28 September, 2020, 5:11 pm Central - 24°C Clouds

712 examination opened today to accommodate 17,365 students in year 8

712 examination opened today to accommodate 17,365 students in year 8

By Semi Turaga
Tuesday 24/09/2019

17,365 Year 8 students are currently sitting for their Year 8 exams in 712 examination centres around the country.

The Education Ministry says yesterday examination centres reported almost 100% attendance for Year 8 students.

Minister, Rosy Akbar has also acknowledged the over 3,500 other people who are working hard behind the scenes to ensure a seamless process as exam supervisors and markers.

The Year 8 exams will finish tomorrow.

120,497 students are also scheduled to sit for exams in 1,936 centres generating 322,624 papers to be marked, excluding Year 7, 9 and 11 which are marked at the school.

Other exam dates

Year 6 - 26 and 27 September 2019

Year 13 - 14 to 24 October 2019

Year 10 - 21 to 25 October 2019

Year 11 - 22 October to 1 November 2019

Year 12 - 29 October to 8 November 2019

Year 9  - 4 to 8 November 2019

Year 7 - 5 to 7 November 2019


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