Start times and duration

Start times

Monash University holds three exam sessions per day. You'll never have to sit more than two exams in one day:

  • session one - 9.30am
  • session two - 2pm
  • session three - 6pm

Off-campus learning

Start times differ for each venue. Check the times on your exam timetable.

Disability Support Services

Adjusted start times may apply for some students. We confirm this by email one week before the exam period.


Exams are either 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 2.5 hours, 3 hours or 3.5 hours. Reading time is added to this and can be 10 minutes (reading only) or 30 minutes (reading and noting).

The length of your exams can be found on your exam timetable in WES and

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