16 155 state-funded places provided for admission at Tatarstan’s higher educational institutions
14 August 2012, Tuesday
16 155 state-funded places, including 11 650 places for full-time tuition were provided for admission at Tatarstan’s higher educational institutions in 2012. For comparison, the republican higher educational institutions provided 15 672 state-funded places in 2011. Such information has been presented by Tatarstan’s Deputy Minister of education and science Andrei Pominov today.
The briefing was traditionally held in format of video conference with all municipal regions, and was broadcasted on-line.
By and large, 84 institutions of higher professional education, including 19 state universities, admitted students in July and August of 2012.
This year, Tatarstan’s non-government higher educational institutions admitted students for state-funded places for the first time.
Andrei Pominov informed that entrants could submit applications to not more than 5 institutions and 3 training areas in every institution. Thus, each entrant could apply for enrollment by 15 training areas.
More than 100 000 applications have been submitted for state-funded places by a full-time tuition. Average competition at the republican higher educational institutions made 9 persons per one place.
On April 16, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin together with Regional First Deputy Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing Utilities Aleksey Frolov, Head of Zelenodolsk municipal region Aleksandr Tygin had a meeting with participants of regional targeted programme on the resettlement of citizens from dilapidated houses in Zelenodolsk.
On April 15, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin held a meeting of the organizing committee for the preparation and holding of the International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit - 2019" to be held at the Kazan Expo international exhibition center on April 24-26.
On April 13, speaking at a regional video-conference held by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov with participation of Prime Minister of the republic Aleksey Pesoshin and all regions of the republic, Minister of Construction, Architecture, Housing and Utilities of the republic Irek Faizullin said that 936 multi-apartment houses with the total area of 5.6 million square metres in 42 municipal regions of the republic will be overhauled in Tatarstan in 2019.
On April 12, in Nizhnekamsk, First Deputy Prime Minister of Tatarstan Rustam Nigmatullin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nizhnekamskneftekhim Petrochemical Company Ruslan Shigabutdinov, Director General of the same company Azat Bukmurzin and Head of Nizhnekamsk municipal region Aidar Metshin took part in the ceremony of commissioning of the benzene extraction facility at the Etilen plant of the Nizhnekamskneftekhim.