Near East University is again ahead by far in the preferences according to the 2020 YKS (Higher Educations Examination) results…

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Added On: 27 August 2020, Thursday, 08:22
Last Edited On: 27 August 2020, Thursday, 08:22

Near East University is again ahead by far in the preferences according to the 2020 YKS (Higher Educations Examination) results…

Near East University, which was preferred by 2105 new students in line with the 2020 YKS preference results, became the most preferred university among Northern Cyprus Universities.

According to the statement made by the Rectorate of the Near East University, 2105 new students gained the right to enroll, with an increase of 15% compared to last year in the number of students who preferred and gained the right to enroll Near East University. In the statement, which stated that there was a general increase in the number of students who preferred TRNC universities this year, it was emphasized that Near East University ranked first for receiving the highest number of students in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, according to YKS placement results.

Near East University is the most preferred university among the Cyprus Universities.
According to the results of the 2020 YKS, a total of 8636 students, 6445 of which are undergraduate and 2191 are associate degrees, have been placed in TRNC universities. According to the 2020 YKS placement results, with 2105 students, Near East University took the first place and became the most preferred university in the TRNC.

Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ: The results are an indicator of trust in Near East University.
Expressing his satisfaction with the results, Vice-Rector of Near East University Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ stated that due to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world, all sectors have been affected, TRNC’s success in this field has exceeded the borders of the country and naturally, the title of “Safe Island” has been added to the “University Island” title that it previously held. Underlining that the fact that the most preferred university in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is again the Near East University, said that this is an indicator of the trust in Near East University, and Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ added, “We gave a good test as a country during the Covid 19 pandemic. All stakeholders of higher education, especially the support of the Ministry of National Education and Culture and the “Student-Friendly Island” project prepared had a great impact on these results. Our Minister of National Education, Mr. Nazım Çavuşoğlu, made a great contribution to this process with both the work he carried out before the Higher Education Council and the Student-Friendly Island project. On this occasion, we would like to thank our minister ”.

Students entitled to enroll in Near East University can do so between 31 August and September 4 at the Registration Office of Near East University or at the representatives in Turkey. Prof. Dr. Şanlıdağ thanked the students who preferred Near East University and wished a successful educational life at Near East University, the university of firsts.