The 2017 Grade Five Scholarship Examination will be held on August 20 (Sunday) at 3,014 Examination Centres Island wide for 356,728 candidates.
The Examinations Department said that 28,000 invigilators will be deployed for exam duties.
The examination, which consists of two text papers will commence at 9.30 a.m.
Candidates will be given 45 minutes to answer the first paper and an hour and 15 minutes will be given to the second paper.
Accordingly, the first paper which commences at 9.30 am will proceed until 10.15am.
The second paper will proceed from 10.45 a.m. until 12 noon after a 30 minute break.
The Examination Department advised all candidates to report to the respective examination centres before 9 a.m.
The index number should be tagged below the left hand side collar of the candidate’s uniform.
Either a pencil or a pen can be used to answer the examination paper, Examination Department sources said.
The examination centres will be under strict surveillance and no one except for candidates, invigilators and police officers appointed for duty will be allowed to enter examination centres.
Parents will not be allowed to enter into the examination centres even during the 30 minutes interval.
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