It is the students' responsibility to check the relevant notice boards and follow the instructions and timetables put up by the school. There is also a special notice board for overseas exams notices and displaying of time tables for all overseas exams. Students who are about to sit overseas exams are required to check this notice board regularly in case you may miss important notices regarding exams. Below are some important instructions for students to follow during internal examinations (unit tests and semester exams) of the school:

  • Check the timetables and attend all the exam papers on time. Be seated in your seat five minutes before the exam begins. Do not stay up to study the previous night. This will make you unfit to write the exam well and increase the chance of oversleeping and missing the exam or getting late
  • Students should be present in the room allocated for them in the exam timetable. Failure to sit in the allocated area could result in your attendance not being marked and your answer script being misplaced. Teachers will not take responsibility for your negligence
  • Just like the way you are expected to appear neat, clean and tidy to t normal classes, you are expected to conform with all the uniform regulations when you attend the exams. Boys must have their hair cut short. Remember that you may be sent away if you look scruffy
  • Students are required to bring everything that is required for the exam This includes graph paper, a spare pen, stapler and all other stationery that you need. You may not be allowed to borrow material from other students during the examination. Your school ID card also should be brought at kept on the desks so that teachers can refer to it when necessary
  • Do not bring any material not required for the exam. Any student found possession of suspicious material may be declared to have attempted copy depending on the situation and may be given zero for the exam
  • During exams students are allowed only to communicate with the school staff in charge of exams. They should not possess mobile phones or at such electronic gadgets that can be used for communicating with anyone else. If students are in procession of mobile phones or any other such item during exams or if any phones are caught ringing, they would be collect( and held up in school until the end of the exam period and the students would face consequences for violating exam rules
  • Students are also advised not to eat, drink, or chew anything during the examination. This is standard practice in all public examination. If you have a health problem you need to tell the supervisors in advance so that special arrangements can be made to cater for your needs
  • After the exam ensure that you hand over all your answer scripts. Once you leave the exam hall/class your answer script will not be accepted
  • Do not waste your time idling about after exams. Go home, refresh yourselves and come back for the next paper, study in the library or study at home
  • Students who finish the exam early are advised to check the answer script. Students can leave the hall only at the end of the time allocated and when all answer scripts have been collected by the invigilator

External Examinations Offered

HSC Examinations

HSC examinations (Dhivehi and Islam) will be offered on completion of Grade 12. It is compulsory for all the local students and the examination fees are paid automatically by the government.


Overseas Examinations

Edexcel GCE exams are offered through the school in May/June only, for both grade 11 and 12 students. Students who complete grade 11 should sit for their GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS) exams while those who complete grade 12 should sit for their GCE Advanced Level (A2) exams, at this time.

Cambridge CAE and CPE exams are offered through the school in December only.

Edexcel GCE Examination fees have to be paid by mid January for the June examinations. GCE and Cambridge exam fees are paid by the government when requested, only for students who meet the following criteria:

  • GCE AS Level exam fees are paid by the government if the student has achieved „C‟ grade or above in the respective subjects at the first semester exams.
  • GCE A Level exam fees are paid by the government if the student has achieved an „E‟ grade or above in the respective subjects at the third semester exams or in the aggregate of the first and second semester exams.
  • Cambridge CAE and CPE exam fees are paid if the student has achieved a „C‟ grade or above in the respective subject at the first or second semester exams.

Expatriate students are required to pay their own exam fees for all overseas examinations. The fees for the present batch of students are available from DPE and Edexcel websites. Fees for all exams may vary from year to year.

Students MUST attain 80% attendance in all subjects they study at CHSE Violation of this rule may result in exclusion from sitting in the Edexa exam as a school candidate and even expulsion from school.