
notice and which notice holds reasonable grounds, does not have the
right to have an exam discussion.
The lecturer involved, will provide students with the opportunity to discuss the examination individually, either at a time immediately subsequent to the discussion or inspection, or on a later day.
individual student does not attend the discussion at the time and
place of discussion or inspection and does not submit a notice of
absence based on reasonable grounds, an individual discussion may
Conduct of students during a discussion
are expected to remain polite at all times and only discuss their
individual case with lecturer(s) if they disagree with the
assessment of the lecturer(s) of their specific answer. It is
expected of students to only argue based on the content of the
answer given by the student in the examination compared to the
answer provided by the lecturer during the exam discussion. No
general statements can be made during theseexam discussions, only
individual cases can be taken into consideration. It is not
expected of lecturers to discuss and re-assess all examinations
once more during theexam discussions.
Copy of examination when appealing the result
If a student appeals the result, the student will, at their request, be provided with a copy of the corrected examination paper.
Every examinee is allowed to arrange for the copy of his or her corrected examination to be collected by someone else at the time of the exam discussion . The responsible lecturer should be informed by the student in writing or by email. The person picking up the examination paper must present the registration number, their own identification, and proof of identification of the examinee.
Last update: 21-7-2023