PRESENTATION OF THE FACULTY OF LAW PRESENTATION INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

RULES OF ENROLMENT

RULES OF ENROLMENT
for Sumy State University in 2015

Approved by
Scientific Council decision of
Sumy State University
(Protocol № 5 from 28 November 2014)

Realization of educational activity at Sumy State University (the SSU) is under license of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (series AE number 458252 from 29.04.2014).

Rules of enrolment are developed by the Selection Committee of SSU (further – the selection committee) in accordance with the Conditions of admission to universities in Ukraine in 2015 (further – Conditions of admission), approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine from October 15, 2014 number 1172 and registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 4 November 2014 on №1390 / 26167.

  1. General principals

1.1. Sumy State University announces the admission to training for the bachelor’s, master’s degrees and educational-proficiency level (further – the EPL) of specialist in the educational areas (specialties), forms of studying according to license within the license amount(Appendix 1), including separate structural subdivisions in Shostka Institute of SSU (hereinafter ShI) and Konotop Institute of the SSU (hereinafter KI). Admission for EPL of junior specialist to higher educational institutions of the I-II levels of accreditation, which are in the structure of the SSU: Machine Building College of the SSU, Polytechnic and Industrial Pedagogical Technical college in KI and I. Kozhedub Chemical Technological College in ShI is performed in accordance with the admission rules to the aforecited educational institutions of I-II levels of accreditation, approved in an established order.

1.2. Citizens of Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons permanently residing in Ukraine on legal grounds, who have appropriate education (educational proficiency) level and expressed a desire to get higher education are accepted to the SSU. Foreigners and stateless persons who live in Ukraine on legal grounds, persons who have been granted refugee status in Ukraine, persons with a need of additional or temporary protection and persons granted the status of foreign Ukrainian and who live in Ukraine on legal grounds, have the right to get higher education as well as citizens of Ukraine. Getting higher education by these categories of persons is provided by the state budget within the quotas determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Admission to the SSU in all educational degrees and qualification levels is carried out regardless of funding source.

1.3. The organization of receiving the entrants to the SSU is carried by Selection Committee, approved by SSU Rector, who is its chairman.

1.4. Rector of the SSU ensures the compliance with the legislation of Ukraine, including conditions of admission to universities in Ukraine in 2015 and this admission rules.

1.5. All matters related to admission to the SSU are decided by the Selection Committee at its meetings. The decision of the Selection Committee are published on the notice boards of the Selection Committee on the official website of the institution of higher education (www.sumdu.edu.ua), usually on the day of adoption, but not later than the following day of acceptance.

1.6. The decision of the Selection Committee, adopted within its competence, is the basis for the issuance of an order by the rector of SSU.

1.7. According to the “Procedure of the settlement of entrants and students to the dormitory of SSU”, entrants who require settlement in a dormitory during exams, are guaranteed a provision of places in the dormitory, including separate structural subdivisions. All entrants who were enrolled at full-time study and require settlement in the dormitory, provided with places in rooms for two, three or four seats.

  1. Requirements for education level of entrants

2.1. For training for the bachelor’s degree (EPL of specialist in medical direction) are accepted people with completed secondary education and the results of external testing of knowledge and skills of applicants and their level of creative and physical abilities, considering the average score of the document of complete secondary education and given points for special achievements, except cases provided by paragraph 8.1 of section 8 and p. 5.8 of section 5.

2.2. For training for the Specialist’s Degree (except for the EPL of specialist in medical direction)are accepted people who gained a bachelor’s degree.

2.3. For training for the master’s degree are accepted people who gained a bachelor’s degree or EPL of specialist.

Admission for training in the field of “Business Administration”, “Civil Service” of master’s degree carried out only on the basis of the acquired master’s degree or EPL of specialist and to the specialty “Medicine” on the basis of master’s degree only based on the acquired EPL of specialist in this specialty .

2.4. For training for the bachelor’s degree the SSU accepts on the first course (with a short term study) or the second (third) course (with the normative term of studies on vacant seats) persons who received EPL of junior specialist, provided by the accession to related educational area(Annex 3).

2.5. The SSU accepts for training for a master’s degree and EPL of specialist on the basis of a specialist’s degree, received on another educational area (specialty), provided by the successful passing of entrance examinations regarding the average points of the document on higher education of bachelor’s degree. Application and competitive selection of persons of this category is provided  in accordance with paragraphs 4.4, 5.12 and 6.5 of this Regulation.

2.6. SSU accepts to study persons who acquired basic or higher education to obtain a bachelor’s degree of another educational area (specialty) within the licensed number of seats in the terms according to p. 4.2 of this Regulation.

2.7. The SSU accepts students of the senior courses in order of transfer and renewal within vacant seats with licensed amount according to the Regulation on the transfer, deductions and renewal students of higher educational institutions approved by the Ministry of Education of Ukraine number 245 of 15 July 1996 and the Regulations on transfer order, deductions and renewal of students at SSU “approved by the Academic Council of SSU (Protocol № 2 of «02» October 2003). Exceeding the licensed amount allowed only in case of renewal of persons returned after academic vacation.

