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King Khalid University, represented by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration, announced the nomination results of students applying for university admission in the academic year 1438/1439 and whose qualified and balanced ratio is higher than 80%.  The Deanship Admissions and Registration sent an SMS to the candidates, including congratulations on admission, the university number, and instructions on university regulations.

For his part, the Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmohsen Al-Qarni, said that the number of students and applicants who have confirmed their wish list in the first phase amounted to 5525 applicants. He also pointed out that not confirming the acceptance on the portal means to remove the student from the seat and that he/she has no desire for acceptance. Consequently, the seat will go to other applicants in the coming stages.

Al-Qarni pointed out that the nomination of the second batch will include the applicants whose balanced and qualified ratio is above 75%. He further noted that the Deanship is happy to provide support and answer all questions and inquiries received by the system of electronic inquiries from students.

It is noteworthy that receiving an SMS with the university number is the last step to confirm admission to the university, and does not require the student to send any documents or review with the Deanship.

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King Khalid University, represented by the Admissions and Registration Deanship and through its portal, has received the more than 20,000 registration requests for the coming academic year 1438/1439. The first stage of admission ended as it was available for a month from 10/10/1438 to 10/11/1439 AD.

The Deanship will begin the selection and nomination stage for the applicants in the first stage whose percentages in the qualified or balanced percentage are more than 80%. Nominations for accepted applicants will be for 130 specialties distributed over 29 colleges.

The Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmohsen Al-Qarni, clarified that the nomination process would continue for three stages starting from the current month and for ten days. Applicants will be nominated, and then the Deanship will receive their consent on the disciplines for which they have been nominated.  The process will be accomplished electronically without the applicants’ need to review with the Deanship. Dr. Al-Qarni said, “The Deanship has provided a system of electronic requests that could receive and answer the applicants' requests electronically. The new service indeed saved time and effort, and at the same time it helped the applicants a lot as they find a reliable resource for information.”

Dr. Al-Qarni further asserted that the admission of this year had been accomplished based on the new structure of the University colleges which has been recently approved by the University Council and by the supreme committee of Education Ministry. The corresponding disciplines are integrated between the female and male sections of the same faculty, which in turn contributes positively to the compatibility of the program names with the requirements of the labor market. The new structure also adopted the activation of some new disciplines in the faculties of the university, such as the specialization of business administration and computer sciences at the University branch in Mohayil.

He pointed out that the University continues to review the disciplines periodically and studies plans to develop them commensurate with the labor market and the requirements of the next phase of Vision 2030.

It is noteworthy that the Deanship of Admissions and Registration at King Khalid University provides high-quality electronic services that everyone can benefit through the Academia portal, in order to serve as many beneficiaries as possible in record time.  

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The Deanship of Admission and Registration at King Khalid University has started to receive registration requests for the academic year 1438/1439 AH, which will continue until the 10th of next month. The registration process will be implemented electronically.

The Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmuhsin Al Qarni, said that admission will be fully electronic, noting that the student or guardian will not need to review the Deanship or send any documents to the university. He pointed out that the marks of competencies, attainment, and the secondary ratios will reach the university electronically in liaison with the concerned parties. He also noted the need to complete the required tests from the National Center for Measurement and to adhere to the specified registration dates.

Dr. Al Qarni stressed that the Deanship seeks to develop outstanding admission procedures by allowing for greater flexibility, which in turn allows the student to change the specialization after admission through the electronic services on the website according to the available seats in different specialties. He indicated that after initial acceptance, the applicants would be sorted on three separate stages according to the percentages of applicants, noting that the applicant to the University of King Khalid has to fill out the form himself and choose the disciplines that fit his abilities.

Dr. Al Qarni added that the qualifying percentage (secondary + Attainment + competencies) would be taken into account in the specialties of the faculties of health, engineering and computer in addition to the scientific colleges and special education for male students, and all disciplines for the female students. Furthermore, acceptance will be approved upon the balanced percentage in the theoretical disciplines for male students only.

It is noteworthy that the Deanship of Admissions and Registration at King Khalid University distributed more than 20,000 brochures about acceptance to secondary school students and places of the gathering of beneficiaries, such as tests of attainment and competencies. The Deanship also provided a paper and electronic specialties director which shows available specialties at the University and their fields of work in the future.

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The Deanship of Graduate Studies at King Khalid University (KKU) has announced the opening of admission exercise for students who wish to enroll in master and doctoral programs, for the next academic year 1438 / 1439 AH. The application is available via the portal of the university on the following link: The application processes will start on Sunday, 26 / 3 / 1438 AH, to last on Saturday, 9 / 4/ 1438 AH.

This was stated by the Dean of Graduate Studies at the university, Dr. Ahmed bin Yahya Al Faya', who pointed out that there would be 30 programs for master and doctoral degrees. Dr. Al Faya' added that there would be 20 master's programs including master's programs at the College of Sharia and the fundamentals of Islam in Jurisprudence, systems for students only, doctrine and contemporary doctrines, and the Quran and its sciences. Master's programs will be also available in the College of Education in curriculum and general teaching, curriculum and methods of teaching science, the origins of Islamic and public education, and management education and supervision. 

In the College Humanities, master's programs are in linguistics, literature, history, and geography, while in the faculty of science, the master degree will be available in chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics. A program for master's degree in the Faculty of Languages and Translation in translation and applied linguistics will be available, in addition to the accounting program at the Faculty of administrative and financial Sciences. Furthermore, Admission is available to students in 10 doctoral programs in three faculties, namely: the program of jurisprudence, systems (students only), and the Program of, program of Sunnah and its sciences, in the Faculty of Sharia and religion, in addition to the four programs in the Faculty of Education, namely: curriculum and general teaching program, the curriculum and methods of teaching science, education and administration and supervision program, and guidance and psychological counseling program, as well as two programs in the Faculty of Humanities in Linguistics and literature.

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The Deanship of Admission and Registration at King Khalid University (KKU) has announced that it had received, through its website, more than 27 thousand applications for admission over the past period, while more than five thousand students have been nominated for admission as candidates in the first batch. In the same regard, the Dean of Admission and Registration, Dr.Sultan Al Fareh, has clarified that "the mechanism of admission and registration for this academic year has been done electronically. This came in order to follow the ongoing development policy performed by the university. This is because the electronic admission system has been prepared aiming to facilitate and improve the administrative procedures associated with the admission mechanism and process in the university." In more details, Dr. Al Fareh has pointed out that the system would help the new students to select the suitable specializations for their qualifications among other available disciplines through electronic guidance. This system will also provide all the services of interest to new students through a Website where all the necessary and required procedures are shown and explained. In addition to that, Dr. Al Farah said: "There will be a meeting with the new students at the beginning of the academic year to guide them, to respond to their inquiries, and to answer frequent questions." He further mentioned that the staff would work on two shifts to answer students' questions electronically. In addition to that, there will be an employee from Admission and Registration Deanship at the hall of main services building to clarify all inquiries.

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Admission and Registration Deanship of King Khalid University, has recently launched a new application for apple and android devices. The new application is called Academia for cell phones. The new application's aim is to enable teaching staff to reach electronic services easily and via only one application.

On this development, the Dean of Admission and Registration, Dr. Sultan Al Farah, stated that the new application "supports Arabic and English languages, and enables teaching staff to reach electronic services easily". The application enables services such as having a look on students' enrollment, schedules, and monitoring absence via a smartphone. Dr. Al Farah added, "The application also enables the student to proceed to undertake many academic actions such deletion, addition, course apology, semester apology, and delay."  Dr. Al Farah clarified that the student, through the new application could have a look on rewards, academic registry, course scores, and a duplicate copy of his or her university.

It is noteworthy that the coming update of the application is going to add extra services for both the student and the faculty member. All of them will be able to have a look on examinations schedule, monitoring schedule, ID verification, in addition to linking the daily schedule of the student with evaluation. Furthermore, the next update is going to provide other important services for the student such as ATM card request and displaying all the academic actions done by the student during his or her study at the university.

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King Khalid University (KKU), represented by the Deanship of Admission and Registration, is participating in the events of the 14thannual forum for the Deans of Admission and Registration in the Higher Education institution of the Gulf Countries Council (GCC). The venue of the forum is at the King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah.

His Excellency the Dean of Admission and Registration of King Khalid University, Dr. Sultan Al Farah, presented a worksheet entitled "New trends in admission and registration in KKU". The deanship further participated with an awareness corner in the academic consulting exhibition which is held along side the forum. The corner of the deanship witnessed a large turnout, with visitors listening to an explanation about academic consultations being provided by KKU, and the electronic academic services provided by the deanship to the University students and its stakeholders.     


Yesterday evening, Prof. Abdul Rahman bin Hamad Al Dawood, the President of the King Khalid University (KKU), paid a visit to the Admission and Registration Deanship. During his visit, His Excellency the President had a look on the departments and units of the deanship, and how work was going on. In addition, the President was briefed on the services that are offered to the students in the Services Main Hall. There, the President himself received a number of queries from a group of students. During a meeting with one of the petitioner students, the President reminded him of the existence of a mini court inside the University, provided as Unit representing the Students' Rights, therefore, the student could submit his complaint there. The President also stressed on the importance of transparency and clarity on the part of the employees of the Deanship in their dealing with students, which they could do by explaining rules and regulations that must be respected. Addressing the employees of the Deanship, the President said "I am always conscious of the importance and difficulty of your work at the university, being at the forefront." stressing "that controlling admission process at the university is acclaimed by all other presidents of the Saudi universities. Definitely, it was a result of the efforts exerted by the men of the deanship and of their honesty," he concluded.

For his part, The Dean of Admission and Registration, Dr. Sultan Al Farah, welcomed the university President to the Deanship, thanking him for his interest and his presence in the Deanship. The Dean also thanked the University President for his unwavering support for all the students' issues. Dr. Al Farah explained that the deanship has continued providing the best service in the field of academic guidance. He said, "We will participate in the next Gulf Conference that is going to be held in Jeddah City. There, we will offer a unique study concerned with the experience of King Khalid University in the new academic guidance. The Dean exerted, "I am confident that it will be the first of such experience at the level of Saudi universities." Dr. Al Farah noted that such progress was the result of the continuous effort of all the employees and the affiliates of the deanship. He also promised to provide many new electronic services.

At the end of the visit, the University President honored the excellent staff of the deanship for this year. The title of the excellent employee was obtained by the Director of Admission Department, Mr. Abdul Aziz Hadi. Also, another title of the excellent employee went to Mr. Ali Al Alwan due to his efforts in answering students' questions through the social network site (Twitter).


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