Out of 82,000 Turkmen graduates, only 15,000 people will enter universities

In the 2022-2023 academic year, 15,326 students are planned to be admitted to higher educational institutions in Turkmenistan (320 more than last year), Salam news reports .

In addition, by order of ministries, departments and organizations of the country, 10,490 students will be admitted to secondary vocational schools (380 more than in the past).

In May , it was reported that more than 82,000 graduates graduated from schools in Turkmenistan this year.

At a Cabinet meeting on July 8, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov instructed to organize admission to study from July 11 to August 26 and to hold entrance exams in velayat centers and in the city of Ashgabat. The head of state ordered "to ensure public control over the conduct of entrance examinations."

Meanwhile, quite a lot of Turkmen students study in the CIS countries.

During the June visit of the head of state to Moscow, it became known that more than 30.7 thousand citizens of Turkmenistan are studying in Russian universities. According to the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov , as of June 27, 345,098 foreign students are studying in Russia. Kazakhstan leads with almost 60,000, followed by Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, China and India.

On July 2, Ambassador of Belarus to Turkmenistan Vyacheslav Beskostny announced that in the 2021-2022 academic year, the number of Turkmen students in the universities of Belarus amounted to 6,600 people, which is more than 20% of the total number of foreign students.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan