How to enter the “Republican school “Zhas- Ulan”
“Zhas Ulan” republican schools Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Four “Zhas Ulan” republican schools are under the supervision of Ministry of Defense of the RK:
1) “Zas Ulan” republican school named after General S. Nurmagambetov in Nur-Sultan;
2) “Zas Ulan” republican school named after Bauyrzhan Momyshuly in Almaty;
3) “Zas Ulan” republican school named after twofold Hero of the Soviet Union T. Begeldinov in Karaganda;
4) “Zas Ulan” republican school named after Hero of the Soviet Union Sabir Rakhimov in Shymkent.
Pursuant to the Decree of the Government of the RK as of September 26, 2015 No. 789, republican military residential schools in Almaty, Karaganda and Shymkent were transferred from the supervision of Ministry of Education and Science of the RK under the supervision of Ministry of Defense of the RK and re-named to “Zas Ulan” republican schools under MD of the RK.
“Zas Ulan” republican school named after General S. Nurmagambetov
“Zas Ulan” republican school named after General S. Nurmagamberov was established in March 1999 pursuant to the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The idea for creating a school belongs to the President of the country N. Nazarbayev. The school was named after Hero of the Soviet Union S. Nurmagambetov.
“Zas Ulan” republican school named after Bauyrzhan Momyshuly in Almaty
Almaty republican military residential school was established in 1983. Pursuant to the Decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Kazakh SSR as of March 26, 1991 No.189, it was named after Hero of the Soviet Union Bauyrzhan Momyshuly.
“Zas Ulan” republican school named after twofold Hero of the Soviet Union T. Begeldinov in Karaganda
Karaganda republican military residential school was established by the decision of Cabinet of Ministers of Kazakh SSR as of June 27, 1984, No. 278-20. By decision of Cabinet of Ministers of Kazakh SSR as of August 4, 1992, No, 653, Karaganda Republican military residential school was named after Hero of the Soviet Union T. Begeldinov.
“Zas Ulan” republican school named after Hero of the Soviet Union Sabir Rakhimov in Shymkent
Shymkent republican military residential school was established pursuant to the Decree of Central Committee of the Communist Party and Cabinet of Ministers of Kazakh SSR as of May 26, 1983 No.473, order of Ministry of Defense of USSR No. 108/3 as of May 29, 1984.
By Decree of the Government of the RK No.497 as of May 30, 2003, it was named after Hero of the Soviet Union Major General Sabir Rakhimov.
"Zhas Ulan" republican schools are educational institutions that implement a program of general secondary education with in-depth study of the state and foreign languages, military disciplines and advanced physical training.
About 1700 pupils from 10-11 grades study in "Zhas Ulan" republican schools of Astana, Almaty, Karaganda and Shymkent.
Activities of schools are organized according to the boarding system with 24/7 stay of students who are called pupils and full provision at the expense of budgetary funds in accordance with established standards.
Major tasks of “Zhas Ulan” republican schools:
1. Creating necessary conditions for students to receive general secondary education with subsequent assignment for training in military schools.
2. In-depth study of the state, foreign languages and military disciplines, as well as advanced physical training aimed at the formation, development and professional development of the personality based on national and universal values, achievements of science and practice.
3. Cultivation of Kazakhstani patriotism, value attitude to state symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
4. The inculcation of high moral, moral-volitional psychological qualities.
5. Military vocational guidance with the aim of preparing students for training in military establishments.
The "Zhas Ulan" republican schools closely cooperate with the "Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools" Autonomous Educational Organization in the framework of best practices broadcasting in the field of secondary education, on introduction of new teaching and upbringing methods in the educational process of professional development of teachers, advanced training of teachers, study of new approaches, techniques and innovations.
In order to comprehensively develop the pupils, increase their physical fitness and moral and psychological qualities, military-sports games are held annually among the pupils of the “Zhas Ulan” republican schools and specialized lyceums. The national teams of the Club of the Funny and Inventive from "Zhas Ulan" republican schools are actively involved in republican (regional) competitions among secondary schools of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
How to enter “Zhas Ulan” republican school
Young people-citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan not younger than fifteen, but no older than sixteen years old for the year of admission, who graduated from the 9th grade (10th grade of the 12-year program) of secondary education and received a certificate of completion of basic secondary education are admitted to the “Zhas Ulan” republican schools (hereinafter: School).
Applicants who are fit for training based on health condition arrive at the School with their parents (legal representatives) and apply for admission to the School by submitting the documents specified in Appendix 1 to these rules during the period from August 1st to 5th.
Applicants who have not submitted a complete package of documents to the selection committee are not admitted to enrollment.
Enrollment to the School is executed in the period from August 6th to August 20th on a competitive basis in 5 (five) stages:
1st stage: professional and psychological selection;
2nd stage: test in math and language of training based on the basic secondary education program;
3rd stage: final medical examination in accordance with the Order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of July 2, 2015 No. 373 “On approval of the Rules for conducting military medical examination in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan” (hereinafter: Rules for conducting medical examination);
4th stage: checking of physical fitness according to the standards defined by the Order of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of April 3, 2013 No. 115 “On the approval of standard curricula in general subjects, elective courses and elective courses for general educational organizations” (hereinafter: Standard Programs).
