Ministry of Higher Education specifies deadlines for receiving applications for second semester

ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has announced a final deadline for receiving applications for the second semester (2014 – 2015) in government universities in the State. It specified the deadline to apply for the U.A.E. University is the 31st of December, the deadline to apply for Zayed University is the 1st of January 2014, and the deadline for the Higher Colleges of Technology is on 15th of January 2015.

The Napo Centre at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research implemented advisory and integrated academic counseling programmes for students in grade 12 in the academic year 2014-2015, during September and October, which included field visits to all Government and private schools and technical institutes.

The Ministry decided to give students applying to attend government higher education institutions two opportunities to take the CEPA-English exam next year, with the first exam on March 7th, 2015 and the second on May 9th, 2015. The highest score of the two will be counted in order to provide an opportunity for students to meet the conditions required of them to qualify for admission to government universities and colleges.

The Ministry had earlier announced the start date of the period for making amendments to the choice of educational institutions and programmes of study in Government educational institutions for students who have applied for enrolment for the academic year 2015-2016.