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Exam Specifications and Advice

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Past Exams and Examination Reports

Past exams are made available after any copyright issues are finalised. Examination Reports are prepared by the Chief Assessor and provide feedback on student performance in past examinations. Examination Reports for written exams contain some answers.

Current Study Design

The following exams relate to the current study design.

YearPast Exam PapersExamination Reports
2018​Exam Exam
2017​Exam Exam

Previous Study Designs

Students and teachers should note that, with the introduction of a new study design, the following examination papers are not necessarily a guide to the current VCE examination in this study.

YearPast Exam PapersExamination Reports
2016​Exam (pdf - 967.59kb) Exam (pdf - 142.8kb)
2015​Exam (pdf - 407.48kb) ​Exam (pdf - 263.91kb)
2014​Exam (pdf - 373.08kb) Exam (pdf - 276.61kb)
2013Exam (pdf - 159.89kb)  (updated 16 January 2016)Exam (pdf - 261.92kb)
2012 Exam (pdf - 143.4kb) Exam (pdf - 272.96kb) (updated 28 February 2013)
2011 Exam (pdf - 712.51kb) Exam (pdf - 249.24kb)
2010 Exam (pdf - 764.44kb) Exam (pdf - 63.34kb)
2009 Exam (pdf - 261.98kb) Exam (pdf - 48.17kb)
2008 Exam (pdf - 247.27kb) Exam (pdf - 50.45kb)
2007 Exam (pdf - 393.85kb) Exam (pdf - 52.05kb)
2006 Exam (pdf - 176.67kb) Exam (pdf - 59.57kb)
2005 Exam (pdf - 315.49kb) Exam (pdf - 77.34kb)
2004 Exam (pdf - 750.71kb) Exam (pdf - 55.25kb)
2003 Exam (pdf - 1.82mb) Exam (pdf - 138.34kb)
2002 Exam (pdf - 199.04kb) Exam (pdf - 27.96kb)
2001 Exam (pdf - 178.09kb) Exam (pdf - 16.77kb)

Each year from 1997 to 2009 schools have been sent a CD ROM containing that year’s VCE exams and GAT. Please ask the librarian or the VCE Coordinator at your school about access to past exam papers on this CD ROM. Exams prior to 1997 are not available.

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Other Information for VCE Literature

Curriculum materials relating to VCE Literature.

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