Over 80K forbidden devices withdrawn during UNT

07 August, 2018, 13:31 211
Over 80K forbidden devices withdrawn during UNT

Huge number (above 50 thousand units) of which were mobile phones and routers

“While 2018 United National Testing 82 thousand forbidden units were withdrawn,” Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Yerlan Sagadiyev informed speaking at a session of the Government, BNews.kz correspondent reports.

82 thousand forbidden units, including over 54 thousand mobile smartphones, routers, modems and more than 28 thousand paper carriers were withdrawn this year on UNT.

It should be noted this year 1200 lecture halls 90% were engaged in UNT. The online broadcasting covered 90% of mentioned halls.

 “In addition, during the UNT, the centers were equipped with 4G mobile signal suppressors and metal detectors. Local executive bodies organized food and places for waiting for parents," added Yerlan Sagadiev.

The head of the ministry of education and science also talked about the comprehensive testing, which was conducted from July 14 to 18 on the basis of 48 higher educational institutions.

According to Yerlan Sagdiyev, more than 45 thousand people submitted applications. 42 thousand people took part in the UNT. The threshold level was overcome by 56%. In general, UNT was held in a normal mode. At present, the Republican commission for awarding state educational grants has completed its work.

It should be noted around 2700 grants allocated from the local budget of the executive bodies this year.

Threshold testing in the period from 15 to 19 August will unite those who failed to pass UNT.

The enrollment in the university for the first semester is kept notwithstanding the failure of the threshold level.