  1. Financing of training

3.1. Financing of training at SSU is exercised:
– at the expense of state and local budgets – for public order;
– for the state preferential long-term loans;
– for vouchers;
– at the expense of individuals and legal entities.

3.2. Citizens of Ukraine have the right to obtain free higher education in state and municipal higher educational institutions on a competitive basis according to the standards of higher education, if citizen obtains a higher education degree or EPL at the expense of the state or local budget for the first time.

3.3. A citizen of Ukraine has the right to obtain free higher education in a second educational area(specialty) in state and municipal educational institutions, if for health condition person didn’t have  the opportunity to carry out official or job duties on previously obtained qualification, which is confirmed by the results of medical-social expert commission and in other cases provided by law.

3.4. Citizens of Ukraine residing in the temporarily occupied territory or moved out of it, have the right to obtain or continue to get certain educational or educational proficiency level in other regions of Ukraine at the expense of the state budget with provision of places in dormitories for the training period.

  1. The deadline for receiving of applications and documents, entrance examinations, competitive selection and enrollment

4.1. The order of the selection committee:

– from 6 July to 8 August 2015 from Monday to Friday from 9-00 to 18-00, Saturday from 9-00 to 13-00, without break, the day off- Sunday;

– on 10 August 2015 from Monday to Friday from 9-00 to 16-30 without break, the day off – Saturday and Sunday.

4.2. Receiving of applications and documents, entrance examinations, competitive selection and enrollment of applicants for full-time and part-time (distance) forms of education based on completed secondary education is held in the following terms:

The stages of the admission campaign Deadlines
Start of receiving of applications and documents in paper or electronic form July 10, 2015
Deadline of  receiving of applications and documents from persons who have the right to pass a creative competitions that is occupied in the SSU July 24, 2015 at 18:00
Deadline of applications and documents from persons who have the right  to be interviewed according to the section 8, or pass the entrance examinations according to the paragraph 5.8 of section 5, which is occupied in the SSU July 24, 2015 at 18:00
Deadline of receiving of applications and documents in paper or electronic form from people who do not pass entrance exams and creative competitions August 1, 2015 12-00
Terms of passing the competitions of creative or physical abilities July 25 – August 1, 2015 in several sessions
Terms of interviews and entrance exams July 25 – August 1, 2015
Publication of the ranking list of applicants indicating the recommended for admission to the seats for public order August 2, 2015, no later than
12:00
End of the requirements for admission under paragraph 13.1of section 13 August 5th, 2015 at 18:00
Publication of the updated list of recommended for admission August 7, 2015, not later than
12:00
Terms of enrollment of applicants for public order –
8 August 2015 not later than
12-00, at the expense of individuals and legal entities – after occupying the seats of public order of relevant field (specialty) – not later than
August 14, 2015

4.3 Receiving of applications and documents for the first year(with short term training) or the second (third) year(with the normative term of studies on vacant seats) for obtaining a bachelor’s degree, competitive selection and admission of applicants to full-time study on the basis of EPL of junior specialist and persons who have received basic or complete higher education for obtaining a bachelor’s degree for another educational area(specialty) is held in the following terms:

– receiving  of applications and documents – from 10 July to 24 July 2015;

– entrance examinations – from 25 July to 1 August 2015;

– publication of the rating list of entrants – not later than 2 August 2015;

– the end of the requirements for admission under paragraph 13.1 of section 13 – August 5, 2015 at 18-00;

– publication of the updated list of recommended for admission – August 7 2015. not later than 12-00

– enrollment for public order – Aug. 8, 2015 not later than 12-00

– transfer at the expense of individuals and legal entities – after occupying the seats of public order or relevant field (specialty) – not later than 14 August 2015

Receiving of applications and documents for the first year (with a short term study) or the second (third) year (with the normative term of studies on vacant space) for obtaining a bachelor’s degree, competitive selection and admission of applicants for part-time (distance) form study of EPL of junior specialist, as well as persons who have received basic or complete higher education for obtaining a bachelor’s degree for another educational area (specialty) is held in the following terms:

– receiving of applications and documents – from 20 August to 20 September;

– entrance examinations – from 22 September to 27 September;

– publication of the rating list of entrants – not later than 29 September;

– enrollment – not later than 1 October 2015.

4.4. Receiving of applications and documents, entrance examinations, competitive selection and enrollment of applicants for education based on basic and full higher education for obtaining a EPL of  specialist and master’s degree carried out in the following terms (except for specialties “Finance and Credit”, “Economics and business”, “Marketing” , “Management and administration”, “Administrative management”, “Computer science”, “Journalis” – for part-time (distance) form of study):

– receiving of applications and documents – from 06 July to 24 July;

– entrance examinations – from 25 July to 07 August;

– publication of the ranking list of applicants, indicating recommended for admission for public order – August 8, not later than 12-00;

– The end of the requirements for admission under paragraph 13.1 Section 13 – August 11, not later than 18-00;

– publication of the updated list of recommended for admission – not later than 13 August 12-00;

– enrollment – not later than 28 August 2015.

Documents, entrance examinations and admission to part-time (distance) form of study based on basic and full higher education to obtain an EPL of specialist and master’s degree in specialties “Finance and Credit”, ” Economics and business “, “Marketing”, “Management and administration “,” Administrative management “,” Computer science “,” Journalism “is held in the following terms:

– receiving of applications and documents – from 16 November to 15 December;

– entrance examinations – from 16 December to 23 December;

– publication of the ranking list of applicants, indicating recommended for admission to the for public order – not later than 24 December 12-00;

– The end of the requirements for admission under paragraph 13.1 Section 13 – December 27 not later than 18-00;

– publication of the updated list of recommended for admission – not later than 29 December 12-00;

– enrollment – no later than 31 December.

Receiving of applications and documents, entrance examinations, competitive selection and enrollment of applicants for education on the basis of complete higher education on the specialty “Business Administration” of master’s degree of full-time and part-time form of study and also programs for retraining the EPL of specialist is held in the following terms:

– receiving of applications and documents – from 16 September to 15 October;

– entrance examinations and publication of the rating list of entrants – not later than October 26;

– enrollment – not later than 1 November

4.5. Receiving the documents, entrance examinations and enrollment for admission for the master`s degree of specialty “Civil Service” held in accordance with the “Procedure for admission to study at educational professional program for training masters on specialty “Civil Service” field of knowledge “State Government “and employment of graduates “approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 29 July 2009 № 789.

  1. The procedure for receiving applications and documents for admission at SSU

5.1. Applicants apply for participation in the competition to the SSU (further – application) in paper or electronic form. An application in paper form is given personally by applicant to the selection committee of the institution.

5.2. In an application entrants indicate the educational area or specialty, the structural unit which come in  accordance with the belonging of the educational area of study or specialty, form of studying and so on.

5.3. During the submission of applications for participation in the competition every entrant notes in each of applications its priority over other his applications, while “1” indicates the highest priority.

In the case of admission to several educational areas (specialties) to one structural unit entrant apply for each educational area (specialty) and one set of the further mentioned documents.

Priority which was determined by entrant in the application for participation in the competition, can not be changed during the introductory campaign.

5.4. When applying in paper form entrant presents personally:

– A document proving the identity and citizenship (passport of citizen of Ukraine, a passport of citizen of Ukraine for traveling abroad), military ticket or certificate of origin, certificate of birth-for persons, who do not have a passport or other document proving identity and citizenship (in accordance with Art. 5 of the Law of Ukraine “On Citizenship of Ukraine”);

– State document (original) of previously acquired education (educational proficiency) level, on the basis of which the admission is made and its addition part;

– Certificate of the independent external testing (for applicants on the basis of complete secondary education).

At the request of the applicant selection committee (structural unit of the Selection Committee) certifies the copy of a state document of previously acquired education (educational proficiency) level, on the basis of which the admission is made and its addition part and certificate of passing the independent external testing.

5.5. The application in paper form is complemented by:

– state document of previously acquired education (educational proficiency) level, on the basis of which the admission is made and its addition part , the originals or copies on the personal choice;

– Certificate of passing the independent external testing (for applicants on the basis of complete secondary education) the originals or copies on the personal choice;

– A copy of the document proving identity and citizenship;

– Six color photographs 3 x 4 cm.

Other documents or copies are submitted by entrant due to special conditions of enrollment in the relevant areas (specialties), established by law, within the period specified for receiving of the documents not later than the period of making by selection committee the first decision of recommend applicants for admission.

When applying to transfer or renewal also academic transcript form of incomplete higher education are included.

When applying for training in the educational professional program of master of specialty “Medicine” to the application in the prescribed form entrant adds documents provided by “Temporary rules of procedure for masters of medicine (pharmacy) in higher medical (pharmaceutical) educational institution of IV level of accreditation” (approved by the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine from 09.07.1993 № 157).

5.6. Applicants submit certificates of passing the external independent testing, issued in 2015.

5.7. All copies are certified in accordance to the originals by the selection committee, selection committee of structural unit or in the legislation order. Copies of documents without presenting originals are not considered.

5.8. Persons who have diseases mentioned in the list of diseases approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine from February 25, 2008 № 124/95, registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine of 7 March 2008 №189 / 14,880, which were the cause the inability for passing the independent external testing, submit an application in paper form together with documents certifying their right to pass the entrance test at SSU.

5.9. Applications in electronic form can be submitted by entrants who wish to participate in the competition on the basis of a certificate of secondary education, certificate of passing the independent external testing in 2015 of competitive subjects specified by Addition 5of this Regulation.

