Approximately 15,500 candidates are registered to write this examination. Four subjects will be assessed, namely English Language, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Each subject will consist of two papers. English Language and Science will be administered on 16 April, Mathematics and Social Studies on 17 April 2014.
According to the Education Ministry, timetables for the candidates were prepared and distributed in March 2014 to schools across the country, while seminars are being held to train supervisors and invigilators in the administration of all examinations and to enlighten them on the new procedures for these examinations.
It was noted that training has been concluded in Region # 7 – Kamarang and Bartica, Region # 8 -Paramakatoi, Region # 2 – Essequibo, Region # 9 – Lethem and Region # 10 – Linden. Seminars will be conducted in all the other Regions prior to the administration of the NGSA.