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InstractionB No. 5 
6,000—March, 1917 



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Ontario Department of Education 


Annual Departmental 

^ AND 

* Matriculation Examinations 


1917 


Instructions to Presiding Officers 

and Candidates 



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IVii.tustry cJ Euv-cation, Ontario 
Historical Collection 


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TORONTO: 

Printed by A. T. WILGRESS, Printer to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty 

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Printed bj 
WILLIAM BRIGGS 
Comer Queen and John Streets 
Toronto 




A.—INSTRUCTIONS TO PRESIDING OFFICERS. 


Prior to the examinations Presiding Officers shall make themselves 
thoroughly familiar with all the instructions contained herein and shall see 
that they are fully carried out. 


GENERAL. 

1. At each centre |there shall be a chief Presiding Officer and such assistant 
Presiding Officers as may be required under Instruction 10, below. Each assistant 
Presiding Officer shall assist, s may be required by the Chief Presiding Officer, 
in all matters pertaining to the proper conduct of the examinations. 

2. The Presiding Officers shall be nominated by the Public School Inspectors, 
subject to the approval of the Minister. Such approval may be assumed unless the 
Inspector is notified to the contrary. 

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3. Except with the approval of the Minister, every Presiding Officer shall be 
an experienced teacher now engaged in teaching or inspecting schools, preference 
being given to the holders of Permanent High School or First Class certificates or of 
Permanent Second Class certificates with at least five years’ experience. A Pre¬ 
siding Officer shall not preside over his own pupils or over pupils prepared in his 
school. 

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4. Each Inspector, or such other person as may be appointed a Presiding Officer 
by the Minister, shall receive from the Department or the Inspector the examination 
papers, and shall thereafter be responsible for the safe-keeping of the bag and its 
contents until the examination is concluded. 

5. On the receipt of the bag containing the question papers the Presiding 
Officer shall see that the seal is intact. The bag can be opened by cutting the cord, 
and when opened, the names of the subjects and the number of envelopes containing 
the question papersi shall be verified with the time-table and wfith the name lists. 
Should any question envelopes be missing the Presiding Officer shall telegraph the 
Department at once. 

6. The Presiding Officer will satisfy himself that all necessary arrangements 
are made by the School Board in due time for the examination. If the trustees 
have not placed a clock in each room used for examination purposes, the Presiding 
Officer shall have power to hire the use of one for each room during .the time re¬ 
quired for the examination, and to charge the cost thereof as part of the expenses 
of the examination. 

7. If there is sufficient accommodation and if sufficient papers have been re¬ 
ceived, the Presiding Officer shall admit candidates who did not send their appli¬ 
cations to the Inspector. The names of such candidates are to be entered in the 
statement of fees received (Exam. Form 170), with such information as is there 
required. This list and the required fee, with one dollar additional, shall be sent 
bv the Presiding Officer to the Inspector (see Section C below). 

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8. The Presiding Officer shall exercise necessary vigilance at all times while 
the candidates are engaged in writing, and he shall not give his attention to any 
work other than that which pertains to his duties as Presiding Officer. He shall 
take all necessary care to render it impossible for the instructions to candidates to he 
violated without his knowledge. This instruction shall be observed, however small 
may he the number of candidates. 

9. In the examination room candidates, whether writing on the same subject 
or on different subjects, shall be seated at least five feet apart. All diagrams or 
maps having reference to the subject of examination shall be removed from the 
room, and books, papers, etc., from the desks; all arrangements shall be completed, 
and the necessary stationery distributed at least fifteen minutes before the time 
appointed for the commencement of the first subject of the examination, and at 
least five minutes before each other subject is begun. 

10. No person except the Presiding Officers shalPhe present with the candi¬ 
dates in any room at the examination; and at least one Presiding Officer shall be 
present during the whole time of the examination in each room occupied by the 
candidates. A Presiding Officer shall not have in his charge at one time more 
than twenty-five candidates. No conversation or noise which might disturb the 
candidates shall he allowed in the vicinity of the examination room. 

11. As indicated on the time-table the Presiding Officer shall read to the 
candidates their duties, drawing attention to any feature of them that may require 
special care during the examination, and emphasizing the directions to the candi¬ 
dates as to the manner in which the slips are to be attached to the envelopes. 

