Information system for admission to the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Acceptance and registration of documents for admission to the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Admission Process



programs with one-year of full-time study

  • Regional Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Public Administration

programs with two-year of full-time study

  • Public Policy
  • Economics
  • International Relations

1 year on the principle of modular training for persons
who are not civil servants

  • Regional Development
  • Public Administration (EMPA)


programs with three years of full-time study

  • Public Administration
  • International Relations
  • Economics


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For your convenience, admission to the Academy is carried out online.

Frequently asked questions for admission are presented for your attention.

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The time of study at the Academy is included in the length of service of the civil service only for civil servants enrolled in the direction of the state body.

No, to participate in the competition on the basis of the state educational order, the state body sends only a civil servant holding a permanent full-time position. Respectively civil servants who are in a temporary position until the main employee leaves (from parental leave, study leave, etc.) are not allowed to participate in the competition. Since in the case of a state body sending a civil servant to study under the state order for postgraduate education programs, he is guaranteed the preservation of the place of work (position).

A civil servant enrolled under a state educational order retains a place of work (position) on the basis of a tripartite agreement between the Academy, the student and the state body, respectively, the time of study at the Academy is formalized as study leave.

Certificates of levels B1-B2 – 1 year; Certificates of levels C1-C2 – 2 years

Certificates of levels B1-B2 – 3 years; Certificate of level C1 – 5 years

Yes, the certificate must be valid at the time of attachment in the system during the submission period.

The test is conducted online. The applicant needs to register on the website and make a payment, then pass the test at any time convenient for him.

The test is divided into 4 sections: listening, vocabulary-spelling, writing and interview. During testing, there are no breaks between parts, so you need to complete all sections in 30 minutes sequentially or at your own discretion.

The total duration of the listening, vocabulary-spelling, writing and interview tests is 30 minutes, of which 5 minutes for listening, 10 minutes for vocabulary-spelling, 10 minutes for writing, 5 minutes for interviews.

Based on the results of the test, a special certificate is issued, which indicates the language level in points. A certificate with the results will be sent within 2 days after passing the test in your account.

You will have the opportunity to change the selected program in the informational system until the end of receiving documents period, i.e. until June 29, 2023.

During the interview, questions will be asked to determine the level of professional and personal competencies of applicants, motivation for learning, knowledge of strategic and policy documents of the state planning system, regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In addition, questions will be asked about the written analytical essay in the first stage of selection.

The module is held at the Academy for two weeks every three months.

A room in the dormitory (House of a Young Civil Servant) is provided to applicants who do not have housing in Astana, on the basis of an application and a certificate of absence (presence) of real estate in Astana.
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