Please refer to the DHERST link for university selection:  http://www.dherst.gov.pg/download/2018-new-intakes-selection-list/.
New intakes from this list will receive an admissions offer letter or notice from Universities and their respective tertiary institution.
Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact DHERST: Ms Lenita Mike (phone: 301 2078, email: Lenita.Mike@dherst.gov.pg) or Shirley Isaiah (phone: 301 2087, email: Shirley.Isaiah@dherst.gov.pg).


STAT P is a 2-hour and 10-minute exam that assesses verbal and quantitative reasoning skills. Specific subject knowledge is not tested in this exam.

The universities listed below require STAT P scores to consider applications for entry to their 2018 courses:

Grade 12 School Leavers (SLs)
The PNG University of Technology (UOT) will only consider the applications of Grade 12 School Leavers (SLs) who take the STAT P test this November.
If you do not book and sit the STAT P test and you are a student currently in Grade 12 (2017), your application will not be considered.

Grade 12 School Leavers (SLs) and Pre-Service Non-School Leavers
The University of Goroka will only consider the applications of Grade 12 School Leavers (SLs) and Pre-Service Non-School Leavers who take the STAT P test this November.
A Pre-Service Non-School Leaver is a person who completed grade 12 in a previous year but did not gain a place at any university yet. This test is not for postgraduate, In-service or PDGE students.

NOTE: for 2018 entry to courses, the University of Natural Resources and Environment (UNRE) & the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) do not require their applicants to sit STAT P.

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