Muscat: Dr Rawya bint Saud al Busaidiyah, Minister of Higher Education, issued a ministerial decree 2018/47 that disallows Waljat college from accepting new students.
The first article of the decision stipulates the college from accepting new students.
The Article 2 stipulates that the Waljat College can continue it operations while maintaining the quality of its academic programs until the students have completed their studies and obtained their academic qualification in association with the Birla Institute of Technology.
It is worth mentioning that the decision was based on Royal Decree No. 99/42 concerning the establishment of colleges and private higher institutes and the Royal Decree No. 2002/6 defining the competences of the Ministry of Higher Education and approving its organizational structure, and Ministerial Decision 2000/34 issuing the regulations of the private
colleges and institutes, Education Council Resolution 2018/6