5th stage: competitive selection and enrollment.
Professional and psychological selection of applicants includes checking the level of motivation, stress tolerance, critical and logical thinking, and is carried out by the selection committee in conjunction with the educational and ideological work department of the School in coordination with the structural unit. Applicants not recommended according to the results of professional psychological testing are considered not to have passed the stage.
Test in math and language of training is conducted to check the level of knowledge of applicants.
Test questions for math and language of training are compiled with consideration to the program of basic secondary education stipulated by Standard Programs and consist of 20 questions. 1 question in test questions equals to 1 point.
At least 5 points for each subject are needed to path to the next stage.
Final medical examination involves determination of fitness for training in the School based on health condition.
Checking of physical fitness of applicants involve acceptance of physical culture standards stipulated for basic secondary education pursuant to the Standard Programs. Applicants who received less than 9 points for all exercises are deemed not to have passed the stage, moreover low mark is not considered when calculating the points.
Muscular endurance test
Running 60 m (s)
Running 2000 m (min, s)
Pull-ups on a high bar (number of times)
Competitive selection includes compiling a rating of applicants from maximum to minimum rating points and is carried out by the selection committee on August 20 of the year of admission.
The School enrolls applicants in the ranking from the first number to the number corresponding to the number of allocated places according to the selection plan. It is allowed to exceed the selection plan up to 10% of the total number.
Children of military personnel shall be entitled to enroll in the School out of competition in the event of compliance with the conditions provided for in paragraph 3 of Article 52 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Military Service and the Status of Military Servicemen”.
“Children of military servicemen who died or received a disability in the performance of military service duties, who went missing during the course of service, have the right of out-of-competition enrollment in military boarding schools, “Zhas Ulan” republican school”.
The decision of the admissions committee is announced before 10.00 AM on August 21st of the year of admission and is posted on the School’s website, appeals are accepted until 06.00 PM on August 21st.
The decision of the selection committee on admission is approved on August 22nd of the year of admission by order of the Head of the School.
Those who entered the Schools arrive for training until August 29th of the year of admission.
Along with the application for admission to the School, citizens entering the “Zhas Ulan” Republican Schools provide the following documents:
Application (an application should indicate surname, name and patronymic, date of birth, address of an applicant’s place of residence, contact details of parents or legal representatives).
An application by an applicant.
Birth certificate (original and copy).
Certificate of basic secondary education (original and copy).
4 photos (3х4 cm).
Copies of parents` (legal representatives`) national IDs.
Medical documents and medical research results:
1) from neuropsychiatric, narcological (with the results of drug testing), tuberculosis and dermatovenerologic dispensaries (surgeries) - information (certificates) on the status;
2) from other medical organizations:
information on the state of dispensary registration for chronic diseases and any infectious and parasitic diseases during the last twelve months;
medical certificate (form No. 086/y), medical record of an outpatient patient (form No. 025/y), preventive vaccination card (form No.063/y), an extract from a medical card of an outpatient, inpatient patient (form No.027/y);
other medical documents characterizing the state of citizens` health, radiographs, protocols of special research methods;
3) results of medical studies conducted no earlier than thirty calendar days before the start of the medical examination:
complete blood count;
microprecipitation reactions (microreaction) to syphilis;
clinical urine analysis;
ECG at rest (after exercise - according to indications);
fluorographic (X-ray) examination of the chest organs (no later than three months on the day of the medical examination);
Letter of recommendation with a seal from the director of an educational institution.
A document (if any) confirming a sports rank, a prize in a republican or international competition, competitions of performers of the current year, at the international olympiad in general subjects, as well as at the Presidential or republican olympiad in general subjects of the current year.
Orphans and children who were left without the care of one or both parents in connection with the restriction or deprivation of their parental rights, recognition of parents as missing, recognition of them dead, recognition of incompetent (partially capable), and also in other cases of absence of parental care the original and a copy of one of the documents confirming the absence of parental care (parents' death certificate, court decision (on restricting or depriving parents of parental rights, recognizing parents missing, declaring them dead or declaring legally incompetent (partially capable), a certificate of illness, certificate of search for parents.
Certificate confirming absence of registration at juvenile commissions.
Children of military personnel who died or received a disability in the performance of military service duties, who went missing during the service, submit a certificate from the local military authority at the place of residence.
Children of active military servicemen submit a certificate from the personnel department of the organization.
Paper folder: 1 unit.
Filed: 5 units.
Envelope for photo: 1 unit.
Address: 16/1 Korgalzhin ave., the Left Bank, 010000, Nur-Sultan,
phone numbers for inquiries: Hall monitor: +7(7172)47-40-97, Fax: +7(7172)47-40-96;
Address: 100 Pyatnitskiy str., 050042, Almaty, phone numbers for inquiries: Hall monitor: +7(727)309-73-53, Fax: (727)309-73-65;
Address: 3 Sh. Kaldayakov str., 160009, Shymkent, Phone numbers for inquiries: Hall monitor: +7(7252) 56-33-72, Fax: (7172) 56-32-45;
Address: 10 Mustafin str.,100027, Karaganda, Phone numbers for inquiries: Hall monitor: +7(7212) 56-93-92, Fax: (7212) 56-11-61.
Last update: 08.07.2020