KHOST CITY (PAN): Nearly 13,000 girls in southeastern Khost province were deprived of education during last academic year as a result of defunct schools, the education director acknowledged on Thursday.
KABUL (PAN): Hundreds of unsuccessful Entry Test candidates on Wednesday rallied in Kabul, asking the government to ensure that a committee on the examination worked independently and students in provinces are granted equal seats in public sector universities.
KABUL (PAN): The Cabinet has asked the Ministry of Higher Education to conduct one-year preparation course for 12th grade graduates in insecure and less developed provinces in the lead up to annual nationwide university entrance test.
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Higher Education on Saturday announced up to 100,000 students securing above 250 marks in the recent university entrance test would be allowed admission to public sector universities.
KABUL (PAN): Hundreds of high school graduates protested in Kabul on Saturday against what they claimed "fraudulently" failing them in the recent entrance test for admission to public sector universities.
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Closed as a result of insecurity, a school was reopened on Monday in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, taking the number of operational schools to 15 in the volatile town, an official said.