Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge


1. Regulations 2–5 below shall apply to the following University examinations:

All Tripos, Preliminary, and Qualifying Examinations

The Examination in Law for European students

The LL.M. Examination

The Second M.B., and Final M.B. Examinations

The Mus.B. Examination

The Second Veterinary M.B. Examination and the Final Veterinary Examination

The examinations for Diplomas in Modern Languages

The examination for Certificates in Modern Languages

The examination for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education

The Qualifying Examination in Theology for Ministry and the First and Second Examinations for the B.Th.  Degree.

2. The Examiners for each of the examinations specified in Regulation 1 above shall communicate to the Registrary and to Tutors or other designated College officers, or officers of institutions within the Cambridge Theological Federation, for transmission to their pupils, the marks of their pupils and such other information as may be considered advisable; provided that, in the case of examinations leading to the degrees of M.B., B.Chir., and Vet.M.B., such communication shall be in accordance with the regulations for those degrees.

3. Marks and other information shall also be communicated on request to bodies responsible for making University or College awards, to bodies responsible for awarding postgraduate studentships, to the Board of Graduate Studies, and to Heads of Departments, Chairmen of the Boards of Faculties not organized in Departments, and Secretaries of Degree Committees, and, in the case of marks obtained in the Final M.B. Examination, to the Director of Medical Education in the Clinical School.

4. Marks and other information may also be certified by the Registrary, on evidence supplied to him by Examiners, to examining bodies external to the University, for the purpose of exemption from their examinations. A fee of £2.50 shall be charged for such a certificate.

5. The nature of the marks and other information to be communicated under Regulations 2–4 above shall be determined from time to time by the Faculty Board or comparable authority concerned, or by the Committee of Management for the Natural Sciences Tripos in the case of that Tripos, and shall be notified to the General Board for their approval.

6. Except as may be otherwise required by law, marks and other information communicated under Regulations 2–4 shall not be disclosed to any person or body except (i) those specified in those regulations and (ii) the individual candidate to whom the marks relate.