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Examination specifications and sample materials

Adjusted examination specifications for 2020 (pdf - 126.97kb) (June 2020)

Sample written examination (pdf - 1.74mb) (Version 3, May 2017)

Please note: The sample examination has not been amended to reflect the adjustments made to the study design in 2020.

Adjusted formula sheet (pdf - 308.52kb) (June 2020)

Past examinations and examination reports

Examinations relating to the current study design

The following examinations relate to the current VCE Physics study design and other curriculum materials.


2019

2019 VCE Physics examination (pdf - 589.97kb)

2019 VCE Physics examination report (pdf - 519.26kb) (amended 17 June 2020)


2018

2018 VCE Physics examination (pdf - 530.26kb)

2018 VCE Physics examination report (pdf - 508.71kb)


2017

2017 VCE Physics examination (pdf - 1.52mb)

2017 VCE Physics examination report (pdf - 317.51kb) (amended 30 October 2019)

Examinations relating to 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 examination papersExamination reports
2016 Exam (pdf - 1.73mb) Exam (pdf - 605.06kb)
2015 Exam (pdf - 675.54kb) Exam (pdf - 457.09kb)
2014 Exam (pdf - 642.07kb) Exam (pdf - 629.54kb)
2013 Exam (pdf - 938.19kb) Exam (pdf - 540.66kb) (amended 9 May 2014)
2012 Exam 1 (pdf - 505.44kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 418.14kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 405.8kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 451.47kb) (amended 11 October 2013)
2011 Exam 1 (pdf - 401.48kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 369.69kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 255.38kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 356.18kb) (amended 22 October 2012)
2010 Exam 1 (pdf - 436.42kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 378.54kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 65.77kb) (amended 28 March 2011)
Exam 2 (pdf - 147.94kb) (amended 15 August 2011)
2009 Exam 1 (pdf - 178.21kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 253.47kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 143.36kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 128.54kb)
2008 Exam 1 (pdf - 294.85kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 226.33kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 115.55kb) (amended 23 June 2011)
Exam 2 (pdf - 140.83kb)
2007 Exam 1 (pdf - 1.02mb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 511.8kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 197.76kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 209.58kb)
2006 Exam 1 (pdf - 435.03kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 416.24kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 228.17kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 268.1kb)
2005 Exam 1 (pdf - 466.52kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 414.71kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 264.56kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 267.69kb)
2004 Pilot exam 1 (pdf - 559.96kb)
Pilot exam 2 (pdf - 569.93kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 464.86kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 545.34kb)
Pilot exam 1 (pdf - 171.99kb)
Pilot exam 2 (pdf - 105.97kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 146.19kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 75.39kb)
2003 Exam 1 (pdf - 472.52kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 487.84kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 111.33kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 66.13kb)
2002 Exam 1 (pdf - 145.74kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 313.57kb)
Exam 1 (pdf - 164.16kb)
Exam 2 (pdf - 110.85kb)

 

Past examinations are made available after any copyright issues are finalised. The Chief Assessor prepares examination reports summarising student performance in past examinations. Examination reports for written examinations contain some answers.