MHE Opens Application Process of Universities
Aug. 18, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
Students are Able to Apply Now!

In the aim to consider the hopes and wishes of students, practicing more independency of universities, and avoid wasting lecturers and students’ energy and a lot of money and based on the suggestion of Dr. Yusuf Goran, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, ministry’s council, and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Kurdistan Region decided to open universities application process of the new year. In this regard, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research based on the signature of Dr. Yusuf Goran, the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research backed by the instruction # 10 of 2016 – specified to the application process of universities- and backed by the document of # 11043, the decision was made.

In the instruction, the major points of application process of universities and the departments of the year of 2016-2017 in which students are applied directly were talked about.

According to the first point of the instruction, the planning of universities application process is carried out by the universities, colleges, faculties, institutions, schools, and departments.  The instruction excludes law, medicine and medicine relevant departments, and engineering

At the same time and based on another point of the instruction, the less GPA of the scientific classes are determined by the experts of the departments and specialization and specific situations will be considered, as well.  In the instruction was mentioned that the year of 2015-2016 high school graduate students – the ones their high school GPA are above 60 and were not allowed to study in the last year- are able to apply and their ages have not be more than 30, also the same policy will be applicable for the graduates of 2014-2015 whom have the same conditions.  It is also explained in the instruction that the high school graduates are limited to apply for a single university only.

Regarding the time of applying, according to the instruction, the high school graduates are able to apply from 24th of July to 24th of August to visit the universities’ registration offices to receive application form and applying.  Also, from 28th of August to 1st of September 2016, there will be entrance exam in which 40% of acceptance is based on the result of the test and the other is based on the high school grades (GPA) and the candidates winners are informed in 18th of September by the universities.  Then, any students are accepted/ he or she will not have the right of reapplying via website admin.

Fulfilling this new policy will be in action for the coming year in which 102 scientific departments are included.  The meeting was #4 of the Ministry’s council at the HQ of the ministry, 31st of May 2016.  It was under the supervision of Dr. Yusuf Goran, The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and in the presence of Ministry’s advisors, the universities’ presidents, general directors in which meeting was specified for the general topics of universities’ systems of high school acceptance at the public universities.

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