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The procedure for admission to higher education

Approved

Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic

dated May 27, 2011 N 256

ORDER

admission to higher educational institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic

(In the wording of the resolutions of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated March 28, 2012 N 215, June 19, 2012 N 429, September 13, 2013 N 514, June 16, 2014 No. 328)

I. General provisions

1.1. This Procedure regulates the admission of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic and citizens of other countries to higher educational institutions (hereinafter referred to as the university) regardless of their organizational and legal forms (forms of ownership and departmental subordination) for training in educational programs of higher professional education under contracts with tuition fees with legal and (or) individuals (hereinafter – the contract with the payment of tuition fees).

1.2. This Procedure is developed in accordance with the Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On Education” and other regulatory legal acts of the Kyrgyz Republic in the field of education.

1.3. Universities, regardless of their organizational and legal forms, independently develop, approve and agree with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic (hereinafter – the MES KR) annual admission rules in the part that does not contradict the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic and this Procedure.

1.4. On the first course in universities of the Kyrgyz Republic are accepted persons with secondary general and secondary vocational education.

1.5. For subsequent courses are accepted persons having an academic certificate of the established sample of incomplete higher vocational education or a state diploma of higher professional education at various levels. For the subsequent courses of the relevant specialties, persons are accepted who have a state diploma of the secondary vocational education of the corresponding profile. The list of specialties of secondary vocational education and corresponding to them in profile areas and specialties of higher vocational education is approved by the MES KR.

1.6. Persons who have a state diploma of higher vocational education with an academic degree “bachelor” in the relevant direction or higher professional education, confirmed by assigning the person the qualification “specialist” in a related specialty, are accepted for training under the master’s degree program.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 16, 2014 No. 328)

1.7. Citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic have the right to receive on a competitive basis free higher education in state universities within state educational standards, if they receive education of this level for the first time.

1.8. Education of citizens of other states in higher educational institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic is carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic, on the basis of international treaties that have entered into force in accordance with the established procedure, of which the Kyrgyz Republic is a party, and also on the basis of agreements between educational organizations or with individual citizens.

1.9. The main criteria for admission to universities of the Kyrgyz Republic, regardless of their organizational and legal forms, for full-time, full-time-correspondence (evening) and correspondence forms, including using distance learning technologies, are the level of knowledge and ability of the entrant.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 16, 2014 No. 328)

1.10. Universities, regardless of their organizational and legal forms, announce admission after agreeing with the MES KR a list of training areas and specialties and their admission plan.

i. Organization of admission to university

2.1. (Expired in accordance with the decision of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated June 19, 2012 N 429)

2.2. To organize the admission of students to all forms of education under an agreement with payment of tuition fees by order of the head of the university, a selection committee is created, the chairman of which is the rector of the university.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 19, 2012 N 429)

2.3. The chairman of the admissions committee is responsible for the implementation of the admission plan, compliance with the limit contingent established by the license, as well as the requirements of regulatory legal acts on admission to universities, determines the duties of members of the admissions and appeal commissions, approves the procedure for their work, the schedule of admissions for citizens of the admissions and appeal commissions.

2.4. The composition, powers and procedure of the selection committee is determined by the regulations on it, approved by the rector of the university. The term of office of the selection committee is one year.

2.5. The work of the admissions committee and office work, as well as the personal reception of applicants and their parents (legal representatives) are organized by the responsible secretary, who is appointed by the rector of the university. The candidatures of the responsible secretaries of the selection committees are consistent with the MES KR. The same person cannot be the executive secretary for more than two years in a row.

2.6. For the organization and conduct of entrance examinations, the chairman of the selection committee approves the composition of the examination and appeal commissions. The powers and procedure of the examination and appeal commissions are determined by the regulations on them, approved by the rector of the university. Examination commissions are completed from the most experienced teachers of this university. The composition of these commissions must be updated annually by at least 50 percent.

2.7. For the organization and conduct of certification tests for admission to the second and subsequent courses at the university, certification commissions are created. The order of formation, composition, powers and order of activities of certification commissions, as well as the procedures for conducting certification tests are determined by the relevant provisions approved by the rector of the university.

2.8. When enrolling in a higher education institution, the chairman of the admission commission ensures observance of the rights of citizens in the field of education established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic, publicity and openness of the admissions commission, objectivity in assessing the abilities and aptitudes of applicants, and accessibility of the admissions commission at all stages of admission.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 19, 2012 N 429)

2.9. The admission committee is obliged to monitor the accuracy of information about the applicant’s participation in ORT, and also has the right to verify other education documents submitted by the applicant.

