Compulsory registration for the exam
In order to write the exam, you must sign up/register for the exam. If you are not registered to the exam, you must wait until the next re-exam period. You will not be allowed to enter the examination hall if you haven't signed up. No exceptions are made.
Questions and answers
On this page, you will find the answer to many questions about exams. Click on the links below to get directly to the right section on the page.
See the dates of the registration periods and the examination periods in The academic year - dates and times. Take the opportunity to register for the exams when registering for your courses!
Log in to My Startpage and use the service Examination, sign-up. You need to navigate to each course and select the tab "Result" to sign up. The exam code appears on the page when you have signed up.
If you are unable to sign up for your exam since your student account is inactive, try using your login credentials from universityadmissions.se to proceed with your sign-up.
Registration for the re-examination opens 16 working days after the corresponding regular examination period has closed. For exact dates, see The academic year - Dates and times
A confirmation that you have signed up to the examination, or cancelled your registration to the examination, is sent to you by email and to the email address, you have stated in your student-Ladok.
Save the confirmation, it contains time and place for the exam and your exam code (anonymization code).
You can cancel your exam registration one day before the examination date, at the latest, in the service Examination, sign-up.
To sign up for an exam in a course which you have passed to raise your grade, log in to My Startpage and use the service View passed courses. Under the tab Completed education, your courses appear under Completed. Under Result, a new exam may be published for registration. Check the box I want to apply and click on Apply.
The grade of a course can be improved as long as the course has an exam. If the course code is changed and no exams are given you can't improve your grade.
When you sign up a personal code is created to handle anonymously written exams. You must bring the code to the exam and write it on all sheets.
If the exam is marked "Given by dept", contact the department responsible for the course to sign up, and for information about the examination.
In the following cases, you can't use the service and must contact the Student Centre.
- The course you are registered for has a new code or is replaced by a new course.
- The exam you want to sign up for is not listed in the service because you're not registered on the course.
- You are a doctoral student (Chalmers) and want to sign up for an exam. If you are a doctoral student at the Gothenburg university, you contact your department.