Basia Ahmadi

Science teacher training program, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. 

College Entrance Exam Poses Steep Obstacles to Afghan Students

December 21, 2016


Every year in Afghanistan, over 150,000 high-school students across all 34 provinces take a nationwide tertiary entrance exam, known as the Kankor, required for entrance to all public universities. Based on exam marks, the Ministry of Higher Education then recommends successful candidates to particular universities. However, only about 30 percent p… Read more