State exams

Dates of state exams

  • State exams - masters study: 24.-25. may 2018
  • State exams - bachelor study: 21.-22. june 2018

The exact program of state exams will be published in advance on the KPI web site as well as on the noticeboard at the premises of the Department.

Program of state exams in the masters study degree and upload of the presentations

Students are required to upload their presentations the day before state exams in the predetermined time (Ing., Bc.). State exams are managed by the state exams program (Ing., Bc.). We recommend every student (except the first one in the program) to be in front of the room at least 45 minutes before the official time of his/her defence.


State exams in the bachelors study degree

The state exam in the bachelors degree consists of the defence of the bachelor thesis and possible questions of the commission members on theoretical and technological procedures used in the thesis.

Recommended form of presentation during the bachelor thesis defence [12 min]

  1. Slide 1 [1 min]: Name of the department, (shortened) title of the thesis, student's name, supervisor's name, shortened abstract describing the essence of the thesis by one sentence.
  2. Slide 2 [1 min]: Motivation, goals of the theis that resulted from the motivation (not formal, but content, do not repeat the official assignment)
  3. Slide 3 [3 min]: Solution design (design process, in points or/and images according to the nature of the thesis)
  4. Slide 4 [3 min]: Result of the achieved solution (fundamental structure and importance of the solution – according to the nature of the thesis in form of an image, verbally or formally)
  5. Presentation of the essential features of the solution, demonstrating creativity
    • Static presentation: Slide 5–6 [3 min] - e.g. images
    • or Dynamic presentation: Exhibit [3 min] - e.g. video, live performance
  6. Slide 7 [1 min]: Conclusion (contributions, feasibility analysis, expandability analysis, pros&cons)

The form (one of the possibilities of 5, but not both) selects the student alone according to the character of the thesis, so that (s)he to show the creative approach as best as possible. The overal time of the dynamic presentation includes also the time reserve for manipulation preparation.

Note: Recommended (maximal) time to answer a question of the oponent [1 min].


State exams in the masters degree

The state exam in the masters degree consists of the following:

  • defence of the diploma thesis,
  • questions of the commission members on theoretical and technological procedures used in the thesis
  • and student's answer to a question determined by the comission from the selected topic of the state exam subject determined when delivering the thesis to the supervisor.

Topics of the state exam subject

For the students who finish in the masters degree program Informatics (2-year study) the following topic areas apply to the state exam subject Main knowledge of the study degree Informatics and their use (masters degree):

Based on the Dean's instructions, one of the topics is selected when delivering the thesis to the suppervisor according to the nature of the diploma thesis.

Recommended form of presentation during the diploma thesis defence

It is the same as in case of bachelor theses, but the presentation time for the diploma thesis defence is extended to 15 minutes – strict limit.