Iii. Organization of informing applicants

3.1. The entrant, his legal representatives, parents have the right to familiarize themselves with the Charter of the university, its licenses for educational activities and certificates of state and other certification (accreditation), rules of admission to the university, as well as entrance test programs and other necessary information related to admission. Upon admission to the field under an agreement with payment of tuition fees, the selection committee is obliged to acquaint the applicant, his legal representatives, parents with the obligations and rights of the parties, the size and procedure for paying tuition fees, the possibility of providing benefits in payment.

3.2. The university announces the admission of citizens for training in educational programs of higher professional education only if they have a license to conduct educational activities in these educational programs.

3.3. In order to familiarize the applicant and / or his parents (legal representatives), the university is obliged to place the documents specified in clause 3.1 on its official website and / or to issue information boards at the university no later than May 1.

3.4. Prior to the beginning of the reception of documents, the admission committee of the university announces the following:

annual rules of admission to the university;

list of areas of training and specialties for which the university announces admission in accordance with the license for the right to conduct educational activities;

list of entrance examinations in general subjects for each field of study and specialty;

list and forms of entrance examinations for persons with higher professional education;

the list and forms of entrance examinations for training in graduate programs and attestation tests – for the second and subsequent courses;

the total number of places for admission to the first course in each area of ​​training and specialty;

rules for filing and consideration of appeals based on the results of entrance and certification tests;

information about the presence of the hostel (s) and the number of places in the hostels for non-resident entrants;

sample contract for applicants to the field under contracts with payment of tuition fees;

the timing of entrance examinations for training in graduate programs and certification tests for the second and subsequent courses;

terms of making payment for tuition.

3.5. During the period of receiving documents, the admission board of the university daily informs applicants about the number of applications submitted and the competition, organizes the operation of special telephone lines to answer all applicants’ questions.

Information on the number of applications submitted, the competition should be presented in each area of ​​training and specialty and posted on the official website of the university and / or on the information board of the admissions committee.

Iv. Reception of documents

4.1. Reception of documents for places under the contract with payment of tuition fees begins from June 20. Reception of documents for training in graduate programs begins on June 20 and ends on October 1.

4.2. Admission to universities is carried out on the personal application of citizens.

4.3. The applicant has the right to apply for participation in the competition simultaneously in several universities, in several areas of training (specialties), as well as on various forms of education (full-time, part-time (evening), correspondence, education using distance learning technologies, external studies).

When applying for admission to the university, the applicant presents a document proving his identity and citizenship. The application is accompanied by a state document on secondary general or secondary vocational education and the required number of photographs. Additional documents (death certificates of parents, medical and social expertise, documents confirming the existence of a sports title, etc.) may be submitted by an applicant if he claims for benefits established by the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

(In the wording of the resolutions of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated March 28, 2012 N 215, September 13, 2013 N 514, June 16, 2014 No. 328)

4.4. When applying for admission to a higher education institution, the applicant at his own discretion presents the original or certified photocopy of documents proving his identity, citizenship, original or certified photocopy of the state education document and the required number of photographs.

4.5. Certification of photocopies of documents of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic according to the original by the institution of higher education in which they are submitted is allowed.

4.6. Foreign citizens must submit to the admissions office a document on education, equivalent to a state document on secondary general education or secondary vocational education of the Kyrgyz Republic. The examination of documents of foreign citizens is carried out by the MES KR. Foreign citizens are not allowed to enroll without providing a certificate of compliance with the level of educational content issued by the MES KR.

4.7. The procedure for conducting tours of selection and enrollment of applicants for grant (budget) places is established by a separate provision.

4.8. A personal file is filed for each applicant, which stores all the documents and materials submitted for the admission tests, certification tests (including an extract from the protocol of the decision of the appeal commission of the higher educational institution).

Personal files of applicants are stored at a higher education institution for six months from the time they start receiving documents.

4.9. When submitting documents, the applicant will receive a receipt for receiving documents.

4.10. Applicants who submitted to the university admissions office obviously false documents are liable under the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

V. National testing and entrance tests

5.1. The competition for the enrollment of applicants for all forms of training under an agreement with payment of tuition fees is held only on the basis of the ORT of the current year. If the applicant has an ORT score higher than the threshold score, the admission committee does not have the right to refuse to accept the certificate for participation in the competition.

(As amended by the Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated June 19, 2012 No. 429, June 16, 2014 No. 328)

5.2. The terms and procedure for holding a competition for full-time education under an agreement with payment of tuition fees based on ORT results are similar to conducting selection rounds and enrolling applicants for grant training. The applicant at his own discretion uses tear-off certificate coupons intended for participation in the competition for places with payment of tuition fees. In the second and third rounds, a certificate may be accepted for participation in the competition. The competition is held without taking into account the categories of applicants established for applicants applying for a state educational grant, applicants with the highest scores are recommended for enrollment.

The terms of the competition and enrollment to the internally-correspondence (evening), correspondence courses, including the use of distance learning technologies, are set by the university independently. Applicants who did not pass these tests, but have a score equal to or above the basic test, are allowed to compete for places under an agreement with payment of the cost of training for specialties and areas that require additional subject tests (except for medical specialties). When enrolling in these specialties, applicants who have the results of subject tests enjoy the priority right; applicants for the remaining places are recommended based on the results of the main test.

(As amended by the Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated June 19, 2012 No. 429, June 16, 2014 No. 328)

5.3. The university conducts entrance tests exclusively:

  • (invalidated in accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 19, 2012 N 429)
  • for applicants entering the areas of training and specialty that do not require ORT results;
  • for applicants – foreign citizens.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 19, 2012 No. 429, June 16, 2014 No. 328)

5.4. Entrance tests can be conducted simultaneously with the conduct of the selection of applicants according to the results of ORT.

5.5. The rules of admission to the university, regardless of its organizational and legal form, determine the list of subjects for entrance tests.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 16, 2014 No. 328)

5.6. Introductory tests (except for tests on specialties of art and physical culture) are conducted according to the programs corresponding to curricula of secondary general education.

5.7. Dates of entrance examinations in universities, regardless of their organizational and legal forms, from July 10 to August 20. Dates of entrance examinations for foreign citizens can be extended until October 15.

(As amended by the Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated June 19, 2012 No. 429, June 16, 2014 No. 328)

5.8. The schedule of entrance and certification tests (subject, date, time, examination group and exam venue, consultation, date of announcement of results) is approved by the chairman of the selection committee or his deputy and notified to applicants no later than June 20. In the schedule of entrance tests and attestation tests, the names of the chairmen of the examination boards and examiners are not listed.

5.9. Persons who have taken away the documents after the completion of the reception of documents are dropped out of the competition.

5.10. Persons who did not appear for the entrance test for a valid reason (illness or other circumstances, documented) are allowed to them in parallel groups, at the next stage of passing the entrance tests or individually in the period before their full completion.

5.11. The competition for admission to the second and subsequent courses is held on the basis of certification tests conducted by the university independently. At the same time, the period of mastering higher education programs is determined by the academic difference in the disciplines stipulated by the relevant state educational standards. Academic difference is determined in the manner established by the Regulation on the transfer, expulsion and restoration of students of higher educational institutions of the Kyrgyz Republic, approved by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic “On approval of regulatory legal acts governing the activities of educational organizations of higher and secondary vocational education of the Kyrgyz Republic” dated May 29, 2012 No. 346.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 16, 2014 No. 328)

5.12. The competition for training in the Master’s program is held according to the citizens’ applications based on the results of entrance examinations.

Vi. General rules for admission tests

6.1. Introductory tests can be carried out in the form of exam (oral or written), testing (blank or computer), interviews, etc.

6.2. The university may use the test tasks of the National Testing Center under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic on the basis of an agreement concluded with it. Test tasks, tickets for oral exams, tasks for written exams, developed by the subject commissions of the university, must comply with the program of secondary general education.

6.3. Packages of test tasks, tickets for oral exams and tasks for written exams and the keys (answers) to them should be kept by the chairman of the selection committee in sealed envelopes, which are opened immediately before the test (exam).

6.4. The duration of the test or written exam is determined by the university.

6.5. The admission of applicants for entrance tests is carried out in the presence of a passport or other identity document.

6.6. Before the beginning of the entrance examinations, members of the examination committee shall be briefed on the rules for conducting the exam.

6.7. During the entrance exam, applicants are prohibited from:

  • to bring and use textbooks, notebooks, notes, mobile phones, electronic notebooks and other means of storing information;
  • to talk or change without the permission of the examiners;
  • exchange examination tickets, answer forms and notes.

In the case of repeated violations of the requirements for the order of the entrance examinations, the applicant may be disqualified and not allowed to the next exam. Disqualification is issued by the relevant act, certified by the signatures of members of the examination committee.

6.8. When an applicant submits the completed test task, commission members check the compliance of the option number on the answer form and test task, the absence of corrections, marks on the response form, filling out the forms with a ballpoint pen or gel pen.

6.9. Attendance at the entrance exams unauthorized persons is prohibited.

6.10. At the end of the exam, tests, forms of answers and exam sheets are transferred to the responsible secretary of the selection committee.

6.11. The responsible secretary, together with members of the selection committee, encrypts written papers or answer forms, putting a conditional code on the examination sheet and answer form.

