Grading, Academic Year and Language of Instruction in Kazakhstan

A 5-point grading scale is used by the educational institutions in Kazakhstan at all educational levels. Grade 2 is the unsatisfactory grade, while grade 3, 4 and 5 are the passing grades.

  • Grade 5 indicates Excellent (Өте жақсы) and equivalent US grade is A
  • Grade 4 indicates Good (Жақсы) and is equivalent to US grade is B
  • Grade 3 indicates Satisfactory (Қанағаттанарлық) and is equivalent to US grade C. 
  • Grade 2 indicates Unsatisfactory

Language of Instruction

The official language of instruction in Kazakhstan is Kazakh and Russian language. There are other minority languages also, such as Tatar, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Ukrainian and Uyghur. English is also the language of instruction at many higher education institutions. 

Academic Year

The school year commences the first of September and ends in June. The school year is of 210 days.
Connect me with the Top Colleges
First Name:
Last Name:
E-Mail ID :
You live in:
Mobile Number:
You want to study in:
Highest Level of Education:
Study Preference:
You want to Study:
Need an education loan?
loading Processing...
  • No Articles to display

Know More »

  • No Press Releases to display

Know More »

Kazakhstan Select a Country

Our Network :