Rule 40543 - Invalid Exam Sitting after Exam Scheduled Date

Rule Type Rejection

Validated Data

This rule is used to validate the following data in a Exam Component record:

To perform this validation, the following information is used:


Exam Sitting cannot be created for a Diploma Exam after the earliest scheduled date on exam components associated to a given exam. When creating an Exam Sitting, the earliest Scheduled Date on the Exam Component must be the current date or a date in the future. Alberta Education is not restricted by this rule and may create an Exam Sitting after the scheduled date.

Effective Period

  • This validation rule is in effect for all school years.

Additional Notes

If there are two components this rule should compare the current (system) date to the earliest ScheduledDto of the two.

This rule does not include Sittings for GED Exams.


When this validation rule is triggered, the following message is returned:

Invalid Exam Sitting Scheduled Date. The Exam Sitting cannot be created for this Exam Component if the Scheduled Date is in the past.

Applies To

Change History

  • Release 3.9 – Added/Updated