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Internal tests, Interview, and exams

Results of tests and examinations administered by KIMEP University may be used only for the purposes of admission to KIMEP University and are only valid for one calendar year.

KIMEP English Placement Test (KEPT) and KIMEP Graduate Entrance Test (KGET) can be taken two times only.

Rules, periods and format of taking tests and examinations are set forth by the Office of Academic Affairs.

Schedule and registration for tests are available in your applicant’s portal. You will need to officially apply, receive student ID and register for the needed tests. Detailed info for registration can be found HERE


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Who takes the test: Applicants for Bachelors and Masters programs, non-degree applicants
Language: English
Total number of questions: 100
Duration: 90 minutes
Number of sections: 3
Short description:Section 1: Grammar Structures
The first section is designed to test the grammar skills of applicants.  Candidates will have to choose the correct word or phrase to complete simple sentences. They will choose from three or four possible answers that may have the same meaning, but only one of which is grammatically correct.Section 2: Grammar and Vocabulary in Context
The second section is designed to test the grammar and vocabulary development of applicants. They will read short selected passages that are missing key words. They will choose the best words to complete the text from three or four possible answers.Section 3: Reading Comprehension
The third section is designed to test the reading comprehension of applicants. They will read fairly long selected passages and choose from a multitude of answers or provide short written responses which best describe the meaning of the text.

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The KGET measures the applicants’ problem-solving skills and their ability to think logically and critically.The test is given in English and it consists of 3 sections:

  1. Problem solving (there are 20 questions and the recommended time is 30 minutes)
  2. Data sufficiency (there are 20 questions and the recommended time is 40 minutes)
  3. Critical thinking (there are 10 questions and the recommended time is 20 minutes)

Test takers have a maximum of 90 minutes to complete these 50 multiple-choice questions. Problem-solving is evaluated based upon mainly quantitative questions. This section tests the knowledge of arithmetic, elementary algebra, and common geometry. Data sufficiency questions consist of a question and two statements. The critical thinking section is composed of questions testing reading comprehension and critical reasoning.

The KGET test covers a wide range of topics.

Maximum score – 50

Passing grade – 15 for МВА, MACTA, MFIN, MMGT and MMKT programs

Passing grade – 14 for MAE and MEPM programs

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Short description:
The entrance essay is designed to enable the applicant to express his or her creative abilities in one of the chosen topics. The essay should be based on the applicant’s life experience and personal views and not on literary sources. It should consist of an introduction, supporting paragraphs which develop the main idea, and a conclusion.Criteria used when evaluating the essay:

  1. Content – the ability to analyze the reality of a situation, as well as the ability to choose and use the correct facts – 8 points;
  2. Logic – the capacity to express clear and logical statements and ideas – 8 points;
  3. Structure – the ability to present an essay as a composition of multiple parts that will develop and articulate a clear idea(s) that are supported by logic and factual information – 8 points;
  4. Language – written clearly and thoughtfully, using a rich vocabulary – 8 points;
  5. Creativity – the essay should present a modern and interesting approach to the given topics – 8 points

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Dear applicants,

In accordance with the state Rules of Admission, approved by the Order # 600 of the Minister of Education and Science of the RK as of October 31, 2018, admission of international applicants to undergraduate programs is made provided that the internal exam called ONLINE INTERVIEW is taken. This exam is held in an offline mode, the deadline of taking the exam is August 24, 2020.

Description

Applicants should write a motivated answer of max 300 words to each of the questions asked.

Sequence of steps to access the exam in an offline mode:

  1. Get authorized at your Applicant’s Portal: https://www.kimep.kz/ext/application/online/en-US/
  2. Enter the «INTERVIEW» section by pressing a “FILL IN” button
  3. Write your answers in the specific tab designed for each question
  4. Upon finishing, as soon as you will be ready to submit your answers for checking, press a “SUBMIT” button
  5. Results shall come up in the form of «PASS/FAIL» grade and will appear in your Applicant’s Portal in «Admission status» section or at our web-site: https://kimep.kz/prospective-students/ru/admission/

Below is the picture of how the special exam looks in your applicant portal.

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Please contact Admissions Office if you have any other questions.
Most sincerely,
Admissions Office
Telephone: +7 (727) 270 42 13, +7 (727) 2704248
Mobile: +7 707 170 42 13
E-mail addresses: uao@kimep.kz; gao@kimep.kz

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Dear applicants to “Foreign Language: Two Foreign Languages” program, In accordance with the state Rules of Admission, approved by the Order # 600 of the Minister of Education and Science of the RK as of October 31, 2018, admission to “Foreign Language: Two Foreign Languages” program is made taking into account the results of a special exam.Following recommendation of the Ministry of Education and Science of the RK KIMEP University shall hold a special exam in an online mode.

Description of the special exam

Applicants should write a motivated essay of 300-400 words as an answer to one of questions asked.

Essay should consist of three parts:

Introduction
In this section you will have to state the question you intend to answer.

Body
This section shall contain structured reasoned and logically connected paragraphs based on well-known facts.

Conclusion
This section should summarize the question raised and its main aspects.

Sequence of steps to access the exam in an offline mode Последовательность шагов для доступа к экзамену в режиме офлайн:

  1. Get authorized at your Applicant’s Portal: https://www.kimep.kz/ext/application/online/en-US/
  2. Enter the «INTERVIEW» section by pressing a “FILL IN” button
  3. Write an essay in the specific tab designed for this
  4. Upon finishing, as soon as you will be ready to submit it for checking, press a “SUBMIT” button
  5. Results of your essay shall come up in the form of «PASS/FAIL» grade and will appear in your Applicant’s Portal in «Admission status» section or at our web-site: https://kimep.kz/prospective-students/ru/admission/

Below is the picture of how the special exam looks in your applicant portal.

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Admission

To get admitted to the program you will have to submit your authentic secondary school / vocational school diploma as well as your UNT certificate (if any) to the Recruitment and Admissions Office of KIMEP University by any of the following ways:

  1. Send the authentic documents via courier mail to the mailing address of Recruitment and Admissions Office of KIMEP University

050010, Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty,
Abai avenue 4, offices # 107, 103, 103А – Recruitment and Admissions Office of KIMEP University

  1. Bring the documents in person to the Recruitment and Admissions Office of KIMEP University – Valikhanov Building, offices # 103, 103 А, 107

KIMEP University admits to “Foreign Language: Two Foreign Languages” program the graduates of organizations of general secondary education that passed a UNT with a test result of at least 75, including at least 5 scores for each subject.

Please contact Admissions Office if you have any other questions.

Most sincerely,

Admissions Office

Telephone: +7 (727) 270 42 13, +7 (727) 2704248

Mobile: +7 707 170 42 13

E-mail addresses: uao@kimep.kz; gao@kimep.kz

Working hours: Monday – Friday, 8.30 am – 6.00 pm