Questions and duration:
The test covers the general and key concepts in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and English covered in the courses of the three grades of General Secondary School. Questions vary in their focus on knowledge levels. Some questions measure comprehension, others measure application, inference and so on. Questions cover the subjects in even percentages as follows: biology 20 %, chemistry 20 %, physics 20 %, and mathematics 20 %, English 20 %.
The test is expected to last for three and half hours including instructions, paperwork and form filling. The actual test duration, 2.5 hours, is divided into five sections, 30 minutes each. The student has to strictly stick to the amount of time devoted to each section. All question s are of multiple-choice type. An HB2 pencil type has to be used for marking the right answer. Since questions do not require much complexity, no electronic calculator is allowed during the test session.