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952 Kandahar students sit university exam for night classes

952 Kandahar students sit university exam for night classes

Aug 15, 2016 - 21:26

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Hundreds of high school graduates on Monday sat an entrance exam for admission to evening classes at four university faculties in southern Kandahar province.

The candidates numbering 952 including just four girls took the exam to study in educationinfo-icon, training, economy and Shariahinfo-icon faculties.

The exam was overseen by a Higher Education Ministry delegation from Kabulinfo-icon headed by Prof. Hamidzai.

Hamidzai told Pajhwok Afghan News 1100 high school graduates had registered for the exam, but 952 appeared. The qualified students would be enrolled for night shift classes at the Kandahar University.

He said due some problems, the exam for night classes had to be postponed last year, but the problems had been resolved and the exam would take place every year.

The invigilator said he along with the Kandahar University leadership team had tried their best to ensure that the exam was transparent and no one was allowed to interfere.

Kandahar deputy governor Abdul Ali Shamsi said night classes were a good chance for those busy with jobs and household responsibilities during day time.

He expressed his happiness over what he said growing enthusiasm among the youth of Kandahar to get higher education. He said higher education facilities had increased in the province compared to the past.

The deputy governor thanked the higher education minister for fulfilling their demands in a short span of time and dedicating two more faculties to night classes.



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