5.10. Applications in electronic form are submitted by filling in the electronic form on-line by entrant and reviewed by the selection committee of SSU according to the Procedure of submission and consideration of applications in electronic form for participation in the competition to higher educational institutions approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on October 15, 2014 number 1172.

5.11. Admitting to study for the  bachelor’s degree (EPL of specialist in medical area) entrant may submit an application (applications) in paper or electronic form  to no more than five universities of Ukraine and no more than three areas of training (three specialties) in each of them. Applications submitted for a particular educational area (specialty) to one institution of higher education for various forms of education are considered as a fact of submitting one application. The fact of submitting every application in paper form (showing the original or copies of the documents attached to the application) is registered by the authorized person of the selection committee in a Single state electronic database on education issues(further-Single database ) while submitting the application. The application registered in a Single database, can be canceled by the SSU on the decision of the selection committee before the inclusion of the applicant in the lists of recommended for enrollment in the case of technical errors when entering the relevant data into a Single database, which is confirmed by an act admitted a mistake, formed in a Single database. Canceled application is considered as not submitted, and the fact of such submitting is withdrawn in a Single database.

5.12 While receiving documents for EPL of specialist or master’s degree entrant may submit an application to no more than three specialties indicating the priorities for each application under item 5.3. Applications submitted to one specialty for EPL of specialist and master’s degree or to one specialty of various forms of education (indicating the priorities for each application) are not considered as the fact of submitting one application.

5.13. Selection committee checks the accuracy of the data submitted by the entrant for participation in the competition, with the help of Single database.

Written confirmation of the Administrator (manager) of the Single database or the director of the Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment about the unreliability of the information provided by the entrant to SSU is the basis for refusal in participating in the competition and enrollment (withdraw of the order of enrollment).

Selection committee checks the average score of the document of education (calculates in the case of absence), the result of which is approved by the decision of the selection committee and submitted to a Single database.

The Selection committee checks a Single database the applications submitted by an entrant to other institutions.

5.14. Selection committee looks through the applications and documents of applicants and decides on the admission to participation in the competitive selection for admission to training in the SSU during three working days from the date of registration of the application in a Single database or according to the results of entrance examinations (creative competitions, professional testing), but not later than the 1of August. Publication of the relevant decisions is presented on the notice boards of the Selection committee and the website of SSU.

According to the extract of the earlier obtained degree(EPL) the Selection committee determines academic difference and the rate of entry for persons who have received basic or complete higher education entering the second (third) year (with the normative term of studies on vacant seats) for obtaining a bachelor’s degree of another educational area(specialty). Determined academic difference is eliminated by the entrant during the first year.

5.15. The fact of reviewing the Admission rules, available license and certificate of accreditation of appropriate educational area (specialty)by the applicant, and the fact of presence / absence of grounds for admission without competition is registered in the application of the entrant and confirmed by his signature when applying it in paper form.

5.16. Applicants may also add treaty of targeted training and other documents which are conditioned by the current legislation of Ukraine or these Rules in the time specified for receiving documents.

5.17. While admitting persons who submit the document on acquired degree (level) of education abroad it is necessary to carry the procedure of recognition and determining the equivalence of document of acquired education and / or education level, carried out by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine according to the order of recognition and determining the equivalence documents on education in Ukraine given by educational institutions of other states, approved by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Ukraine from May 28, 2012 № 632, registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on June 14, 2012 by № 960/21272. The recognition and determining the equivalence of these documents is made during the first year.

  1. Entrance examinations and competitive selection

6.1. The Selection committee of the SSU allows for participation in the competition for admission to training applicants on the basis of complete secondary education, who submit the certificate of independent external testing (or its copies) of the appropriate general subjects determined by the List of competitive subjects in the certificate of the Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment (entrance examinations, competitions o creative or physical abilities) (Annex 5) with a score of 100 or above in each subject.
The level of complexity of tasks of independent external testing of Ukrainian language and literature and mathematics on one or another educational area(specialty) is basic.

6.2. For the competitive selection of persons who enter on the basis of complete secondary education, competitive score is calculated by adding:
– points of Certificate of competitive subjects(points of entrance examinations) of appropriate level, points of  a competition of creative or physical abilities (if carrying out) multiplied by the weight ratios under Annex 5;
– the average score of the document (annex to the document) of complete secondary education multiplied by the weight  ratio under Annex 6.3.
To the  competitive score additionally may be added points for special achievements and / or successful completion of training courses (pre-university training) for admission to the SSU on some specialties.
Procedure of determining the weight ratio for calculating points for special achievements and / or successful completion of training courses (pre-university training) of  the SSU are presented in item 6.3. of this Rules.
The average score of the document of complete secondary education is calculated on a 12-point scale rounding to the tenth of points and registered into a Single database. Scores of the document of complete secondary education on the 5-point scale are considered as follows: “3” corresponds to”6″, “4” corresponds to “9”, “5” corresponds to “12”. The average score registered to a Single database on the 12-point scale is automatically transformed into a 200-point scale according to the table of accordance of the average score of the document of complete secondary education estimated on 12-point scale to the data of  the 200-point scale given in Annex 9 in this Rules. The use of other grading scale the conversion procedure is determined by the Selection committee.