Great care should be taken in distributing the proper number and kind of 
envelopes and examination books and in accounting for such envelopes and exam¬ 
ination books as have been distributed. At the close of the examination in each 
paper the Presiding Officer shall inspect every desk in order to satisfy himself 
that no candidate has omitted to hand in all his examination books. 

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12. Punctually at the time appointed for the commencement of each examina¬ 
tion the Presiding Officer shall, in the examination room and in the presence of the 
candidates and other assistant Presiding Officers (if any), break the seal of the 
envelope containing the question papers, and give them to the assistant officers 
and to the candidates. The papers of only the subject or subjects required shall 
be opened at one time. Until the examination in a subject is over, no question 
papers other than those which the candidates receive shall be taken out of the 
room. 

13. Punctually at the expiration of the time allowed, the Presiding Officer shall 

direct the candidates to stop writing, and cause them to hand in their answer 
papers immediately, duly fastened in the envelopes. ‘ 

14. The Presiding Officer shall keep upon his desk the tally-list (check-list 
of candidates and subjects), and as each paper in any subject is handed in (and he 
should carefully note the superscription of the envelope—the subject and the 
candidate’s name), he shall check the same by entering the figure 1 ” opposite the 
name of the candidate. The Presiding Officer shall enter the names of the candi¬ 
dates on the tally-list in the same order as found on the official list of candidates 


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(Exam. Form 108 or 109). The names of extra candidates are to be added after 
the names of those on the official list. After the papers are handed to the Presiding 
Officer he shall not permit the answer envelopes to be opened^ and he shall be re¬ 
sponsible for their safekeeping nntil transmitted to the Department. The answer 
papers as well as the question papers shall be kept in a safe, or in a room with the 
windows fastened and doors securely locked by a cylinder lock. The Presiding 
''Officer shall keep in his possession the key or keys tliat are supplied for the lock. 

15. Eeading is prescribed for each of the following examinations:—Senior 
High School Entrance, Senior Public School Graduation, Model Entrance, and the 
Lower School examination for entrance into the Normal Schools and Faculties of 
Education. The Presiding Officer is required to test the candidate’s knowledge of 
the principles by questions based on the passage or passages read as well as his 
ability to read intelligently and intelligibly. The maximum value to be assigned 
is 50 marks, which is to be apportioned as follows:—Heading, 35; questions on the 
principles, 15. The Form for reporting the marks assigned in reading will be 
found in the envelope with the question papers. The examination may be con¬ 
ducted at the times suggested on the time-table or at such other times as will cause 
the least inconvenience to the candidates. It is essential that the inspector shall 
nominate as Presiding Officers teachers who are competent to conduct the ex=^ * 
amination in Reading. lu notifying them of their appointment the Inspector 
shall bring to their attention the necessity of fully preparing themselves in 
advance for the proper conduct of the examination. 

16. Under the provisions of Departmental Examination Pegulation 39 (^4) 
(5), Lower School candidates may, on application, be granted certain exemptions. 
Unless the applications of such candidates for exemption have been received aiid 
granted prior to the examination they shall not be entitled to the special exemp¬ 
tions referred to. 

17. A candidate permitted under Departmental Examination Eegmlation 43 
to carry over a subject is required to take said subject along with another Depart¬ 
mental examination in Eie same year. 

18. The attention of the Presiding Officer is also directed to the fact that, under 
the provisions of Departmental Examination Eegulation 45 (1) (c), Upper School 
Faculty Entrance candidates may take the bonus papers in Middle School Art or 
Agriculture and Horticulture. 

SUPPLIES. 

19. (1) The necessary stationery includes pens, blotting paper, black ink of a 
uniform colour, the authorized examination books and drawing paper from No. 2 
blank drawing iDooks. At the beginning of each examination period each candidate 
will receive one examination book (or in the case of Art, one sheet of drawing 
paper for each question prescribed), and one answer envelope, and other books or 
sheets as required during said period. No paper other than those mentioned herein 
or in Instructions 20 (2) and (3) Section A, or in Instruction 2, Section C, below 
shall be distributed to the candidates, and no paper, examination book or other book 
shall be brought into the room by any candidate. (The Presiding Officer shall call 
the candidates’ attention to the instructions as to the use of the examination 
books on the first page thereof.) 


