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Nova Scotia Examinations

Nova Scotia Examinations (NSE) will be administered in English 10 and Mathematics 10. NSEs are designed to evaluate student achievement in relation to selected curriculum outcomes. The examination results contribute 20% to students’ final course mark.

For the list of Nova Scotia Assessments and Nova Scotia Examinations and administration dates, please see the “Assessment Schedule” section of the PLANS homepage (



  • For 2021–2022, for mathematics, only outcomes that are identified as foundational in the Foundational Outcome documents (September 2021) and measurable on large scale assessments will be included on Nova Scotia Examinations.