The news outlet Salam news reports that in the 2022-2023 academic year Turkmenistan’s higher educational establishments is scheduled to admit 15,326 students (320 students more than in the previous year).
In addition, as per requests of ministries, agencies and organizations, 10,490 students (380 students more than in the previous year) will be enrolled into secondary vocational educational establishments.
It was reported in May that over 82 graduates have completed schooling this year in Turkmenistan.
At the Cabinet session held on 8 July President Serdar Berdymukhammedov instructed that the admissions be organized from 11 July to 26 August and entrance exams be held in velayat centres and the city of Ashgabat.
The head of state ordered to “ensure public order over the organization of entrance exams”.
In the meantime many Turkmen students are doing a course of studies in the CIS universities.
During the June visit of the President to Moscow it transpired that over 30,7 Turkmen nationals are studying in Russian universities.
According to the data provided by Russia’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education Valeriy Falkov as of 27 June, 345,098 foreign students are currently studying in Russia.
Kazakhstan takes the lead with almost 60 thousand students followed by Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, China and India.
On 2 July the Ambassador of Belarus to Turkmenistan Vyacheslav Beskostniy reported that in the 2021-2022 academic year there were 6,6000 Turkmen students in Belarus higher educational establishments, which is over 20% of the total number of foreign students.The post Only 15,000 of 82,000 Turkmen school graduates to be admitted to universities first appeared on Chronicles of Turkmenistan.