04 February 2011, Friday, 14:27
author: Elmira Sabirova
According to the preliminary data of the Ministry of education RB more than 26500 school-leavers will pass the universal state exam in 2011. 27897 former pupils have taken part in the exam in 2010 and 29963 – in 2009.
The first wave of the universal state exam for the school-leavers in 2011 will be held from May 27 to June 20 and the second – for the school-years of the previous years – will start on July 8 and will be over on July 18, 2011.
“Pupils with disabilities and graduates of the secondary professional education institutions, entering the profiled training centers still may choose between the universal state exam and the traditional exams” – the head of the Ministry’s department Zaki Murzagalin specified.
The future recruits, the graduates, going abroad, people, who have to pass serious medical treatment and the sportsmen, going to take part in the all-Russian and world competitions, may pass the universal state exam before the appointed time.
Besides, the deputies of the Russian State Duma have voted for complete prohibition on the use of mobile phones during the universal state exam in January, 2011.