TYPICAL RULES OF ADMISSION TO DOCTOR AND MASTER

Model Regulations

Admission to education in the organization of education, implementing educational programs postgraduate education

 

  1. General Provisions
  1. Present Typical rules for admission to education in an educational organization that implement educational programs for postgraduate education (hereinafter referred to as the Rules) have been developed in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan of July 27, 2007 “On Education” and define the procedure for admission of persons to a master’s degree, doctoral studies of higher educational institutions (Hereinafter referred to as “HEI”), residency of universities and scientific organizations.
  1. Formation of the contingent of undergraduates, doctoral candidates of universities, students of universities and scientific organizations is carried out by placing a state educational order for the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel, as well as payment for education at the expense of citizens’ own resources and other sources.

To fulfill part of the research work, the doctoral candidates of the Academy plan to travel to the leading scientific and educational centers in Europe, Russia and Ukraine.

The PhD doctoral program is the final stage of professional education in the three-level system of specialist training “BacheloFor citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the state ensures the right to receive free postgraduate education on a competitive basis in accordance with the state educational order, if they receive education for the first time, with the exception of military and special educational institutions.

Persons without citizenship permanently residing in the Republic of Kazakhstan may receive a free postgraduate education on a competitive basis in accordance with the state educational order if they receive the education of this level for the first time, with the exception of military and special educational institutions.

Training of foreigners in the magistracy, doctoral studies and residency is carried out on a fee basis. The right to receive by foreigners on a competitive basis in accordance with the state educational order of free postgraduate education is determined by international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2-1. Training in doctoral studies is carried out according to the state educational order and on a paid basis.

Reception of persons in a magistracy, doctoral studies of high schools, a residence of high schools and the scientific organizations is carried out on a competitive basis by results of entrance examinations.r – Master – Ph.D.”, implemented through a unified credit training system.

Paragraph 4, delete.

Admission to the magistracy, residency and doctorate with indication of the specialties of training is announced through the mass media not later than fifteen calendar days before the date of the beginning of the receipt of documents.

Acceptance of applications of persons applying for training under the state educational order, including within the framework of targeted training, is conducted in higher education institutions, determined by the authorized body in the field of education (hereinafter referred to as the basic university), in which the training of masters and doctors is carried out.

Admission applications for graduate, doctoral studies of universities, residencies of universities and scientific organizations is held from 10 to 28 July.

Entrance examinations for magistracy, residency and doctoral studies are conducted from 10 to 20 August, enrollment – until 25 August.

 

  1. The goal of the PhD doctoral program is to train highly qualified scientific experts, both in the domestic and global labor markets.

The order of admission to the organization of education,

Implementing educational programs

Postgraduate education

The procedure for accepting documents for admission to the magistracy,

Residency and doctoral studies

 

  1. In the magistracy, residency is accepted by persons who have mastered the educational programs of higher education.
  2. To receive documents and organize the entrance examinations in universities, a selection committee is created. The chairman of the admissions committee is the head of the university or scientific organization in the field of public health.

The composition of the selection committee is approved by the order of the head of the university.

9-1. Persons who received documents on education in foreign educational institutions, for admission to the magistracy, residency and doctoral studies in the educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in accordance with the received level of education and the profile of training, must pass the procedure for the recognition or nostrification of education certificates.

Documents on education issued by foreign educational organizations are recognized on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with international treaties (agreements).

Those who have a master’s degree or who completed their studies in medical specialties and have worked for at least 3 years are accepted for doctoral studies.

  1. Persons entering the doctoral studies submit the following documents to the university:

1) an application addressed to the head of the organization;

2) a copy of the identity card;

3) a copy of the education certificate;

4) a copy of the certificate of passing the test for the programs specified in paragraph 14 of this Regulation (if any);

5) list of scientific and scientific-methodical works (in case of their availability);

6) six photos in the size of 3 × 4 centimeters;

7) medical certificate form 086-U;

8) a personal sheet on staff records and a document confirming employment.

Together with copies of the documents specified in this clause, the original is provided for reconciliation. After checking, the originals are returned.

  1. Doctoral degrees are accepted by persons having a “master’s degree” or who have completed training in the residency for medical specialties and have worked for at least 3 years.
  2. Persons entering the magistracy, residency and doctorate pass the entrance examinations:

1) an application addressed to the head of the organization;

2) a copy of the identity card;

3) a copy of the education certificate;

4) a copy of the certificate of passing the test for the programs specified in paragraph 14 of this Regulation (if any);

5) list of scientific and scientific-methodical works (in case of their availability);

6) six photos in the size of 3 × 4 centimeters;

7) medical certificate form 086-U;

8) a personal sheet on staff records and a document confirming employment.

Together with copies of the documents specified in this clause, the original is provided for reconciliation. After checking, the originals are returned.

The order of the entrance examinations

  1. Persons entering the magistracy, residency and doctorate pass the entrance examinations:

1) in one of the foreign languages of choice (English, French, German, in Arabic for people entering the specialty, requiring knowledge of the Arabic language);

2) in the specialty.

  1. Persons who hold international certificates confirming the proficiency in a foreign language in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (foreign languages) are exempt from the entrance exam in a foreign language for a master’s degree, a residency and a doctorate in the following examinations:

English: Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program (TOEFL ITP – not less than 460 points), Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program Internet-based Test (TOEFL IBT, threshold score – at least 87), ( TOEFL threshold score – not less than 560 points), International English Language Tests System (IELTS, threshold score – not less than 6.0);

German language: Deutsche Sprachprufung fur den Hochschulzugang (DSH, Niveau C1 / level C1), Test DaF-Prufung (Niveau C1 / C1 level);

French: Test de Française International ™ (TFI – no lower than level B1 for reading and listening), Diplomed ‘Etudes en Langue franzeise (DELF, level B2), Diplome Approfondi de Langue franzeise (DALF, C1 level), Test de connaissance Du franise (TCF – not less than 400 points).

