CISCE announces exam schedule for ISC, ICSE

BHUBANESWAR: The Council of Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has announced schedule for Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC) and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ICSE).

While the ISC (Class XII) examinations will begin from February 8, it would end on April 8.

The ICSE (Class X) examinations will begin from February 29 and end on March 31.

Students can check the detailed list of  examination schedule at this link

For the first time, CISCE has decided to introduce the Live Ink Character Recognition (LICR) solution technology while evaluating answer scripts by the examiners.

LICR is a technology which incorporates a re-purposed digital pen and a tab, used by examiners to evaluate answer scripts and help publish results in a shorter time, said sources.

The technology will be accurate and would reduce the recheck requests, sources added.

The Council is expected announce the ISCE and ISC results in the first week of May.


Time table for ICSE (Class X) examinations:

Feb 29: English Language (ENGLISH Paper 1)

Mar 2: Literature in English (ENGLISH Paper 2)

Mar 4: History & Civics (H.C.G. Paper 1)

Mar 5: Art Paper I (Still Life)

Mar 8: Environmental Science (Group II Elective)

Mar 9: Hindi

Mar 11: Geography H.C.G. Paper 2

Mar 12: Art Paper II (Nature Drawing/ Painting)

Mar 14: Mathematics

Mar 16 : Physics Science Paper 1

Mar 17: Commercial Studies (Group II Elective), (Group II Elective) Sanskrit/French

Mar 18: Chemistry SCIENCE Paper 2

Mar 19: Art Paper III (Original Composition)

Mar 21: Biology SCIENCE Paper 3

Mar 22: Second Languages: Ao-Naga, Assamese, Bengali, Dzongkha, Garo, Gujarati, Kannada, Khasi, Lepcha, Mizo, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Tangkhul, Telugu, Urdu

Modern Foreign Languages: Arabic, Bhahasa Malaysia, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Modern Armenian, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Tibetan

Mar 28: (Group III-Elective) Carnatic Music, Commercial Applications, Computer Applications, Cookery, Drama, Economic Applications, Environmental Applications, Fashion Designing, French, German, Hindustani Music, Home Science, Indian Dance, Physical Education, Western Music, Yoga

Technical Drawing Applications

Mar 30: Economics, Portuguese (Group II Elective)

Mar 31: Art Paper IV (Applied Art)


Time table for ISC (Class XII) examinations:

Feb 8: Physics-Paper 2 (Practical)

Feb 9: Indian Music -Hindustani Paper 2 (Practical) Indian Music -Carnatic Paper 2 (Practical) Home Science-Paper 2 (Practical) -Planning Session

Feb 10: Chemistry-Paper 2 (Practical)

Feb 11: Art Paper 1 (Drawing or Painting from Still Life) Biotechnology-Paper 2 (Practical)

Feb 15 Biology -Paper 2 (Practical)

Feb 16 Home Science -Paper 2 (Practical)-Examination Session

Feb 17: Computer Science-Paper 2 (Practical), Planning Session, Examination Session

Feb 18: Psychology

Feb 20: Fashion Designing-Paper 2 (Practical) Western Music-Paper 2 (Practical)

Feb 22: Computer Science-Paper 1 (Theory)

Feb 24: Physical Education-Paper 1 (Theory)

Feb 26: English-Paper 1 (English Language)

Feb 27: Art Paper 2 (Drawing & Painting from Nature)

Feb 29: English-Paper 2(Literature in English

Mar 01: Indian Music-Hindustani-Paper 1 (Theory) Indian Music-Carnatic-Paper 1 (Theory) Western Music-Paper (Theory)Fashion Designing-Paper 1 (Theory)

Mar 02: Sociology

Mar 04: Physics-Paper 1 (Theory)

Mar 05: Art Paper 3 (Drawing or Painting of a Living Person)

Mar 08: Accounts

Mar 11: Chemistry-Paper 1 (Theory)

Mar 12: Art Paper 4 (Original Imaginative Composition in Colour)

Mar 14: Art Paper 5 (Crafts ‘A’)

Mar 15: Mathematics

Mar 16: Home Science- Paper 1 (Theory) Geometrical & Mechanical Drawing, Geometrical & Building Drawing

Mar 18: Biology-Paper 1 (Theory)

Mar 19: Elective English

Mar 21: Economics

Mar 22: Environmental Science-Paper 1(Theory)

Mar 28: Indian Languages/Modern Foreign Languages, Classical Languages

Mar 30: History, Biotechnology-Paper 1 (Theory)

Apr 01: Commerce, Electricity and Electronics

Apr 04: Political Science

Apr 06: Business Studies

Apr 08: Geography-Paper 1 (Theory)