Cheating Cases during examination

A student violating any instruction described under point 6 to point 9 and/or
committed any other action, which in the opinion of the invigilator is unfair
means, is considered an attempt for cheating. In such condition the following
procedure should be followed:
a. The student shall be allowed to complete the examination after the
material evidence of such cheating has been documented and removed.
b. The invigilator shall sign his/her examination script with a note and shall
notify the chief invigilator who shall submit a report on the incident to the
concerned college or centre examination officer.
c. The examination officer shall immediately submit such cases to the
chairperson of the college or centre board for constituting an investigation
committee which shall be composed of:
i. The deputy dean/director of the concerned college or centre as a
ii. The examination officer of the concerned college or centre as a
iii. One member of the teaching staff from the relevant department.
d. The student shall be informed and given a maximum of one week from
the last examination to present him/herself before the investigation
committee. If such student failed to appear before the committee, he/she
shall be treated as an absentee and the investigation shall continue.
e. The report of the investigation committee on such cases shall be presented
to the college or centre board, which shall recommend the penalty to the
Senate. The penalty for a student found guilty of cheating shall include:
i. Warning.
ii. Failing the subject.
iii. Repeating the year.
iv. Suspension from the University for a period of up to two academic
v. Dismissal from the University.
University of Bahri-Student’s Guide, 2016/2017
f. Under no circumstances shall two penalties be combined for a single
cheating case.