More than 100,000 pupils throughout Scotland are because of obtain their grades on Tuesday morning, after the primary full examination food regimen because the pandemic.
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) will contact college students with their outcomes, placing an finish to an anxious wait.
This 12 months, greater than two million examination papers have been marked by almost 6,000 skilled academics and lecturers.
In the primary formal spherical of National Qualifications exams since 2019, as much as 138,000 certificates might be issued, together with for a spread of vocational programs.
About 128,000 individuals in roughly 500 faculties, faculties and coaching suppliers might be receiving outcomes on Tuesday.
While exams returned on the finish of the final college 12 months, various modifications had been in place to mirror the continuing impression of coronavirus.
Topics had been faraway from some exams and programs had been modified with a view to ease trainer workload.
A extra beneficiant strategy to grading has been adopted this 12 months in comparison with pre-pandemic and there might be a free appeals service.
Data on the right track attainment, together with breakdowns by areas of deprivation, can also be anticipated to be printed on Tuesday.
At the weekend, Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville mentioned this 12 months’s exams wouldn’t be a “return to normality”.
She mentioned: “Continued disruption as a result of Covid-19 meant there had to be a different approach to exams.
“That approach, which was informed by views from across the education system as well as learners themselves, had one clear aim – to deliver a fair set of results for our young people, while maintaining the integrity of qualifications.”
She added: “Due to their efforts, learners can be confident that the results they receive on Tuesday fairly demonstrate their skills, knowledge and understanding.
“They can also know that their qualifications will be valued wherever they go next, whether education, training or the workforce.”