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Good afternoon, dear entrant!

As you know, Satbayev University (SU) is a technical university that occupies a special position among other universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In the 2018/2019 academic year, in addition to 54,000 grants that the republic allocates annually, they also added another 20,000 grants. However, 11,000 grants are in technical specialties in which SU is being specialized, and they intended for future engineers. In 2018, the applicants of Satbayev University got a substantial part of the grants.  Thanks to this, the university provides an opportunity for former students, undergraduates and doctoral students to study on a grant. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan notes that in the future the demand for technical specialties will only increase. Satbayev University conducts training in three programs  bachelor, master and doctoral studies programs. It is also possible to study on a college based on bachelor program and receive a second higher education in an online format.

Duration of study: Bachelor program - 4 years. College-based Bachelor program- 3 years. Second higher education (distance learning technology) - 2 years. Scientific and pedagogical magistracy - 2 years. Master's profile - 1 year and 1.5 years. Doctoral studies program - 3 years. Form of study: fulltime.

Learning conditions: we carry out the training on state grants and on a contractual basis. For admission to the university, you must register on the website kb.kaznitu.kz, and after confirming the registration, provide the selection committee with originals or notarized copies of documents. To receive a grant, it is necessary, within the various periods established by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, to fill out an application for participation in the competition for the award of state educational grants. Documents submitted to the selection committee are filed into the folder; the title page must contain the applicant’s full name (full), code and name of the educational program, home address, city code, phone number, mobile phone, email address, year of receipt.

Welcome to the fraternity of students at Satbayev University!

Bachelor program

The bachelor program accepts person with a general secondary, technical and vocational (primary vocational or secondary vocational), postsecondary, higher (higher vocational) education. In order to enter the university, school graduates, in addition to final exams at school, pass the entrance exam in the form of Unified National Testing (UNT) or Complex Testing (CT  for graduates of schools and colleges). Upon graduation, a graduate receives a bachelor's degree. The second higher education in Kazakhstan is received only on a paid basis with an accelerated term of study of 23 years.

Reception of documents begins on June 1 and ends on August 25. However, specific introductory events have a clearly limited stage in this period. Therefore, specify the stage of interest in the selection committee. The final decision on the grant is published in print in early August.

For admission, you will need the following documents:

Documents for passing UNT and СT:

1. Application on the established form;
2. Certificate or diploma of primary vocational or secondary school (original);
3. Two photographs measuring 3x4 cm;
4. Medical certificate, 086/y form with a fluorography;
5. Identity card (original and copy);
6. A payment document for comprehensive testing.

Documents provided in a foreign language must have a notarized translation into Kazakh or Russian. UNT and CT results. The main factor that influences a grant is points scored during UNT or CT. On average, grants should be calculated by those who received from 65 to 90 scores. This is the amount collected in such subjects as:
● History of Kazakhstan;
● Mathematical literacy;
● Reading literacy;
● Profile subject;
● Profile subject.
If an applicant who takes scores below five on subjects during NT or CT, then person will not participate in the competition. You should pay attention to the fact that the applicant must have five or higher points, including in core subjects. College graduates pass only two subjects. Therefore, if for graduates of 11 classes the maximum score is 140, and the passing each test is 50, then for college graduates the maximum score is 70, and the passing of each test is 25. Person who do not receive a threshold score based on the results of UNT / CT can be enrolled in higher education fulltime tuition on a paid basis with the condition of retaking UNT / CT in January.

A package of documents for participation in the competition on a common basis. Applicants with a certificate of UNT or CT, for the competition for a grant, provide such documents as:
1. Certificate or diploma of primary vocational or secondary school (original);
2. Certificate of UNT or CT;
3. Original identity card (optional copy);
4. Medical certificate, 086/y form;
5. Two photographs measuring 3x4 cm;
6. Application for participation in the competition (we provide the form to the selection committee).

Documents for those who belong to preferential categories. Applicants’ beneficiaries (orphans) must submit the originals and copies of such documents:
1. Birth certificate;
2. Death certificates of father, mother.

Person with disabilities from childhood of group I or II provide original documents:
1. MSEC reference.

Students who wish to study at the Institute of Military Affairs of Satbayev University and have passed a medical examination pass physical training tests in accordance with the approved standards and get a place to study military affairs on a competitive basis.

Table of standards for physical training.

Test content

            Score for the test

5

4

3

2

1

Run 100м (seconds)

13,2

13,5

14,2

14,5

2

Run 3000м (minutes)

12,32

13,00

13,40

14,04

3

Run during 12 minute (км)

32,75

2,752,5

2,52,2

2,22,1 4

4

Long jump from a place (м)

2,5

2,35

2,2

2,05

 

Master program

People with higher education in relevant or related specialties are admitted to the magistracy. Applications are accepted from July 3rd   to July 31st , entrance exams are held from August 10th  to 20th , and admission is until August 25th . Admission to the magistracy is carried out on a competitive basis according to the results of two entrance exams, evaluated on a 100-point scale each. Persons who have scored at least 150 points on the amount of entrance exams (in a foreign language  at least 50 points and in a specialty at least 50 points) are enrolled in the grant training.

