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ICSE Time Table 2018 

Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ICSE) – Class 10

The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) is an examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) which is a private board of school education in India for Class 10. Headquartered in New Delhi, CISCE is one of the popular boards of education in India and conducts the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations every year.

ICSE has been formulated to provide an examination in a course of general education according to the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986. The medium of the education in ICSE is through the English language. ICSE mandates the candidates to appear for six subjects and Socially Useful Productive Work thereby ensuring a general education without any diversification of studies. The board conducts all schools-level examinations for subjects like English, History, Civics & Geography, Mathematics, Science, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Agricultural Science, Commercial Studies, Technical Drawing, A Modern Foreign Language, A Classical Language, and Indian Language. Private candidates are not permitted to appear for the ICSE examination.

The ICSE board is conducting the ICSE 2018 examination from 26th February to 28th March 2018. The duration of the exam will be two or three hours depending on the subject. In this section of the article, we’re providing very useful information about the ICSE  Time Table 2018. All the students who are going to appear in the ICSE 2018 examination can check the ICSE Time Table 2018 here.

So read on!

Let’s get started with the steps involved in checking the ICSE Time Table 2018. Here is everything to know about the ICSE Time Table 2018

Steps to check the ICSE Time Table 2018 – 

Class 10

  • Navigate to the Official Website.
  • Click on the ‘ICSE Time Table 2018’ tab.
  • The ICSE 2018 date sheet will appear in PDF format on your computer screen.
  • Download the timetable.
  • Take a printout of the timetable for future reference.

How to Download the ICSE Class 10 Admit Card

Generally, the admit cards for ICSE examinations are made available one month before the examination. Candidates can check the step-by-step procedure to download the ICSE 2018 Admit Card in this section.

Steps to download the ICSE 2018 Class 10 Admit Card

  • Navigate to the official website of ICSE.
  • Look for the Admit Card notification.
  • You will be asked to provide your details such as the Date of Birth and the Roll Number allotted by the school.
  • Your Admit Card will appear on the computer screen after providing the relevant information.
  • Take printouts of the Admit Card for future reference as it contains important information about your examination centre and other details.

Please note that candidates are not allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid ICSE Admit Card.

ICSE Time Table 2018

The ICSE exam time table bears important details like the exam dates, the timings of the exam, and the subject code relevant to the subject name. We’ve put together the ICSE Time Table 2018 for the board examination so that you can start preparing for the exams. The table given below contains the subject-wise dates for the ICSE 2018 examination.

Subject Name Date of the Examination
English Paper 1 26th February 2018
Mathematics 27th February 2018
Commercial Studies (Group II Elective) 28th February 2018
English Paper 2 5th March 2018
History & Civics- HCG Paper 1 7th March 2018
Second Languages, Modern Foreign Languages 9th March 2018
Art Paper 1 10th March 2018
Geography-HCG Paper 2 12th March 2018
Hindi 14th March 2018
Physics- Science Paper 1 16th March 2018
Art Paper 2 17th March 2018
Chemistry- Science Paper 2 19th March 2018
Economics (Group II Elective) 21st March 2018
Group III Elective 23rd March 2018
Art Paper 3 24th March 2018
Biology-Science Paper 3 26th March 2018
Art Paper 4, French/ German (Group II Elective) 27th March 2018
Environmental Science (Group II Elective) 28th March 2018

Indian School Certification Examination (ISC) – Class 12

The Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC) is an examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) which is a private board of school education in India for Class 12. ISC is formulated according to the recommendations of the New Education Policy 1986 to offer a two-year course of studies beyond the ICSE Class 10 examination or its equivalent. The medium of instruction in ISC Class 12 education is the English language.

ISC dictates that all candidates must appear for English (compulsory) with three, four or five elective subjects. The candidates must have been evaluated internally by the school and secured a passing grade in Socially Useful Productive Work and Community Service (compulsory subject). As with ICSE, private candidates are not allowed to appear for the ISC examination.

CISCE will soon declare the dates for the ISC 2018 examination through its official notification for the students of all the three streams viz. Science, Commerce, and Arts. The ISC examination is likely to be conducted in the month of March-April 2018 and in this section, we’re bringing for you the tentative dates for the ISC 2018 Class 12 examination.

