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Jan 13, 2021

Government has no plans to change rules or dates of school-leaving exams

Zoltán Maruzsa, State Secretary for Public Education, said the government expects both written and oral exams to take place in the usual manner.

 

The Hungarian government has no plans to change the rules or dates related to school-leaving exams scheduled from mid-May to June.

Zoltán Maruzsa, State Secretary for Public Education, said the government expects both written and oral exams to take place in the usual manner, with a deadline for applications for school-leaving exams and university admissions of Feb. 15,

Last year, some 80,000 students sat for their school-leaving exams in the spring and an additional 30,000 in the autumn, Maruzsa said, adding that this showed that the exams could be organized safely, even during a pandemic. No infection hotspots emerged as a result, he added.

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