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FAQ - Written exams

Contact/support

Administrative support

If you have any problems with your exam registration or other questions about the exam, you should contact the exam secretary.

You will find contact information for your examination secretary in connection with the concrete exam in the Digital Exam system or in the email you receive before the exam. 

Technical support
Contact ST IT –support for technical support.

Academic help
Contact your teacher.

Login ind via WAYF, and use your user name and password from mit.au.dk

NB! At written digital on-site exams you are obligated to use ITX Flex.

Before the exam

When will my exam start?

When your exam is ready in the Digital Exam system, you will receive a notification mail in your inbox, and you will be able to log on to the system to find out when the exam starts. 

ITX Flex

When you take a digital written on-site exam, it may be mandatory for you to install and run the ITX Flex program on your computer during the entire exam. ITX Flex is a program for monitoring your computer during the exam. If use of ITX Flex is mandatory, it is your own responsibility to make sure the program remains running on your computer during the entire exam.

See the guide to taking on-site written exams using ITX Flex.

ITX Flex demoexam

It is possible to test ITX Flex via a demoexam before the actual exam.

Download ITX Flex

To access the demoexam you have to use:

  • Personal code for the demoexam: E00000
  • Pincode for the demoexam: 00000

For the demoexam the following applies:

  • You can use the working directory, which is a basic folder on your computer, as stated or edit the location, just as with the exam. The folder can be deleted afterwards.
  • The demoexam starts after 2 minutes and lasts 10 minutes.
  • You can download a demoexam assignment which will be placed in the working library, just as with the exam.
  • You can test that ITX Flex is visible as a red square surrounding the edges of your screen and thereby, that everything is working accordingly.
  • ITX Flex will record while running the demoexam, but no data will be saved.
  • You cannot test the actual hand-in, as this is to be done through eksamen.au.dk.

Use ITX Flex to access your set of exam questions

If you are taking a digital on-site exam that makes use of ITX Flex, you can access your set of exam questions from ITX Flex. See the the short guide for more information one the use of ITX Flex.

System requirements

Minimum computer requirements

  • PC: Windows 7
  • Mac: OSX 10.10 (Yosemite)

 

Additional requirements for running the ITX Flex program

 

  • You must have internet access, and you must make sure that ITX Flex has access to the internet/ITX Backend.
  • You must have at least 2GB of free disk space.
  • You must make sure that the program can write to the folder it is installed in.

  

How do I know if my computer meets the requirements?

When you start ITX Flex, the programme will perform a health check of your computer. If the computer meets the requirements, you will see three green ticks:

During the exam

What formats can I submit my exam paper in?

This depends on what your exam administrator gives you permission to do. Normally, you will be asked to submit your exam paper in PDF. You will always be able to submit supplementary material in other formats. You can see what formats are permissible under ‘Upload exam paper’ for the specific exam in the Digital Exam system.

How do I submit a blank exam?

If you don’t want to submit an exam paper, you can click ‘submit blank exam’ under ‘Exam information’ once the exam has started.

What is the deadline for submitting the exam?

The deadline for your exam can be found on the list of exams you are registered for. You must submit your paper before the deadline set for your exam in order for your exam paper to be accepted.

This means that it is important for you to submit your paper in good time so that you have time to deal with any unforeseen problems before the deadline.

Remember to submit your paper in good time

Do not wait until the last minute to submit your paper! Please notice: If you have been inactive in the Digital Exam system in some time, you will have to log on again.

How do I know if ITX Flex is recording?

ITX Flex will be visible, as a red square around the edges of your screen, when the program is recording.

After the exam

How can I make sure that my exam paper has been submitted correctly?

You will receive an email receipt stating that your exam paper has been submitted on time. You will also be able to see a receipt after you click ‘deliver’. You can print out the receipt if you like.

Can I see my exam paper after I have submitted it?

Yes. After you have submitted your exam pape and the deadline for submissions has passed, you will be able to see what you have submitted on your receipt page.

What has ITX Flex recorded?

You have the option of accessing the data that ITX Flex recorded during your exam. The exam information, accessed from the Digital Exams systems, shows you when your exam log will be available and you can access the log from the confirmation of exam submission.

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