Students to apply for military course until March 10Politics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 23, a press conference was held by the Ministry of Defense, Military Staff of Mayor’s Office and Mongolian Student Association regarding Student Soldier program.
Colonel S.Ganbyamba, Head of Local defense – national military mobilization division of Department of Strategic Policy and Planning at the Ministry of Defense said, “With realization of Student Soldier program, students were given more opportunities to serve in the military, and it was a reformation in military service. Moreover, by taking an intensified military course, students are able to fulfill the requirement of having served in the military when applying for public service. Not only does the program shape patriotism in young men, it is helping them improve their tolerance and physical development.
For the last 3 years, 2390 students undertook the Student Soldier program in general military and professional military courses.
This year, the program registration will take place in compliance with the designated procedure on Student Soldier program on the basis of Law on Military Service, and the registration is open to students of all universities run in Ulaanbaatar city and those from Orkhon and Darkhan-Uul aimags.
The procedure reflects that 1000 students who passed the physical eligibility test will deposit MNT 76 thousand to take the theoretical training. Those who passed the theoretical training will be able to further their study.
The registration will continue until March 10, and the physical eligibility test will take place March 22-23.