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IB Exam update: May 2021 - weighting of Papers

Saturday 19 September 2020

We now the full situation with regard to the May 2021 exams in terms of weighting, timings and number of essays.

Changes to IB history exams May, 2021

Weighting of papers

The weighting of the papers has not been changed:

Timing of exams

Timing for the exams are as follows:

Paper 1 - 1 hour (unchanged)

Paper 2 - 45 minutes

Paper 3 - 1 hour 45 minutes

The number of essays students have to answer for Papers 2 and 3

This has been amended as follows:



Comments 3

Antje Lakin 17 November 2020 - 13:26

Are this changes only for May 2021 due to distance learning in spring/ summer 2020 or will all future exams follow this format?

David Anderson 29 April 2021 - 09:23

Has it not also been confirmed for May 2022 also?

Jo Thomas 29 April 2021 - 17:36

Hi David - yes it was confirmed in February of this year! I'll delete the earlier comment - thanks!


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