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Saudi: End of first semester exams to commence from Nov 17

Saudi has announced the dates of examinations for the end of the first semester of the current academic year for all levels of government, private and foreign school education.

The examinations will commence on Wednesday, Nov. 17 (Rabi al-Thani 12). Oral exams and continuous assessment for intermediate and secondary school students will begin on Sunday, Nov. 14 and these will be held remotely during a period of three days while practical examinations will be replaced by presentation of projects or research papers or reports.

Exams for boy and girl students of elementary schools will be conducted remotely at the end of the first semester. Their exams will start at 4 pm while the exams for those intermediate and secondary school students, who are at the age of 12 or above and received two doses of vaccination, will be held in person at their schools. This will be in strict compliance with all the coronavirus precautionary measures and preventive protocols to ensure the safety of students. The schools have been instructed to divide students into groups per day according to a schedule set by the school by taking advantage of all classes and facilities. All exams have to be conducted in one session and there will not be exams of more than two subjects in a day.


Saudi Gazette

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