6.3. In calculating the competitive score of persons who enter on the basis of complete secondary education establishes the following value parts:
value of the average score of the document of complete secondary education is 10% of the average score of the document of complete secondary education, estimated on the 200-point scale;
value of the points on competition of creative and physical abilities (when entering the specialty of “Journalism” or “Sport”, appropriately) is 25% of competitive points on these tests,
the value of extra points for special achievements (winners of the IV stage of Ukrainian competition among students on basic subjects; winners of the III stage of Ukrainian contest- defense of scientific research projects of students-members of the Small Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) (Annex 7) according to the maximum competition score (200 points) is:
for persons awarded diplomas of I degree – not more than 5%, or 10 points,
to persons awarded diplomas of II degree – 4%, or 8 points,
to persons awarded diplomas of III degree – less than 3%, or 6 points;
value of additional points for successful completion of training courses (pre-university training) in the SSU for admission to the natural math and engineering and technical specialties(Annex 6), is less than 5%, or 10 points, the procedure of calculation is determined by the “Order of final testing of students with pre-university preparation in SSU in 2015” (Annex 11) and extends to training courses and other structures of pre-university training SSU of distance and full-distance time study, the amount of training hours of which is at least 150 classroom hours and training period is at least three months.
The amount of extra points for special achievements and successful completion of training courses (pre-university training) in the SSU can not exceed 5%, or 10 points.
The number of points for successful completion of training courses (pre-university training) in SSU added to entrants on the results of studies, is published by the Selection committee of SSU before starting  receiving applications for admission to the competition.

6.4. While admission to study on  EPL of specialist (except for specialties “Medicine”, “Medical-prophylaxis” and ” Dentistry “) or master`s degree entrants pass the professional entrance tests:
– specialty “Translation” – “Translation and English” (in writing ) and “German” (in writing)
– specialty “Journalism” – ” The theory, history and methods of journalistic creativity” (in writing)
– specialties “Administrative management”, “Management of innovative activity”, “Project Management”, “Business administration “,” Quality, standardization and certification”, “Economics of Environment and Natural Resources “,” Management of financial and economic security “,” Media Communications “,”Information and communication technologies “- an examination on the specialty (in writing)
– specialty “General Medicine” of the master`s degree – examination on the specialty (in written) and interview;
– other specialties in accordance with Annex 4 of these Rules – complex examination on the specialty (in writing).
In the case of absence of competition the Selection committee decides on professional entrance exams which may be carried out in the form of interviews. The procedure of the interview and assessment rules is defined by the programs of interviews.

6.5. The selection of people for training on the basis of basic or complete higher education on EPL of specialist or master’s degree carried out according to rating, determined by the competitive score.
Competitive score(CS) of person who pretends to admission for the master’s degree is formed by such components:

CS = ASA + PEE + EFL + EP

where:

ASA – average score of the diploma supplement on bachelor’s degree (on a 100-point scale);

PEE – the result of professional entrance examination (on a 100-point scale). In the case of two or more professional entrance examinations for one specialty, the result is calculated as the arithmetic average rounded to the integer by the rules of mathematics;

EFL – score of the entrance examination in a foreign (English or German, or French) language (on a 100-point scale);

EP – extra points for special achievements in educational and / or research activities.

Competitive score(CS) of person who pretends to admission for EPL of  specialist is formed by components:

CS = ASA + PEE + EP

In calculating the average score of the diploma supplement all the final grades of disciplines, practices, certification grades are considered.

To determine the average points (on a 100 point scale) of  the diploma supplement of bachelor`s degree that does not contain grades in a 100-point scale such scheme of transferring  the diploma supplement and certification grade into 100-point scale is used:

4-point scale grade 100-point scale grade
Excellent (5) 95
Good (4) 82
Satisfactorily (3) 67

 

ECTS scale grade 100-point scale grade
A 95
B 87
C 80
D 70
IS 62

According to the decision of the selection committee the additional points for special achievements in teaching and / or research activities are calculated as the sum of scores by its types listed in the table.

Educational and scientific achievements Extra points
Diploma of winner of the international student competition in the specialty, participation and the respective results of which are defined by the order of MES of Ukraine 20
Diploma of winner of All-Ukrainian Student Competition of the MES of Ukraine in the specialty 15
Diploma of winner of the competition of scientific student works of the MES of Ukraine in the specialty 10
The scientific article in the specialty relevant publication, patent, copyright certificate (not more than one article or patent, copyright certificate is taken into account) 5

The use of other grading scale conversion scheme is  determined by the selection committee.

