The number of examinations for school graduates grows to 8. It is the exam in foreign language.
Final academic assessment for ninth-graders started in early May. The first exam was in physical education, which took place on May 4-8. The other exams take place after May 25.
Schools have Native tongue and literature exam on May 26, mathematics on May 29. The exams in physics, chemistry, history and state language for ninth-graders studying in non-Uzbek schools are scheduled by the school administration. This year, foreign language is included in the exam list.
Officials at the Ministry of Public Education commented inclusion of the foreign language examination with the necessity to create added incentive for its enhanced study by young people.
Two days are given for ninth-graders in between exams for preparation.