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The policy on the elimination of national exam for primary school will be effected in 2013/2014. The government is still waiting for inputs regarding the plan. According to Muh. Nuh, the Minister of Education and Culture, the Ministry is still waiting for review and evaluation on the planned elimination of national exam for primary school, and they are still very open to inputs from the public.
The planned elimination of national exam for primary school is based on the consideration that primary school is a part of basic education. Primary school students who want to continue studying in junior high school would sit a kind of test like the one for class promotion.