6.6. For applicants who graduated from higher educational institutions of III – IV level of accreditation upon the compliance of specialty of entry to the field of study of bachelor`s degree according to the Annex 4 of these Rules, by the decision of the selection committee the result grades of certification – exam (or the results of presenting the qualification work in the absence of exam grades) can be accepted as a professional entrance test. When applicant  passes multiple attestation exams, the arithmetic value of  certification exams grades with the rounding to hundredth of points is taken as a result of professional entrance examination.

6.7. For the competitive selection of persons for admission to first year (with a short term study) or the second (third) year (with the normative term of studies on vacant place) on the basis of  EPL of junior specialist for obtaining a bachelor’s degree, a competitive rate of entrant, which is defined as average of the average point sum of the previous study results established by the annex to the document about the obtained EPL of junior specialist and professional entrance test result is used.

For the competitive selection of persons for admission to the second (third) year (with the normative term of studies on vacant place) who have received basic or complete higher education for obtaining a bachelor’s degree for another field of study (specialty) competitive rate of entrant, which is defined as average of the average point sum of the previous study results established by the annex to the document about the obtained bachelor`s degree (EPL) and professional entrance test result is used.

The Contest Score (grade) constituencies are determined by the national five-point scale of assessment with the rounding to the hundredth of points.

For applicants who graduated from higher educational institutions of I – II levels of accreditation for the EPL of junior specialist, for obtaining a bachelor’s degree, by the decision of the selection committee the result grades of certification – exam (or the results of presenting the qualification work in the absence of exam grades) can be accepted as a professional entrance test.

6.8. Results of entrance examinations and competitions of creative and physical abilities for applicants who enter on the basis of complete secondary education are calculated on 100-200 scale.

Results of the competitions of creative and physical abilities are calculated on 200-point scale separately for each session of competition of creative and physical abilities.

The score for the competition of creative and physical abilities is calculated as the average scores received for each session of the competition. Applicants who were rated for 100 points and above during the session are allowed for the next session of the competition of creative and physical abilities and competitive selection for training.

By the decision of the selection committee the results of the competitive entrance examination of the competitive subject for entry to specific field of study (specialty) may be admitted to the competition to the other field of study (specialty) in this university.

6.9. Persons not examined in the Ukrainian language, submit a certificate of Ukrainian Center for Educational Quality Assessment in language points of which are represented in the document on education (educational-proficiency) level (pass the entrance examination taking into account the availability of appropriate pedagogical and scientific personnel who is meant to be the members of subject commissions).

6.10. Programs of competition of creative or physical abilities are developed and approved not later than three months before the admission of documents. Tasks which go beyond the programs of the competition of creative or physical abilities are not allowed. Programs of competitions of creative or physical abilities are published on the notice boards of Admission (Selection) Committee and the SSU website. The programs of competitions of creative or physical abilities have evaluation criteria for each session of entrance exams. With a schedule of entrance examinations entrants are acquainted by themselves.

Creative competition is carried out in the form of professionally oriented exam, which is held in two sessions:

– writing journalistic work on the topic of the press conference or round table, which is held within the first session of a competition;

– listening comprehension for possessing correct pronunciation, culture of the Ukrainian speech on topics approved by the program of a competition.

The competition of the physical abilities is held in two sessions:

– general physical training – three exercises;

– special physical training – one exercise at the choice of the applicant.

6.11. Programs of professional exams for admission based on acquired educational-proficiency level are developed and approved not later than three months before the admission of documents. Programs of professional exams are published on the notice boards of Admission (Selection) Commission and the SSU website. With a schedule of entrance examinations entrants are acquainted by themselves.

6.12. Persons without valid reasons for not appearing for the entrance exams and competition of creative and physical abilities for specified time, persons whose knowledge was assessed by scores which are below the minimum level established by this Admission rules, as well as those who took the documents after the date of finishing the admission of documents are not allowed for participation in these entrance examinations and in the competition.

Repassing of the entrance exams is not allowed.

6.13. Results of entrance examinations are published on the notice boards of Selection Commission (hole of the main building) not later than the day after the exam or professional competition.

6.14. Appeals to the results of entrance exams are submitted in an oral exam day or not later than the next working day after the announcement of the score of written entrance exam and reviewed by the Review Commission not later than the next working day after their submission. The commission stuff and the procedure for submission and consideration of appeals are approved by the Rector (Annex 10).

6.15. For the competitive selection of persons who want to obtain the EPL of specialist, master’s degree, the competitive score is put to a single database.

 

  1. Target admission to the SSU

    7.1. Target admission is organized according to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from 29.06.99 № 1159 “On training the specialists for work in rural areas.”7.2. Persons who enter the SSU for training for public order in terms of target admission in accordance with the established quotas, add the assignment issued by the relevant education authorities of the Council of ministers of Autonomous Republic of Crimea, regional, Kyiv and Sevastopol city state administrations, also ministries and other central executive authorities.

