The information on this website is supplied by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). As providers of the exam, ACER will support parents/carers and candidates throughout the selective entry process. Please contact us if you have any queries.
Thursday 2 March 2023 10am
Advice sent to parents/carers on exam arrangements
Tuesday 27 June 2023
Last day to change preferences
Friday 2 June 2023
August - November 2023
Friday 2 June 2023 11.59pm
Selective Entry High School exam
Saturday 15 July 2023
Exam outcome reports sent to parents/carers
Friday 8 September 2023
Candidates for Year 9 entry into Mac.Robertson Girls’ High School, Melbourne High School, Nossal High School and Suzanne Cory High School are required to sit the selective entry exam.
The entry process for Years 10-12 is managed by the individual schools.
The exam is hosted in selected venues across Melbourne. Special arrangements can be made for interstate or international candidates.
There is a fee of $160 payable at the time of application.
Applications are free for low-income or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.
ACER is an independent, not-for-profit organisation and one of the world's leading providers of educational expertise, products and services.
ACER is responsible for the secure and fair delivery of the Victorian Selective Entry High School exam. ACER brings their years of experience successfully delivering high-stakes assessments to this partnership with the Victorian Department of Education.
Equity consideration helps ensure that all students have access to the same educational opportunities.
Your child may be eligible for equity consideration category if:
Eligibility for the equity consideration category is verified at the application stage.
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples.