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FORMAT OF THE UNT

Unified National Testing (UNT) is one of the forms of selection exams for admission to organizations of higher and (or) postgraduate education.

The UNT is held for:

  • students of the final 11 (12) classes of secondary education organizations for admission to the university on a paid basis at will;
  • graduates of secondary education organizations of the current year to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget or for admission to the university on a paid basis at will;
  • graduates of secondary education organizations of previous years, technical and vocational or post-secondary education to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget, or to enroll in a university on a paid basis at will;
  • graduates of technical and vocational or post-secondary education who are enrolled in educational programs of higher education that provide for shorter training periods to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget, if desired;
  • graduates of secondary education organizations who have studied under the international exchange of students abroad, as well as persons of Kazakh nationality who are not citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, who have graduated from educational institutions abroad to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget, or to enroll in a university on a paid basis at will;
  • persons enrolled in full-time universities on a paid basis, who did not score a threshold score on the results of the UNT, with UNT results with inappropriate combinations of specialized subjects, with canceled UNT results for further enrollment in the university on a paid basis in the calendar year;
  • students of universities in a group of educational programs that require creative training, and those who want to transfer to other groups of educational programs.

Form of conduct: testing.

Location: the points of the UNT

Terms of acceptance of the applicationTerms of the UNTParticipants
JanuaryJanuary1)students of the final 11 (12) classes of secondary education organizations for admission to the university on a paid basis at will
2) persons enrolled in universities on a full-time basis on a paid basis until the end of the first academic period for admission to the university on a paid basis
3) students of universities in a group of educational programs that require creative training, and those wishing to transfer to other groups of educational programs
February-MayMarch-June1)students of the final 11 (12) classes of secondary education organizations for admission to the university on a paid basis at will
2) graduates of secondary education organizations of the current year to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget or for admission to the university on a paid basis at will
3) graduates of secondary education organizations of previous years, for participation in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget or for admission to a university on a paid basis at the request of
4) graduates of technical and professional or post-secondary education who are enrolled in educational programs of higher education, to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget at the request of
5) graduates of secondary education organizations who studied through the international exchange of students abroad, as well as persons of Kazakh nationality who are not citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, who graduated from educational institutions abroad, to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget
6) persons enrolled in universities on a full-time basis on a paid basis, who did not score a threshold score on the results of the UNT, with the results of the UNT with inappropriate combinations of specialized subjects, with canceled UNT results for further enrollment in the university on a paid basis in the calendar year;
JulyAugust1)students of the final 11 (12) classes of secondary education organizations for admission to the university on a paid basis at will
2) graduates of secondary education organizations of previous years, technical and professional or post-secondary education to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget or for admission to the university on a paid basis at will
3) graduates of secondary education organizations who studied through the international exchange of schoolchildren abroad, as well as persons of Kazakh nationality, non-citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan who have graduated from educational institutions abroad, to participate in the competition for the award of an educational grant at the expense of the republican budget or the local budget, or to enroll in a university on a paid basis at will
4) persons enrolled in full-time universities on a paid basis before the end of the first academic period for admission to a university on a paid basis
5) students of universities in a group of educational programs that require creative training, and those who want to transfer to other groups of educational programs

The cost of payment for testing is 2242 tenge.

Payment for participation in the Unified National Testing is made at the time of submitting an online application using a bank card or through the app Kaspi.kz.

UNT format: 5 subjects (3 mandatory + 2 specialized).

There are 120 test tasks in total.

Total test time: 4 hours (240 minutes).

An appeal is provided.

 Subjects of testingThe Number of itemsThe Forms of items
1 blockMathematical literacy15Choice of one correct answer from the five proposed
Reading literacy20Choice of one correct answer from the five proposed
The History of Kazakhstan15Choice of one correct answer from the five proposed
2 block1 Profile subject25Choice of one correct answer from the five proposed
10With one or more correct answers from a variety of proposed
2 Profile subject25Choice of one correct answer from the five proposed
10With one or more correct answers from a variety of proposed

Maximum score: 140.

A passing grade:
In the national OHPGE – at least 65 points, and in the field of education “Pedagogical Sciences” − at least 75 points, in the fields of education” Agriculture and bioresources”,” Veterinary Medicine ” – at least 60 points.

In other OHPGE-not less than 50 points, and in the field of “Pedagogical Sciences” – not less than 75 points, in the field of education” Healthcare” – not less than 70 points. Also, each OHPGE sets its own passing score for groups of educational programs.

Specialized subjects are selected in accordance with the selected group of educational programs in the OHPGE.

Combination of profile subjects
1 profile subject2 profile subject
1mathematicsphysics
2mathematicsgeography
3biologychemistry
4biologygeography
5foreign languageworld history
6geographyforeign language
7world historyосновы права
8world historygeography
9Kazakh language/Russian languageKazakh literature / Russian literature
10chemistryphysics
11creativecreative

The format of the UNT for TPE graduates entering higher education programs that provide for shorter training periods: 2 subjects.

There are 60 test items in total.

The total testing time is 2 hours (120 minutes).

Subjects

Number of items

Form of items

Form of Assessment

General professional discipline20With the choice of one correct answer from five suggested ones1 correct answer = 1 point
Special discipline40With the choice of one correct answer from five suggested ones(20)1 correct answer = 1 point
With the choice of one or more correct answers from a set of suggested ones (10)

Full choice of correct answers = 2 points,

1 error (1 correct answer was not found or 1 incorrect answer was selected) = 1 point,

2 or more errors = 0 points

situational items (10)1 correct answer = 1 point

Maximum score: 70

A passing grade: 25

Including at least 5 points in each discipline.

Admission to the OHPGE of persons with technical and professional or post-secondary education with the qualification of “mid-level specialist” or “applied bachelor” in related areas of training of higher education personnel, providing for reduced training periods, entering paid training is carried out by the admission committees of the OHPGE. The results of the UNT is not required.

Information provided by the NTC 

  • Format of the UNT
  • Regulatory documents for admission to the university
  • State educational order for the training of personnel with higher education for the 2020-2021 academic year in the context of groups of educational programs
  • Average UNT scores for groups of educational programs received for the grant
  • Rules for the admission of foreign citizens
  • Reception and enrollment
  • List of educational programs
  • Tuition fees