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Explanation for the determination of a grade

Procedure for requesting an explanation for the determination of your grade.

How do I request an explanation for my grade?

If you want an explanation for the determination of your grade, you will have to complete a web form. Your faculty will process the request.


In connection with written examinations, a request for an explanation must be submitted within one week from when the grade was announced.

If you want to request an explanation for your grade in connection with oral examinations or assessment of practical skills, you will have to contact the examiner or lecturer immediately after the grade is announced.

When will I receive the explanation?

You will normally receive the explanation within two weeks after you have submitted your request. The explanation shall state the general principles on which the assessment was based and explain the assessment of your performance. 

Explanations may be given orally or in writing at the examiner’s discretion.


The Examination Office in Pilestredet

The Examination Office in Pilestredet

Phone :
+47 67 23 50 10
E-mail :
Postal address :
OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, Section for Admissions and Assessment . Postboks 4, St. Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
Time/Opening Hours :
The exam office is available on e-mail and phone(closed on wednesdays), 09:00-12:00.

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