Procedures for ensuring the objectivity and transparency of the entrance exam to the magistracy and doctoral studies of the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Documents are accepted from July 3 to July 25, 2019, at the address: Akmola region, Tselinogradsky district, p. Kosshy, st. Republic 16.

The procedure for admission and the list of documents for admission are regulated by the Rules for Admission to the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which implements professional training programs for postgraduate education (approved by Order No. 101 of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan August 13, 2015).

Entrance examinations are held in two stages.

1st stage: From 10 to 15 August, 2019 foreign language examination. The date, place and procedure for conducting the examination is determined by the National Testing Centre of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2nd stage: From 15 to 20 August, 2019 specialty entrance examination. It is held in the building of the Academy at the address: Koshhy, Republic street 16. (Candidates with at least 30 points in a foreign language are allowed to take the specialty exam).

PRINCIPLES OF THE ENTRANCE EXAM:
1. Objectivity
2. Transparency
3. Opportunity equality
4. Professional knowledge and experience as the only criteria for competitive selection

AIM: Selection of the best candidates for study in the magistracy and doctoral studies

DECISION:
To achieve this goal and implement the principles, the Academy applies the system of conducting the entrance examination, excluding the possibility of admission except at the expense of their own knowledge, which provides:

1. Mode of admission and control during the examination.
1.1 Only the members of the admission and examination commissions, representatives of independent observer organizations, approved by the order of the Rector of the Academy, can be in the Academy building on the day of the examination.

1.2 Candidates admission for exam is carried out strictly by identity cards, according to the list of admissions committee.

1.3 A check is made with the help of technical means for the presence of items prohibited for carrying to the exam (cell phones, tablets, cheat sheets, educational literature, etc.).

1.4 Continuous video surveillance and examination recording are carried out.

2. Transparency and objectivity of knowledge assessment.

2.1 The barcoding of answer sheets is used. Members of the examination board do not have access to the information to which candidate the verified answer sheet belongs.

2.2 The candidate’s answer for each task of the examination ticket is checked by several examiners.

The score for the exam is set by deducing the average score for each question of the ticket and summing the average points.