The first phase of Kankor, the national university entrance exam, was held on Wednesday, April 28, the National Exam Authority said today, Thursday, April 29.
Dost Mohammad Faizi, the spokesperson for the National Exam Authority, said in the first phase the university entrance exam was held in Samangan, Sar-e-Pul, Ghor, Nimruz, Badghis, Farah, Nuristan, Paktika, Daikundi, Zabul, Helmand, Kandahar, Bamyan, Maidan Wardak, Logar, Paktia, Khost, Kapisa, Panjshir, Laghman, Kunar, Parwan, Nangarhar, and Baghlan and will continue until April 30.
In the second phase, the exam will be held on May 16 and will last until May 21 in Faryab, Kunduz, Jawzjan, Ghazni, Balkh, Herat, Takhar, and Badakhshan.
In the third phase, the Kankor will be held in Kabul and it will start on June 04.
An estimated 200,000 students are expected to take Kankor exam this year, of which 143,000 will be admitted to universities, higher education institutes, and Dar ul Ulums.