National secondary examinations timetable

check the NCEA & Scholarship timetable on your smartphone at:  https://timetable.nzqa.govt.nz

Common Assessment Tasks (CATs) | Submission dates for portfolios and reports

Examinations

ALL NCEA (levels 1–3) and New Zealand Scholarship examination sessions are three hours.

All exam sessions start at either 9.30 am or 2.00 pm.

Examination timetable 2019

Download the 2019 examination timetable.

** Assessment also offered digitally

 

Common Assessment Tasks (CATs)

DateNCEA Level 1NCEA Level 2NCEA Level 3
Tue 17 Sept Mathematics (MCAT) Cook Islands Māori / Korean /Tongan  
Wed 18 Sept Cook Islands Māori / Korean /Tongan    
Thu 19 Sept Mathematics (MCAT)   Cook Islands Māori / Korean /Tongan
16-27 Sept
14-30 Oct
Digital Technology Digital Technology Digital Technology
  • Guidelines for administration for the CATs will be published on the Subject pages and communicated by circular.
  • Schools must indicate which day they intend to offer the Mathematics and Digital Technology CATs.

 

Submission dates for portfolios and reports 

DateNCEA Level 1NCEA Level 2NCEA Level 3Scholarship
Wed 23 Oct Visual Arts      
Wed 30 Oct   Visual Arts    
Wed 30 Oct Design and Visual Communication /
Technology
Design and Visual Communication /
Technology
Design and Visual Communication /
Education for Sustainability /
Technology
Dance /
Design and Visual Communication /
Physical Education /
Technology / Music
Thurs 7 Nov     Visual Arts Visual Arts

Note: These are the deadlines for schools to submit materials to NZQA. Students should confirm dates for submission within their schools.

 
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