    7.3. The established quota should not exceed 25% of the public order for training of specialists in each specialty.

    7.4. Enrollment of applicants who have target referral is made by the individual competition, which is organized in every field of study (specialty) considering the volume of public order and the established quota by appropriate regions. The competition is held in accordance with the amount of obtained scores without taking into account the categories of mentioned in paragraph 9.1 of the Rules.

    7.5. Persons who are not enrolled on target places for the individual competition, may participate in the competition under the competition scores of  the total ranking list.

    7.6. The SSU bargain a target training for public order in accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine.

  2. 8. Admission by the interview

    1. According to the results of the interview persons  who according to the Law of Ukraine “On status and social protection of citizens affected by the Chernobyl accident” provided for it by the law are enrolled to the SSU.8.2. The program of interview with these categories of persons is approved by the head of the selection committee.

    8.3. Persons who are not recommended for enrollment on the results of the interview and have filed certificates of the external independent testing of competitive subjects with results not lower than envisaged in paragraph 6.1. Section 6 of these Rules, are eligible to participate in the competition for general terms.

                                                         9. Admission without competition

    9.1. Such categories of persons are enrolled without competition:

    – persons who according to the Law of Ukraine “On the status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection” provided for it by the law;

    – disabled people of I and II groups and disabled children under 18, which are contraindicated for training in the chosen field of study (specialty), according to the Law of Ukraine “On the basis of social protection of disabled people in Ukraine”;

    – persons who according to the Law of Ukraine “On status and social protection of citizens affected by the Chernobyl accident” provided for it by the law;

    – persons who according to the Law of Ukraine “On  prestige promotion of miners’ work” provided for it by law;

    – members of national teams of Ukraine who took part in international Olympic games, their list is approved by the central executive authority in the field of education and science;

    – champions and medallists of the Olympic and Paralympic Games – in the field of physical training and sport.

    For obtaining  master’s degree the admission without competition is not allowed.

    9.2. Number of persons specified in paragraph 9.1 of this chapter shall be established by the selection committee and should not exceed 20% the state order for each educational area (specialty) for the SSU, but not less than one place. The enrollment of persons specified in paragraph 9.1 of this chapter, is provided by a competition in accordance with the competitive points of the entrant.

    9.3. Applicants who belong to the categories mentioned in paragraph 9.1 of this chapter, are not recommended for admission to study at places determined by the paragraph 9.2 of this chapter, they are eligible to compete on the overall competitive basis according to their competitive points.

  3. The right for priority enrollment

    10.1. The right for priority enrollment to the SSU have:
    a) persons who according to the Law of Ukraine “On Protection of Childhood” provided for it by the law;
    b) persons who according to the Law of Ukraine “On the basis social protection of disabled people in Ukraine” provided for it by the law;
    c) persons who according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine from 21.02.2002 № 157 “On additional measures for strengthening the solicitude for defenders of the Fatherland, their legal and social protection, improvement of military-patriotic education of youth” provided for it by the law;
    d) persons who according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine from 12.09.2007 № 849 “On the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on September 4, 2007       “On the main directions of the financial providing measures for improve living standards in 2008″is provided for it by the law.

10.2. After applicants enrollment according to the paragraph 10.1 for the other equal conditions while determining the issues of enrollment on the basis of complete secondary education the preemptive right in the listed order have:
a) soldiers discharged in 2015 when entering full-time education;
b) when entering distance form of study  persons who have worked at least one year, soldiers discharged from military service, and in accordance with the legislation the soldiers of  Armed Forces of Ukraine and other established under the laws of Ukraine military forces, law enforcement of special purpose and state special transport service, soldiers of regular, sergeant and petty officers who undergo military service under the contract.
c) awardees of the III stage of All Ukrainian academic competition  on basic subjects and awardees of the II stage of All Ukraine competition-defense of scientific research works of students – members of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine if they enter fields of study (professional areas), which have the academic competition or competition-defense subject as the core (Annex 8);
d) persons directed for training by companies and institutions under agreements on target training;
e) awardees of All Ukrainian academic competitions, tournaments, contests, which were held in the SSU in 2014-2015 academic year, if relevant diploma is available and if these applicants enter fields of study (professional areas), which have disciplines of above-mentioned academic competitions, tournaments or contests they  were awardees of as the core;
e) children who have one parent;
g) persons who have targeted referral;
g) graduates of higher educational institutions of I-II levels of accreditation and vocational schools that received an honors degree h for admission  the professional areas corresponding to the obtained profession;
c) graduates of senior high school (complete secondary education) awarded a gold or silver medal for admission on the basis of complete secondary education.
s) graduates of higher educational institutions of I-II levels of accreditation, which are the structural units of the SSU, graduates of preparatory system of the SSU: specialized classes in institutions, which are the part of educational complex of SSU, training courses, the center of scientific and technical creativity of students of SSU;
i) graduates of higher educational institutions of I-II levels of accreditation and professional educational institutions of various types who enter the related professional areas;
l) persons who have a higher score in the profile subject of certificate (entrance exam);
k) applicants who have more work experience (for full-time education – at least six months as for the July 1st)
l) persons who have a higher average score of  the document on education on subjects that correspond to core subjects according to the field of study (specialty);
m) graduates of senior high school, awarded certificate of appreciation “For outstanding achievements in the study of certain subjects” and winners (those awarded diplomas of I-III levels) of the II stage of All Ukrainian student academic competitions in basic subjects if they enter fields of study, which have this subjects as the.