(2) For the examination in Book-keeping and Writing, special examination 
books have been prepared and may be obtained from the same firms as publish the 
ordinary examination books. A sufficient supply of these books shall be provided 
for the use of candidates. 

20. (1) In order to facilitate the answering of questions on the papers in 
Mathematics which may require the drawing of graphs, candidates at such exam¬ 
inations shall be provided with sheets of squared paper by the School Board 
concerned. 

(2) For use on History or other papers requiring geographical location, out¬ 
line maps have been prepared by the Department and, where required, will be sent in 
the envelope with the question papers. 

(3) The Presiding Officer will hand out one sheet of squared paper or an out¬ 
line map with each question paper requiring its use. Additional sheets may be’ 
given, one at a time, to candidates as required. Great care must be taken in 
accounting for all sheets distributed. 

(4) The Presiding Officer will require each candidate to attach each sheet and 
outline map, as soon as received, to the top of one of the ruled pages of-his exam¬ 
ination book. A gummed margin has been provided for this purpose at the top of 
the reverse side of the sheet. 

(5) For the papers in Trigonometry of the Upper School examinations for 
Entrance into the Faculties of Education and for Honour or Scholarship Matricula¬ 
tion, the Presiding Officer shall see that each candidate is provided with a book of 
logarithmic tables. These tables may also be used, if required, for the papers in 
Algebra. 

21. For the examinations in Art, special confidential instructions to the Pre¬ 
siding Officer will be sent in the bag with the question papers. The envelope con¬ 
taining these instructions shall be opened not later than the day prior to the exam¬ 
ination concerned. 

22. For special instructions regarding the examinations'in Biology, etc., see the 
circular (Examination Instructions Ao. 52) whicli is forwarded to each Presiding 
Officer prior to the examination. 


ANSWEE ENVELOPES. 

23. Presiding Officers shall see that candidates use the correct ansAver envelopes, 
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(1) Senior High School Entrance and Senior Public School Graduation 
candidates use the Avhite envelopes designated (in green ink) Senior High School 
Entrance examination'' and Senior Public School Graduation examination ’’ 
respectively. _ 

(2) LoAver School examination candidates use the manilla envelopes designated 
(in purple ink), Lower School Examination for Entrance into Normal Schools 
and Faculties of Education.” 


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(3) Model School Entrance candidates use the manilla envelopes designated 
(in green ink), Entrance into Model Schools/^ 

(4) Normal School Entrance (Middle School) candidates use the manilla 
envelopes designated (in red ink), Middle School Examination for Entrance 
into the Normal Schools/^ 

(5) Faculty Entrance (Upper School) candidates use the manilla envelopes 
designated (in black ink), Upper School Examination for Entrance into the 
Faculties of Education/^ 

(6) Pass (junior) Matriculants use the white envelopes designated (in red 
ink), Junior Matriculation.” 

(7) Honour (senior) Matriculants use the white envelopes designated (in 
black ink), Honour Matriculation.” 

(8) University Scholarship candidates use the red envelopes designated 

^^Matriculation Examination (Scholarship)” for all their matriculation papers, 
whether pass or honour. ^ 

(9) Candidates for more than one of the above examinations will place their 
answers for the different examinations in the respective envelopes as indicated 
above. 

B.—INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES. 

Previous to the examination Principals shall read and carefully explain .to 
their candidates instructions 1=17 inclusi\ e. _ _ _ _ 

As indicated on the time=table the Presiding Officer shall read instructions . 
1=8 inclusive. 

1. Each candidate shall satisfy the Presiding Officer as to his personal identity 
before the commencement of the first day^s examination, and any person detected 
in attempting to personate a candidate shall be reported to the Department. The 
Presiding Officer is authorized to refuse the application of any candidate who pre¬ 
sents himself at any centre other than that nearest his usual place of residence,, 
unless the candidate’s'explanation of his course in so presenting himself is in every 
way satisfactory to the Presiding Officer. ^ 

3. Candidates shall be in their allotted places before the hour appointed for 
the commencement of the examination. If a candidate be not present till after the 
appointed time, he shall not be allowed any additional time. No candidate shall 
be permitted, on any pretence whatever, to enter the room after the expiration of 
an hour from the commencement of the examination. The Presiding Officer is 
authorized to refuse admission even within the hour if the candidate’s explanation 
is in any sense unsatisfactory, or if he has reason to suspect collusion between the 
newly admitted candidate and other candidates. 

