Government of New Brunswick

Provincial Examinations are available for many academic courses developed by the Department of Education and taught in the public high schools and community colleges. Individuals who pass the examination will receive an academic credit for that course.

To write a Provincial Examination in New Brunswick, you must:
1) Be at least sixteen years of age
2) Submit the registration form and the fee if it is a rewrite

Individuals wishing to write a Provincial Examination must first register with the Department of Post-Secondary Education and Training. See Provincial Examination Coordinator contact information below.

Individuals may write the Exam twice with no wait time between the writings. There is a six–month waiting period between any subsequent writings.

The pass mark on a Provincial Examination is 60%. Those who have taken the course at a community college or through correspondence may use their class mark as 60% of their final mark, provided they have at least 50% on the provincial examination. If you do not have your diploma or transcript, send the completed Request for  the Transcript of Marks or Adult High School Diploma form to the Exam Administrator as stated at the bottom of the form.



Provincial Exam Schedule


For more information, please contact your:

Provincial Examination Coordinator
Telephone: 506 453-8226
Toll free number: 1-877-453-3030
Fax: 506 444-4078