Bachelor degree is an academic degree, which a student of a higher educational institution receives after acquiring and confirming basic knowledge in the chosen specialty. This qualification confirms that a person has a basic higher education in the chosen specialty.
Enrollment in the number of students is conducted by admission commissions of higher educational institutions from 10 to 28 of August based on the results of UNT and CTA.
Unified National Testing (UNT) is one of the forms of the final students' assessment in secondary schools, combined with the entrance exams.
UNT is conducted for:
- graduates who wish in the current academic year to go to the universities of Kazakhstan;
- applicants for the General Certificate of Secondary Education "Altyn Belgi" General Certificate of Secondary Education with honors;
- Winners of republican scientific competitions and Olympiads in general subjects of current year.
Applications submission for participation in the UNT from March 10 to April 25. The completion of application forms is done by the graduates in those schools in which they study.
NTC develops technologies, instructions and software for UNT. A state Commission are appointed aimed at organizing and conducting the UNT at each testing point. The control over compliance with the technology of the UNT is performed by the representatives of the Ministry.
UNT is held in 5 subjects including compulsory: Kazakh or Russian languages (language of instruction), mathematics, history of Kazakhstan, Kazakh language for Russian schools (Russian for Kazakh schools), and optional subject. UNT duration is 3,5 hours (210 minutes). Retesting is not allowed.
Testing is conducted on the tests developed by National Testing Center based on general education programs, their content cannot go beyond these programs.
Information disclosing the content of the tests and the codes of correct answers are of state secrets.
The number of tests in each subject is 25. The correct answer to each test item is evaluated as one grade.
Complex Testing of applicants (CTA) is a form of examination conducted simultaneously on several subjects, using information technologies.
CTA is conducted for graduates of:
international exchange programs of students abroad and those who did not participate in the UNT;
Republican musical boarding schools;
Technical and vocational (primary and secondary vocational, post-secondary) education organizations;
educational institutions abroad.
The acceptance of applications for participation in complex testing is conducted by admissions offices of higher educational institutions between June 20 and July 9, for creative majors between 20 June and 1 July.
CTA carried out in 4 subjects: Kazakh or Russian language (the language of instruction), history of Kazakhstan, mathematics and elective subject (geography, physics, biology, chemistry, Kazakh literature (Russian literature), a foreign language).
Comprehensive testing is conducted from 17 to 23 July in the basic institutions.
The number of test items in each subject is 25. The correct answer to each test item is evaluated as one score.
For citizens applying for creative specialties grades in two subjects of complex testing: Kazakh or Russian language, history of Kazakhstan are accounted.
Duration of complex testing is 2 hours 30 minutes. Retesting is not allowed.
For the participation in complex testing applicant shall submit a statement on a special form to admissions office of higher education institution, certificate or diploma of primary professional (technical and professional) or secondary professional (post-secondary) educational institution (original), receipt of payment for the testing, two photographs in the size of 3x4, medical certificate form 086, as well as a copy of an identification document.
The list of documents needed to enter the University
Dear applicants! For entering to the university you must provide the following documents:
1. A statement addressed to the rector of the university;
2. The original of the document of secondary education (general secondary education), technical and professional or higher education (certificate, college diploma, etc.)
3. 6 photos (size 3x4);
4. The medical certificate of a form 086-U (with a fluorography picture)
5. The original certificate of UNT or CTA;
6. The health passport (or 063 form vaccination card);
7. The identification document and its copy (identity card or passport);