2013 HSC exam timetable

2013 HSC written examination timetable

View the date and time for each 2013 HSC written exam in the table below or download the PDF version – 2013 HSC written examination timetable (PDF). All times are Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).

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2013 HSC written examination timetable by week

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
Monday 14 October
HSC Day 1
Monday 21 October
HSC Day 6
Monday 28 October
HSC Day 11
Monday 4 November
HSC Day 16
English (Standard) and
English (Advanced)
Paper 1
11.20am–1.30pm
English (ESL)
Paper 1
11.20am–1.00pm
Modern History
9.25am–12.30pm
Information Technology (VET)
1.55pm–4.00pm
French Beginners
2.00pm–4.40pm
French Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Business Studies
9.25am–12.30pm
Music 1
Aural Skills
1.55pm–3.00pm*
Music 2
Musicology and Aural Skills
3.25pm–5.00pm*
Arabic Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Biology
9.25am–12.30pm
Drama
1.55pm–3.30pm
Indonesian Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm
Tuesday 15 October
HSC Day 2
Tuesday 22 October
HSC Day 7
Tuesday 29 October
HSC Day 12
Tuesday 5 November
HSC Day 17
Design and Technology
9.25am–11.00am
English (Standard)
Paper 2
1.55pm–4.00pm
English (Advanced)
Paper 2
1.55pm–4.00pm
English (ESL)
Paper 2
1.55pm–3.00pm
Listening Paper
3.10pm–3.40pm*
Mathematics
9.25am–12.30pm
Mathematics Extension 2
9.25am–12.30pm
General Mathematics
1.55pm–4.30pm
Construction (VET)
9.25am–11.30am
English Extension 1
9.25am–11.30am
Chinese Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm
Food Technology
1.55pm–5.00pm
Classical Greek Continuers
9.25am–12.30pm
German Extension
9.25am–11.25am
Human Services (VET)
9.25am–11.30am
Information Processes and Technology
9.25am–12.30pm
German Beginners
9.30am–12.10pm
Italian Beginners
9.30am–12.10pm
Italian Continuers
9.30am–12.30pm
Korean Background Speakers
9.30am–12.30pm
Modern Hebrew Continuers
9.30am–12.30pm
Arabic Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm
Metal and Engineering (VET)
1.55pm–4.00pm
Society and Culture
1.55pm–4.00pm
Chinese Beginners
2.00pm–4.40pm
Chinese Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm

Wednesday 16 October
HSC Day 3
Wednesday 23 October
HSC Day 8
Wednesday 30 October
HSC Day 13
Wednesday 6 November
HSC Day 18
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
9.25am–12.30pm
Armenian Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Croatian Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Dutch Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Filipino Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Hindi Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Hungarian Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Khmer Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Macedonian Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Maltese Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Polish Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Portuguese Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Serbian Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Swedish Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Tamil Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Turkish Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Ukrainian Continuers
1.50pm–4.30pm
Automotive (VET)
1.55pm–4.00pm
Indonesian Background Speakers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Indonesian Beginners
2.00pm–4.40pm
Indonesian Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Persian Background Speakers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Russian Background Speakers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Spanish Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Vietnamese Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Classical Hebrew Continuers
9.25am–12.30pm
Industrial Technology
9.25am–11.00am
Automotive Technologies
Electronics Technologies
Graphics Technologies
Metals and Engineering Technologies
Multimedia Technologies
Timber Products and Furniture Technologies
German Continuers
9.30am–12.30pm
French Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm
Italian Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm
Senior Science
1.55pm–5.00pm
Heritage Chinese
2.00pm–4.40pm
Chemistry
9.25am–12.30pm
Hospitality (VET)
1.55pm–4.00pm
Latin Continuers
1.55pm–5.00pm
Malay Background Speakers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Classical Hebrew Extension
9.25am–11.25am
Geography
9.25am–12.30pm
Heritage Korean
9.30am–12.10pm
Visual Arts
Art criticism and art history
1.55pm–3.30pm
Thursday 17 October
HSC Day 4
Thursday 24 October
HSC Day 9
Thursday 31 October
HSC Day 14
 
Legal Studies
9.25am–12.30pm
Arabic Beginners
9.30am–12.10pm
Heritage Indonesian
9.30am–12.10pm
Heritage Japanese
9.30am–12.10pm
Korean Continuers
9.30am–12.30pm
Dance
Core Appreciation
1.55pm–3.00pm
Major Study Appreciation
3.10pm–4.30pm
Engineering Studies
1.55pm–5.00pm
Spanish Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm

Aboriginal Studies
9.25am–12.30pm
Mathematics Extension 1
9.25am–11.30am
Spanish Beginners
9.30am–12.10pm
Primary Industries (VET)
1.55pm–4.00pm
Software Design and Development
1.55pm–5.00pm
Textiles and Design
1.55pm–3.30pm
Studies of Religion I
9.25am–11.00am
Studies of Religion II
9.25am–12.30pm
Agriculture
1.55pm–5.00pm
Latin Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm
Japanese Beginners
2.00pm–4.40pm
Japanese Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Modern Greek Beginners
2.00pm–4.40pm
Modern Greek Continuers
2.00pm–5.00pm

Friday 18 October
HSC Day 5
Friday 25 October
HSC Day 10
Friday 1 November
HSC Day 15
Classical Greek Extension
9.25am–11.25am
Earth and Environmental Science
9.25am–12.30pm
Financial Services (VET)
9.25am–11.30am
Retail Services (VET)
9.25am–11.30am
Ancient History
1.55pm–5.00pm
Chinese Background Speakers
2.00pm–5.00pm
Economics
9.25am–12.30pm
Entertainment Industry (VET)
9.25am–11.30am
Modern Greek Extension
9.25am–11.25am
Business Services (VET)
1.55pm–4.00pm
Electrotechnology (VET)
1.55pm–4.00pm
History Extension
1.55pm–4.00pm
Physics
9.25am–12.30pm
Tourism and Events (VET)
9.25am–11.30am
Community and Family Studies
1.55pm–5.00pm
Japanese Extension
1.55pm–3.55pm
Japanese Background Speakers
2.00pm–5.00pm
 
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

 *Approximate finishing time