KUWAIT CITY, March 28: The Kuwait University said 6,000 Grade 12 students Saturday answered the aptitude tests, amid precautionary measures and strict preventive measures in view of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect the students from infection. Deputy Director for Evaluation and Measurement at the Kuwait University, Dr. Rawa Al-Jarallah, said in a press statement that test was in Arabic, English for mathematics conducted at three university sites — Sabah Al-Salem University City, Khaldiya and Jabriya.
Al-Jarallah explained the Kuwait University offers three opportunities to perform academic aptitude tests every academic year, starting in January. She explained today’s tests was for the months of March and April, and the students were divided into batches over a period of 45 days to adhere to health requirements, to prevent gatherings. With regard to students who are sick with COVID-19, must communicate with the Evaluation and Measurement Department via the e-mail address giving the entry card found in social media to provide evidence of infection and then set an appointment to take the test Dr Al-Jarallah indicated students can access the registration system to see the results after they are announced.
She added that those wishing to register to take the next academic aptitude test must follow Kuwait University’s accounts on social media, because the date of registration will be announced in the coming weeks. Dr Al-Jarallah praised the efforts exerted by the National Union of Kuwaiti Students (NUKS) and its role in organizing the exams, at the same time appreciating the efforts of the concerned authorities represented by the ministries of Health and Interior and the Department of Security and Safety for their related efforts.