Students returning from Ukraine question medical school entrance exam failure rates… ‘Exclusion, not weakness’

The Coordination of Returning Students from Ukraine considered that the tests organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation for access to private medical schools were “unfair” and “exclusive”.

A large percentage of the students who returned from Ukraine were unable to successfully pass the entrance examinations for private medical schools organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation.

Coordination sources confirmed that the number of approved candidates is only 123 out of 393 candidates, 10 pharmacy students could not pass the exam, while 34 are general medicine and 79 dentistry.

The Coordination of Returning Students from Ukraine refused to be the reason for poor training and the level of failure of students to pass the exams, and the same source confirmed that private universities determined the number of students who were able to pass the exam. according to their absorption capacity, thus excluding the rest of the student body.

A source from the students returning from Ukraine said in his interview with “Al-Youm 24” that the entrance exams for private medical schools were “unfair to the students; It was conducted in foreign languages, and the methodology that was adopted was unfamiliar to these students who had been forcibly returned from Ukraine due to the war.

The same source confirmed that the fate of those who did not pass is unknown, but it is likely, according to him, that they will continue their studies at a distance in schools in Ukraine, provided that the Ministry of Mirawi issues an official statement on this issue.