For admission, you must provide the following documents:
1. An application addressed to the rector;
2. The applicant's questionnaire (sent by e-mail after registration in online mode);
3. The original or notarized copy of the document on higher education;
4. The original or notarized copy of the certificate of passing test IELTS or TOEFL programs (if any);
5. A document of personnel records and a copy of a document confirming employment activity, certified by a notary or by the HR department (for person with work experience);
6. Six photographs measuring 3x4 cm;
7. Medical certificate, 086/y form;
8. Copy of identity card;
9. A list of scientific methodological works, copies of certificates and diplomas (if any);
10. A document for English test payment;

Person who has received educational documents in foreign educational organizations, for admission to the master program in educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with the level of education and training profile, must go through the procedure of recognition (nostrification) of educational documents. Educational documents issued by foreign educational organizations are recognized in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with international agreements. After submitting the documents, it is necessary to pass an exam in a special discipline in the scope of the higher professional education program and a foreign language in the form of testing using the technologies of the National Testing Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Foreign citizens must take an exam in the language of instruction (Kazakh, Russian). We will publish information about the admission and contact details of the person accepting the documents on the website before the start of the work of the Admissions Committee. The entrance exam for the specialty we carry out in oral form. The programs of entrance examinations for the specialty are being formed by the relevant departments based on standard (working) programs in the disciplines of the compulsory component of the previous level of education and are published on the university website no later than one month before the entrance examinations. The entrance exams are in English, Kazakh and Russian languages,  ​according to the technology developed by the National Testing Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in the form of testing. Applicants for admission to the magistracy have an interview to confirm their knowledge of English language. Applicants, having international certificates and confirming knowledge of a foreign language in accordance with the European competencies (standards) do not pass the entrance exam in English for a master's and doctoral program. At the same time, they get a highest score on a 100-point rating scale:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program (TOEFL ITP – not less 460 score);
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program Internet based Test (TOEFL IBT, threshold score – not less 87);
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL threshold score – not less 560 баллов);
  • International English Language Tests System (IELTS, threshold score – not less 6.0).

Details for testing: RGKP "National Testing Center" MES RK 010011 Astana, Victory Ave. 60 RNN 600300086081 BIN 000140001853 IIC KZ536010111000001515 BIC HSBKKZKX, KBE 16 JSC People's Bank of Kazakhstan.

Applicants, who have received an unsatisfactory score or did not come to the entrance exams, they will be excluded from passing the entrance exams and they will not be credited. It is not allowed to have retakes in entrance exams.  The university selection committee is responsible for enrollment in the number of undergraduates. In the case of the same indicators of competitive scores, person with a higher mark in the specialty receives a greater privilege while being enrolled; in the case of the same indicators of the entrance exam in the specialty, person with a higher mark in a foreign language will receive preemptive rights. Moreover, scientific achievements, corresponding to the profile of the chosen specialty are taken into account: research publications, including indexed journals; certificates of scientific development; certificates of awarding scientific scholarships, grants; diplomas/diplomas for participation in scientific conferences and competitions.

Doctoral studies program

The training of scientific personnel at Satbayev University is carried out in doctoral studies. The term of study in doctoral studies does not exceed 3 years. For admission, you must have "master" academic degree and work experience in the specialty at least 1 year. Documents are accepted from July 3rd  to July 31st , entrance examinations in foreign languages ​​are held from August 10th  to 15th, examination in the specialty is held from August 16th  to August 20th, admission is until August 25th. Admission to doctoral studies is provided on a competitive basis according to the results of entrance exams, evaluated on a 100 score for each. Person who has scored at least 150 for exams (in a foreign language at least 50 score and in a specialty at least 50 score) are enrolled in the grant. Foreign citizens entering doctoral studies on a paid basis pass entrance exams in Kazakh or Russian. Person, who has an international certificates confirming knowledge of a foreign language in accordance with the European competencies (standards) do not pass the entrance exam in the English language for doctoral studies. At the same time, they get a highest score on a 100-point rating scale:

Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program (TOEFL ITP – not less 460 score);

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program Internet based Test (TOEFL IBT, threshold score – not less 87),
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL threshold score – not less 560 баллов);
  • International English Language Tests System (IELTS, threshold score – not less 6.0).

For admission, you must provide the following documents:

1. Application addressed to the rector;

2. Questionnaire of the applicant;

3. Copy of identity card;

4. Notarized copies of diplomas with attachments (bachelor degree and master degree programs);

5. Original certificate of passing the test IELTS or TOEFL programs (if any);

6. A document for English test payment;

7. List of scientific methodological works (if any);

8. Six photographs measuring 3x4 cm;

9. Medical certificate, 086/y form;

10. A document of personnel records, a copy of the employment record book, certified by a notary or by the HR  department, or another document confirming the labor activity, certified by the HR service at the place of work;

11. Research proposal in one of the (Russian/Kazakh/English) languages, not more than 10 pages;

12. Motivation letter in one of the (Russian/Kazakh/English) languages, at least 250 words, Times New Roman 14 font, spacing 1.5);

13. Copies of certificates, diplomas (if any).

You should submit documents to the reception centers for doctoral program of the Admissions Committee of relevant institutes of Satbayev University. Person who has received documents on education in foreign educational organizations, for admission to the magistracy in educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with the level of education and training profile, must go through the procedure of recognition (nostrification) of educational documents. Educational documents issued by foreign educational organizations are recognized in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with international agreements. The entrance exams in English, Kazakh and Russian languages ​​are carried out according to the technology developed by the National Testing Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in the form of testing. Applicants for admission to the magistracy have an interview to confirm their knowledge of the English language.

Details for testing: RGKP "National Testing Center" MES RK 010011 Astana, Victory Ave. 60 RNN 600300086081 BIN 000140001853 IIC KZ536010111000001515 BIC HSBKKZKX, KBE 16 JSC People's Bank of Kazakhstan. Applicants, who have received an unsatisfactory score or did not come to the entrance exams are not allowed to pass the entrance exams and are not being credited. Moreover, applicants cannot have retakes in entrance exams.

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