For students taking the exam

The Registrar’s Office is a structural unit of the University’s educational and methodological management and an academic service that monitors compliance with academic rules and procedures ensures the organization of knowledge control, registration of the entire history of educational achievements, as well as the calculation of the academic rating of students.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the academic calendar?

Planning of educational activities at the University is carried out on the basis of the Academic calendar, which reflects the periods of all types of educational and control activities, practices, indicating days off (vacations and holidays) during the academic year. The academic calendar is approved annually for the academic year in the context of forms and levels of education and is posted in the Platonus AIS for the attention of students, teaching staff and staff. The academic year consists of academic semesters, usually lasting at least 15 weeks, periods of intermediate certification (examination sessions) and final certification (defense of final papers) lasting up to 7 weeks, periods of professional internships and vacations, lasting at least 7 weeks in the academic year. Each academic period ends with an intermediate certification of students; each academic discipline is studied in one academic period and is completed.

2. What is academic debt?

Academic debt for the final educational control of students, issued in the event of an unsatisfactory final grade in academic disciplines or failure to appear for the exam.

3. What is the summer semester and how should it be taken?

– An additional semester, held during the summer holidays, to eliminate differences in the curricula of students transferred from one specialty to another, to eliminate academic debts of students in the discipline.
Duration: 6 weeks; 5 weeks – theoretical course, 1 week – final control.
The total number of credits studied in an additional semester should not exceed 20.

4. For what period are the scholarships awarded and what types are available?

– Appointment of scholarship. 1st semester of 1st year – from September 1 to January 31.
Based on the results of the session (from September 1 to January 31 and from February 1 to June 30).
– Types of scholarships:
• Simple scholarship – if you have “good” (“B+”, “B”, “B-”, “C+”) and “excellent” (“A”, “A-”) grades;
• Increased scholarship (+15%) – only if you have “excellent” grades (“A”, “A-”);
• scholarship for orphans and children left without parental care and under the guardianship (trusteeship) of citizens (+30%);
• scholarship for visually impaired and hearing impaired people (+75%).

5. Under what circumstances are students expelled?

The student is expelled from the University in the following cases:
• for academic failure;
• for violating the principles of academic integrity;
• for violation of the Internal Regulations and the Charter of the University;
• for violation of the terms of the agreement on the provision of educational services, including non-payment of tuition fees;
• at your own request;
• in case of failure to appear after the expiration of the academic leave period.

6. In what cases can I take academic leave?

– the period during which students temporarily stop their studies for medical reasons (including pregnancy and childbirth);
– in connection with conscription into the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan

7. What is the transfer GPA score for university students transferring from course to course for all periods of study?

– from 1st to 2nd year – 1.6;
– from 2nd to 3rd year – 2.0;
– from 3rd to 4th year – 2.2;

8. How to register for subjects?

– The registration procedure for disciplines takes place in two stages: first, the student selects disciplines, and then signs up for a schedule with teachers. The registration procedure is carried out by the registrar’s office together with schools and advisers within the time limits established by the academic calendar.

9. How can the differences be eliminated?

– To eliminate the difference, the student, in parallel with the current training sessions, attends all types of training sessions during the academic period, completes training assignments of a certain module (with modular training), passes all types of current and midterm control provided for by the working curriculum for these disciplines (Except subject History of Kazakhstan), receives admission and passes the final control during the period of intermediate certification of students according to the academic calendar.

10. Procedure for registering for repeat study disciplines (academic debt)

– Repeated studies on the same course are allowed no more than two times during the entire period of study on a paid basis. Repeated studies in one course are formalized by order of the school director based on the student’s personal application.
– For a student who is retained for repeated studies (repeat course), regardless of the grades received for the course, a list of academic disciplines required for repeated mastering is established by order of the school director.
– Payment is set based on the cost of one credit and the list of disciplines required for repeated training.
– A student who has not accumulated credits in an undergraduate educational program has the right to gain credits (in the summer semester) or extend (repeat course) the period of study with payment for additional services in compulsory and elective disciplines.
– A student, the holder of a state educational grant, who has scored a transfer point and was transferred to the next year, but has academic debt, has the right to re-study the relevant disciplines and undergo all forms of control of the intermediate certification (exam) on a paid basis.
– A student studying under a state educational grant who is retained for a repeat course of study is deprived of the educational grant and continues his further studies on a paid basis.

11. What to do if a student, for serious reason, was unable to pass current assignments, midterm tests and intermediate exams in accordance with the schedule of classes and exams?

– Students who were unable to pass current assignments, midterm tests or pass intermediate certification (exam) on time due to illness or other valid reasons (family circumstances, natural disasters) and documented by the relevant organization, have the right to contact the school regarding the formation of an individual schedule for passing all types of controls. If the decision is positive, he is given individual deadlines for passing the current and midterm tests by order of the school director.

12. From what course can I take training in the dual education system?

– The purpose of dual training is to provide professional training taking into account the needs of the labor market and expectations, strengthening the links between training and production.
– Dual training is a form of personnel training that combines training in an educational organization with mandatory periods of industrial training and professional practice at the Enterprise with the provision of jobs and compensation to students, with equal responsibility of the Enterprise, educational institution and student.
– Dual training (hereinafter referred to as DT) is divided into theoretical and practical training: theoretical training is organized at the University, practical training is organized at enterprises/organizations in accordance with contracts. The educational process using elements of additional education is implemented according to credit technology.
– Training in the dual education system is carried out in the 6th semester of the 3rd year, in the 7th semester of the 4th year.