  1. For the period of the entrance examinations to the magistracy and doctoral studies in the university, the residency – in the university and a scientific organization, examination commissions are created in the specialties.
  2. Examination commission on the specialty is formed from the number of employees of universities and scientific organizations having a degree in the relevant specialty.

The composition of the exam commission on the specialty consists of a chairman and three members, two of whom must be doctors of science.

The composition of the examination committee by specialty is approved by the order of the head of the university or scientific organization.

  1. When conducting an examination on the specialty in the basic universities, representatives of the authorized body in the field of education are sent as observers.
  2. Universities and scientific organizations send the schedule of entrance examinations in the specialty to the authorized body in the field of education twenty calendar days before the examinations.
  3. Entrance examinations in a foreign language are conducted according to the technology developed by the National Testing Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Arabic exam is conducted either verbally or in writing by the examination board of the university in accordance with the procedure established by the head of the university and coordinated with the authorized body in the field of education

  1. Entrance examinations in a foreign language are conducted in higher education institutions, determined by the authorized body in the field of education.
  2. Retake of entrance exams in the year of their surrender is not allowed.
  3. In order to ensure compliance with common requirements and resolve controversial issues, the Republican Appeals Commission is established and an Appeal Commission is established in each university.

The Chairman and the composition of the Republican Appeals Commission shall be approved by the order of the authorized body in the field of education.

The composition of the appellate commission at the university is approved by the order of the chairman of the admissions committee.

Appellate commissions are created to consider applications of persons who do not agree with the results of the entrance examinations.

  1. The Appeal Commission accepts and examines applications from persons entering the magistracy, residency and doctoral studies, in the content of exam materials and technical reasons.

The Appeals Commission decides to add points to the person who appeals the results of the entrance examination – by specialty.

The results of appeals in a foreign language are transferred by the Appeal Commission to the Republican Appeals Commission.

The Republican Appeal Commission examines the reasonableness of the appeal committee’s proposal and within one day after receiving the proposal of the Appeal Committee makes a decision on adding points to the person appealing the results of the entrance examinations – in a foreign language.

  1. An application for appeal is submitted to the chairman of the appeal commission by a person entering the magistracy, residency and doctoral studies. Applications for the content of examination materials and for technical reasons are accepted until 13.00 hours the day after the announcement of the results of the entrance examination and are considered by the Appeals Commission within one day from the date of submission of the application.

The Appeals Commission works with each individual on an individual basis. If a person does not appear at the meeting of the appeal committee, his application for appeal is not considered.

  1. When considering the application by the appellate commission, the person who filed the appeal provides an identity document.
  2. Decisions of appellate commissions are taken by a majority of votes of the total number of commission members. In case of equality of votes, the vote of the chairman of the commission is decisive. The work of the appeal commissions is formalized by a protocol signed by the chairman and all members of the commission.
  1. Transfer to the magistracy, residency and doctoral studies
  1. Enrollment in the number of undergraduates, students of residency, doctoral students is carried out by the admission committee of the university.
  2. For training on the state educational order, the persons who scored the highest scores on the sum of the entrance examinations on a 100-point scale of assessments for each of the examinations in accordance with the annex to this Regulation are enrolled:

1) for scientific and pedagogical magistracy and doctoral studies not less than 150 points;

2) for profile magistracy and residency no less than 130 points, including at least 30 points in a foreign language ”

Persons who have certificates of passing the test in a foreign language (English, French, German) specified in paragraph 14 of these rules shall be counted the highest score on the 100-point scale of assessments.

  1. In the case of the same indicators of competitive scores, the persons with the highest rating in the specialty receive the pre-emption right when enrolling, in the case of the same indicators of the entrance examination in the specialty, the persons having the highest rating in a foreign language receive the priority right. Then scientific achievements corresponding to the profile of the chosen specialty are taken into account: scientific publications, including in rating scientific publications; Certificates of scientific development; Certificates on the award of scientific grants, grants; Certificates / diplomas for participation in scientific conferences and competitions.
  2. The enrollment of persons for targeted training of masters and PhDs on the state educational order is carried out on a competitive basis among persons applying for this training.
  3. Undeveloped places on the state educational order, including targeted ones, are returned to the authorized bodies in the field of education, health and culture in the form of an application for further redistribution between universities in the context of specialties before September 5.

At the same time, first of all, applications of universities with applicants with the highest scores on the results of entrance examinations in the relevant specialty are satisfied. In the absence of applicants for this specialty, redistribution is carried out within a group of specialties. The order of the authorized body is issued before September 30.

33.Higher education institutions and scientific organizations submit to the authorized bodies in the field of education, health and culture within 10 calendar days the final report on the organization and conduct of the reception, as well as copies of orders for admission to the magistracy, residency and doctorate in the state educational order.

application

To the Government Decision

Republic of Kazakhstan

From «    »                         “2016”

application

To the Model Rules for Admission to Education in Educational Organizations Implementing Educational Programs

Postgraduate education

 

   A system for translating scores on a 100-point scale of assessments

 

Points on the 100-point scale of assessments

Points on a 4-point scale

95-100

Excellent (5)

90-94
85-89

Good (4)

80-84
75-79
70-74

Satisfactorily (3)

65-69
60-64
55-59
50-54
30-49

Unsatisfactory (2)*

0-29

* In the profile magistracy and residency, the ratings “unsatisfactory” correspond to scores from 0 to 29.