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VCAA rules for the conduct of VCE external assessments

All students must read the VCAA examination rules for VCE and the GAT. It is also their responsibility to be familiar with materials and equipment authorised for use in the GAT and VCE written examinations.

2023 VCE examination periods

The following examination periods have been approved by the VCAA Board.

  • General Achievement Test (GAT)
    Thursday 15 June 2023
  • Extended Investigation Critical Thinking Test
    Wednesday 2 August 2023
  • Performance and Languages oral examinations and Extended Investigation: oral presentations
    Monday 2 October 2023 – Sunday 29 October 2023
  • Languages (CCAFL) written examinations
    Wednesday 18 October 2023
  • Auslan examination
    Thursday 19 October 2023
  • Written examinations
    Tuesday 24 October 2023 – Wednesday 15 November 2023