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Tawjihi winter session to start Wednesday

By JT - Dec 28,2015 - Last updated at Dec 28,2015

AMMAN — The General Secondary Certificate Examination (Tawjihi) winter session starts on Wednesday and concludes on January 12, with 158,819 students registered for it, Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Mohammad Thneibat said Sunday.

During a meeting at the Interior Ministry with Interior Minister Salameh Hammad to discuss preparations for the national exam, Thneibat said 1,426 examination halls in the Kingdom have been equipped for this session, in addition to one hall outside the country in Tunisia, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

Discussions at the meeting, attended by senior officials from the two ministries and heads of security services, also covered the administrative, technical and security measures taken to ensure the winter session’s success.

Thneibat said the ministry, in cooperation with administrative governors, has worked to limit cheating attempts and prevent the gathering of crowds near examination halls, commending the cooperation of security services and the media to ensure the success of Tawjihi.


Hammad commended the Education Ministry’s efforts to restore the integrity of the national exam, whose results decide students’ future in higher education, stressing that the Interior Ministry is committed to providing security during the winter session and preventing any problems that could happen during the exam to facilitate the process for students and supervisors. 

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