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Remote examination

These pages contain advice, recommendations and guidelines for planning and conducting remote examinations at KTH.

New page structure and new URLs

These web pages about remote examination on the E-learning web have now got a new page structure and new URLs. We will quickly try to redirect links from other sites (incl. Canvas), but apologize if it has been missed somewhere. If you have questions, contact .

Forms of examination

According to the Commitee of First and Second Cycle Education (Grundutbildningsutskottet)
specification of the president's decision , the following examination methods apply during Spring 21:

Examination will continue to take place primarily with forms of examination other than written monitored campus examination (final or partial exams). Based on proven experience and to increase the diversity of examination forms, the First and Second Cycle Education Committee recommends that oral examination or digital unproctored examinations be used to a greater extent. Furthermore, continuous examination is encouraged.

For examination forms that can be used remotely, see the links below.

More about different forms of examination

To select and design the implementation


Different ways of assessing learning objectives in remote examination

Different forms of examination place different demands on how the tasks or questions are designed and sometimes also how the assessment is carried out. When reorganizing the examination, it is therefore good to initially go back to the learning objectives, to ask what the students actually should be able to do after completing the course.

Design process: step by step

Implementation process: who does what?

Inform students

Recommendations regarding management of support

Systems to be used

The Commitee of First and Second Cycle Education (Grundutbildningsutskottet) has decided that the following systems should be used for remote examination: 

Support and FAQ

Contact about remote examination

Do you have questions or wish to receive guidance about digital examination?

E-mail: , mark your mail: examination guidance

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