Graduate Survey

Graduate survey is a follow up process conducted by the Ministry of Higher Education to obtain systematic and reliable data on graduate employment, knowledge, skills and competencies required by the labor market.

The survey invites graduates of a specific calendar year (s) who studied in local HEIs and graduates of international universities, and it invites graduates holders of different levels of qualifications (i.e. Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters, PhD).
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Employer Survey

Employer Survey is a period process of monitoring and identifying labor market needs of graduates. It surveys employers’ evaluations of graduates’ skills and performance in workplace. It provides feedback to Higher Education Institutions on graduate Employability, skills they lack and type of training they undergo after being employed.
The survey invite CEOs or HR managers in the private sector to participate. The target sample will be contacted via phone calls, sms and E-mails to participate in the online questionnaire.
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Female Empowerment Survey

It is a survey of females’ perspectives about working in the Oil and Gas Sector. The Female empowerment survey is one phase of the three phases co-operation agreement between the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHERI) and Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL).
It collects data on three topics namely; (1) personal information, (2) education, and (3) job experiences.
It targets three categories of females: (1) those who are currently working in the sector, (2) those who have resigned, (3) those who had ap-plied to the sector but rejected job offers.
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Trained Graduates From Abroad Universities

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Studying Field Matching Job Nature

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Male Graduates Rejecting Job

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Trained Graduates From Local Universities

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Trained Graduates Who Are Employed

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Female Graduates Rejecting Job

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Graduate Survey Portal
Graduate Survey Portal is an electronic services provided to the different concerned authorities.
Data Request Form
Results of Surveys can be request by Researchers & Academic Institutions in the Sultanate.
Reports Archives Section
Browse though published reports of Graduate, Employer & Female Empowerment Survey's findings.


The results of this Graduate Survey will help determine how well our higher education programs are suited to the current requirements of the labor market; and allow us to provide to higher education institutions feedback that will assist them in improving their programs.

Her Excellency Dr. Rahma bint Ibrahim Al Mahrouqi

Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

The Employer Survey helps undergraduates and organizations better understand the supply and demand for skills in the private sector and, accordingly, helps government authorities develop plans to supply the market with the needed skills.

Saif bin Khalfan Al Busaidi

Vice President of HR, CSR and Administration, Occidental of Oman Inc

No doubts three pillars any employer will be looking for in any employee, namely knowledge, experience and attitude (e.g., communication skills).

Amor Nasser Al Matani

Deputy CEO, Oman LNG

Muna Noor Manufacturing & Trading is one of the leading plastic pipe industry companies for over forty-seven years and is an authentic and strategic partner in the development of many government and private enterprises because of the high quality products manufactured by this company. There is no doubt that Muna Noor Company has been and is still one of the supportive companies for education programs in the different sectors. The company's contribution to co-sponsoring the Graduate Survey of Higher Education 2023 comes from the company's management with interest in such initiatives.

Ahmed Al Barwani

CEO of Muna Noor Manufacturing & Trading LLC.

At Asyad Group, we take pride in the youth and talent of Oman. We support the Ministry (MoHERI) in its educational role by providing graduates with training programs that equip them with the necessary skills and expertise and prepare them for the logistics job market. Our courses are meticulously designed to combine theory with hands-on and on-the-job training based on best international practices. These courses adhere to the objectives and ambitions of Oman's national logistics strategy and drive Oman’s national economic growth.

Mr. Abdulmalik Al Balushi

Group’s Chief People

Higher Education Institutions (HEI) are considered as the main source that provides labor market with the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies. The vision, mission and goals of HEIs place special emphasis on mapping graduate attributes with the needs of labor market, by offering academic programs through which students use the knowledge and skills they acquire effectively and readily when joining the labor market. HEIs, at all levels, devote serious effort to raise and improve the quality of academic programs from time to time to keep pace with development taking place in the labor market.

Dr. Musallam Ali Salim Al-Maani

Dean of Al Zahra College for Women

The outputs of higher education have a prominent and important impact on the labor market, as they contribute to build the country with high skills they acquired during their study in line with the requirements of the labor market. We at CBFS, always strive to be pioneers in graduating students who contribute to changing the map of the future through the right set of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that refine through innovative education and various

Dr. Zahran bin Salim Al Salti

Dean of CBFS

Gulf College strives to supply the labor market in the private and public sectors with well-equipped graduates who have the skills, knowledge and values which enable them to contribute in building the nation.

Dr. Rima Al Zadjali

Dean, Gulf College

Sixteen batches have graduated from Al-Buraimi University College since its establishment in the academic year 2003-2004, with a number of graduates exceeding 10,000 in various scientific disciplines and at the level of various academic degrees, diploma, advanced diploma, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and the college puts the labor market at the forefront of its priorities when offering or reviewing and developing its academic programs, which is reflected in the remarkable success of its graduates in the labor market.

Prof. Yasser Fouad Selim

Dean - Al Buraimi University College