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Herat student top-scorer in university entrance exam

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Kabul: Suleiman, a high school graduate in Herat province, has scored the highest marks in this year’s nation-wide university entrance exam, Kankor, in Afghanistan, officials announced on Saturday.

Suleiman, who graduated from Sultan Ghiasuddin Ghori High School, earned a score of 355.42, and is expected to study at Herat University’s medical faculty.

Runner up was Mohammad Shabir from Kabul and Hedayatullah from Herat province.

More than 160,000 students sat this year’s exam, out of which 84,863 will be admitted to universities, and 36,020 others will enroll at other higher education institutions, according to Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi.

Abdul Qadir Kamosh, head of the National Examination Authority, said that those who have not been selected for fields of their choice can ask to change to faculties with vacant seats.

He also said that those who are not satisfied with the results can appeal.

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