Can­di­dates pro­files

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KUWAIT: Can­di­dates of the five con­stituen­cies stand­ing for the Na­tional As­sem­bly (par­lia­ment) elec­tions for the 15th leg­isla­tive term, due on 26 Novem­ber, mostly share a high level of ed­u­ca­tion. Nom­i­nees of 50-years-old, or over are dom­i­nant in all con­stituen­cies. The to­tal num­ber of can­di­dates in the five con­stituen­cies as regis­tra­tion ended on Oc­to­ber 29, stand at 454, males and fe­males.

Out of them, there are 278 can­di­dates hold­ing univer­sity de­grees, about 61.23 per­cent of the to­tal num­ber. Nom­i­nees car­ry­ing diplo­mas are 81 (17.84 per­cent); 59 can­di­dates (12.99 per­cent) are high school grad­u­ates, and 34 ones (7.48 per­cent) com­pleted in­ter­me­di­ate school, as only two com­pleted the pri­mary stage, 0.44 per­cent. Fifty-nine nom­i­nees, 12.99 per­cent of the 278 can­di­dates hold­ing univer­sity de­grees, had PhDs in so­cial pol­i­tics, pub­lic law, pri­vate law, con­sti­tu­tional law, sta­tis­tics and se­cu­rity man­age­ment.

They also stud­ied science of Ha­dith, phar­ma­col­ogy, phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion, ed­u­ca­tional man­age­ment, eye surgery, com­puter science and in­for­ma­tion sys­tem, Taf­seer (in­ter­pre­ta­tion) of Qu­ran sci­ences, po­lit­i­cal science, soft­ware engi­neer­ing, fun­da­men­tals of re­li­gion, an­a­lyt­i­cal chem­istry , bio­sciences, psy­chol­ogy, ed­u­ca­tion, fam­ily medicine, den­tistry, ac­count­ing, teach­ing method­ol­ogy, busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion, Fiqh (Is­lamic ju­rispru­dence), fun­da­men­tals of Fiqh, in­ter­na­tional pub­lic law, hu­man rights, Is­lamic phi­los­o­phy, civil engi­neer­ing, se­cu­rity me­dia and econ­omy.

As for can­di­dates with MAs, they are 61 (13.43 per­cent of the 278) qual­i­fied in econ­omy (Is­lamic bank­ing), in­dus­trial man­age­ment, mil­i­tary sci­ences, pub­lic law, pri­vate law, crim­i­nal law, phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion, engi­neer­ing man­age­ment, phar­ma­col­ogy, ed­u­ca­tional man­age­ment, busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion, civil engi­neer­ing, strate­gic stud­ies, ed­u­ca­tional method­ol­ogy, tech­ni­cal man­age­ment, li­braries, en­vi­ron­men­tal engi­neer­ing, ed­u­ca­tional psy­chol­ogy and guid­ance, in­for­ma­tion doc­u­ments, ac­count­ing, com­puter science, the Ara­bic lan­guage and Sharia (Fiqh and fun­da­men­tals).

The 158 BA hold­ing can­di­dates (34.80 per­cent) stud­ied pub­lic ad­min­is­tra­tion, law, theatre, surgery, econ­omy, ge­og­ra­phy, his­tory, ac­count­ing, theatre, me­chan­i­cal engi­neer­ing, civil engi­neer­ing, elec­tri­cal engi­neer­ing, com­mer­cial avi­a­tion, fi­nanc­ing, me­dia, sta­tis­tics, mar­itime nav­i­ga­tion, busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion, literature, chem­istry, elec­tronic engi­neer­ing, ar­chi­tec­tural engi­neer­ing, den­tistry, po­lice sci­ences, phi­los­o­phy, ed­u­ca­tion and Sharia.

The 81 diploma hold­ers stud­ied at the Com­mer­cial In­sti­tute and the Re­li­gious In­sti­tute, or spe­cial­ized in po­lice science, me­chan­i­cal engi­neer­ing, sec­re­tar­ial work, oil in­dus­tries, busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion, tech­no­log­i­cal stud­ies, chem­i­cal engi­neer­ing, air traf­fic con­trol, the Eng­lish lan­guage, mil­i­tary sci­ences, avi­a­tion sci­ences, jour­nal­ism, fire-fight­ing, minute elec­tron­ics. As for the ages of the 454 nom­i­nees, 190 can­di­dates (41.85 per­cent) are 50 years old over; Some 177 nom­i­nees (38.98 per­cent) are 40-49 years old, and 87 (19.16 per­cent) are 30-39. — KUNA

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