• UNILAG Harmonised Penalties / Sanctions For Examination Misconduct.

    The University of Lagos (UNILAG) Senate at its meeting held on Monday, March 29, 2021, received, considered, and approved S.P. No 2019/115 containing the Harmonized Penalties/ Sanctions for Examination Misconduct (Physical and Virtual).

    Consequently, students are hereby enjoined to read below activities that are capable of leading them into trouble with the Institution.

    1.Impersonation or Faking of Identities.Expulsion
    2.Smuggling and Possession of Answer ScriptExpulsion
    3.Destruction of unauthorized MaterialsExpulsion
    4.Attacking or threatening InvigilatorsExpulsion
    5.Plagiarism of ContentExpulsion
    6.Tendering unauthentic (fake) documentExpulsion
    7.Auto Coding Software and use of Team Viewer software to take control of students’ Computers remotely.Expulsion
    8.Hacking of question bank/system resulting in Content Leakage of questionsExpulsion
    9.Screen sharing /Mirroring to other devices / Projectors of friends/classmates/family/experts  to cheatRustication: two (2) semesters
    10.Cheating with Technological Devices/High-Tech Equipment e.g micro Bluetooth powered devices- earbuds, augmented reality glasses, invisible smartwatches, hard drives, USB among other thingsRustication: 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 DeviceRustication: two (2) semesters
    13.Presence of Family/Friends in Examination RoomRustication: two (2) semesters
    14Screen sharing /Mirroring to other devices  and projectors of friends/classmates/family/experts  to cheatRustication: two (2) semesters
    15.Indecent Dressing (Dressing that does not conform with University Dress Code)/NudityRustication: two (2) semesters
    16.Smoking, drinking, and other related vicesRustication: two (2) semesters, and Referral to Students Disciplinary Board for Drugs and Drug-Related Offences.
    17.Failure to submit answer scriptRustication: two (2) semesters
    18.Possession and Copying from jottings of relevant materials on body parts/devicesRustication: two (2) semesters
    19.Possession and Copying from unauthorized/written materialsRustication: two (2) semesters
    20.Aiding and Abetting others to copyRustication: two (2) semesters
    21.Refusal to submit offending materialsRustication: two (2) semesters
    22.Collaborative CopyingRustication: two (2) semesters
    23.Refusal to Complete Examination Misconduct FormsRustication: two (2) semesters
    24.Unauthorized communication1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester
    25.Disruptive Behavior1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester
    26.Influencing Examination Official1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester
    27.Unauthorized Changing of Sitting Position1st 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 Instructions1st Timer: Warning2nd Timer: Rustication: One (1) semester
    31.RecidivismExpulsion (Except cases listed in 25 – 28 above)
    32Failure to appear before the Misconduct PanelSuspension for 2 semesters after which non-appearance leads to Expulsion
    33Other related acts of Examination Misconduct not specifically stated*Penalty shall be determined based on the recommendation of the Misconduct Panel.

    Best of luck To You all…
    CampusPortalNG Team


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