File photo: Students attend a class on the first day of their new school year at a government school in Giza, south of Cairo. AP
The statement added that this calendar applies to all students in all educational stages, whether in public or private schools.
The mid-year exam will run from 15 to 25 January, while the break will commence on 27 January and end on 8 February. Meanwhile, students enrolled in technical education programs not in their final year will begin their exams on 9 January.
The second semester will start on 10 February and end on June 6. End-of-year exams begin for all regular students, except senior-year students, on 25 May.
Thanaweya Amma's senior year exams will begin on 15 June. Exams for diplomas in technical education programs start on 1 June.