Junior Cert technical graphics: Frustrated students run out of time

Many candidates bogged down in ‘ridiculous’ and complex questions, say irate teachers

Junior Cert technical graphics students were faced with a question on Angry Birds.

Junior Cert technical graphics students were faced with a question on Angry Birds.

There was widespread frustration among students who struggled to complete their Junior Cert technical graphics exam within the time allotted, according to teachers.

The exam – which at three hours is the longest Junior Cert exam – has previously been the subject of controversy due to the volume of technical drawing required.

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