SQU to admit 2,700 students

MUSCAT — The Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman’s premier higher education institution, announced here on Sunday that it would admit more than 2,700 undergraduate students in the new 2010-11 academic year. Classes are due to start on September 18.

By (Our Correspondent)

Published: Tue 10 Aug 2010, 9:48 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 5:47 AM

The state-run SQU receives the list of Omani students eligible for admission to undergraduate courses from the Higher Education Admission Centre (HEAC), functioning under the Ministry of Higher Education. The centre is tasked with regulating admission of students in higher education institutions in the sultanate.

Of the total 2,731 new students to be admitted this year at SQU, the College of Science will receive 503, College of Engineering 455, College of Commerce and Economics 450, College of Arts and Social Sciences 478, College of Education 205, College of Law 160, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences 300, College of Medicine and Health Sciences 120, College of Nursing 60 and College of Science 503.

· ravindranath@khaleejtimes.com

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