The New Date Sheet for 2017 Exams
The revised schedule for the Class 10 (ICSE) and Class 12 (ISC) examinations has been released. The CISCE has to reschedule the dates due to assembly elections.
The ICSE (Class 10) exams will now be held between March 10 to April 21 and the ISC (Class 12) exams between January 30 to April 26. The ISC practical examination will be started from January 30.
In a press statement, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination Chief Executive and Secretary Gerry Arathoon said, "As a result of rescheduling of the examinations, the candidates will now have the benefit of added study time. The schedule of entrance examination for admission to professional courses has been taken cognizance of, for the candidates taking the ISC examination."
Around 2,50,871 candidates will appear for both the examinations this year, with 1,76,327 candidates registered for the ICSE and 74,544 for ISC examinations.
In addition to the time indicated on the timetable for writing the paper, 15 minutes time is given for reading the question paper.