The Ministry of education decided to move the entrance exams to universities because of the coronavirus

Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation adopted the decision to postpone the dates of entrance exams to universities because of the coronavirus, said the head of Department Valery Falkov in an interview to “Russia 24”.

He noted that this year the number of budget places has been increased by 34 thousand. Now the economic downturn, but change strategy in the Ministry do not intend to.

the decision to increase the budget places in universities is due to the increase in the number of high school graduates. Will increase the number of seats on pedagogical and medical specialties. A big demand on the budget of the regions, said Falkov.

Earlier, the authorities moved the date of the exam and the OGE.

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