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Following the start of the school year for primary students which took place this Wednesday, October 21, the Ministry of Education published the day after the start of the school year the special calendar for the quarterly exams for the year 2020/2021 in Algeria.
Indeed, and given the exceptional circumstances resulting from the pandemic, the Ministry of Education has decided to organize the quarterly exams for this school year, in two stages unlike usual.
Thus, in order to unify the exam periods so that the students' chances will all be equal, the schedule has been organized as follows.
Exam calendar 2020/2021
For the primary cycle, the exams for the first trimester will take place from February 28 to March 4, 2021, for all years. As for the second trimester exams, they will take place from June 13, 2021 for the first, second, third, and fourth years. As for the fifth year, it will be from June 1, 2021.
The middle cycle for its part will have its exams in the first quarter from February 28 to March, for all levels. The second term, on the other hand, will always start on June 13, for the first, second, and third years, except for the fourth year will have its exam on June 7, 8, and 9, 2021.
Regarding the secondary cycle, the exams of the first quarter will take place, always with the aim of unifying the exams periods, from February 28 to March 4. The second trimester exams will take place from June 13 to 17 for the first and second years and from June 6 to 10 for final year students.
In the end, the resit exams will take place for all teaching cycles on July 4 and 6. Through this calendar, the ministry invites all the directors of the establishments in order to make sure to trust and respect the latter and announce it to parents and students.