On March 10th, the first stage of final examinations for the students of the 9th grade of secondary education institutions of the regions covered by the Shaki regional department of the State Examination Center was completed. Three examination centers were allocated for exams in Gabala. 1273 students from Gabala region took part in the exams. The head of the exam and the supervising teacher were brought in to manage the exams. The exam began at 11:00 and lasted for 3 hours. The first stage of final exams for ninth-graders in all examination centers was conducted in accordance with the instructions, no violation was detected.