Damascus, The first semester exams have started at the governmental universities for the academic year 2019-2020 according to the university calendar issued by the Higher Education Council and they will last till Feb. 20th.
About 650 thousand male and female university students are taking their first semester exams, according to Assistant Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research for Students’ Affairs Riyad Taifour.
Taifour told SANA in a statement that the Ministry has circulated its instructions in that regard and it has allowed a number of universities which include large numbers of students to start the exams two or three days ahead of the determined date.
Dean of Literature and Human Sciences Faculty in Damascus University Dr. Fatina al-Sha’al said that more than 50 thousand male and female students are taking their exams at the university.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency