will take place Thursday 02.09.2010
in the Exercise Room, from
16:30 to 18:30
optional examination is organized at the end of the school and formal
certificates of proficiency are delivered by CERN in case of success.
This may be used by some students also engaged in university curricula
for obtaining credits.
Please note the following regarding
confidentiality of the results.
CERN builds up over years the list of
participants having obtained the CSC Diploma (i.e. successfully passed the CSC examination
and attended the entire scientific programme).
Therefore, the list of successful
candidates will become public information.
By registering you accept that:
Your name, your rank and your individual mark
be published by CERN on the web or via other means, in the
case you are one of the best students having succeeded in
the examination, together with the personal picture and
biographical information you provided at the time you registered
to the school.
The number of best students being publicly distinguished will be
decided by the examination jury.
Your name be published by CERN on the web or via other
means, in the case you succeed in the examination,
together with the personal picture and biographical information
you provided at the time you registered to the school.
to be posted later
The participants who
succeed in the examination and have attuned the entire scientific
programme will receive the CERN School of
You must register for the
Examination through the
Electronic Registration Form.
Special registration for UK Credits
the examination only, you will get, when registering, two
information you should remember:
Remember that brain has some kind of fuzzy logic when memorizing
sequences like these, so please write it
Form of the Examination
The examination is computer-based, in the form of
Each question has 4 proposed choices,
only one being valid.
The examination is organized in two rounds,
with half of the registered candidates each time.
Group 1: 16:30 - 17:15
Group 2: 17:30 - 18:45
No document, No Internet, No
home directory, No electronic devices…
No communication between students
The examination committee will analyze the results, and decide upon
the pass / no-pass threshold.
The results of the examination will be
available in the evening of the examination day.
In case you give a wrong answer to
a question, THERE IS NO NEGATIVE POINT
Your total mark is simply the
number of questions to which you provided a correct answer
In addition to the registering to the CSC Examination, you
may also register to obtain UK credits
delivered by Brunel University. To obtain such credits, you
- Register to the CSC examination and
- Register specifically as a student to Brunel
University (details to be provided)
- Succeed in one additional practical
examination part (organized a part of a
As a result, not all students passing successfully the CSC
examination may take the UK credits: to obtain them they must
have registered specially and passed successfully the additional