3. A candidate shall not leave the room within one hour after the distribution 
of the question papers in any subject; and if he leave after that period, he 
shall not be permitted to return during the examination in such subject. 

4. EveiT candidate shall conduct himself in strict accordance with the in-' 
structions. Should he take into the room or have in his possession, in his desk, or 



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on his person, any book, notes, paper, or anything from which he may derive as¬ 
sistance; should he talk, whisper, or make signs to another candidate; should he 
leave his answers so exposed that any candidate may copy from him; should he give 
or receive aid or extraneous assistance of any kind whatsoever, his examination will 
be cancelled, and he will be debarred from presenting himself at any Departmental 
or Matriculation examination for two years. Should the Presiding Officer obtain 
clear evidence of the violation of these instructions at the time of its occurrence he 
shall cause the candidate concerned to leave the room at once; he shall strike his 
name from the list of candidates; aiid he shall not permit him to return to the 
room during the remaining part of the examination. If,-however, the evidence be 
not complete at the time,’ or be obtp,ined after the close of the examination, the 
Presiding Officer shall report the case to the Department. 

5. Every candidate shall write the name of the subject of examination very 
distinctly at the top of each page of his examination book. If he write his name or 
any distinguishing mark on his examination book, or if he tear any paper from his 
book, or if he insert in his book any matter not pertinent to the examination, or if 
he use any paper or book or ink other than that provided, his examination may be 
cancelled. 


6. Every candidate shall write his answers and full solutions on the ruled 
sides of the leaves of his examination book or books (if more than one be needed)^ 
he may use the unruled sides in preparing the answers in rough. He shall fold 
his examination book (or books) once across, place it in the envelope provjded by 
the Presiding Officer, seal the envelope, write on the outside of the envelope the sub¬ 
ject of examination only, and, on the slip provided, his name in full (surname pre¬ 
ceding), and then securely fasten the slip to the envelope, as instructed by the 
Presiding Officer. Candidates shall see that their answers are placed in the proper 
envelopes. 

7. Candidates are also reminded that the Presiding Officer is not allowed to 
make any explanation or other statement regarding the probable meaning of any 
question or to give any advice as to what question should be answered by the 
candidates or how any question should be answered. 

Should an error appear to have been made in any question, no attention shall 
be drawn to it during the time of examination by either the Presiding Officer or any 
of the candidates. Candidates may, however, at the end of the examination period 
submit the matter to the Presiding Officer, who, if he considers it necessary, will 
report on the matter to the Department at the close of the examination. 

8. In case of the illness of any candidate affecting his examination, he shall 
request the Presiding Officer to report full particulars, to the Department immedi¬ 
ately at the close of the examination. This report shall be accompanied by a medical^ 
certificate, stating precisely the nature of the illness and its time and duration. 
Other occurrences interfering with the candidate's examination shall be reported at 
the same time. Certificates received or circumstances reported after this date will 
not he considered. 

9. (1) Scholarship Matriculation candidates shall designate their answers, and 
also the envelopes containing their answers, ^Tass’^ or '^Honour,^^ according to the 
papers taken. 




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(2) Every candidate competing for a University scholarship who also desires 
standing for Entrance into the Faculties of Education shall write upon all the 
subjects of the latter course which are not included in his scholarship examination. 
He shall place the answers in his scholarship subjects in the scholarship (red) 
envelopes, and the answers in the Entrance subjects in regular Entrance envelopes. 

10. Candidates for the examination for Entrance into the Hormal Schools or 
the Faculties of Education who take, in addition. Matriculation papers for the 
purpose of securing Pass Matriculation standing, shall place the answers to such 
extra papers in Matriculation envelopes and report the fact to the Presiding Officer, 
who shall enter their names (if this has not already been done) on the combined 
Middle School tally-list. If their names are not entered as Matriculation candidates 
on the official name list (Examination Form 108) the additional Matriculation fee 
of $3.00 shall be collected from them. Such extra matriculation answers shall be 
forwarded to the Department along with the answers of the Middle School 
candidates. 

11. (1) On application, accompanied by the additional fee prescribed ($3.00), 
candidates for the full Middle Sehool Normal Entrance examination may have 
their marks considered for Matriculation purposes. 

(2) Except as provided in (1) above. Middle School Normal Entrance papers 
will not be considered for Matriculation purposes. 

