CISCE releases guidelines for ICSE & ISC semester-I exams

Exams for ISC semester 1 will begin on November 22 and for ICSE term 1 on November 29. On the official website,, candidates can review the guidelines.


The instructions for the first term test for ICSE, ISC board exams 2021-22 have been announced by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The ISC Semester 1 exam will begin on November 22nd, and the ICSE Term 1 exam will begin on November 29th. The guidelines can be seen on the official website,

According to the instructions, any candidate who has enrolled and been confirmed for the ICSE Year 2022 exam will be required to sit for both the Semester 1 and Semester 2 exams, which will be held in November/December 2021 and March/April 2022, respectively. It is necessary for a candidate to take both of these tests in order to be eligible for certification for the ICSE year 2022 exam.


For both Semester 1 and Semester 2 exams, candidates must offer the same number of subjects. Before the tests, candidates should obtain their admit cards from their respective heads of schools. Candidates must be at the examination hall/room five minutes prior to the specified start time of the subject’s examination.

On the top-sheet of the question paper-cum-answer sheet, candidates should clearly write their Unique ID (Unique Identification Number) and Index Number in the area provided. Only a black/blue ink pen should be used to fill out the question paper/answer booklet.

Candidates will be given question paper-cum-answer sheets to solve their papers because the Semester 1 test is in MCQ format. Candidates should only write on these booklets and hand them to invigilators at the end of the exam; they must also read the directions.