• A total of 3,960 students take part of the PAU examinations of the University of Oviedo

    June 03, 2014

    The first tests took place without any incident and they have started with the exam of Spanish Language and Literature

    Students before the beginning of the first exam of the 2014 PAU.

    A total of 3,960 students have started today the University Access Examinations (PAU) at the University of Oviedo, during the ordinary June period. The amount of students has risen lightly, since last year there were 3,870 students taking the exams in June. The examinations are taking place in different locations spread throughout Oviedo, Gijón, Avilés, Mieres, Ribadesella, Cangas del Narcea and Tapia de Casariego. A total of 219 teachers from the University and Secondary Education will look after the students and correct the exams.

    The PAU examination is composed of two phases: a general phase, compulsory for all the students, which evaluates the maturity and dexterity of the student. If the student passes this phase, they are granted lifetime access to the University. The second phase is the specific one. Participation in this phase is voluntary and it evaluates the knowledge and reasoning capacities in disciplines related to the Degrees in which the student wishes to enroll and, furthermore, it allows them to improve their grade from the general phase, which makes this phase recommended for Degrees with limited access.

    The exams of this first period of the 2014 PAU will start on Tuesday, June 3. The exams of the general phase will start at 15:45 with the one for Spanish Language and Literature. At 18:00, it will be the turn of Spanish History or History of Philosophy. The general phase ends tomorrow, June 4, with the exams of Foreign Language at 9:30 and an exam of the subject of the modality chosen during the Baccalaureate at noon.

    The specific phase of the PAU, in which students will take between two and four subjects, will start on June 4 at 15:45 with the exams of Physics, Universal Literature, Artistic Drawing II or Musical Analysis. At 18:00, there will be tests on Technical Drawing II, Enterprise Economics, Greek II or Drama.

    On Thursday, June 5, at 9:30, there will be exams for Chemistry, Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences II, Techniques for Graphic-Plastic Expression or History of Music and Dance. Starting at 11:45, there will be exams for Mathematics II, Art History or Electrotechnics.

    During the afternoon, starting at 15:45, it will be the turn of Biology, Industrial Technology II or Geography, and at 18:00, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Latin II and Design.