On test day

Be at the examination centre at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the test (usually 8.45 am but please check with the school). Late-comers will only be admitted at the discretion of the examination supervisor. Late-comers (if admitted) will NOT receive any additional time to complete the test.

Things to bring include:

  • two (2) blue or black pens for the written expression section of the test
  • two (2) HB or B pencils for the multiple-choice tests
  • a good eraser in case you need to change an answer
  • something to eat/drink during the break between tests (optional)

Do NOT bring to the examination centre any of the following:

  • rulers
  • books or papers
  • calculators
  • other mathematical instruments such as compasses or dividers
  • photographic or other data/image recording equipment
  • programmable watches or mobile phones

Further exam tips and strategies are also available for applicants.