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The Ministry of Education and Culture (Kemendikbud) said questions of the paper pencil national exam had reached the provinces, of respective regions. He mentioned no later than H-3 of national exam implementation, the questions already arrived in each regency/zoning.
Head of Research and Development Body Kemendikbud Totok Suprayitno said currently the Angkor or question anchors had already been distributed to the School Principals’ Working Group (MKKS) at the regency level, or sub-district for distant regencies.
He explained that Angkor questions from the center will be jointly assembled by teachers of the regions. He said the government increased at least 20-25 percent of questions that require higher reasoning. Totok mentioned, school commitments which declared themselves ready to conduct UNBK, were done in collaboration with the regency/ city.
Based on Puspendik data, DKI Jakarta and DI Yogyakarta become areas with the most schools stating capable of performing UNBK, namely 99 percent. Meanwhile, East Java and Bangka Belitung islands stated, 68 percent of schools are ready to implement UNBK. Then, Papua, Bengkulu, Riau Islands and Lampung stated, 34 percent of schools were ready to hold UNBK.