Dates for ICSE, ISC Board Exams 10, 12 examinations out!

New Delhi: The Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) board on Monday announced that it will be conducting ISC board examinations for Class 12 from 8 April, 2021 and ICSE board examination for class 10 from 5 May, according to officials.

All the information regarding date sheet, exam schedule and other related queries can be accessed on CISCE’s official website:

The first examination will be of the English language that will take place on May 5. The duration of the examination will be of 2 hours and it will start at 11 am. The ICSE Board officials also said that the results of the examination will be announced by July.

An official statement also read that the examination paper will be distributed to the students at 10.45 am so that the students can start writing at 11 am.

The board said the class 12 exams will begin on April 8 with Computer Science (Practical)-Planning Session, which will be a 90-minutes paper, instead of three hours scheduled for other subjects starting April 9.


Amid the pandemic, the CICSE has also listed COVID-19 safety instructions which the students need to follow at the examination centre:

  • Candidates must reach the examination centre well ahead of time to ensure staggered movement and smooth entry into the school, to avoid overcrowding.
  • Candidates must ensure that they maintain social distancing in their movement within the school campus and maintain a distance of at least six feet from each other.
  • Candidates must always follow the COVID-19 safety protocols strictly, by ensuring that they wear a face mask, carry a hand sanitiser, and avoid touching the face with their hands. The use of gloves is optional.
  • Candidates must carry their own stationery/art material and avoid sharing the same with other candidates.
  • Candidates should follow respiratory etiquette strictly while coughing or sneezing. This involves the practice of covering one’s mouth and nose while coughing or sneezing.
  • Candidates must carry their own water bottles. They must not share food or water with others.
  • Candidates need to inform the Supervising Examiner/Invigilator and follow the protocol laid down by the school in case, they are not feeling well.
  • Candidates should avoid overcrowding at all places on the school campus i.e., washrooms, laboratories, classrooms, corridors, library, playground, etc.
  • Candidates need to strictly follow any additional safety instructions issued by the examination centre.