(Business in Cameroon) - Jacques Fame Ndongo, Cameroon’s minister of higher education, informs that on January 10, 2018, Paul Biya, the president has authorized the enrolment of 85 students in the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (FMSB) in Garoua and 250 students in the higher teacher training school (Ecole normale supérieure-ENS) in Bertoua.
The minister indicates that for candidates willing to enroll in FMSB, the entrance test will be taken on January 28, 2018. For those interested in joining the teachers’ training school, the entrance tests will be organized on January 30, 2018, for entrance in the 1st cycle and on January 31, 2018, for entrance in the 2nd cycle.
So, the two newly created schools will be opened as of the start of the academic year 2017-2018 which will start in February 2018.
Let’s remind that the two institutions have been established on January 8, 2018. The administrative and academic organization as well as the functioning modalities of the University of Ngaoundéré are applied mutatis mutandis to them; this, according to the presidential decree on those two universities.