PSUT honors top-scoring students in the National University Proficiency Exam 2016/2017

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:45


The President of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Professor Mashhoor Al-Refai, honored the top-scoring students on the national and University levels in the National University Proficiency Exam, held by the HEAC to assess the quality of students who are expected to graduate at the close of the first semester of 2016/2017. The awarding of honors is in line with PSUT’s policy to recognize innovative and outstanding students, in order to support the University’s excellent students and create an ongoing bond between them and their University.

PSUT President Prof. Al-Refai congratulated the winners and everyone who contributed to this achievement, emphasizing the University's determination to achieve the vision of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of the Board of Trustees, by striving to put Jordan among the scientifically and technologically developed countries, and giving a positive image of technology and computing sciences, communication and business both inside the country and abroad. The President thanked everyone for continuing to raise the reputation of the University with a long string of successes, and he wished everyone continued progress through outstanding service.

Prof. Al-Refai expressed his pride in the excellent performance of the University and its students, and the determination to keep the University in the forefront, continuing the journey of distinction and shining success that has been achieved thus far. He talked about regular meetings between students who have sat the Proficiency examination, the deans of the Schools and the President’s assistant for accreditation affairs to take precise notes on the exam and to highlight areas that have not formerly been focused on, thus benefiting from the students’ experience and using it to improve and develop educational outputs.

PSUT’s Higher Committee is responsible for honoring innovative, outstanding students and the winners of local and international competitions, and the Chairman of the Committee, Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Ibrahim Al-Saidi, expressed his pride in this constellation of stars which has raised the University’s name on the international scene. A long list of accomplishments has distinguished it from its peers through its outputs and its strong participation in a wide range of local and international forums, a fact that reflects the University administration’s keenness to produce outstanding outputs that are in tune with developments in the labor market.

It is noteworthy that the University took first place in the general level in the National University Proficiency Exam, in addition to obtaining respectable results at the intermediate and detailed levels, which reflects the blessed and intensive efforts of the teaching faculty and administrative staff who work hard to raise the students up to this elevated standard, putting PSUT in the lead against other public and private universities at the general level. The University also achieved first place in the disciplines of Computer Science and Business, and second in the field of Engineering at the intermediate level.

PSUT was ranked first in the detailed level in the disciplines of: Computer Science, Computer Graphics and Animation, Software Engineering, Communications Engineering, Electrical Power and Energy Engineering, e-Marketing and Social Media, and Management Information Systems. The rank of second was obtained in the field of Electronic Engineering and third rank in the fields of Business Administration and Accounting. The majors in which PSUT gained top ranking on the detailed level constitute 73% of the courses offered by the University. PSUT has upheld its outstanding ranking in this examination since 2004, maintaining the lead in excellence with first place in both 2005 and 2006 in the Jordanian University Proficiency Exam in the major of Computer Science. As for the Proficiency Exam held at the beginning of 2016, the University also gained top ranking in Computer Graphics and Animation, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Accounting, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Power and Energy Engineering, results that saw PSUT crowned as the overall leader among Jordanian universities on the general section of the test.