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[Personal information has been redacted.]



Islamic Republic of Iran

Ministry of Culture and Higher Education

Faculty of Technology and Engineering

In the Name of God


Date 30 Azar 1361 [21 December1982]

Number: P Sh /1061

Enclosure:  None


Decision of the Admissions Council

Mrs. Roya Kamalabadi

Student of Communications Engineering in the Faculty of Communications, University of ----- student number ----- University admission year 1356 [1977-1978], numbers of units passed -----

Grade Point Average ----- we hereby inform you that:

  1. Owing to your membership in the perverse Baha’i sect

And with reliance on:

  • Report of investigating team
  • Existing documents and evidence
  • Other evidence relied upon by Admissions Council
  • Your admission
  • Views of government departments, judicial and police force
  • Taking into account your repentance and regulations regarding how to deal with “individuals who are repentant”


And in accordance with Section 1 in Clause D of the Executive By-Laws concerning “Student Enrolments, Second Stage”, and “Transfers and Student Suspensions, First Stage” as set out in directive number M/2122, dated 06 Azar 1361[27 November, 1982], issued to universities by the Minister of Culture and Higher Education,

You are not granted permission to continue your studies

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In view of the foregoing, you are permitted/not permitted to request a certificate, in accordance with the criteria set out for the granting of Associated Degrees or Bachelor Degrees to students, approved on 22 Shahrivar 1361 [13 September 1982] at the Cultural Revolution Headquarters.

In the event of any objection to this decision, you may submit an appeal by registered post to the Admissions Council with your statement of appeal, together with supporting documents and evidence, within 5 days of receipt of this letter, [together] with your precise address, to Tehran, P.O. Box 41/3752


1. Appeals without a correct address will not be considered.

2. The Admissions Council will respond to your appeal within 25 days.

Explanatory notes:  you will be permitted to continue your studies by submitting your [written] repentance, certified by a religious authority and having it published in a highly circulated newspaper.


Secretary [illegible]


[Official stamp]


Faculties of Engineering: Technical College - Faculty of Surveying - Institute of Hydrology - Institute of Technology of Tehran - Iran Meteorological Organization - Atmospheric Sciences- School of Construction - School of Business and Trades - Tehran Polytechnic- Teacher Training- University of Science and Technology - Ministry of Roads and Transportation, Training  Complex - National  Teaching and Research Complex -  Tehran (Institute of Technology) - Advanced School of Television and Cinema