Directorate of Examination

Director, Examinations

Dr. Victor Shikuku,Ph.D., AMRSC
Ag. Director, Directorate of University Examinations
E-mail: vshikuku@kafu.ac.ke
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Welcome to the official website of the Directorate of Examinations. As the founding director, I am excited to share valuable information and resources that will enhance your experience with the examination processes at Kaimosi Friends University.
Our mission at the Directorate is to ensure the smooth and fair conduct of examinations, fostering an environment that promotes academic integrity and excellence. Through this website, we aim to provide transparent and accessible information on examination schedules, procedures, and relevant information, making it a one-stop destination for all your examination-related queries.

Key features of our website include:

  • Examination Calendar: Stay updated with the latest examination schedules, study schedules, and exam timetables, including dates for continuous assessment tests, final exams, and any other important assessments.
  • Guidelines and Regulations: Familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations governing examinations to ensure a fair and standardized evaluation process.
  • Announcements: Stay informed about any updates, changes, or important announcements related to examinations. We believe in transparent communication to keep all stakeholders well-informed.
  • Contacts: Find answers to common questions about examinations, grading systems, the release of results, and other related topics. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our dedicated support team.

We understand the significance of examinations in shaping your academic journey, and our team is committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and fairness. We encourage you to explore the various sections of our website and utilize the resources available to enhance your examination experience.

As we embark on this journey together, we value your feedback and suggestions. Your insights will play a crucial role in our continuous efforts to improve and optimize our services.

Mission:
Our mission is to facilitate a fair, transparent, and efficient examination process that upholds the academic integrity and standards of our institution. We are dedicated to providing a supportive environment for students, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of assessment outcomes, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement in examination practices."

Vision:
Our vision is to create a seamless and technologically relevant examination ecosystem that maintains the highest standards of integrity and sets benchmarks for excellence.

Core Values:

  • Integrity: We uphold high ethical standards, ensuring fairness, honesty, competence, transparency, and accountability in all our examination processes. Integrity is the foundation of our commitment to academic excellence.
  • Equity: We are dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable examination environment where all students have equal opportunities and are treated with respect and impartiality.
  • Collaboration: We foster a culture of collaboration among students, faculty, and staff, recognizing the collective responsibility of maintaining the quality and credibility of our examination processes.
  • Adaptability: We remain agile and adaptable in the face of changing educational landscapes, seeking new ways to meet the evolving needs of our institution and the students we serve.
  • Continuous Improvement: We are committed to a culture of continuous improvement, regularly evaluating and enhancing our examination processes to align with best practices and the evolving expectations of the academic community.

Functions of the Directorate:

  • Preparation of university examination schedule;
  • Preparation of the study and examination timetables;
  • Coordinating production and administration of University Examinations
  • Preparation of reports related to examinations.
  • Facilitation of the external examination process.
  • Coordinating examinations and remarking requests.
  • Maintaining a record of Examination results that are approved by senate

DIRECTORATE OF EXAMINATIONS SERVICE CHARTER page 0001

S/NO NAME                        ROLE lE-MAIL 
1 Dr. Metrine Sulungai SESS, Exam/Timetable Coordinator msulungai@kafu.ac.ke 
2 Mr. Paul Shavulimo Univesity/SOBE,  Exam/Timetable Coordinator pshavulimo@kafu.ac.ke 
3 Ms. Emily Ng'eno SOSCI,  Exam/Timetable Coordinator engeno@kafu.ac.ke 
4 Ms. Sarah makongo SOHES, Exam/Timetable Coordinator smakongo@kafu.ac.ke 
5 Mr. Hillan Ronoh SCIT,  Exam/Timetable Coordinator hronoh@kafu.ac.ke
6

Ms. Rosebella Barasa   

Clerk in the Directorate of Examination sbarasa@kafu.ac.ke
       

 

Teaching Timetable

 S/NO Timetable  Semester  View/download
 1 Teaching Timetable  Semester 2 (2023-2024) Clickhere 
 2 Teaching Timetable Semester 1 (2023-2024) Clickhere

 

Examination Timetable

S/NO  Timetable  Semester View/Download 
 1 Examination Timetable Semester 1(2023/2024)  Clickhere
2      Clickhere

 

 S/NO NAME  VIEW/DOWNLOAD
 1 Examination Policy and Guidelines  Clickhere
 Examination Schedule for Sem 2 (2023-2024)  Clickhere

Here, find answers to frequently asked questions on examinations.

When are the upcoming examination schedules announced?
Answer: Examination schedules are typically announced on the directorate’s website 2 weeks before the start of the semester. Please refer to the Examination Calendar section for specific dates.

How can I access my examination results?
Answer: Examination results can be accessed through the Student Portal on the university website. You will need to log in using your student ID and password to view your results.

What should I do if I have a scheduling conflict with my examination timetable?
Answer: If you have a scheduling conflict with your examination timetable, please contact the chair of the department, the exam coordinators, or the coordinator of the university as soon as possible. Find contacts on our website.

What are the guidelines for examination conduct?
Answer: Guidelines for examination conduct, including rules regarding academic integrity, prohibited items, and penalties for each offense, can be found in the students’ handbook. The examination policy and guidelines are available on our website.

Can I apply for a special exam due to a lack of fees?
Answer: No. A student is only allowed to apply for special exams in emergency cases such as sickness, bereavement, etc. A proof of emergency must be produced.

Can I sit for a supplementary exam during a main exam?
Answer: No. A student must apply and sit for supplementary exams when they are offered. Currently, supplementary exams are offered in August.

I deferred my studies. Can I apply for a special exam as a result of a deferment?
Answer: No. When a student defers his/her studies, they will resume the semester where they left off.

Are there any resources available to help me prepare for examinations?
Answer: Yes, we provide resources such as past exam papers to the Examination Resources section in the University Library.

I failed a main exam. I feel like doing a retake. Can I apply for a retake without having to do a supplementary exam?
Answer: No. A student can only be eligible to do a retake after they have failed a supplementary exam.

What should I do if I encounter technical difficulties during an online examination?
Answer: If you encounter technical difficulties during an online examination, please contact the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning (ODEL) immediately for assistance. We have dedicated support staff to help resolve any issues promptly.

 

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