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in Michaelmas Term and in Trinity Term on the Thursday immediately following the eighth week of full Term.
2. Candidates must have begun the fourth and not have exceeded the eighth Term from the Term of their matriculation inclusively. Two preliminary conditions are necessary:—
(1) Candidates must have passed Responsions, or one of the Examinations which are allowed in place of Responsions (p. 134).
(2) They must have given in their names to the Junior Proctor on the same days as those which are fixed for those who do not seek Honours (p. 134). In so giving in their names they are required—
o. To exhibit the certificate of their matriculation (unless they are members of an Affiliated College, p. 224).
b. To exhibit the Testamur of the Masters of the Schools, or one of the certificates which are accepted in lieu of such Testamur (p. 134).
c. To pay a fee of £1.
3. Subjects.—The following is the list of subjects:—
(1) Algebra and the Theory of Equations.
(2) Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical.
(3) Plane Geometry, including the Conic Sections, treated both geometrically and analytically.
(4) Geometry of Three Dimensions, including the straight line, plane, and sphere, treated both geometrically and analytically, and the surfaces of the second order referred to their principal axes.
(5) The Differential Calculus, including its applications to plane geometry; and to the determination of tangents and normals to surfaces and lines in space.
(6) The Integration of Differential Expressions (including Differential Equations), with Geometrical applications.
(7) The Elements of the Calculus of Finite Differences.
4. Order Of The Examination.—The Examination may be wholly conducted in writing. At the close of it those Candidates who are judged by the Moderators to have shown sufficient merit are arranged by them in three Classes, the names in each Class being placed in alphabetical order. This list is published in the same way as the list of those who have obtained Honours in Classics.
3. SECOND PUBLIC EXAMINATION.
The Second Public Examination is conducted by the Public Examiners. It consists (i) of an Examination in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion; (2) of an Examination for Candidates who do not seek Honours; and (3) of an Examination of Candidates for Honours in six different Schools, of which the subjects are (i) Literae Humaniores, (ii) Mathematics, (iii) Natural Science, (iv) Jurisprudence, (v) Modern History, (vi) Theology.
Candidates are considered to have passed the Second Public Examination who have obtained Honours in any of the six Honour Schools or who have passed the Examination appointed for those who do not seek Honours.
But all Candidates must satisfy the Examiners in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion, or in the matter substituted under the conditions hereafter mentioned (pp. 146, 148).
1. Time.—The several parts of the Examination are held as follows:—
(a) The Examination in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion held in Michaelmas and in Hilary Terms begins on the Saturday in the seventh week of full Term.
(b) The Examination of Candidates who do not seek Honours begins in Michaelmas Term on the Monday in the eighth week of full Term, and in Trinity Term on the Monday in the week before Commemoration.
(c) The Examination in the School of Literae Humaniores begins not earlier than some day in the week before Commemoration.
(d) The Preliminary Examination in the School of Natural Science begins in Michaelmas Term on the Thursday in the sixth week of full Term, and in Easter or Trinity Term on the Thursday in the third week before the Commemoration. The Final Honour Examination, held only once a year, begins not later than seven days after the end of the Preliminary Examination in Easter or Trinity Term.
(e) The Examinations in the Schools of Modern History, Jurisprudence, and Theology, begin not earlier than some day in the week before Commemoration. ,
(/) The Examination in the School of Mathematics begins in Trinity Term on the Thursday immediately following the eighth week of full Term.
(1) (a) Candidates are admitted to the Examination in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion, or in the substituted matter, in any Term subsequent to that in which they passed the First Public Examination.
(£) Candidates who seek Honours must have entered upon the eleventh Term from their matriculation; but Candidates for the Preliminary Examination in Natural Science (p. 159) may pass that Examination, or any part of it, in any Term after they have passed Responsions. No one is admitted as a Candidate in any Honour School after the lapse of sixteen Terms from the Term of his matriculation inclusively, unless he has been classed in some other School of the Second Public Examination, in which case he may be admitted up to the twentieth Term inclusively.