12. Honour Matriculation papers, except in the cases of seholarship candi¬ 
dates, will not be accepted in lieu of the corresponding papers of the Upper School 
examination for Entrance into the Faculties of Education. 

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13. Scholarship candidates who desire standing for Entrance into the Faculties 
of Education may make application therefor after the scholarship results arei made 
known. 

14. The Department does not f urnish statements of the matriculation stand¬ 
ing obtained by scholarship candidates, either for pass or honours. 

15. The answer papers of all candidates are read carefully by boards of As¬ 
sociate Examiners selected from the successful teachers of the Province. All papers 
on a subject are valued according to a uniform scale of marks decided upon by the 
Examiner-in-chief in consultation with a committee of Associate Examiners in 
charge of that subject. Every paper which is valued near the pass mark by an As¬ 
sociate Examiner is subject to revision by the chairman of the section. 

After the results are made up from the marks thus assigned, the papers of 
all candidates for Model, Normal and Faculty Entrance examinations who fail by 
not more than a reasonable margin in any way are immediately re-read by the 
Examiners-in-chief. Candidates who still fail in this supplementary reading are 
sent statements of marks stamped with the word ^^Pe-read.^^ No further appeal is 
allowed in such cases. 

Besides the precautions outlined above, the addition and transferring of marks 
is carefully checked on all answer papers. 

16. (1) In cases of failure where the statements of marks are not stamped as 
“ Pe-read/'’ candidates may have their papers re-read on lodging an appeal before 


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September 1st, and paying a fee of $2.00, or after September 1st on paying a fee 
of $5.00. The fee will be returned -if the appeal is sustained. No appeal against a 
Departmental examination will be entertained if received after September 11th. 

(2) Pupils making appeals shall state where they wrote and the examination 
attempted. Principals sending in appeals in behalf of pupils shall make each appeal 
on a separate sheet of paper. 

(3) Appeals in the case of the Matriculation examination shall be addressed 
to the Secretary of the University Matriculation Board, Parliament Buildings, 
Toronto. All other appeals shall be addressed to the Deputy Minister of Education. 

(4) No appeal is allowed against scholarship awards. 

17. Candidates shall take with them into the examination room, when pre¬ 
senting themselves for examination in their first subject, the exact amount of the 
examination fee prescribed and shall place it on their desks for collection as in¬ 
structed by the Presiding Officer. (See Section C below.) 

18. Applications shall not be received by the Inspector after the prescribed date, 
and candidates are reminded that they should in no case forward their applications 
to the Department. If a candidate should, through an oversight, neglect to have 
his application duly sent to the Inspector, he may present himself at the examina¬ 
tion, when the Presiding Officer is at liberty to admit him, provided that there is 
the necessary accommodation, and that a sufficient number of question papers has 
been received. An additional fee of $1 shall be exacted by the Presiding Officer 
from a candidate who presents himself in this way. 

C.—COLLECTING AND FORWARDING FEES. 

Candidates are required to pay the prescribed fee on the first day of their 
examinations. (See 17 above.) With a view to facilitating the collection of the 
fees with a minimum amount of inconvenience, and to render it unnecessary for 
the Presiding Officer to interfere in any way with the candidates while they are 
writing, the following instructions are given:— 

1. The Presiding Officer shall carefully observe Instruction 9, Section A above, 
and have all arrangements completed and material distributed so.that candidates 
may be seated in their places not later than 15 minutes before the time set for the 
first paper. 

2. The fee slips, a supply of which will be found in the bag, shall be distributed 
with the other material specified in Instructions 19 and 20, Section A above, one 
slip being placed in full view on each desk. 

3. Before reading Instructions 1-8, Section B above, the Presiding Officer shall 
instruct the candidates to fill in the fee slips. Each candidate shall enter his name, 
the name of his examination, and the amount of the fee, and place the slip on his 
desk together with the exact amount of his fee. 

4. After reading the instructions to candidates and before distributing the 
question papers, the Presiding Officer shatl collect the slip and the fee from each 


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candidate, taking care to check the one with the other before proceeding to the next 
candidate. This work shall be completed before the time for distributing the 
question papers. Presiding Officers are advised not to accept cheques. 

