17 May 2018
The Kazakhstan Prime Minister’s Office has released the latest edition of the national ranking of universities by the Independent Agency for Rating and Accreditation. The ranking, which was first published in 2014, attempts to measure academic mobility, the quality of students, teachers and researchers, the training and employment of graduates, collaboration between universities and employers, and scientific publications by faculty, doctoral candidates and undergraduates.
This year’s rating includes 58 universities of which 6 are national universities, 21 state universities, 24 private and 7 “joint-stock companies”. In addition to a general ranking of the 20 top universities, there are rankings of bachelor, master’s and doctoral degree programmes.
The top 12 universities in the general ranking are:
1. Al Farabi Kazakh National University
2. L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University
3. M. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University
4= S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical State University
4= E. A. Buketov Karaganda State University
6. Karaganda State Technical University
7= Kazakh National Agrarian University
7= Turan University
9= K. Zhubanov Aktobe Regional State University
9= Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University
9= Kazakh State Women Pedagogical University
9= Almaty Technological University.