Kyrgyztest certificate on the knowledge of the state language will be an advantage when enrolling in higher education institutions in 2019. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
According to ше, changes have been made to the provision on the selection and enrollment of applicants to higher educational institutions of Kyrgyzstan. It is about granting preferential right to the applicants with a state Kyrgyz language certificate.
With the same total score of the Republic-wide testing, when enrolling in universities for grant places, priority is given to an applicant who has the state certificate of the authorized state body on state language inclusive of Kyrgyztest system.
«In 2019, testing will be voluntary, at will of an applicant. To obtain a certificate, students of schools with Kyrgyz language of instruction will need to show a level not lower than B1, students of schools with other languages of instruction (Russian, Uzbek, Tajik) — not lower than A2 level. From March 1, 2019, schoolchildren will be able to undergo trial testing on the Kyrgyztest website,» the Ministry of Education stressed.