It is performed by third and fourth students on paper

The second semester exams in schools are electronic for grades (5-12)

«Emirates Education» has set a 120-minute time for the exam for each subject.


The Emirates Foundation for School Education reported that the exams for the second semester, which will start on March 14, will be in Group A subjects, in attendance in classrooms, and students from grades five to twelve will perform them electronically in the elite, applied, advanced and general tracks, while they are performed Third and fourth grade students.

The evaluation period for the projects of the twelfth students in the elite, applied, advanced and general tracks, in the practical (B) class subjects, starts from the seventh to the 11th of next March.

The Foundation stated in the “Schools Preparedness Guide for the End of the Second Semester Exams”, which it recently adopted, that students from grades three to eleven in public and private schools that apply the Ministry of Education curriculum, take exams in all subjects of group (A) centrally at the state level. With the exception of the two exams for Islamic education and social studies, which are applied at the school level, as for the twelfth grade students, they take exams in all subjects centrally electronically with the SWIFT system in the subjects of group (A).

Students (grades 3-11) take exams in schools of public and private education that apply the Ministry’s curriculum, while students of the twelfth grade of public and private education that apply the Ministry’s curriculum, in public education schools.

The guide clarified that the exams for the end of the second semester of the twelfth grade start on the 14th to the 24th of next March, while the exams for the third to the eleventh grades start on the 18th to the 25th of next March, so that the beginning and the end of the exam for each grade differ (from the third to the eleventh). ) according to the number of subjects in group (A), indicating that the time period for examining each subject is 120 minutes.

The guide stressed the need for school administrations to provide the appropriate environment for students during the examinations period, and to ensure the readiness of the school building in terms of the availability of exam halls, classrooms and computer laboratories with the availability of computers in laboratories, and the availability of the Internet so that the “Wi-Fi” network covers all halls and facilities used during The examination period, with the readiness of the school clinic, and the provision of waiting places for students to ensure physical distancing between them.

The assessment of students in the first and second grades is based on the formative assessment by the teacher in the subjects of group (A).

In addition, the "Student Assessment Policy and Examination Regulations for the Current Academic Year" manual included new developments, as the Emirates Education Foundation introduced amendments to the weights of assessments for the three semesters of students of all stages, and the foundations of promotion and descriptive measures.

The guide indicated that the weight of the twelfth students in the first semester of group (A) subjects became 25% by 10% for the “formal exam” and 15% for the “final”, and 40% for the second semester at 10% “formal” and 30% “final”, while The third semester is set at 35% at the rate of 10% “training” compared to 25% “final”, with a total of 100%, including 30% for the training and 70% for the final.

As for the subjects of Group B, which include “Design, Technology, Arts, Physical Education, Health, and Languages,” the weight for secondary school students, which includes grades 9-12, became 25% in the first semester, 30% in the second, and 30% in the third.

Principles of Boost

The educational institution’s guide stated that the foundations of promotion focus on the importance of the student passing all the subjects of group (A) by achieving the minimum end at least. once for the student.

He explained that the monitoring of grades in the Al-Manhal system is done "electronically central" through automatic migration between the test and Al-Manhal systems.

He emphasized that the student is given in the re-examination the degree of the minor end in the event that the degree obtained is greater than the degree of the minor end of the subject, and the degree of the minor end of the subject is added to the total and the general average of the student in the twelfth grade, so that the total of the student’s degrees does not exceed the sum of the minor end.

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