Algiers — More than 731,000 candidates will take the baccalaureate examination 2021 in 2,528 centers that have been prepared throughout the national territory.
The number of candidates that will sit for this examination, scheduled from 20 to 24 June 2021, is 731,723, of whom a total of 459,545 examinees are schooled and 272,178 others are free, according to the National Office for Examinations and Contests (ONEC).
A total of 5,084 detainees will take this examination, i.e. up by 59% compared to the previous session (2020), throughout 47 prisons approved by the Ministry of National Education and exam centers.
The marking of the exam papers will be from 1 July until 19 July, added the source.
One national center will be mobilized to announce the results, according to ONEC.
Minister of National Education Mohamed Ouadjaout called to impose on the supervisors of the national examinations the implementation of the regulatory circulars and preventive health protocol for the examination centers, giving instructions to be vigilant for the smooth conduct of all examinations.