2.24. Transfer from one year of study to the next one, repeated and additional study
2.24.1. Transfer of Al-Farabi KazNU students, who have fulfilled all requirements of the program curriculum for the particular year of study, earned required amount of credits and have achieved established threshold GPA level, to the next year of study, is made by order of the university rector.
2.24.2. Students, who have not fulfilled requirements of the program curriculum, and who have not achieved the established threshold GPA level, should remain for the repeated year of study on a paid basis.
2.24.3. Transfer to the next year of study will not be permitted, if there is any academic backlog. Students should eliminate all their academic debts and submit relevant documents to the dean's office by August 25 of the calendar year.
2.24.4. Each calendar year the dean's office sends to the student notification letters, reminding of the necessity to eliminate existing academic debts: until January 3 based on the results of the fall semester, and until May 30 based on the results of the spring semester.
2.24.5. Students who have not eliminated the existing academic debts until August 25 of the calendar year would remain for the repeated year of study on a paid basis. They would be registered to disciplines of the previous year of study of the program curriculum.
2.24.6. Students of al-Farabi KazNU may register for repeated or additional study in following cases:
- because of the academic backlog – disciplines graded "unsatisfactory" according to results of intermediate attestation (examination sessions);
- because there are disciplines of academic deficiency due to transfer from another university or other educational program, or due to re-enrollment after expulsion, long-time international trip or academic leave;
- in order to increase their average GPA score;
- in order to get additional knowledge and skills on disciplines apart from the curriculum.
2.24.7. Repeated or additional study is carried out based on the contract for provision of educational services, except for studying the disciplines of academic deficiency, which appeared due to return from the academic leave, or a long-time international trip in the framework of the academic mobility program funded by the state budget.
2.24.8. The dean’s office and the Office of planning and support for the educational process organize repeated study for eliminating academic debts, based on the relevant order and payment of tuition being done in accordance with the contract for provision of educational services. These should be preceded by approval of the application for repeated study, submitted by the student in electronic form through the UNIVER system.
2.24.9. Students, specified in clauses 2.24.2, 2.24.4, who have not concluded a contract for provision of educational services on a paid basis in due time (until September 10 of the current year), are subject to expulsion for violating the rules of academic policy.
2.24.10. Students may register for repeated or additional study in the main and summer semesters; at that, students may not register in one semester for more than 2-3 academic disciplines of repeated or additional study, taking into account the main credit load of the current semester of study.
2.24.11. In the summer semester, it is not allowed to register for more than 2-3 academic disciplines (up to 15 credits).
2.24.12. The academic deficiency, caused by difference in the disciplines of the program curricula, that has not been eliminated during the current academic year, including the summer semester, further would be considered as academic backlog, which would be the reason for transferring the student to the repeated year of study on a paid basis.