The ministry confirms that no new decisions or suggestions were made regarding the exams system of universities and academic institutions Lamis ElSharqawy, Tuesday 12 Jan 2021 File photo: Egypt’s Cabinet (Photo: Al-Ahram) The Egyptian government said on Tuesday that there is no change in the exam system for higher education students, confirming that the system will still rely on written tests to be performed in person rather than the submission of research papers as was circulated on social media and some websites lately. The cabinet’s media center denied rumors about merging the first and second semesters in a statement, as the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research denied that any change will occur to the current system. The ministry confirmed that no new decisions or suggestions were made regarding the exams system of universities and academic institutions. Exams for the first semester for all stages of university education nationwide will be held after 20 February, which marks the end of the mid-year vacation. Based on the postponement of the exams till after the vacation, the education process has continued since 2 January till 15 through ...read more...