Exams and Assessment

Your assessments and examinations are a large part of your time at the ANU, ensuring that you are well prepared is the key to your success.

Exam timetable – where and when will your exams will be held?

Exam conduct – what are the expectations of you when attending an exam?

Deferred Exams – how do I apply? When do I need to lodge my application?

Special Consideration - what to do if your performance in your assessment has been affected by factors outside of your control.

How courses are assessed

Viewing your course results – please log into ISIS to view your final course results

ANU grading scale – what does CR mean?

Appealing a result – If I have concerns regarding my result, what should I do?

Academic progress for Undergraduate students – what happens if I am on Academic Probation or Show Cause?

Academic progress for Postgraduate students – what happens if I am on Academic Probation or Show Cause?

Viewing your exam paper

Students who wish to view examination script books must contact the course convenor to request a time to view the exam.  If there are a large number of requests then Student Services may set up viewing times.  Students will be advised and required to register their attendance at these sessions.  Only one viewing of an exam paper is permitted per course per semester.    

Please note that exam script viewing is a formal examination event and the following rules apply:

  • Please bring your ANU student identification card with you to view exams. No other form of ID will be accepted.
  • Student only allowed to view their own exam script.
  • No phone, iPads, laptops, bags, paper or pens (if you require a remark a form and pen will be provided).
  • No talking/discussion during viewing session.
  • Multiple choice answer sheets are not available for viewing.

Any questions regarding the marking of the examination paper must be directed to the course convenor.

Updated:  1 June 2019/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing