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Accredited degree, diploma, certificate programs and IAP requires that you attempt the final exam of the program in an approved exam center. This article covers commonly asked questions related exam centers.

1. Is an IOU approved center a requirement for the midterm exams?

No, midterm exams are like module tests and can be done anytime, anywhere during the specified period. An IOU approved center is only a requirement for the final exams.

2. There is no IOU approved exam center in my city, what should I do?

Click here to check out all the information required to register an exam center in your city. 

3. How can I register for an existing center or how can I send a request for setting up a new center?

Go to the  Exam Center Registration in the students' admin block of 'My Home' and follow the instruction provided.

4. I am travelling out of the country on the date of the final exams, what should I do?

Dates of final exams are fixed. If you are travelling before the exam and can identify a suitable center in the place you intend to travel to, we have no issue with that.

5. Is it possible for me to register at two centers as I am travelling in the final exam period?

Yes, you can, but you need to inform and take permission from the center manager. Please contact  helpdesk regarding this request.

6. Who or what is the proctor?

Proctor is a person who invigilate students during the exams and is appointed by the exam center itself. 

7. Where is the exam center registration portal?

The ‘Exam Center Portal’  is located at the main IOU campus page under Student Application block on the dashboard of IOU campus. Alternatively, once logged in, it may be accessed through this direct link http://www.islamiconlineuniversity.com/campus/local/center.

8. When are the exams conducted?

For all important deadlines including the final examination dates, please see the semester events' schedule of the current semester here ,  which can be downloaded through the ‘Academic Block’ of ‘My Home’ page.

9. Does IOU send the passwords to the center and when? 

Yes, IOU sends the passwords to the exam center few days before the commencement of the final exams.

 10. My proctor have not received the password. What can I do? 

Kindly ask the proctor check the inbox as well as the spam folder of the registered email address of the center with IOU. If they still can't find the password email from IOU, have them contact examhelp@iou.edu.gm.

11. I failed to give the exam in the stipulated time as there were password issues with the proctor. What can I do? 

Students should contact the 24/7 Exam Help Desk in case their proctor is having password issues. However, as the exams period is over now, you may attempt the final exam in the late exam period. Please contact the Exam Help Desk for further assistance before the late exam period.

12.  I have not registered in any exam center for my final exam and the deadline for registration have ended. What can I do ?

 Please follow the steps below to get yourself registered for the Exams Center.
1. Contact an IOU approved Exam Center and make arrangements with them if they are willing to accommodate you. You can find IOU approved Exam Center list  here
2. Once the Center agrees to accommodate you, Proceed to pay 10 USD fine charges for registration of late Exam Center and upload the payment receipt  here
3. Once your payment is acknowledged by the payment department, you may register from the exam center portal In sha Allah.

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