KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan-Turk School would enroll at least 2,000 students out of 3,500 examinees during the new academic year, a source said on Saturday.
Sohaib Rahman Ghafari, head of the Turkish Education Foundation in Afghanistan, told Pajhwok Afghan News: “Nearly 3,500 admission seekers sat the entrance test yesterday.”
He said the exams in the capital and provinces were conducted simultaneously through in a transparent manner. As a result, the top 2,000 students would be admitted to the seventh grade at Afghan-Turk School branches.
The official said of the 3,500 students who sat the exam, 40 percent were girls and 60 percent boys. Another exam will be arranged in June and July 2022 in warm provinces.
Ghafari explained enrolment in the first and lower grades continued, but no tests were held.
More than 6,000 students are currently studying at nine Afghan-Turk schools fo girls and 12 for boys in Kabul, Jawzjan, Maidan Wardak, Balkh, Kandahar, Herat, Nangarhar and Helmand provinces.
He said more than 300 outstanding graduating from these high schools in the academic year 1400 would be sent to Turkey for higer education. Of them, a number have already reached Turkey and the rest would follow.