University of Lagos (UNILAG) Examination Misconduct/ Abuse: Sanctions and penalties for students violating the Code of Conduct [physical and online examinations] are appropriate.
The Management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) publishes penalties / sanctions aligned for misconduct in physical and online verification.
At its meeting on Monday 29 March 2021, the University Senate of Lagos received, reviewed and approved SP № 2019/115, which contains Penalties / sanctions aligned for violating the process (physical and virtual). Activities that could cause problems with the facility.
UNILAG Exam Malpractice Penalties & Sanctions
The guidelines on online and physical examinations misconduct has been confirmed. The reviewed guidelines shall be forwarded to students .
|1.||Impersonation or Faking of Identities.||Expulsion|
|2.||Smuggling and Possession of Answer Script||Expulsion|
|3.||Destruction of unauthorized Materials||Expulsion|
|4.||Attacking or threatening Invigilators||Expulsion|
|5.||Plagiarism of Content||Expulsion|
|6.||Tendering unauthentic (fake) document||Expulsion|
|7.||Auto Coding Software and use of Team Viewer software to take control of students Computer remotely.||Expulsion|
|8.||Hacking of question bank/system resulting to Content Leakage of questions||Expulsion|
|9.||Screen sharing /Mirroring to other devices / Projectors of friends/classmates/family/experts to cheat||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|10.||Cheating with Technological Devices/High-Tech Equipment e.g micro bluetooth powered devices- earbuds, augmented reality glasses, invisible smart watches, hard drives, USB among other things||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|11.||Use of Smartphones/Smart Devices and Mobile Education apps, to retrieve automated recommended answers.||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|12.||Deliberate obstruction of Proctoring Device||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|13.||Presence of Family/Friends in Examination Room||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|14||Screen sharing /Mirroring to other devices and projectors of friends/classmates/family/experts to cheat||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|15.||Indecent Dressing (Dressing that does not conform with University Dress Code)/Nudity||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|16.||Smoking, drinking and other related vices||Rustication: two (2) semesters, and Referral to Students Disciplinary Board for Drugs and Drug-Related Offences.|
|17.||Failure to submit answer script||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|18.||Possession and Copying from jottings of relevant materials on body parts/devices||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|19.||Possession and Copying from unauthorized/written materials||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|20.||Aiding and Abetting others to copy||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|21.||Refusal to submit offending materials||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|22.||Collaborative Copying||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|23.||Refusal to Complete Examination Misconduct Forms||Rustication: two (2) semesters|
|24.||Unauthorized communication||1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester|
|25.||Disruptive Behavior||1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester|
|26.||Influencing Examination Official||1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester|
|27.||Unauthorized Changing of Sitting Position||1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester|
|28.||Possession of mobile telephone(s) and other devices in the examination hall, either in use or not.||Rustication: One (1) semester|
|29.||Taking examination in an environment that does not conform with the University Guidelines for Virtual Examination (For example: Writing of examinations in public/private transport, noisy areas etc)||Rustication: One (1) semester|
|30.||Disobeying Examination Instructions||1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester|
|31.||Recidivism||Expulsion (Except cases listed in 25 – 28 above)|
|32||Failure to appear before the Misconduct Panel||Suspension for 2 semesters after which non-appearance leads to Expulsion|
|33||Other related acts of Examination Misconduct not specifically stated||*Penalty shall be determined based on the recommendation of the Misconduct Panel.|
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