49,515 to appear for GED exams today

MUSCAT: The second term of the General Education Diploma (GED) examinations for the academic year 2017-2018 will begin today. As many as 49,515 students will appear for the examinations at 339 centres distributed across the Sultanate. The Ministry of Education has announced that the academic year (2018-2019) will begin on August 26 for academic and administrative staff, while the schools reopen for students on September 2.