5. As soon thereafter as convenient, and before the close of the examinations of 
the first day, the Presiding Officer shall check the slips and the fees with the 
entries in Examination Porm 108 or 109 as the case may be. 

6. The Presiding Officer shall then make out from Porm 108 or 109, as the 
case may be, a list in duplicate showing the names of the candidates (in alpha¬ 
betical order) and the fees paid. The form (Examination Porm 170) for this 
purpose will be found in the bag. 

Note. —In the case of a candidate who did not make application to the Inspector 
by the prescribed date, and whose name, therefore, does not appear in Form 108' or 109, 
as the case may be, the Presiding Officer shall collect from him $1.00 in addition to 
the prescribed fee, (see Instruction 18, Section B above), and he shall also require him 
to submit an application for the examination. Such application shall be satisfactory, 
especially in respect of the certificates required re Supplementary Reading, Science, 
Art and the bonus subjects. The name of such candidate shall be entered at the foot 
of the duplicate list (Form 170), with the entry, “Late candidate,” opposite. 

7. At the earliest possible date and not later than the last day of the Lower 
School examinations (Model Entrance, Senior Public School Graduation, Senior 
High School Entrance, and Lower School), the Presiding Officer shall forward to 
the Public School Inspector (1") Form 109, (2) the duplicate lists (Form 170), 
(3) the total amount of fees received, and (4) the applications of late candidates 
(if any). The fee slips shall be retained by the Presiding Officer as his check on 
the fees received. 

8. A similar procedure shall be followed in the case of all the Middle and 
Upper School examinations reported on Form 108. The returns and fees for these 
examinations shall be forwarded to the Public School Inspector as early as possible 
after all the candidates have presented themselves. At a centre where a change 
of Presiding Officers takes place before all the candidates listed on Form 108 have 
presented themselves, the first Presiding Officer shall leave for the second (1) Form 
108, (2) Form 170, in duplicate, containing lists of fees already received, (3) 
the fee slips of all such candidates, (4) the applications of late candidates (if any), 
and (5) the full amount of the fees collected. If this money cannot be handed 
over directly, the first Presiding Officer shall purchase a money order payable to 
the Inspector and leave this for his successor. _ 

9. The Inspector, on the receipt of the lists and fees, shall check the same, 
divide the total amount received according to instructions (see Instruction 4, 
Section E below), forward to the School Board its share and the balance to the 
Department together with both copies of Form 170. He shall retain Forms 
108 and 109. 


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D—MAKING REPORTS AND RETURNING ANSWERS 

TO THE DEPARTMENT. 

1. The Presiding Officer shall report to the Department at the close of the 
examination in the “ remarks column of the Diagram Blank (Exam. Form 21) 
any particulars in which the instructions, etc., were not observed, and he shall 
mention any facts regarding the examination that he deems expedient to have 
brought before the Boards of Examiners. The Presiding Officer and his assistants 
shall sign 'a declaration that in ail other respects the instructions and regulations 
were fully complied with. 

2. The Presiding Officer, as part of his report to the Department, shall send 
a diagram of each room on the Form provided (Exam. Form 21), showing the 
position occupied by each candidate and Presiding Officer during the examination. 
Candidates shall not he permitted to change positions. 

3. —(l) The Presiding Officer shall not arrange the answer papers accord= 
ing to subjects, but shall arrange them so that all the answers of each 
candidate for examination shall be sent together in the same shipment [except 
as specified in (2)] and in the order in which their names appear on the list 
of candidates for the examination (Exam. Form 108 or 109). To facilitate this, 
elastic bands have been supplied, one for each candidate’s set of answers. 

(2) Where a candidate takes papers belonging to different examinations, such 
papers are to be divided according to the examinations taken and each parcel sent 
with those of the other candidates for these examinations, except that (a) the 
Middle School E’ormal Entrance and the Pass Junior Matriculation papers of a 
candidate taking the two examinations should be placed in their respective en¬ 
velopes and returned in one parcel and checked on the combined tally-list, and (h) 
all the pass and honour matriculation answer papers written by a scholarship 
candidate shall be placed in red envelopes and returned in one parcel, and such 

papers shall be checked upon the scholarship tally-list. 

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4. (1) The prompt return of the answers to the Department at the close of 
the respective examinations is essential, and may be greatly facilitated if the 
answers are sorted at the close of each day’s examination. 

