04th January 2011, Republika Page 7
The government has announced that it will conduct the national exam (UN) for the senior high schools (SMA/MA/SMK) on 18-21 April. Head of the Ministry of National Education’s Research and Development Department Mansyur Ramli said that the government has also set 25-28 May as the date for a makeup exam for students who could not take the UN. The announcement of the UN results will be on 16 May, he said. Vocational schools (SMK) need to conduct the competency national exam a month before the UN starts, he said. Meanwhile, the dates for UN for junior high schools are 25-28 April with the makeup exam set on 3-6 May.