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ICSE & ISC board exams timetables 2018 for CISCE 10th & 12th standard classes

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations has released final routines for the 2018 examinations of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education and Indian School Certificate. This page will cater complete exam dates for pupils of classes X and XII standard.

Thinking of formation of the Council was started in an All India Certificate Examinations Conference which was organized in the year of 1952 in presence of the Minister for Education, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, to form an All India Examination as a replacement for the overseas Cambridge School Certificate Examination and the proposal to set up an Indian Council was finalized in a meeting of the Inter-State Board for Anglo-Indian Education in 1956.

The council was registered according to the Societies Registration Act, 1860 in 1967 and listed as public examinations conducting body in the Delhi School Education Act 1973 in 1973.

After a long wait, The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations has announced the 2018 ISCE & ISC examination schedules for class X and XII which are listed in detail below.

Indian Certificate of Secondary Education examination dates 2018

All examinations will be started at 11:00 a.m. except Art Papers which will be commenced at 9:00 a.m. However, question papers will be given to the examinees so that they can get enough time to read the questions and start to write the answer sheet at 11:00 a.m.
  • 26th February 2018, Monday: English Language - English Paper 1
  • 27th February 2018, Tuesday: Mathematics
  • 28th February 2018, Wednesday: Commercial Studies (Group II Elective)
  • 5th March 218, Monday: Literature in English - English Paper 2
  • 7th March 2018, Wednesday: History & Civics - H.C.G. Paper 1
  • 9th March 2018, Friday: 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, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Modern
    Armenian, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Tibetan)
  • 10th March 2018, Saturday: Art Paper 1 (Still Life)
  • 12th March 2018, Monday: Geography - H.C.G. Paper 2
  • 14th March 2018, Wednesday: Hindi
  • 16th March 2018, Friday: Physics - Science Paper 1
  • 17th March 2018, Saturday: Art Paper 2 (Nature Drawing/ Painting)
  • 19th March 2018, Monday: Chemistry - Science Paper 2
  • 21st March 2018, Wednesday: Economics (Group II Elective)
  • 23rd March 2018, Friday: 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, Spanish, Western Music, Yoga, Technical DrawinQ Applications
  • 24th March 2018, Saturday: Art Paper 3 (Original Composition)
  • 26th March 2018, Monday: Biology - Science Paper 3
  • 27th March 2018, Tuesday: Art Paper 4 (Applied Art), French / German (Group II Elective)
  • 28th March 2018, Wednesday: Environmental Science (Group II Elective)

Indian School Certificate examination time chart 2018

Practical and theoritical examinations will be started at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. respectively. Just like the ICSE exams, question papers will be distributed here also 15 minimum prior to the exam time.
  • 7th February 2018, Wednesday (9.00 a.m.): Physics - Paper 2 (Practical)
  • 8th February 2018, Thursday (9.00 a.m.): Computer Science - Paper 2 (Practical), Planning Session and Examination Session
  • 9th February 2018, Friday (9.00 a.m.): Chemistry - Paper 2 (Practical)
  • 10th February 2018, Saturday (9.00 a.m.): Home Science - Paper 2 (Planning Session), Indian Music - Hindustany Paper 2 (Practical), Indian Music - Carnatic Paper 2 (Practical), Western Mesic - Paper 2 (Practical)
  • 12th February 2018, Monday (2.00 p.m.): Physical Education - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 13th February 2018, Thuesday (9.00 a.m.): Biology - Paper 2 (Practical)
  • 15th February 2018, Thursday (2.00 p.m.): Accounts - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 17th February 2018, Saturday (9.00 a.m.): Home Science - Paper2 (Practical) - Examination Session
  • 20th February 2018, Tuesday (2.00 p.m.): Physics - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 21st February 2018, Wednesday (2.00 p.m.): Sociology
  • 22nd February 2018, Thursday (9.00 a.m.): Biotechnology - Paper 2 (Practical), Fashion Designing - Paper 2 (Practical)
  • 23rd February 2018, Friday (2.00 p.m.): Computer Science - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 24th February 2018, Saturday (2.00 p.m.): Indian Music - Hindustani Paper 1 (Theory), Indian Music - Carnatic Paper 1 (Theory), Western Music - Paper 1 (Theory) and Home Science - Paper 2 (Theory)
  • 26th February 2018, Monday (2.00 p.m.): Mathematics
  • 27th February 2018, Tuesday (9.00 a.m.): Art Paper 2 (Drawing & Painting from nature)
  • 28th February 2018, Wednesday (2.00 p.m.): English - Paper 2 (Literature in English)
  • 5th March 2018, Monday (2.00 p.m.): Chemistry - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 6th March 2018, Tuesday (2.00 p.m.): Political Science
  • 7th March 2018, Wednesday (2.00 p.m.): English - Paper 1 (English Language)
  • 8th March 2018, Thursday (2.00 p.m.): Fashion Designing - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 9th March 2018, Friday (2.00 p.m.): Geography - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 10th March 2018, Saturday (9.00 a.m.): Art Paper 1 (Drawing or Painting from Still Life)
  • 10th March 2018, Saturday (2.00 p.m.): Geometrical & Building Drawing, Geometrical & Mechanical Drawing
  • 12th March 2018, Monday (2.00 p.m.): Commerce, Electricity and Electronics
  • 13th March 2018, Tuesday (9.00 a.m.): Art Paper 4 (Original Imaginative Composition in Color)
  • 14th March 2018, Wednesday (2.00 p.m.): Biotechnology - Paper 1 (Theory), Elective English
  • 15th March 2018, Thursday (2.00 p.m.): Environmental Science - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 16th March 2018, Friday (2.00 p.m.): Indian Languages / Modern Foriegn Languages / Classical Languages
  • 17th March 2018, Saturday (9.00 a.m.): Art Pper 3 (Drawing of Painting of a Living Person)
  • 19th March 2018, Monday (2.00 p.m.): Economics
  • 20th March 2018, Tuesday (9.00 a.m.): Art Paper 5 (Crafts 'A')
  • 21st March 2018, Wednesday (2.00 p.m.): Biology - Paper 1 (Theory)
  • 26th March 2018, Monday (2.00 p.m.): History
  • 28th March 2018, Wednesday (2.00 p.m.): Business Study
  • 2nd April 2018, Monday (2.00 p.m.): Psychology
  • Examination of Physical Education - Paper 2 (Practical) will be conducted on any convinient date after 30.01.2018.

Point to be noted that the Council has mentioned on the official website that the above dates may be changed based on the dates of Assembly Election in various States which are yet to be declared by the Chief Election Commissioner for the states.

In case candidates are not interested to note down the above examination time chart, they are suggested to bookmark this page and visit whenever required to check which will save your crucial time obviously.

Wish you the best of luck for your excellent performance in the exam!

Interested viewers of this page may also check the WBCHSE 2018 HS exam datesheet.

Special disclaimer: Any / all dates and information as written above may be altered, if necessary, by the council at any time with due intimation. Accordingly, all viewers of this page are advised to visit the CISCE official website, http://www.cisce.org/, regularly so that any further update can't be missed. We will not be responsible in case of any further alteration in above exam time charts.

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