6.12. Examination sheets remain with the executive secretary and are stored in a sealed safe, and the forms of answers are handed over to members of the examination committee for verification, while checking them is allowed only at the university. Persons who are not related to this admission test are not allowed to check.

6.13. Examination papers are checked on the same day, immediately after the end of encryption.

6.14. When checking the examination papers, you must adhere to the following rules:

  • Answers written in pencil are not counted;
  • when the applicant draws two answers, the answer to this question does not count;
  • on the forms of answers next to the points put up, the signature and surname of the inspector must be put;
  • if a signature is found on the forms of answers or any non-work related inscriptions, the test items are checked by two examiners.

6.15. When conducting computer testing, questions and answers are displayed on a computer monitor. The test is completed if all questions have been exhausted or the time allotted for the test has expired. The test result is recorded in an electronic protocol. The fact of familiarization with the test results is confirmed by the applicant’s signature on the test sheet and recorded in the examination sheet.

6.16. The minimum threshold score, which gives the applicant the right to participate in the competition, is set by the university in advance and cannot be less than 40 percent of the maximum possible number of points.

6.17. The list of applicants recommended for admission to the field under the contract with payment of tuition fees should be posted no later than 10 am the next day after the exam.

6.18. Written work of persons enrolled in the university, hemmed in their personal files. Written works of unaccepted applicants are stored for six months, after which they are destroyed.

VII. General rules for filing and reviewing appeals

7.1. According to the results of the admission or certification test, the applicant has the right to submit to the appeal commission a written appeal statement about the violation, in his opinion, of the established procedure for conducting the test, and / or disagreement with his (their) results (hereinafter – the appeal).

In the case of a written test, the applicant can get acquainted with their work.

7.2. Consideration of the appeal is not a re-exam. During the consideration of the appeal, only the correctness of the assessment of the results of the entrance test is checked.

7.3. The appeal is filed by the applicant personally on the day after the announcement of the exam score is announced. The admissions office ensures that appeals are received throughout the day.

7.4. The applicant has the right to be present at the appeal. The applicant must have with him a document proving his identity, and an examination sheet.

7.5. With a minor applicant (under 18) one of the parents or legal representatives, except minors, recognized in accordance with the law fully capable before reaching the age of majority, has the right to attend.

7.6. After consideration of the appeal, the decision of the appeal commission on the assessment of the exam.

7.7. If disagreements arise in the appeal commission, a vote is taken, and the decision is approved by a majority vote. The decision of the appeal commission issued by the protocol is brought to the notice of the applicant (against signature).

Viii. Enrollment

8.1. Enrollment of applicants in the number of university students, regardless of their organizational and legal forms, for all forms of education is carried out in the presence of the original document on education or its duplicate.

8.2. Enrollment of applicants in the number of students according to the results of ORT is made in the presence of the original certificate of the test results. The results of the ORT of applicants who have confirmed their desire to study at the university by submitting the necessary documents to the selection committee must be confirmed by the Independent Test Service before enrollment.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 19, 2012 N 429)

8.4. Enrollment of applicants in the number of full-time students of universities, regardless of their organizational and legal forms, to places under the contract with payment of tuition fees is made until August 25, for other forms of education – until August 31. The deadline for admission of applicants from among foreign citizens may be extended until October 15.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic of June 19, 2012 N 429)

8.5. Outside the competition, if there is a score corresponding to a positive assessment, they are credited to the field under an agreement with payment of tuition fees:

  • military personnel transferred to the reserve and eligible for benefits established by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic;
  • children – orphans and children left without parental care (up to 18 years old inclusively, on October 1 of the current year);
  • Persons with disabilities, who, according to the conclusion of the medical and social expertise, are not contraindicated in high school education in their chosen field of study and specialty;
  • winners of international and national Olympiads (who took 1-3 places in the current year) in areas and specialties in the selected university, in which the subject of the Olympiad is a major.

8.6. Champions and prize-winners of the Olympic Games, world championships and champions of the Asian Games are accepted without entrance examinations (examinations, testing and interviews) to state and municipal universities for training in areas of training (bachelor, master) and specialties in the field of physical culture and sports.

Athletes who have sports titles “Master of Sports of the Kyrgyz Republic”, “Master of Sports of the Kyrgyz Republic of international class” enjoy priority right when entering state and municipal educational institutions of higher professional education.

(As amended by the Resolution of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic dated March 28, 2012 N 215)

8.7. Students of pre-university training units are accepted to universities on a general basis.

8.8. Persons who did not appear for the entrance tests without valid reasons, as well as those who received an unsatisfactory grade, do not participate in the competition and are not enrolled in the university.