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Kankor test 1st phase launched in 17 provinces

Kankor test 1st phase launched in 17 provinces

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Jul 19, 2020 - 17:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The first phase of the university entrance test also known --- Kankor Exam --- was conducted in 17 provinces on Sunday, the Ministry of Higher Educationinfo-icon (MoHE) said.

Mohammad Hanif Farazan, deputy spokesman for the MOHE, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the first phase of the test was launched in Uruzgan, Badghis, Paktika, Panjsher, Daikundi, Zabul, Sar-i-Pul, Samangan, Ghorinfo-icon, Farah, Kunduz, Kandahar, Kunar, Logar, Nuristan, Nimroz and in Maidan Wardak provinces.

He said the first phase would end today in Nuristan and Uruzgan but the would continue in the rest of the above mentioned provinces tomorrow as well.

He added the Kankor examination was taken in open area and by observing social distancing due to Covid-19 pandemic.

The second phase would be conducted after Eid-ul-Adha in eight provinces --- Helmand, Ghazni, Paktia, Khost, Kapesa, Bamyan, Laghman and Herat provinces.

The third phase will take place seven days after Eid in Faryab, Jawzjan, Balkh, Parwan and Baghlan provinces, said Khamosh.

In the fourth phase will be in Nangarhar, Takhar and Badakhshan provinces.

The National Kankor Examination Authority (NKEA) said on Sunday that it was expecting around 210,000 students to take part in the examination.

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