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    Adoption of uniform curriculum urged

    KABUL (PAN): Speakers at in Kabul on Monday called for the introduction of a uniform curriculum in governmental and private higher education institutes.

    The deputy minister of higher education said most private institutes' graduates were refused jobs in government departments due to the difference of the academic curriculum.

    Mohammad Usman Babari stressed the need for a uniform curriculum for government and private institutes. Such a step would enhance the quality of teaching at private universities.  

    Massoud Tarashtwal, director of private institutes at the ministry, also believed teaching the same courses would be better for students. He said efforts in this regard were underway.

    Currently, 26 governmental higher and semi-higher institutes and 52 private institutes are functioning across the country.