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    Fraud in entry test blamed on MoHE officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Association (PUA) on Monday alleged widespread fraud had been committed in recently conducted university entrance tests in connivance with some Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) officials and teachers.



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    New governor vows to reopen closed schools

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): The new governor on Tuesday said his first priority would be reopening of schools that had been closed due to security threats in central Uruzgan province.



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    Germany spent $6m on Afghan vocational edu

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Marking the launch of a two-day national conference on vocational education in Kabul, German Ambassador to Afghanistan Martin Jager said on Tuesday his country had invested $6 million in the sector over the past four years and would continue to assist it in future as well.



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    5 Paktika towns to have teacher training centres

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): Teacher training centres are being set up in five districts of southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Wardak university foundation stone laid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The foundation stone of a university was laid in central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday, an official said.



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    Prayer leader gunned down in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a seminary teacher, who was also a prayer leader, in central Logar province on Saturday.



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    Higher Education Ministry needs $24m

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid on Wednesday said his ministry needed $24 million to admit to higher educational institutes the students flunking the university entrance test.



    Education

    University entry test begins in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A Higher Education Ministry official said on Monday the process of conducting the university entrance test had begun in northern Balkh province, where more than 25,000 high school graduates were expected to sit the exams over the next three days.



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    Thousands sit entry test exam in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Thousands of high school graduates, with females constituting 40 percent of them, appeared in the first round of the university entrance test taken in Kabul on Sunday, the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) said.



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    Dozens held over entry test paper leak

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A lecturer and 42 university entrance test examinees have been arrested in western Herat province on the charge of leaking the exam’s paper, officials said on Sunday.