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ICAS year levels and exam papers

Subjects by year level

Find out which subjects are available for which year levels, and which countries.

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Digital Technologies

Science

Spelling Bee

Writing

English

Mathematics

Australia1

Years 2 to 7

Years 2 to 12

Years 2 to 7

Years 3 to 12

Years 2 to 12

Years 2 to 12

Indonesia

Years 3 to 8

Years 3 to 12

Years 3 to 8

Years 4 to 12

Years 3 to 12

Years 3 to 12

Malaysia

Standard 2 to Form 1

Standard 2 to Upper 6

Standard 3 to Upper 6

Standard 2 to Upper 6

Standard 2 to Upper 6

New Zealand / Pacific2

Years 3 to 8

Years 3 to 13

Years 3 to 8

Years 4 to 13

Years 3 to 13

Years 3 to 13

Singapore

Primary 2 to 6

Primary 2 to Secondary 4 & 5

Primary 2 to Secondary 4 & 5

Primary 2 to Secondary 4 & 5

Primary 2 to Secondary 4 & 5

Sri Lanka

Grades 2 to 7

Grades 2 to 12

Grades 2 to 7

Grades 3 to 12

Grades 2 to 12

Grades 2 to 12

1. All international schools registered have an 8-digit school code starting with 46 and should sit the papers according to the Australian year levels.
2. Pacific Region: Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

Exam papers by year level

Find out which exam papers correspond to which year levels.

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Paper

Intro

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

Australia1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

Indonesia

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

N/A

Malaysia

Standard 2

Standard 3

Standard 4

Standard 5

Standard 6

Form 1

Form 2

Form 3

Form 4

Form 5 & Lower 6

Upper 6

New Zealand / Pacific2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12

Year 13

Singapore

Primary 2

Primary 3

Primary 4

Primary 5

Primary 6

Secondary 1

Secondary 2

Secondary 3

Secondary 4 & 5

N/A

Sri Lanka

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

Hong Kong

Primary 3

Primary 4

Primary 5

Primary 6

Form 1

Form 2

Form 3

Form 4

Form 5

N/A

1. All international schools registered have an 8-digit school code starting with 46 and should sit the papers according to the Australian year levels.
2. Pacific Region: Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

Number of questions and test times

Find out how many questions are in each subject and paper, and how long the tests are.

 

 

Intro

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

Digital Technologies Questions 30 30 30 35 35 40
  Time 30m 30m 30m 35m 35m 40m  –
Science Questions 30 30 30 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
  Time 45m 45m 45m 55m 55m 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr
Spelling Bee Questions 35 40 45 45 50 50
  Time 40m 40m 40m 40m 40m 40m
Writing Questions 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Time 35m 35m 35m 35m 35m 35m 35m 35m 35m 35m
English Questions 35 45 45 50 50 50 50 55 55 55 55
  Time 35m 45m 45m 50m 50m 55m 55m 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr
Mathematics Questions 30 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
  Time 35m 45m 45m 45m 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr 1hr

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ICAS tests by Australian year level

Discover the skills and subjects that students are tested on for each year level.

Not in Australia? Click here to see the year levels for your region. You can also view the corresponding exam papers by year level here.

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