The Ministry of Higher Education in Afghanistan wants to review the degrees of private universities from now onwards before those institutions issue qualifications to students, writes Tamim Hamid for TOLO News.
According to ministry officials, the decision was taken after they received complaints that in a number of private universities degrees have been sold and the graduates did not even attend classes. Reports indicate that the ministry has not reviewed the quality of private universities for the last three years.
Due to complaints regarding degree-selling at the private universities, the higher education ministry has decided to review the degrees that are about to be issued to the students and probably before issuing the degrees. The ministry may conduct a test to establish if students fulfil the required standard set by the ministry.
Full report on the TOLO News site
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