Handbook of procedures for the Diploma Programme 2013

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A11.1 The schedule

For every May and November session there is an established schedule for the issue of results data and the availability of the enquiry upon results service. This schedule is given in the table below; all times are given as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

MayNovemberEvent
1200 hrs 5 July1200 hrs 5 JanuaryThe staggered release of results to Diploma Programme coordinators on IBIS. Results are released in 15 minute intervals based upon the time zone of the school. The time (GMT) that a school will be able to access their results on IBIS is displayed on IBIS by selecting Candidate results under the Candidate tab.
1200 hrs 5 July1200 hrs 5 JanuaryResults are released to universities through a secure website to those universities using the online service. Release of this information is not staggered; universities are able to access all information at 1200 hours provided that the coordinator has submitted a request for the universities results service. See section A11.5 for details. For universities that require results in paper form, these documents (transcripts of grades) are printed and sent out in the weeks after results issue according to university deadlines.
1200 hrs 5 July1200 hrs 5 JanuaryCoordinators can begin requesting the category 1 and category 2 enquiry upon results service for their candidates.
1200 hrs 6 July1200 hrs 6 JanuaryStaggered release of results to candidate on https://candidates.ibo.org. Results are released in 15-minute intervals from 1200 hours based on the time zone of the school. Candidates can therefore access their results exactly one day after results are released to the coordinator in their school. This assumes the coordinator has issued each candidate with their personal identification number (PIN).
1200 hrs 7 July1200 hrs 7 JanuaryThe release of component marks and grades to coordinators on IBIS. The release of this information is not staggered; all coordinators are able to access the information at 1200 hours.
1200 hrs 9 July1200 hrs 9 JanuaryThe release of school, global statistics and results CSV files to coordinators on IBIS. The release of this information is not staggered; all coordinators are able to access the information at 1200 hours.
1200 hrs 12 July1200 hrs 12 JanuaryThe release of internal assessment (IA) feedback and visual arts visiting examiner reports on IBIS. The release of this information is not staggered; all coordinators are able to access the information at 1200 hours.
1200 hrs 15 July1200 hrs 15 JanuaryCoordinators can begin requesting the category 3 enquiry upon results service for their candidates.

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