MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In 2021, graduates of Russian schools will undergo state final certification according to simplified rules. This decision was made due to the coronavirus in order to minimize the risks of the spread of a new infection.
In particular, ninth-graders will not take electives this year. They will be able to receive certificates of basic general education after passing the state final attestation (GIA-9) in only two compulsory subjects – the Russian language and mathematics.
Graduates of the 11th grade who do not plan to enter universities, instead of the unified state exam (USE), will need to pass the state final exam (GEE) in two subjects – Russian language and mathematics. On this basis, they will receive a certificate of secondary general education.
Graduates who are going to study at universities are waiting for the Unified State Exam in the subjects necessary for admission. At the same time, the results of the unified state exam in the Russian language will be enough for them to obtain a certificate. The Unified State Exam will also be held for graduates of previous years who plan to enter universities, and for tenth graders who are ready to pass them ahead of schedule.
Separate rules will apply for children with disabilities graduating from 11th grade. To obtain a certificate, they need to pass either the GVE or the Unified State Exam in the Russian language (of their choice).
By the same decree, Mikhail Mishustin instructed the Ministry of Education and Rosobrnadzor to adjust the legal acts by March 29, taking into account the new features.
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