The Finnish Matriculation Examination

The Matriculation Examination is a national examination generally taken at the end of the Finnish upper secondary school. Its purpose is to discover whether students have assimilated the knowledge and skills required by the curriculum for upper secondary school and whether they have reached an adequate level of maturity in line with the goals of general upper secondary education.

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The Matriculation Examination Board

The Matriculation Examination Board is a governmental bureau responsible for administering the examination, its arrangements and execution. The Ministry of Education and Culture nominates the Board's chair and members who represent the various subjects covered by the Matriculation Examination. Technical arrangement of the tests is taken care of by the Board’s secretariat.