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Over 29,700 seats available for 2019-20, says MoHE

Over 29,700 seats accessible for 2019-20, says MoHE

H E Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed al Sarmi, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) announced this at a press conference held on Tuesday.

As several as 29,732 academic seats will be accessible for different government greater education institutions, internal scholarships, scholarships from the private sector to study in greater education institutions, external grants and scholarship, H E Dr Sarmi mentioned.

He added that of these 415 programmes are accessible in the government greater education institutions. These seats are distributed as per fields of study such as agriculture, atmosphere and connected sciences, all-natural and physical sciences, engineering, connected technologies, wellness and details technologies.

H E Dr Sarmi also mentioned that the Ministry of Higher Education, represented by the Higher Education Admission Centre (HEAC) is preparing to open its on the internet admission registration method for students of the General Education Diploma or its equivalent from April 1. It will be open till June 1.

He mentioned that Omani students in the age group of 16-25 years can enrol in the admission method and apply for the programmes supplied at government greater education institutions, scholarships and internal grants in private greater education institutions and external scholarships and for grants to study in greater education institutions outdoors Oman.

He added that IELTS may be needed for some programmes as per needs of some foreign universities.

He pointed out that some foreign seats have been re-introduced in Malaysia for the subsequent academic year following assessing the challenges. He mentioned that scholarships to Malaysia have been suspended in the course of 2018-19.

H E Dr Sarmi mentioned scholarships for Omani professionals programme have been suspended beginning from the academic year 2019-20 for the undergraduate research, but numerous seats in law in numerous nations, such as the UK, Australia and New Zealand will be supplied.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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