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NSC October/ November 2021 Exam Timetable

Here is the official timetable for the 2021 National Senior Certificate Exams.

Source: DBE

Practicals
09:00
Monday, 6 September
  • Life Orientation (LO CAT) (2.5 hrs)
Tuesday, 19 October
  • Computer Applications Tech P1 (3 hrs) Practical
Wednesday, 20 October
  • Information Technology P1 (3 hrs) Practical
16 August to 15 October
  • Performing Arts Practical
11 October to 22 October
  • Visual Arts and Design Practical
WEEK 1: 27 Oct - 29 Oct
09:00
14:00
Wednesday, 27 Oct
  • English HL P1 (2 hrs)
  • English FAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • English SAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu HL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu FAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu SAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Hebrew SAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • German HL, SAL P1 (2 hrs)
Thursday, 28 Oct
  • Business Studies P1 (2 hrs)
  • Arabic, French, Italian, Mandarin, Modern Greek, Serbian, Spanish SAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Latin SAL P1 (3 hrs)
  • Portuguese HL, FAL, SAL P1 (2 hrs)
Friday, 29 Oct
  • Open Day
WEEK 2: 01 Nov - 05 Nov
09:00
14:00
Monday, 01 Nov
  • Election Day
Tuesday, 02 Nov
  • Open Day
Wednesday, 03 Nov
  • Afrikaans HL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Afrikaans FAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Afrikaans SAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu HL P2 (2½ hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu FAL P2 (2 hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu SAL P2 (2 hrs)
  • Hebrew SAL P2 (2 hrs)
  • German HL P2 (2½ hrs), SAL P2 (2 hrs)
Thursday, 04 Nov
RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY
Friday, 05 Nov
  • Mathematics P1 (3 hrs)
  • Mathematical Literacy P1 (3 hrs)
  • Technical Mathematics P1 (3 hrs)
  • Arabic, French, Italian, Mandarin, Modern Greek, Serbian, Spanish SAL P2 (2 hrs)
  • Latin SAL P2 (1½ hrs)
  • Portuguese HL P2 (2½ hrs), FAL, SAL P2 (2 hrs)
  • Equine Studies (3 hrs)
  • Maritime Economics (3 hrs)
WEEK 3: 08 Nov - 12 Nov
09:00
14:00
Monday, 08 Nov
  • Mathematics P2 (3 hrs)
  • Mathematical Literacy P2 (3 hrs)
  • Technical Mathematics P2 (3 hrs)
  • Religion Studies P1 (2hrs)
Tuesday, 09 Nov
  • Economics P1 (2 hrs)
  • Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu HL P3 (2½ hrs), FAL P3 (2½ hrs)
  • Portuguese, German HL P3 (2½ hrs)
  • Portuguese FAL P3 (2½ hrs)
  • Marine Science P1 (2½ hrs)
Wednesday, 10 Nov
  • Business Studies P2 (2 hrs)
  • Engineering Graphics and Design P1 (3 hrs)
Thursday, 11 Nov
  • Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Xitsonga, Tshivenda HL P1 (2 hrs), FAL P1 (2 hrs), SAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • isiZulu, isiXhosa, Siswati, isiNdebele HL P1 (2 hrs), FAL P1 (2 hrs), SAL P1 (2 hrs)
  • South African Sign Language HL P1 (2 hrs)
  • Geography (Climate and Weather, Geomorphology and Mapwork) P1 (3 hrs)
Friday, 12 Nov
  • Physical Sciences (Physics) P1 (3 hrs)
  • Technical Sciences P1 (3 hrs)
  • History P1 (3 hrs)
WEEK 4: 15 Nov - 19 Nov
09:00
14:00
Monday, 15 Nov
  • Physical Sciences (Chemistry) P2 (3 hrs)
  • Technical Sciences P2 (1½ hrs)
  • Engineering Graphics and Design P2 (3 hrs)
Tuesday, 16 Nov
  • English HL P2 (2½ hrs)
  • English FAL P2 (2½ hrs)
  • English SAL P2 (1½ hrs)
  • Civil Technology (3 hrs)
Wednesday, 17 Nov
  • Accounting P1 (2 hrs)
  • Geography (Rural and Urban Settlement, Economic Geomorphology of SA and Mapwork) P2 (3 hrs)
Thursday, 18 Nov
  • Economics P2 (2 hrs)
  • Visual Arts (3 hrs)
Friday, 19 Nov
  • Life Sciences P1 (2½ hrs)
  • Design (3 hrs)
WEEK 5: 22 Nov - 26 Nov
09:00
14:00
Monday, 22 Nov
  • Life Sciences P2 (2½ hrs)
  • Electrical Technology (3 hrs)
Tuesday, 23 Nov
  • Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Xitsonga, Tshivenda HL P2 (2½ hrs), FAL (2½ hrs), SAL (1½)
  • South African Sign Language HL P2 (2½ hrs)
  • isiZulu, isiXhosa, Siswati, isiNdebele HL P2 (2½ hrs), FAL P2 (2½ hrs), SAL P2 (1½ hrs)
  • History P2 (3 hrs)
  • Marine Sciences P2 (2½ hrs)
Wednesday, 24 Nov
  • Accounting P2 (2 hrs)
  • Mechanical Technology (3 hrs)
Thursday, 25 Nov
  • Afrikaans HL P2 (2½ hrs)
  • Afrikaans FAL P2 (2½ hrs)
  • Afrikaans SAL P2 (1½ hrs)
  • Religion Studies P2 (2 hrs)
Friday, 26 Nov
  • Agricultural Sciences P1 (2½ hrs)
  • Nautical Science P1 (3 hrs)
  • Sport and Exercise Science (3 hrs)
  • Computer Applications Tech P2 (Theory) (3 hrs)
WEEK 6: 29 Nov - 03 Dec
09:00
14:00
Monday, 29 Nov
  • English HL P3 (3 hrs)
  • English FAL P3 (2½ hrs)
  • English SAL P3 (2½ hrs)
  • Tourism (3 hrs)
Tuesday, 30 Nov
  • Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Xitsonga, Tshivenda HL P3 (3 hrs), FAL, SAL P3 (2½)
  • isiZulu, isiXhosa, Siswati, isiNdebele HL P3 (3 hrs), FAL, SAL P3 (2½ hrs)
  • South African Sign Language HL P3 (3 hrs)
  • Information Technology P2 (Theory) (3hrs)
Wednesday, 01 Dec
  • Afrikaans HL P3 (3hrs)
  • Afrikaans FAL P3 (2½hrs)
  • Afrikaans SAL P3 (2½hrs)
  • Consumer Studies (3hrs)
  • Hospitality Studies (3hrs)
Thursday, 02 Dec
  • Agricultural Sciences P2 (2½hrs)
  • Nautical Science P2 (3hrs)
  • Music P1 Theory (3hrs)
Friday, 03 Dec
  • Dramatic Arts (3hrs)
  • Agricultural Management Practices (3hrs)
WEEK 7: 06 Dec - 07 Dec
09:00
14:00
Monday, 06 Dec
  • Dance Studies (3hrs)
  • Agricultural Technology (3hrs)
  • Music P2 Comprehension (1½hrs)
Tuesday, 07 Dec
  • IT and CAT rewrite

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