Cancel or change your exam registration - overview

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You can cancel your exam registration in ZEuS if you have decided that you do not want to sit a particular exam after all. If the exam in question provides various exam formats and periods (e.g. main and supplementary dates), you can switch to another exam option or cancel it altogether. Please be advised:

You can only cancel you registration during the registration and/or cancellation periods. Once the registration and/or cancellation period is over, you will no longer be able to register, cancel or change your exam registration in ZEuS, and the relevant buttons will no longer be visible. If you are unsure, please contact your examination office.

Read on to find out how to cancel an exam registration and select another exam option, so that you are no longer required to sit that particular exam.

Please note:
A TAN is necessary for examination registration. Read the Exam registration using a TAN article to learn more about where and how to generate a list with valid TAN numbers.

Start the cancellation process

No matter what the registration procedure and the available exam formats and periods are, always start the cancellation process by clicking Withdraw ZEuS icon Abmelden.png. The easiest and quickest way to do so is from here:

Planner Of Studies with module plan - examination regulations view, where you’ll be shown your exams as they relate to your examination regulations.

You can start the cancellation process from various other locations, too. See below for a full list:

Direct cancellation: The Withdraw button ZEuS icon Abmelden.png appears on the following pages:

Alternative route to cancellation: You will be shown a Withdraw option ZEuS icon Abmelden.png in the detailed view of an exam, which you can reach from the following menu items:

Registration processes

Depending on the registration procedure required for an exam, there are various options for cancelling or changing your registration:

  1. Cancel an exam registration as a student with immediate confirmation of cancellation
    → see the article on Cancel or change an exam registration as a student
  2. Implicit exam registration: Registering for a course automatically registers you for the relevant exam
    → see the article on Cancelling an implicit exam registration
  3. Mandatory exam registration: The examination office makes the exam registration on your behalf
    → see the article Cancelling a mandatory exam registration

All articles provide step-by-step instructions on how to cancel or change your exam registration.

Re-registering for an exam

During the registration period you have the option to re-register for exams that you have cancelled. Read the Registering for exams - overview article to find out more. The registration process remains the same, irrespective of whether you had previously registered for the exam or register for the first time.

See also