Anna University Rules related to University Examination

  • Admission to the Examination is provisional
  • The Hall Ticket is issued subject to the candidate satisfying the Attendance and the other requirements as per rules, regulations and instructions issued by the University from time to time. If later, it is found that the candidate fails to comply with the above requirements, the examinations the candidate has taken will be treated as cancelled.
  • Candidates shall not be allowed to leave the examination hall before the expiry of 45 minutes from the commencement of examination. No candidate who leaves the examination hall during the period allotted for a paper will be allowed to re-enter the hall within that period.
  • Candidates suffering from infectious diseases of any kind shall not be admitted to examination hall.
  • Candidates are strictly prohibited from smoking inside the examination hall.
  • Strict silence should be maintained in the examination hall
    Candidates are required to bring their own pens, pencils, and eraser. Candidates should use only blue or black ink while answering their papers.
  • Before proceeding to answer the paper, the candidate should write his/her register number, semester, subject and date of the examination at the appropriate space provided in the first page of the answer book and nowhere else in the answer book or in any additional attachment.
  • If a candidate writes his/her register number on any part of the answer book/sheets or on any space other than the one provided for or puts any special mark or writes anything which may disclose, in anyway, the identity of the candidate/ college, he/she will render himself/herself liable for disciplinary action.
  • Writing of wrong register number in answer book will entail rejection of the answer book.
  • Candidates are not allowed to exceed the prescribed time assigned to each paper
  • Candidates shall not talk/ask questions of any kind during the examination.
  • Candidates shall not take any written/printed matter, any paper material, cell phone, programmable calculator , any unauthorized data sheet/table into the examination hall and if found in possession of any such material in the examination hall during the examination hours, those candidates shall be liable for disciplinary action.
  • No candidates shall pass any part or whole of answer papers or question papers to any other candidate. No candidate shall allow another candidate to copy form his/her answer paper or copy from the answer paper of another candidate. If found committing such malpractice, the involved candidates shall be liable for disciplinary action.
  • Candidates found guilty of using unfair means of any nature shall be liable for disciplinary action.
  • Candidates will have to hand over the answer books to the Invigilator/Chief Superintendent before leaving the examination hall.
  • Candidates should produce the hall ticket on demand by the Invigilator/Chief Superintendent /AUR/Squad members

Anna University Examinations Office of the Controller of Examinations

Warning to the Students

The students are warned to desist from doing any kind of malpractice during examinations. If anyone indulges in malpractice, the students is likely to be debarred from Examination or even expelled from the Degree Programme. The nature of malpractice and the minimum punishment are indicated in the table. In extreme cases, action may include debarring of officials of examinations.

Nature of Malpractice Punishment
Appeal for a favourable consideration or mercy in the answer book Cancellation of the examination of the particular paper.
Writings on the desk relevant to the examinations.
Writings on any part of the
Verbal or oral communication to neighbouring candidate.
Irrelevant writings in the answer book.
Possession of any incriminating materials inside the examination hall (whether used or not).For example:-Written or printed materials, bits, writings on scale. Calculator, handkerchief, Hall Ticket, possession of organizer etc. Cancellation of all Theory examinations (all papers – current and arrear) registered during the examination session like April / May or Oct. / Nov.
Vulgar writings in the answer book
Copying from neighbour.
Possession of answer book of another candidate.
Giving answer book to another candidate.
Exchange of Question papers and other materials with some answers.
Appeal in the examination answer book coupled with a promise of any form of consideration. Cancellation of all Theory examinations (all papers – current and arrears) registered and further debarred from writing all examinations (current and arrear) in the subsequent semester.
Misbehavior in the examination hall (Disobedience, unruly conduct in the examination hall, threatening the Hall Superintendent / Chief Superintendent and other examination officials).
Involved in Malpractice for the second or subsequent times. Cancellation of all Theory examinations (all papers – current and arrears) and further debarred from continuing his studies for one year (i.e.) two subsequent semesters. However the student is permitted to appear for the examination in all the arrear subjects up to the last semester during the debarred period.
Cases of Impersonation Handing over the Impersonator to the police with a complaint to take appropriate action against the person involved in the impersonation by the Chief Superintendent.
Cancellation of all examinations (all papers – current and arrear) appeared and further debarred from continuing his studies and writing all examinations for 2 years.

If a student of this University is found to impersonate a ‘Bonafide Student’, the impersonating student also will be debarred from continuing his studies and writing all examination for 2 years.

Writing of name of the candidate in the answer book by the candidate, writing of Reg. No. / College Name in places other than specified in the answer book by the candidate and any special marking in the answer script by the candidate is also punishable.