Leaving Cert Timetable 2023

According to the schedule, this year’s Leaving Cert will begin on Wednesday, June 7, and run until Tuesday, June 27. The Leaving Cert Applied will begin on the same day but end on Thursday, June 15.

In this article, you’ll find the Leaving Certificate Timetable 2023, as well as the timetable for the Leaving Cert Applied.

I’ve also attached the PDF files so that you can only download the one relevant to you and print it out to keep a hard copy!

Leaving Certificate Exam Timetable 2022

The exam will begin with English paper 1, and most students will finish their exams on June 23. But students who took Italian, Russian, Classical, Latin, technology, Japanese, Arabic and Physical Education will finish their Leaving Cert exams on June 27 and June 28. The timetable is given below.


  • Candidates must be in attendance at least half an hour before the examination begins in the subject in which they first present themselves.
  • The examination sessions highlighted in orange include 20 minutes over and above the time traditionally allocated for the papers concerned. 
  • Leaving Certificate Examinations in Hebrew Studies, Ancient Greek and the Non-Curricular Languages (Czech, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Latvian, Maltese, Modern, Greek, Romanian, Slovakian, Slovenian and Swedish) will be held on Monday, June 19 from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
  • Examinations based on the curricular specifications for Lithuanian, Mandarin Chinese, Polish and Portuguese will also be held on Monday, June 19
  • Final examinations on Computer Science and the Link Modules of Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) will be held in May 2023. Their respective dates will be announced separately.

Here’s the LC timetable for 2023:

And you can download it as a PDF here:

Download LC Timetable 2023

Leaving Cert Applied Timetable 2022

The Leaving Cert Applied will begin on June 7 and end on June 15. 

  • LCA Sign Language examination is timetabled for 9.30 – 12.30 & 2.00 – 4.30. For a 30-minute individual assessment, a candidate-specific schedule will be drawn up for each centre.

Here’s the LCA timetable:


As the Leaving Cert exams are knocking at our doors, students should put more focus on their last-minute preparationsEach candidate should note carefully the dates and hours following this official timetable. They should also double-check the latest adjustments for Leaving Cert 2023.

And finally, take a deep breath and relax. Get proper rest before the exams and believe in yourself.

Good Luck!

1. Is the Leaving Cert Timetable The Same Every Year?

Yes, the leaving cert timetable is exactly the same every year, only the exam dates are different. However, the exam is takes place in June of every year. That’s why make sure that the timetable you found online is the updated one.

2. How Long is the Maths Leaving Cert Exam?

2 hours and 30 minutes. This year, the mathematics paper 1 of both HL and OL will be held on 9th June from 2 pm to 4:30 pm, and mathematics paper 2 on 13th June from 9:30 am to 12 pm.

3. How Many Marks is the Irish Leaving Cert?

The total marks or points in the leaving cert are 625. 100 points for each of the 6 subjects you choose, and if you’re in the Higher Level, then you’ll get a bonus of 25 points in the maths. Hence, totals 625 points.

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