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Information on selection of military servicemen – cadets to military educational institutions of foreign countries

Selection

Selection of military servicemen for training in foreign institutions that implement postgraduate education programs is performed by the National University of Defense name after the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Yelbasy pursuant to the international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan and contracts as well as invitations to study under the procedure established by the Rules for admission for training in military educational institutions subordinate to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan that implement educational programs of the relevant level approved by the Order of Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of January 22, 2016 No. 35 (registered in the Register of Public Registration of Legal Acts under No. 13268).     

Selection for training in foreign institutions that implement educational programs of higher military education is performed among military servicemen who undergo training on the first year of military educational institutions subordinate to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter: University under MD of RK) and who are willing to continue training in foreign institutions based on the request submitted to the name of head of University under MD of RK until August 20. 

A request should indicate military rank, surname, name and patronymic (if any), year and month of birth, name of foreign University which a serviceman wants to enter (regardless of a taken training course). 

Autobiography (written by hand), performance report (in no particular format) and 3 photos (without headwear, 4,5 х 6 cm) should be enclosed to a request.   

A military serviceman who does not agree with selection results should apply to a head of commission within one working day and submit a written application (in any form). 

A commission`s decision regarding an application is registered in minutes and made within one working day from the date of application obtainment.    

A decision by a commission on selection for training or refusal is provided to a structural unit of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan administering the issues of military education with indication of personal details of military servicemen.  

Military servicemen are to familiarize with relevant part of a commission` decision in written form.   

Selection procedure

Selection of military servicemen to foreign institutions implementing educational programs of higher military education that comply with the requirements of professional selection and foreign universities is performed in three stages:

  1. On the first stage lists of military servicemen are formed based on the received documents specified in Clause 3 of the Rules for selection of military servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan for training in foreign military educational institutions (approved by the Order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of July 20, 2017 No. 371);
  2. On the second stage testing is conducted to check he knowledge of language of training in which a military serviceman will be trained in a foreign educational institution. Language testing is conducted to determine the applicants` level of proficiency in the language of training. Test questions are compiled with consideration to the program of basic secondary education and consist of 20 questions, 1 question is equal to 1 point;
  3. On the third stage a competitive selection is carried out. Competitive selection involves compiling of applicants` rating from maximum to minimum rating points and is carried out by the selection committee. Applicants starting from the first number and till the number corresponding to the number of allocated places according to the selection plan are sent for training.

Each selection stage can only be undergone once. Military servicemen who have not undergone a previous stage are not admitted to the following stage.

In the event that a foreign university presents higher medical requirements for the  health condition, military servicemen shall be sent for an extraordinary inpatient (outpatient) medical examination in accordance with the Rules for conducting military medical examination in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved by the Order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of July 2, 2015 No. 373 (registered in the Register of Public Registration of Legal Acts under No. 11846) until August 25 of the year of selection.

If the conditions for admission to a foreign university differ from the conditions for admission specified in these Rules, the selection is carried out in accordance with international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan and contracts as well as invitations to study.

With those who have passed the selection, a receiving party conducts interview and/or exam to check compliance with the requirements of the receiving party. Interview and/or exam results are critical for enrollment.

Assignment of the selected military servicemen to foreign universities is carried out by the Order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In a contract on military service concluded upon admission to the University under MD of RK with a soldier selected to undergo training at a foreign university, personnel unit of University under MD of RK makes an entry on assignment for further training to a foreign university with reference to the Order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The entry is provided to a selected military serviceman for signing and then attached to a personal file.

Military servicemen selected to continue training at foreign universities are indicated in the personnel lists of the Universities under MD of RK from which they entered foreign universities and are provided with the relevant types of allowances in accordance with international treaties of the Republic of Kazakhstan and contracts as well as an invitation to study.

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Last update: 24.09.2020