MALAYSIA: Probe into university blunder begins

Malaysia's Higher Education Ministry has sent a team of officers to investigate a blunder which led to 4,574 Universiti Sains Malaysia entrance applicants being mistakenly accepted, The Star/Asia News Network reports. While the investigation is taking place, the affected students hoped that they would be given priority to enrol into the university of their choice.

The online blunder by the university, in its first direct intake of undergraduates as an apex university, led some 200 irate parents and applicants to cause a ruckus at the campus. Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the affected students' application would be re-entered into the University Admission Unit's pool of applicants.
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