At the initiative of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, 5 applicants successful in the entrance exams in Azerbaijan will be selected for study at the European universities with respect to train qualified specialists in the sphere of oil and gas industry, Trend reports quoting Meleyka Abbaszade, the chairman of the State Commission, as stating to a news conference on 20 June.
The applicants will be selected among those who passed exams in the 1st group of specialty. They will study at the European universities at the expense of the State Oil Academy on the following specialties: geology and development of minerals; development of mineral fields; physical processes and mining industry production; chemical technologies. With this respect it is planned to conduct a contest among applicants who scored over 600 points. The successful candidates will have to pass language exam IELTS, Abbaszade underscored.
Further the State Committee plans to continue similar activities in the magistrate system and to develop a special state program in this sphere.