O'level, A'level examinations to take place in May/June

The Education Ministry has announced that the Cambridge O’ level and Edexcel A’ level examinations will take place in May / June as per schedule.

While a large number of schools across the world were closed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Education Ministry postponed the May / June 2020 A level examinations to October / November 2020 as circumstances did not allow for the examination to be held.

However, the Education Ministry on Wednesday stated that both the EdExcel and Cambridge examinations will take place as per schedule during May / June of the current year.

Schools in capital Male’ closed in March 2020 when COVID-19 began spreading in Male’. While schools for some grades reopened after several months, all schools are scheduled to reopen on January 10th, including all kindergarten grades.