CERN School of Computing 2013
19-31 August, Nicosia, Cyprus
 

Final examination and CSC Diploma

Will take place Thursday 29th  of August, in the two exercise rooms

An 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.

Detailed Instructions to be posted later

 

 

Diploma

The participants who succeed in the examination and have attuned the entire scientific programme will receive the CERN School of Computing Diploma

Registration

You must register for the Examination through the Electronic Registration  Form.

Register to the examination
(no late registration possible)
before Tue 27  23:00  Only if interested Closed

Examination data

For the examination only, you will get, when registering, one information you should remember: your Group Number (1st group or 2nd group)

Remember that brain has some kind of fuzzy logic when memorizing sequences like these, so please write it down :-)

Form of the Examination

The examination is computer-based, in the form of multiple-choice  questions.

Each question has 4 proposed choices, only one being valid.

Practical Organization

The examination is organized in two rounds, with half of the registered candidates each time.

  • Group 1: 16:00 - 16:45 (group 1 stays in room until 17:45)

  • Group 2: 17:00 - 17:45

Examination rules:

  • Strictly Individual

  • No document, No Internet, No home directory, No electronic devices

  • No communication between students

Examination results

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.  

  • Name of those who obtained the CSC Diploma (passed successfully and followed the  full scientific programme) will be disclosed on the web

  • Names of those who failed will not be disclosed

  • Individual marks will not be disclosed, except the best marks

  • Individual marks may be requested directly by email to the Examination Officer, Ivica Puljak, after the closing ceremony

Marks

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

 
CSC Diploma

The students having successfully passed the examination and followed the entire programme  will receive the CSC diploma.  It will be handed over at the closing session.

ECTS Credits

In addition to the CSC diploma, the students having successfully passed the examination will receive a certificate of 5 European Credits (ECTS).

The certificates will be handed over at the closing session.


 
 

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