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unisa exam login-How to Login myExams online platform

unisa exam login
unisa exam login

unisa exam login

Students attending the University of South Africa (Unisa) are expected to complete examinations online. This is done through their myExams platform. Unisa students are advised to family themselves with the myExams platform to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day of their exams. The unisa login is a process that you will need to go through before you can access your account. This is the first step in the registration process and one that you cannot avoid. Here, we will give you a step-by-step guide on how to do it.

Unisa Online Examinations

UNISA Online Exams. Examination security procedures require student identification. Recommended browser Google Chrome. Student Number. myUNISA password

How to login unisa exam

  1. Visit the myUnisa website at https://www.unisa.ac.za

  2. Click on the myExams button in the bottom right.

  3. Click on the date your assessment is scheduled as per your exam timetable. This will reveal the links to the modules scheduled for the date selected.

  4. You can now click on your module and this will open the modules assessment page on your college’s portal.

  5. Type in your myUnisa username and password and click on the Login button.

  6. Click on the myExams button in the header and select the module for which you need to complete the exam.

  7. On the modules exam page select the MCQ (Quiz) or Take Home (Assignment) assessment to start your exam.

unisa exam login
unisa exam login

unisa Examination admission

A student must be officially registered with the University for the subject for which admission is required.

A student may be required to fulfil certain requirements as determined by the Academic Department in order to gain admission to the examinations  (see Tutorial Letter 101).

Admission will be granted after submission of the prescribed compulsory assignment and/or compliance with the prescribed requirements.

Unisa Examination fees

A basic examination fee for one examination is included in the student fees payable for each study unit.

Aegrotat examination     R280.00

Special examination         R280.00

Supplementary examination    R280.00

Remarking of examination script    R490.00

Unisa Examination dates and timetables

A student’s study units for each academic period must be selected in such a manner that the examination dates do not clash – NO CLASHES WILL BE PERMITTED.

Examination dates are subject to change by the University. Dates cannot be changed at the request of students.

The examination timetable is available via the examination timetable tool.

The final examination timetable will be send to students prior to the applicable examination by post and will contain the following information:

  • A list of the study units in which students qualify for admission to write examinations.

  • A list of study units (if any) in which students do NOT qualify for the examination.

  • Particulars of date(s) and time(s) of examination(s).

  • Particulars of the examination centre, address and details of the invigilator.

  • General instructions in respect of examinations.

The examination timetable must be read VERY CAREFULLY. On no account will misreading of examination dates or times be considered as a reason for granting admission to a supplementary examination.

The examination instructions appear on the other side of the timetable. Contravention of these instructions could result in the application of the Disciplinary Code for Students.

Click here to view and print the examination instructions (PDF)

May / June semester examinations

On 10 June the FINAL TIMETABLE for the May semester examinations will be posted to all candidates concerned. Any candidate who has NOT received his / her final timetable must IMMEDIATELY contact the Examination Administration Division by sending an e-mail to examinations@unisa.ac.za with your student number.

October / November examinations

On 16 August the FINAL TIMETABLE for the October examination will be posted to all candidates concerned. The examinations in study units for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting are also conducted in October/November and those for the Postgraduate Diploma in Auditing in September.

Any candidate who has NOT received his/her final timetable must IMMEDIATELY contact the Examination Administration Division by sending an e-mail to examinations@unisa.ac.za with your student number.

January / February examinations (including supplementary, aegrotat and special examination)

The examinations in study units for the Further Diploma in Education and the postgraduate diploma in Advanced Nursing Science, Distance Education, Telecommunications and Information Policy, Tertiary Education, and Translation are conducted in January/February. They begin on or about 24 January – 18 February.

On 8 NOVEMBER the FINAL TIMETABLE will be sent to all candidates via MyLife e-mail. If you have NOT received this timetable you must contact Examination Arrangements immediately to get a duplicate copy. The examination timetable for the supplementary, aegrotat and special Examinations is posted to candidates together with their examination results.


  • If you send an e-mail directly to a Unisa e-mail address, insert your student number in the subject line to effect the correct routing to an advisor for processing.

  • Please check the list carefully and send an enquiry to one e-mail address only. This will ensure that there is no confusion as to who must respond, thereby preventing unnecessary delays in the response or the email portrayed as spam.

  • Students should only forward enquiries to the Registrar and Deputy Registrar in instances where those enquiries could not be resolved at other levels.

General resources: websites, and general SMS, fax and e-mail enquiries

A number of administrative processes, including the convenience of fee payments and information about examinations are available on the following platforms:

  • All application, registration and study-related information is available on the Unisa corporate website in both web and mobi formats.

  • The myUnisa website.

  •  Fax enquiries to 012 429 4150