The Minister of Higher Education Dr. Najibullah Khwaja Omari announced the results of the test during a gathering in Kabul today.
He said around 176,000 students had obtained the forms for the university entrance tests but more than 158,000 students had participated in the tests.
According to Minister Omari, at least 77.8 per cent of the test participants have manage to pass the test and qualify for the enrollment in higher education institutes.
He said the qualified students will be attracted to the governmental higher education institutions as well as semi-higher education institutions and private universities.
According to the Higher Education Ministry, at least 6,051 students have qualified for the enrollment to governmental higher education institutions, 12,498 others have qualified for the governmental semi-higher education institutions, while 66,803 others would be enrolled with the private higher education institutions.
,In the meantime, the Ministry of Higher Education says Tehmina daughter of Abdul Saboor has secured the first position by securing 353 marks.
Mohammad Emauddin from Herat has secured the second position while Mukhtar has secured the third position.
Similarly, Mohamamd Hadi son of Dost Mohammad has secured the fourth position and Safdar son of Mohammad Naeem has secured the fifth position.