Admission for Journalism

Applications acception and examination on creative specialties are carried out at the university.

  • Acceptance of applications (documents) from June 20 to July 7;
  • Examinations from 8 to 13 July.

For admission to the Department of Journalism an applicant has to pass a creative exam, which consists of two stages.

  • The first stage is writing an essay.
  • The second stage is an interview, where an applicant is asked different general questions test the outlook.

Also the applicant’s portfolio with earlier publications or an internship in the media are welcomed on the creative exam.

In addition to creative exams History of Kazakhstan and reading literacy (the language of instruction) scores are taken into account.

  • The maximum score for each creative exam is 40.
  • The maximum number of points taking into account creative exams is 120.


Sample tasks of creative exam


Icon Essay topics in English (2017-2018) (481.8 KB)   Icon Interview questions in English (2017-2018) (576.1 KB)

Icon Essay topics in Kazakh (2017-2018) (533.4 KB)   Icon Interview questions in Kazakh (2017-2018) (840.5 KB)

Icon Essay topics in Russian (2017-2018) (496.7 KB)   Icon Interview questions in Russian (2017-2018) (576.1 KB)




Updated 15.06.17