Muscat: The Ministry of Education has postponed several examinations in the wake of cyclone Mekunu as His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said directed the Government of Oman to declare May 27, 28 and 29 as official holidays.
The General Diploma Examinations and its equivalent in all Governorates of the Sultanate scheduled to start on June 3 have been postponed.
The revised schedules will be issued later.
Public and private schools students in all the wilayats of the Governorate of Dhofar will sit for the remaining Grade 11 second semester exams in the re-sit examination period, which is scheduled to start from June 10, according to the schedule previously approved for the Grade 11 re-sit examinations.
Examinations will continue for Grade 11 students in the Governorate of Al Wusta and the rest of the Sultanate Governorates in public and private schools, according to the previously approved schedule (from May 27 to May 30).
Examinations for Grades 9 and 10 in private schools (bilingual) in all wilayats in the Governorate of Dhofar have been rescheduled as follows: Chemistry and Biology Examinations set for May 27 and 28 have been postponed to June 3 and 4, respectively.