Islamabad:29 January: The Federal Directorate of Education’s centralised annual examination of fifth grade and scholarship examination for eighth grade will begin next week. The exams will take place from February 7 to February 23 between 9am and 12 noon. According to FDE deputy director (examinations) Muhammad Irfan, the students of private educational institutions registered with the Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority will also sit the examinations. A total of 500 merit scholarships (250 for girls and boys each) will be awarded to talented students on the basis of the results of the examinations subject to availability of funds. Under the scholarship examination for eighth grade, the first paper is of English on February 8, second of Mathematics on February 12, third of History/Geography on February 14, fourth of Islamiyat/Nazra Moral Education on February 16, fifth of General Science on February 19, sixth of Urdu on February 21, and the last one of Computer on February 23. As for the centralised annual examination of fifth grade, the first paper will be of Mathematics on February 7, second of Islamiyat/Nazra Moral Education on February 9, third of General Science on February 13, fourth of English on February 15, fifth of Social Studies on Feb 20, and the last one of Urdu on February 22.Express turbuni.