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Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations: Timetable - January 2017

TIMETABLE - JANUARY 2017

2017

MORNING

AFTERNOON

Tuesday
03 January

ENGLISH A 2
General - 2 hr 40 min

ENGLISH A 1
General - 1 hr 30 min

Wednesday
04 January

MATHEMATICS 2
General - 2 hr 40 min

MATHEMATICS 1
General - 1 hr 30 min

Thursday
05 January

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 2
General - 2 hr

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 1
General - 1 hr 15 min
*
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 3/2 ***
General 1 hr 15 min

Friday
06 January

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS 2
General - 3 hr

PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTS 1
General - 1 hr 30 min
*
PRINCIPLES OF ACOUNTS 3/2 ***
General - 1 hr 30 min

Monday
09 January

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION 2
General - 2 hr

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION 1
General - 1 hr 15 min
*
OFFICE ADMINISTRATION 3/2 ***
General 1 hr 45 min

Tuesday
10 January

SOCIAL STUDIES 2
General - 2 hr 40 min

SOCIAL STUDIES 1
General - 1 hr 15 min
*
SOCIAL STUDIES 3/2 ***
General - 1 hr 10 min

***
For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational
institutions.
*

A 15-minute break

Copyright: Every application to register for the examination will be deemed to constitute an
assignment by the candidates to the Council of the future copyright of all their examination work,
practical or written.

2017
Wednesday
11 January

MORNING
CHEMISTRY 2
General - 2 hr 30 min

AFTERNOON
ENGLISH B 1
General - 1 hr 45 min

ENGLISH B 2
General - 2 hr 10 min
Thursday
12 January

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2
General - 2 hr 15 min

BIOLOGY 2
General - 2 hr 30 min

Friday
13 January

SPANISH 2
General - 2 hr 15 min

SPANISH 1
General - 1 hr 15 min

PHYSICS 2
General - 2 hr 30 min
Monday
16 January

HUMAN AND SOCIAL BIOLOGY 2


General 2 hr

HUMAN AND SOCIAL BIOLOGY 1


General 1 hr 15 min

Tuesday
17 January

PHYSICS 1
General - 1 hr 15 min

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1
General - 1 hr 30 min

*
PHYSICS 3/2 ***
General - 2 hr 10 min

*
INFORMATION
3/2***

TECHNOLOGY

General - 1 hr 30 min

Wednesday
18 January

BIOLOGY 1
General - 1 hr 15 min
*
BIOLOGY 3/2 ***
General - 2 hr 10 min

CHEMISTRY 1
General - 1 hr 15 min
*
CHEMISTRY 3/2 ***
General - 2 hr 10 min

*** For PRIVATE candidates only. NOT for candidates registered in schools and recognized full-time educational
institutions.
* A 15-minute break

KEY TO JANUARY 2017 TIMETABLE

PAPER
NO.

SUBJECT

DATE

SESSION

1.

Biology
(General)

1+
2
3/2*+

18 January
12 January
18 January

AM (1 hr 15 min)
PM (2 hr 30 min)
AM (2 hr 10 min)

2.

Chemistry
(General)

1+
2
3/2*+

18 January
11 January
18 January

PM (1 hr 15 min)
AM (2 hr 30 min)
PM (2 hr 10 min)

3.

English A
(General)

1
2

03 January
03 January

PM (1 hr 30 min)
AM (2 hr 40 min)

4.

English B
(General)

1
2

11 January
11 January

PM (1 hr 45 min)
AM (2 hr 10 min)

5.

Human and Social Biology


(General)

1
2

16 January
16 January

PM (1 hr 15 min)
AM (2 hr)

6.

Information Technology
(General)

1 and 3/2 * +
2

17 January
12 January

PM (3 hr 15 min)
AM (2 hr 15 min)

7.

Mathematics
(General)

1
2

04 January
04 January

PM (1 hr 30 min)
AM (2 hr 40 min)

8.

Office administration
(General)

1 and 3/2 * +
2

09 January
09 January

PM (3 hr 15 min)
AM (2 hr)

9.

Physics
(General)

1+
2
3/2*+

17 January
13 January
17 January

AM (1 hr 15 min)
PM (2 hr 30 min)
AM (2 hr 10 min)

10.

Principles of Accounts
(General)

1 and 3/2 * +
2

06 January
06 January

PM (3 hr 15 min)
AM (3 hr)

11.

Principles of Business
(General)

1 and 3/2 * +
2

05 January
05 January

PM (2 hr 45 min)
AM (2 hr)

12.

Social studies
(General)

1 and 3/2 * +
2

10 January
10 January

PM (2 hr 40 min)
AM (2 hr 40 min)

13.

Spanish
(General)

1
2
3+

13 January
13 January
28 December
29 December

PM (1 hr 15 min)
AM (2 hr 15 min)
Oral Exam Begins
Oral Exam Ends

See notes to Timetable

Alternative paper to SBA

NOTES TO 2017 JANUARY TIMETABLE


1.

The time indicated on the timetable includes reading time.

2.

Starting times for all centers within a territory are 09:00 hr for the morning session and 13:00 hr for the afternoon
session. If at any center the number of candidates is greater than that which can be accommodated in one session,
The Local Registrar may arrange to administer the examination in two or more sessions, ensuring that suitable
arrangements are made to preserve the integrity of the examinations.

3.

In each territory, the Spanish Oral Examination (Paper 3) will be conducted during the period 28 and 29 December
2016 in accordance with the Local Registrar's schedule.

4.

Attention is drawn to the rule that silent non-programmable scientific calculators may be used in the following
examinations:
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
(vi)

Chemistry
Mathematics - Paper 2 only
Office Administration Papers 2 and 3/2
Physics
Principles of Accounts
Principles of Business Paper 3/2 only

5.

Information Technology Papers 2 and 3/2 (General) are not practical examinations no computer workstations will
be required. The Paper 1 will be offered in the Multiple Choice format.

6.

The Alternative Paper for Biology, Chemistry and Physics is a practical examination laboratory facilities will be
required.

7.

The Alternative Paper to SBA (Paper 3/2) in Biology, Chemistry, Information Technology, Office Administration,
Physics, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business and Social Studies must be written by private / non-school
candidates who fall into any of the following categories:
(i)
(ii)
(iii)

8.

sitting for the first time;


repeating the examination and did not obtain 50% or more of the total moderated marks in the SBA
component of the relevant aforementioned subject (s) in the previous year (May-June 2016);
sat in a year prior to the May-June 2016 sitting.

A 15-minute break is allowed between the following papers:


(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
(vi)
(vii)
(viii)

23 May 2016

1 and 3/2 Biology


1 and 3/2 Chemistry
1 and 3/2 Information Technology
1 and 3/2 Office Administration
1 and 3/2 Physics
1 and 3/2 Principles of Accounts
1 and 3/2 Principles of Business
1 and 3/2 Social Studies