IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT for incoming students!

Due to a sharp increase in the number of COVID cases in the country the British Council of Kazakhstan ( regretfully informs that we have to CANCEL all TESTS, including the APTIS test, which was planned for the Academy on July 17, 2020. and temporarily close the offices.

✅ In connection with the current situation, the Academy reminds the candidates about the possibility of passing the test DUOLINGO.


Up to 10 July of the current year(up to 18:30 hours local time, Nur-Sultan) The admissions office accepts the following documents:

1. Statement (online questionnaire);
2. A copy of the document on higher education with an Appendix (for admission to the master’s program) or a copy of the document on postgraduate education with an Appendix (for admission to the doctoral program);
3. A copy of the IELTS or TOEFL test certificate, or application for the duolingo English Test (applicants who have obtained a degree in educational institutions where English is the language of instruction are exempt from this requirement when submitting the relevant document);
4. Document confirming employment (service record for civil servants of the Republic of Kazakhstan or personal personnel record sheet for other persons);
5. Medical certificate form 086-u (can be provided before August 1 of the current year);
6. Direction (for applicants for training under the state educational order);
7. For applicants of master’s programs – two essays;
For applicants of doctoral programs – essays, research proposal, and a list of scientific papers, if available.

❗️ ❗️ ❗️ The document submission procedure is considered completed only after downloading the full set of documents (online). If you do not have an IELTS/ TOEFL/ Duolingo certificate at the time of submitting your documents, you must ATTACH a Duolingo application FORM to complete the application process. You can download the form on the website (see “Admission” in the application forms).

Taking into account this situation, we EXTEND the deadline for testing DUOLINGO until July 17 of this year, while the package of documents must be downloaded by July 10 inclusive.


This means that You need to submit a full set of documents before July 10 of the current year, and you can pass the Duolingo test before July 17 of the current year. Also, please note that due to the tense epidemiological situation in the world, DUOLINGO receives more tests than usual, so the results may be available within 5 days after the end of testing. ❗️ ❗️ ❗️ So, if You take the test on July 12, the results of the Duolingo English Test will be available on July 17, 2020. Therefore, carefully consider the deadlines!

👍🏼 Wish you success!