KUWAIT: Kuwait University announced that applications for the first semester of the 2023/2024 academic year are now open. Students who meet the admission requirements can visit the website http://portal.ku.edu.kw/admission starting Saturday July 15 until Wednesday July 26. Admission is currently only open to students who graduated from Kuwaiti schools and meet any of the following criteria: Kuwaitis, Kuwaiti women’s children, GCC citizens, illegal residents who are not Kuwaiti women’s children, graduates of the unified system, the religious institute, American schools, graduates of English schools and those expected to graduate from them.
Government employees who wish to study while working won’t be able to apply this semester. Sources said the university will begin accepting applications from them beginning the second semester. Acting Dean of Admission and Registration at the university Dr Rawaa Al-Jarallah said in a statement that for students from other admission categories should check the admission and registration hall at the Sabah Al-Salem University City to for their allocated application time slots.
Kuwaiti students and Kuwaiti women’s children need at least a 70 percent if they graduated from the science stream or 78 percent if they are arts grads to compete for a seat at the university. Applications will be accepted from high school graduates for the academic years 2021/2022 and 2022/2023. Admission results will be announced “within days” from the end of the application period, said Jarallah, in addition to the minimum GPAs accepted in each major. Students will be informed of their acceptance and registration dates via text message. – KUNA