Muscat: As many as 3,070 students will be admitted to the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in the academic year 2019-2020. The university has allocated 24 seats to differently abled students out of than number. The total number of disciplines at SQU currently stands at 65.
Dr Hussain bin Ali al Kharousi, Dean of Admission and Registration said the College of Arts and Social Sciences is expected to receive 485 students, the College of Education (449 students), the College of Law (238 students), the College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences (302 students), the College of Medicine and Health Sciences (159 students), the College of Science (454 students), the College of Nursing (105 students, the College of Engineering (450 students), and the College of College of Economics and Political Science (216 students).
The total number of students is expected to increase after the admission of students from the GCC and other countries in addition to the university Diploma programmes, Al Kharousi said.
The Deanship of Admission and Registration has embarked upon the preparations to receive the new students in coordination with other departments. Aptitude tests for the disciplines of sports and technical education and music were conducted from July 28 to August 1.