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2023 PSLE Dates Every P6 Parent Must-Know

If your child is taking the Primary 6 Singapore Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) this year, it’ll be good to get all the 2023 PSLE dates down so that you’ll know what to expect and plan your exam revision schedule better.

What is the exam schedule for Primary 6 like?

If you are a first time Primary 6 parent, you might be surprised to know all topics in Primary 6 will be taught by the first half of the year. After June, your kid will be focusing on their revision, working on past year exam practice papers and gearing up for their prelim exams.

Prelim starts after the June holidays for Primary 6 and it’s much earlier unlike the end of the year exams for Primary 5. You’ll notice that your kids’ prelim exam period will also coincide with the start of the PSLE oral exams.

Yes, PSLE 2023 starts in August. The other components of the PSLE exams like the Listening Comprehension part and Written papers will take place in September and October respectively.

When does PSLE start and end?

The first PSLE exam starts in August and the last exam ends in October.

2023 PSLE exam timetable

Download this PSLE calendar and keep this schedule for your reference. ( Source: SEAB ) Don’t forget to add these dates into your child’s revision calendar!

2023 PSLE Dates for Oral Exam

Tuesday 15 August – Wednesday 16 August

2023 PSLE Dates for Listening Comprehension Exam

Friday, 15 September

2023 PSLE Dates for Written Paper Examinations

PSLE English Written Exam Date

Date

Paper

Time

Duration

28 Sept (Thu)
English Paper 1
0815 - 0925
1 h 10 min
English Paper 2
1030 - 1220
1 h 50 min
Foundation English Paper 1
0815 - 0925
1 h 10 min
Foundation English Paper 2
1030 - 1150
1 h 20 min

2023 PSLE Mathematics Written Exam

Date

Paper

Time

Duration

29 Sept (Fri)
Mathematics Paper 1
0815 - 0915
1 h
Mathematics Paper 2
1030 - 1200
1 h 30 min
Foundation Mathematics Paper 1
0815 - 0915
1 h
Foundation Mathematics Paper 2
1030 - 1130
1 h

2023 PSLE Mother Tongue Written Exam

Date

Paper

Time

Duration

2 Oct (Mon)
Chinese/ Malay/ Tamil Bengali/ Gujarati/ Hindi/ Panjabi/ Urdu Paper 1
0815 - 0905
50 min
Chinese/ Malay/ Tamil Bengali/ Gujarati/ Hindi/ Panjabi/ Urdu Paper 2
1015 - 1155
1 h 40 min
Foundation Chinese/ Foundation Malay/ Foundation Tamil Paper 1
0815 - 0855
40 min

2023 PSLE Science Written Exam

Date

Paper

Time

Duration

3 Oct (Tue)
Science
0815 - 1000
1 h 45 min
Foundation Science
0815 - 0930
1 h 15 min

2023 PSLE Higher Mother Tongue Written Exam

Date

Paper

Time

Duration

4 Oct (Wed)
Higher Chinese/ Higher Malay/ Higher Tamil Paper 1
0815 - 0905
50 min
Higher Chinese/ Higher Malay/ Higher Tamil Paper 2
1015 - 1135
1 h 20 min

PSLE Marking Dates 2023

The PSLE Exam scripts will be marked during the period of 16 October 2023 to 18 October 2023. During this period, all primary school students will be on school holiday.

PSLE Result Release Dates 2023

We’ll update the dates as soon as it is published on the Singapore MOE website.