(c) Candidates who do not seek Honours are admitted to the Pass School, or any part of it, in any Term subsequent to that in which they have passed the First Public Examination.
(2) All Candidates (except those for the Preliminary Examination in Natural Science) must have passed the First Public Examination, or they must have passed the General Examination at Cambridge and have been incorporated at Oxford.
(3) All Candidates must, either in person or through their Tutors, give in their names to the Senior Proctor, at a place and time fixed and announced by him (about a fortnight before the beginning of the Examination). But Candidates who have omitted to enter their names at the appointed time may do so by application to the Proctor up to Nine o'clock in the evening on the fourth day before that on which the Examination begins, or in any single Group up to Nine o'clock in the evening of the fourth day before the Examination in that Group begins, or if the fourth day before be a Sunday, then up to Nine o'clock in the
evening of the Saturday preceding, on payment of Two Guineas in addition to the statutable fee or fees, on the occasion of each such application.
In so giving in his- name a Candidate is required—
(a) To exhibit his matriculation paper.
(b) To exhibit also (if a Candidate in Group A. i, or for the Preliminary Examination in Natural Science) the certificate of having passed Responsions or one of the equivalent certificates (p. 128).
(f) To exhibit either (1) the certificate of having passed the First Public Examination, or (2) a certificate that he has been placed in the Class-list by the Classical Moderators, together with a certificate that he has satisfied the Moderators in the Gospels or m the book offered instead thereof, or (3) a certificate of having passed the General Examination at Cambridge, together with a certificate of incorporation at Oxford.
(d) To pay the following fees:— £
1. For Examination in the Rudiments of Faith and
Religion, or in matter offered instead thereof . 1 o
2. For each of the subjects of the Pass School, whether
offered separately or together . . . .010
3. For any Honour School other than the School of
Natural Science 1 10
4. For the School of Natural Science—
a. For each of the subjects in the Preliminary
h. For the Final Honour Examination . . . o 10 (i) To state in writing, on a form provided for the purpose, the particular books and subjects which he offers for examination.
( /") Every Candidate who desires to.be excused from examination in the Thirty-nine Articles, or in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion, must at the same time deliver, or transmit through his Tutor, to the Proctor a statement signed by himself, if he be of full age, that he objects to such an examination on religious grounds, or, if he be not of full age, a statement signed by his parent or guardian that they object on religious grounds to such an examination for him. The books or subjects which such Candidate offers in place of the Thirty-nine Articles or the Rudiments of Faith and Religion must be specified in the list of subjects given in by him to the Proctor. The books and subjects which may be so offered, and also the limitations in regard to the selection of them, are stated on p. 149.
3. Order Of The Examination.—The Examination in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion always begins on Saturday in the seventh week of full Term in Michaelmas and Hilary Terms. The days on which the Examinations in the Honour Schools and in the several Groups of the Pass School begin are announced on each occasion by the Examiners. Every Candidate for examination in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion, or in the substituted matter, must be examined viva voce as well as in writing therein; and every Candidate in every School (except the Honour School of Mathematics) must be examined viva voce in some part at least of the subjects which he offers. The order in which Candidates are thus examined viva voce is so arranged as to prevent the clashing of two Examinations: the Examiners in the several Schools may determine it as they think fit. Candidates should be careful to consult from day to day the list which is exhibited in the Hall of the Schools, containing the order in which they are required to attend the several parts of the Examination. Any Candidate who fails to appear at the required time is liable to have his name struck off the list, unless he can satisfy the Vice-Chancellor that there was a valid reason for his absence, in which case another place in the order of the Examination is assigned to him by the Examiners.
At the close of each day of viva voce examination in the subjects of the Pass School, or in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion (or in the substituted matter), the Examiners issue certificates of having passed their Examinations, in each branch respectively, to those Candidates who have satisfied them. These certificates may be obtained on application to the Clerk of the Schools.
After all the Candidates in any Honour School have been examined, the Examiners in that School distribute the names of such Candidates as are judged by them to have shown sufficient merit into four Classes, according to the merit of each Candidate, and draw up a list accordingly with the names in each