Before you apply, find out everything you need to know about eligibility requirements, application dates and more.
Online applications for the entrance examination are open Thursday 13 February 2020. Applications are open to all eligible students. Applications close Friday 8 May 2020.
Students in their second year of secondary school (usually Year 8) at government or non-government schools are eligible. Students must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or hold a visa or ImmiCard, which would exempt them from paying International Student Fees to attend a Victorian government school. Applicants can be students living in Victoria, as well as those living and studying interstate or overseas.
An application fee of $120 is payable at the time of registration. Payment is made online using a credit card. There is no application fee for students who are eligible for Equity Consideration. An administration fee of $25 will be kept if an application is submitted and the student is ineligible to apply.
Students are able to sit the examination interstate or overseas if they are:
Parents who have either a Commonwealth Health Care Card or a Pension Card, and who qualify for income support benefits, are eligible to apply for equity consideration for their child. Students who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders are also eligible to apply for equity consideration.
Eligibility will be confirmed using:
Applying for equity consideration does not reduce your chance of being offered a place at a selective entry high school.