Examinations

Examinations are conducted for those students who have received instruction through virtual or in-class programs, distance learning/independent study or continued tuition prior to the examination date. Examinations must be written during the semester in which the student receives instruction.

Effective July 2017, final examinations for all CIP courses are offered in a computer-based format. Computer-based examinations (CBE) are written at Institute-approved proctored exam centres.

Final examinations for all CIP courses are held in April, July, and December each year over a three-week exam window, from Monday to Friday. (Examinations for marine courses and selected elective courses are held in December and April sessions only.) Most exams provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the course material with three types of question styles: multiple choice, narrative, and application.

All CIP examinations are three hours long. Many of the course texts and student resource guides include an appendix that will assist you in preparing for the examination, and include sample exam questions of each type.

Please refer to the examinations menu at the left of this page for information on rules, regulations and policies, exam times and schedule, course results and grades, appeals, and more.

  • Image links to Rules and Regulation page
    Rules & Regulations
  • image links to Course Results and Grades page
    Course Results & Grades