Gifted & Talented Discovery Program - Exam 2017

How do I register for the exam?

  1. Information regarding the Gifted & Talented Discovery Program Qualifying Exam will be distributed to all Science Alliance members.
  2. Online exam registration is open from July 2017 until Friday 20 October. Late applications may be accepted in 2017. Please email if you have any questions about this or the program.

When is the exam sat?

Exams will be sent to all schools in late October/early November. All exams must be sat at your school between 13 November-30 November 2017. Students and schools will be notified of their results in March 2018.

Who can sit the exam?

Students how are currently in Years 8 and 9 (who will be entering Years 9 or 10 in 2018) are eligible to sit the exam.

If you have any Year 7 students who you feel would benefit from the program, please contact directly to discuss the possibility of their involvement.

The Exam

To qualify for the program students must sit a 40-minute exam. The multiple-choice exam consists of questions that are designed to test the student's ability to solve scientific problems in the areas of biology, chemistry and physics. All students sit the same exam. The exam must be sat under appropriate exam conditions.

Each returned exam costs $6.60 (inc GST).