Brevet 2023: tests, subjects... the complete calendar

[COLLEGE PATENT 2023]. The dates of the 2023 college patent exams have been announced, as well as the calendar of subjects.

  Brevet 2023: tests, subjects... the complete calendar

College students, take out your diaries! The dates of the 2023 college certificate tests have been communicated by the Ministry of National Education. This year, the patent tests will take place on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 June 2023. All students in mainland France, Reunion, Mayotte and Guadeloupe, Martinique and Guyana will work on their subjects on these dates.

Calendar of examinations by subject of the patent 2023

In details, the day of June 26, 2023 will be devoted in the morning to the French test. The morning will be divided into two parts: dictation, grammar and comprehension between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Guadeloupe and Martinique; from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Guyana), then writing from 10:45 a.m. 2:30 p.m. in Guadeloupe and Martinique; from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Guyana). In the afternoon, students will spend the math test for two hours, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (from 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Guadeloupe and Martinique; from 3:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. in Guyana).
June 27, 2023 , middle school students will work on the history-geography and moral and civic education test (EMC) in the morning, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in Guadeloupe and Martinique; from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Guyana). In the afternoon, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in Guadeloupe and Martinique and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Guyana), the candidates will work on the science test which includes a part on physics and/or SVT and/or technology. The patent examination will end on the foreign language test , from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. , which candidates will pass individually.

Patent results: when?

According to the calendar of each academy, the results of the patent of the colleges 2023 will be published between Friday July 7 and Tuesday July 11, 2023. Find our module to consult the patent results from previous years.

What is the date of the patent replacement session 2023?

The replacement session will take place at the back to school , September 18 and 19, 2023.

What is the average to be admitted to the patent?

The national diploma of the patent is evaluated on a total of 800 points. 400 points are awarded for continuous monitoring, and 400 points in the five final tests, including a compulsory oral test. Between the two, you will therefore have to accumulate a minimum of 400 points to obtain your patent.

For the 400 continuous assessment points, they are distributed over the eight subjects taught in 3rd grade, and awarded by the teachers at the end of the year, according to the student's skills, based on this scoring grid:

  • 10 points if the candidate obtains the level 'Insufficient proficiency'
  • 25 points if he obtains the level 'Fragile Mastery'
  • 40 points if they obtain the level 'Satisfactory mastery'
  • 50 points if he obtains the level 'Very good mastery'.

For the final rounds:

  • the French on 100 points
  • Mathematics on 100 points
  • History-Geography, moral and civic education on 50 points
  • Sciences (average of the averages of the first two terms of the three disciplines) on 50 points.
  • The patent oral test (100 points)

For candidates educated in private establishments outside the contract, the DNB is issued on the basis of the continuous assessment file in lieu of school report for the year 2020-2021. It is assessed out of 400 points and is awarded to students who have obtained a total of at least 200 points at the end of the five final tests: French (100 points); mathematics (100 points); history-geography and moral and civic education (50 points); physics-chemistry, life and earth sciences and technology on (50 points); modern foreign language (100 points).

How many points for a patent mention?

As for the baccalaureate , the student may have a mention in the patent. But how many points do you need this year to hope for a mention?

  • If you have more than 400 points out of 800, you have the patent, without mention.
  • Fair enough mention: between 480 points and 550 points out of 800
  • Honorable mention: between 560 and 630 points
  • Highest Honors: If you have more than 640 points out of 800
  • For individual applicants, the grade 'fairly good' is awarded between 240 and 270 points, the grade 'good' between 280 and 310 points and the grade 'very good' from 320 points.

Depending on the grade obtained (good or very good), the student may claim merit scholarships granted by certain establishments or to examination bonuses issued by certain banks. This grant is awarded according to the parents' reference tax income (which must not exceed a certain threshold depending on the number of dependent children), and also meets other mandatory criteria: having obtained the mention bien or très good, and commit in writing to continue his education until the baccalaureate or CAP. Future high school students will thus be able to receive between 402 and 1002 euros, depending on the six existing levels. A sum which will be paid in three instalments: at the end of December, at the end of March and at the end of June. Enough to follow the attendance of the student during the second, and possibly suspend the payments in the event of relaxation.

When is the Republican Brevet Graduation Ceremony?

A Republican Ceremony is organized to reward students who obtain their first patent diploma. This graduation ceremony makes it possible to 'salute the merit of the pupil who has successfully involved himself in his schooling' underlines the Ministry of National Education. In general, it is organized in colleges in the fifteen days preceding the All Saints holidays.