Skip to main content


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

NEWS 20 APRIL 2021

About examination period P4 and re-examination period in P3 (Jun) and P4 (Aug)


Support opening hours during regular examination period and re-examination periods are 07:30-16:30. For support during the exam, call +46 8 790 66 00. For technical questions about the examination tools, please contact .

Uppdated information about the upcoming exam period

About exam period P4 and re-exams in June and August 2021

Forms of examination

According to the Committee of First and Second Cycle Education (Grundutbildningsutskottet)
specification of the president's decision , the following examination methods are to be used during the spring semester 2021:

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.

KTH:s guidelines on examination

For the fall of 2021, the scenario planning will regulate what examination forms are allowed. The President has decided which scenario will be applied. Read more about KTH's scenario planning regarding examination .

The regulatory document regulates what applies at KTH in issues concerning course syllabus, grading system and examination at education on all cycles. Guideline on course syllabus, grading system and examination

More about different forms of examination

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

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.

Implementation process: who does what?

Inform students

Checklist for examination in Canvas

Recommendations regarding management of support

Systems for digital examination

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

Use examination rooms

Digital examination with registration in Ladok must be conducted in examination rooms in Canvas, not in course rooms in Canvas.

Support and FAQ

Contact about digital examination

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

E-mail: , mark your mail: examination guidance

Did you find this page useful?
Thank you for helping us!
KTH Taggar:
Page responsible:Marianne Norén
Belongs to: KTH Intranet
Last changed: Jun 24, 2021