Blind students admitted to universities
Kurdistan Government's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research enrolled 12 blind high school graduates to public universities.
These students were among the 740 students who were enrolled during the second round of admissions.
The group included graduates from vocational, Islamic and blind schools and institutes.
The Ministry decided to admit 552 vocational institute graduates for the 2014-2015 academic years. Another 176 Islamic school students will be admitted.
Commenting on the destiny of the applications that have been rejected due to mistakes in filling the forms, an official from the Ministry said they have solved the issue.
"According to the decision number 25553 of the Ministry of Higher Education, all applicants who have made mistakes filling the application forms will be admitted to the uni- versities," said Aram Ibrahim Qanbar, Director of Admission Center of the Ministry.
A total of 53,208 high school graduates filled in applications for admission into public higher education institutions all over Kurdistan Region. 13,000 applications were by graduates of 2013 and the remaining 40,208 from 2014.
The Ministry accepted 30,653 applications in the first round.
Another 1596 applications were admitted under the Min- istry's decision number 25553. Hence, the total number of enrolled students is 32,249, accounting for 80.36% of applicants.
The minimum accepted score was 61.57.
Students, who were not admitted to the public institutions, will have the option of applying for the private institutions, which have a total capacity of 16,000 seats for 2014-2015 academic years.