Let’s get started with the steps involved in checking the ISC Time Table 2018.

Steps to check the ISC Class 12 Time Table 2018

  • Navigate to the Official Website.
  • Click on the ‘ISC Time Table 2018’ tab.
  • The ISC 2018 date sheet will appear in PDF format on your computer screen.
  • Download the timetable.
  • Take a printout of the timetable for future reference.

ISC Time-table 2018

The table given below contains the subject-wise tentative dates for the ISC 2018 Class 12 examination.

Subject Name Date of the Examination
Physics Paper 2 (Practical) 7th February 2018
Computer Science Paper 2 (Practical) 8th February 2018
Chemistry Paper 2 (Practical) 9th February 2018
Home Science, Indian Music, Western Music Paper 2 (Practical) 10th February 2018
Physical Education Paper 1 (theory) 12th February 2018
Biology Paper 2 (practical) 13th February 2018
Accounts paper 1 (theory) 15th February 2018
Home Science Paper 2 (Practical) 17th February 2018
Physics Paper 1 (theory) 20th February 2018
Sociology 21st February 2018
Biotechnology, Fashion Designing Paper 2 (Practical) 22nd February 2018
Computer Science Paper 1 (theory) 23rd February 2018
Indian Music, Western Music, Home Science Paper 1 (theory) 24th February 2018
Mathematics 26th February 2018
Art Paper 2 27th February 2018
English paper 2 28th February 2018
Chemistry Paper 1 (theory) 5th March 2018
Political Science 6th March 2018
English paper 1 7th March 2018
Fashion Designing Paper 1 (theory) 8th March 2018
Geography Paper 1 (theory) 9th March 2018
Art Paper 1, Geometrical and Building Drawing, Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing 10th March 2018
Commerce, Electricity & Electronics 12th March 2018
Art Paper 4 13th March 2018
Biotechnology Paper 1(theory), Elective English 14th March 2018
Environmental Science Paper 1 (theory) 15th March 2018
Indian Languages, modern foreign languages, classical languages 16th March 2018
Art Paper 3 17th March 2018
Economics 19th March 2018
Art Paper 5 20th March 2018
Biology Paper 1 (theory) 21st March 2018
History 26th March 2018
Business Studies 28th March 2018
Psychology 2nd April 2018

Please note that the above dates are official dates which are declared by CISCE.

Highlights of the ICSE/ISC Examination 2017

For your benefit, we’ve put together some highlights of the ICSE/ISC examination 2017. These highlights will give you a broader perspective about the wide reach of the ICSE and ISC examinations.

  • A total of 2106 schools presented candidates in India & Abroad for the ICSE Examination 2017.
  • A total of 988 schools presented candidates in India & Abroad for the ISC Examination 2017.
  • The ICSE 2017 Examination was conducted in 57 written subjects of which 22 were Indian languages and 9 were foreign languages.
  • The ISC 2017 Examination was conducted in 50 written subjects, out of which 16 were Indian languages, 5 were foreign languages, and 3 were classical languages.
  • Around 1,75,299 candidates appeared for the ICSE Examination 2017.
  • Around 73,633 candidates appeared for the ISC Examination 2017.
  • Total 96,770 boys appeared for the ICSE 2017examination.
  • Total 39,703 boys took the ISC 2017 examination.
  • A total number of 94,957 boys qualified the ICSE 2017examination.
  • A total number of 37,872 boys passed the ISC 2017 examination.
  • A total number of 78,529 girls appeared for the ICSE 2017 examination.
  • A total number of 33,930 girls took the ISC 2017 examination.
  • The total number of girls qualifying the ICSE 2017 examination was 77,765.
  • The total number of girls that passed the ISC 2017 examination was 33,161.
  • The pass percentage for the ICSE 2017 examination was 98.58%.
  • The pass percentage for the ISC 2017 examination was 96.56%.
  • The pass percentages obtained in the major subjects in the ICSE 2017 examination were: English82%; Bengali 99.80%; Hindi 99.93%; History, Civics & Geography 98.84%; Mathematics 95.63%; Science 98.66%; Commercial Studies 97.87%; Economics 94.09%; Physical Education 99.97%; Computer Applications 99.99%; Economic Applications 99.97%; and Commercial Applications 99.96%.
  • The pass percentages obtained in the major subjects in the ISC 2017 examination were: English 99.50%; Bengali 99.84%; Hindi 99.51%; Economics 90.15%; Commerce 95.52%; Accounts 92.30%; Mathematics 90.67%; Physics 96.69%; Chemistry 98.51%; Biology 98.14%; and Computer Science 99.64%.
  • For ICSE in India, the Southern region has the best pass percentage i.e. 99.64% followed by the Western region (99.64%), Eastern region (98.22%) & Northern region (97.85%). Abroad, ICSE has achieved 100%.
  • For ISC in India, the Southern Region has the best pass percentage i.e. 98.97%, followed by Western Region (97.99%), Northern Region (96.01%) and Eastern Region (96.31%). Abroad, ISC has achieved pass percentage of 100%.

