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Qualification Endorsement

The Election Commission of Bhutan hereby notifies the general public that the verification of the formal university degree qualification of aspiring Candidates shall be carried out by the Bhutan Accreditation Council instead of Royal University of Bhutan which verified the same for the past Parliamentary Elections.

Therefore, all those wishing to participate as Candidates in the Third Parliamentary Elections 2018, including the incumbent members, are advised to process for verification of their formal university degree qualification with the Bhutan Accreditation Council at the earliest. The Election Commission of Bhutan will then facilitate in issuing the Letter of Attestation as per the Guideline for Interpretation and Implementation of Sections 176 (d), 177 (d) and 178 (d) of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008 regarding the Academic Qualification Requirement for a Candidate contesting Elections to National Assembly, National Council or the Post of Thrompon, 2017.


Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan

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