(2) All diagrams and reports {except the tally-list and statement of fees 
received, Exam. Form 170) shall be forwarded to the Department hy post on the 
respective days that the answers are forwarded. 

(3) The tally-list of each examination shall be returned in its respective bag 
with the candidates’ answer envelopes. 

5. The answers of the candidates taking (1) the Lower School examination for 
Entrance into the Normal Schools apd the Faculties of Education, (2) the exam¬ 
ination for Entrance into the Model Schools, (3) the Senior High School Entrance 
examination, and (4) the Senior Public School Graduation examination, together 
with the corresponding tally-lists, shall be securely tied and returned promptly at 
the close of these examinations, in one of the bags provided. 

6. The answers of the candidates taking (1) one or both of the Middle School 
examinations for Entrance into the Normal Schools and for Pass Junior Matricula- 


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tion, (2) the Upper School examination for Entrance into the Faculties of Educa¬ 
tion, (3) the examination for Honour Matriculation, and (4) the examination for 
University Scholarsiiips, together with the corresponding tally-lists, shall be securely 
tied, in separate parcels, and returned promptly at the close of these examinations, 
in one of the bags provided. 

7. (1) Each bag shall be so tied that the words, The property of the De¬ 
partment of Education,’^ will be outwards. The shipping tag shall be securely 
attached to the strap on each bag. 

(2) All the express charges shall be prepaid, and no commercial value shall be 
placed upon the bags and contents. 

(3) All surplus examination papers shall be given at the close of the examina¬ 
tions to the Principal of the school. 

(4) All surplus answer envelopes and name slips shall be returned to the 
Department in one of the bags containing candidates’ answers. ^ ' 

E—EXPENSES OF THE EXAMINATION AND SCALE OF FEES. 

H. The Treasurer of the School Board of the school where the examination is 
held shall pay, on the certificate of the Public School Inspector, the incidental ex¬ 
penses of the examination, including the cost of stationery, express charges, etc. 

2. Except in a District or a Provisional County, the TreasureT of the School 
Board of a school where the examination is held shall pay, on the certificate of the 
Public School Inspector: 

(1) To the Public School Inspector, for preparing in duplicate each of the 
two lists of candidates (Examination Forms 108 and 109), the sum of $2.00 pro¬ 
vided that the number of candidates writing does not exceed twenty, and for each 
additional twenty candidates or fraction of that number, one dollar in addition. 
It is to be understood that the number of applications received, and not the 
examinations on which the candidates write, will determine the amount paid for 
this service. 

(2) To each Presiding Officer and Assistant Presiding Officer, for presiding 
at the examinations, $5.00 per day, and return railway fare or the ordinary cost 
of conveyance from and to his usual place of residence. 

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3. The examination fees are as follows:— 


Senior High 'School Entrance. $5 00. 

Senior Public School Graduation. 5 00 

Lower School Examination for Entrance into the Normal Schools and 

Faculties of Education... 3 00 

Model Entrance . 5 00 

Part A or Part B—Peg. 38 (2) . 3 00 

Middle School (Normal Entrance) . 5 00 

Part A or Part B—Peg. 41 (2) . 3 00 









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Upper School (Faculty Entrance), Part I or Part II *.. 5 00 

Parts I and II .. 8 00 

Parts A, B, C, and D, Reg. 39 (2), 

any one . 3 00 

Three or more . 8 00 

Pass Junior Matriculation: 

not more than four papers . 3 00 

more than four papers .. 8 00 

Honour Matriculation: 

not more than four papers . 5 00 

more than four papers . 10 00 

Scholarship .Matriculation . 10 00 


Note. —1. If the fees for the examinations luhich a candidate desires to take 
amount to more than $10.00, only $10.00 shall he required. 

Note. —2. Under the 'provisions of High School Begulation 43, a candidate 
may take one subject of an examination along with the subjects of another Depart¬ 
mental examination. In such-case, the fee for the latter examination shall be ac¬ 
cepted as the full fee to be paid. 



4. Attention is directed to the disposition to be made of the fees. When 
the fee is $10, $8, $6, $5 or $3 the amount to be sent to the Department is $6, $5, 
$4, $3 or $2 respectively. The remainder of the fees received is to be forwarded 
to the School Board or other body that bears the expenses of the examination. 

Note.—The Inspector is requested to forward the fees due the Department per 
bank draft or money order. 















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