Source of Data: The CISCE website.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Given below are some of the Frequently Asked Questions to help erase doubts among the students regarding the ICSE and ISC examinations.

FAQs Related to ICSE (Class 10)

Q1: What is the procedure that must be followed to make a correction in the name/parent’s name or the DOB in a candidate’s ICSE/ISC certificates?

Answer: The candidate should first contact the school and then forward the following documents to the Council (through the school):

  1. A duly attested copy of the amended School Admission Form.
  2. A duly attested copy of the candidate’s Birth Certificate.
  3. The original Affidavit (signed by a First Class Magistrate) – English version.
  4. The original Statement of the candidate’s Marks and Pass Certificate.
  5. Online payment of Correction fees through the School.
  6. A Newspaper cutting of the announcement regarding the change/correction (English version).
  7. A covering letter from the school, clearly mentioning the required correction.
    The candidate may also please refer to the latest edition of the ICSE Regulations and Syllabuses booklet, page 11, section 6(ii) a, b & c for the same.

Q2: Can a student passing his/her Class IX from one city can take admission in Class X in an ICSE school in another city?

Answer: Yes, it is possible but subject to certain conditions as laid down by the Council. The Principal of the admitting school should apply online seeking prior approval of the Transfer Admission with the details and the relevant documents of the case, so that the Council may advise accordingly. Please note that the Council does not correspond directly with candidates, parents or guardians in any matter, whatsoever it may be.

Q3: If a candidate wants to apply for a re-check in a few subjects, whom should he approach for the re-check and the subsequent result?

Answer: A re-check application must be made online by the school/candidate. A fee of Rs. 1000/- is charged for each subject re-check request. After processing, the Council will intimate the school/candidate about the result of the re-check request. The parents or candidates may also get in touch with the Head of the concerned school for the result of the same.

FAQs Related to ISC (Class 12)

Q1: If a candidate, currently studying in Class XII has six subjects (English and five electives, one of which is Mathematics) and wants to drop one (Mathematics), is it permissible? If yes, what is the procedure?

Answer: Such candidates should approach the Head of their School about their request. The Head of the School will then inform the Council that the candidate wishes to drop a subject and the reason for doing so. For the ISC Examination, the candidates have to opt for a minimum of four subjects, of which English is compulsory. Please note that the students are however advised to study a minimum of five subjects (English plus four subjects).

Q2: If a candidate has appeared for the ISC 2017 examination, and till date has not received the Pass Certificate. What should he/she do?

Answer: Such candidates must first contact the School from where they had appeared for the ISC examination and collect their Pass Certificate. Please note that if the school has lost/misplaced the Pass Certificate, the Council cannot issue a Duplicate Pass Certificate. The candidates may request the Council for a Certifying Statement of Examination Result. The application for this is to be made online.

To sum up, the ICSE board offers a variety of benefits to students like a more comprehensive syllabus with equal importance to all fields. The ICSE certification finds more recognition around the world especially among the foreign schools and Universities as compared to the Central Board.

We hope this article about ICSE Time Table 2018 helps you!

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