UC Conducts Entrance Exams for Foundation Year Courses

Higher education officials from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) participated in proctoring entrance examinations for new Foundation Year students on February 25 at the University of Cambodia (UC). This was for students who enrolled in Batch 9, Term 2, in academic year 2010 to 2011. Committee members from both MoEYS and UC participated in proctoring the exams and were as follows:

Committee members from MoEYS:
1. Mr. Hoeun Sareth, Deputy Director,
Office of HE (Vice Chief of Controller)
2. Mr. Soa Thou, Deputy Director, Office of HE (Member of Controller)
3. Mr. Heang Srun, Higher Education
Official (Invigilator)
Key members from the University of Cambodia:
1. Dr. Angus Munro, Vice President for
2. Dr.Y Ratana, Dean of Undergraduate
3. Mr. Song Sophoat, Deputy Director,
Foundation Year Department
4. Miss Kong Borey, Staff member
5. Mr. Boy Vibol, Staff member
6. Mr. Hong Sophorn, Staff member

A total of 182 candidates sat for the exam, and 74 of them were female. Six students were absent from the exam. The exam subjects included English, General Knowledge, Khmer Moral/Civics, and History Moral/Civics. Students had applied for 13 different majors.

Intended Major # of Students
English 33
Education 35
Law 34
Accounting 5
Business Management 9
Economics 4
Finance and Banking 10
Hospitality & Tourism Management 1
International Business 5
Public Administration 6
International Relations 20
Computer Science 2
Information Technology 18
This represents 34 students in the College of Management, 26 students in the College of Social Sciences, and 20 students in the College of Science & Technology.
Before the exam, proctors discussed announcements, the rules and regulations, programs, and the list of students with the Office of Student Academic Affairs.
All committee members implemented their tasks responsibly, and invigilators checked and opened some exam-paperpackages in front of committee members and the students to demonstrate transparency and accountability.

Committee members and students implemented their tasks responsibly, and in accordance with standards established by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. Afterwards, the University had 25 days to mark the test papers and prepare a short report on the exam results for submission to the Higher Education Department of the Ministry.