17 BHOS students admitted in academic year 2015/2016 with 690-700 entry points were granted the Presidential Scholarship. This was based on the Order of the President of Azerbaijan Republic, Ilham Aliyev, on Granting the Presidential Scholarship to Students Admitted to Higher Educational Institutions in academic year 2015/2016, as of September 14, 2015. Out of 17 students, 9 students were admitted to Petroleum Engineering Programme, 5 students to Process Automation Engineering Programmeand 3 students to ChemicalEngineering Programme.
In general,out of the total 25 students awarded the Presidential Scholarship in Specialization Group # 1, 17 students were admitted to study at BHOS.
It should be noted that last academic year the number of the Presidential Scholarship holders at BHOS constituted this much. Moreover, in academic year2015/2016, the minimum entrance score to BHOS was 659 points, while the general average scoreconstituted 676 points, which is the highest result among the national higher education institutions. The score indicators improved dynamically for all three specializations. A total of 3 students among the 7 students getting the highest 700 entrance points in Specialisation Group #1 were admitted to BHOS.