The above right is given for the other equal conditions in the order specified in paragraph 10.1, 10.2 of this rules.
10.3. The right of priority enrollment for admission to study for EPL of specialist and master’s degree have persons listed in paragraph 10.1 of this Rules.
For the other equal conditions while determining the issues of enrollment the preemptive right in the listed order have persons:
– who are deeply involved in scientific research work (trained on individual plans with a deep scientific component, executed and defended qualifying undergraduate work with a deep scientific component, have scientific publications) and recommended by departments, with agreement of the dean and vice-rector of the SSU, for the admission to the scientific reserve group, which is confirmed by relevant personal applications of entrants;
– who enter under the terms of target admission;
– directed for training by companies and institutions under agreements for specialist training with partial compensation of spending for target admission;
– who have a higher average score for the document of obtained educational-proficiency level;
– who have EPL of specialist when applying for training in the educational-proficiency master’s program;
– who participated actively in the public life of the SSU, had high achievements in creative and sports competitions;
– who have more work experience;
– soldiers discharged in 2015;
– from poor families, being approved  by the documents.
In cases of equal above-mentioned conditions of the applicants the selection committee may consider other circumstances.

  1. Formation and publication of the list of entrants
    recommended for admission

    11.1. List of applicants who enter under the terms of target admission, is ordered by the competitive score from the greatest to the least according to the procedure of forming the rating list excluding the categories of applicants identified in paragraph 9.1 of Section 9 and paragraph 10.1 of Section 10 of this Rules, and extra points for special achievements and / or successful completion of training courses of SSU (pre-university preparation in SSU).
    11.2. List of entrants recommended for admission, is formed by categories as follows:
    Applicants recommended for admission without competition;
    Applicants recommended for admission to places of target admission;
    Applicants recommended for admission by the interview;
    Applicants recommended for admission by competition.
    11.3. Within each category indicated in paragraph 11.2 of this Section the ranked list is ordered:
    on a competitive score from the greatest to the least;
    taking into account the right for priority enrollment with the same competitive score in the order of adherence of grounds for its acquisition.
    11.4. The list of entrants recommended for enrollment, which is formed from a Single database indicates:
    name and surname of the applicant;
    applicant competitive score;
    conditions for admission without competition;
    grounds for admission to places of target admission;
    conditions for admission by the interview;
    the right for the priority enrollment.
    11.5. Ranked lists are formed by the selection committee from a Single database and published in its entirety on the SSU website. Lists of entrants recommended for admission, are formed by the selection committee from a Single database and published on the notice boards of the  selection committee and the SSU website. Lists are updated after the fulfillment / non-fulfillment by entrants the requirements for enrollment according to the paragraph 13.1 of this Rules.
  2. Recommendations for admission

    12.1. The decision on the recommendation for admission of applicants on places of public order is taken by the selection committee within 12-00 August 2, 2014 and according to the procedure of forming the competitive list, specified in Section 11, according to the competitive score of the entrant from the greatest to the least. Applicant is given the recommendation for admission for the highest priority among those submitting in the applications, according to it entrant is enlisted to the list of those who can be recommended for admission on places of public order.Formation of lists of applicants recommended for admission is made in a Single database within the scope of the public order, in absence of which – within the scope of the license order. Recommendations for admission of applicants for training at the expense of individuals and legal entities are provided after the enrollment for public order. Recommendation for admission for training at the expense of individuals and legal entities can be provided in all the priorities listed in the entrant applications.

    12.2. The selection committee decides on recommendation for admission on places of public order in accordance with the terms specified in paragraph 4.2 of Section 4 of this Rules.

    12.3. Official notification on providing recommendations for admission is the publication of the relevant decision on the notice boards of the admission committee and (or) selection committees of SSU.

    Entrants recommended for admission may receive message by electronic and mobile connection. At the same time this information is published on the website of the SSU and (or) its structural units.

    12.4. On the recommendation of Health and Social Welfare the selection committee considers the possibility of admission to the SSU over the scope of public order by the results of the interview with the right of studying in the residence of disabled persons who are unable to attend university (usually for distance form of study).

    Entrance tests in the form of interviews for people with disabilities who live remotely from SSU and its structural units and unable to attend university, are carried out for the distance form using online technologies. For compliance of all procedures required by the relevant regulatory documents on performing interviews, representative of the local management department of education is involved, identifying the person of applicant and confirming in writing the independence of entrant performing the tasks during the interview.

    13. The implementing of the right of applicants to choose the place of study

    13.1. Individuals who applied in paper or electronic form and participate in the competition, after making the first decision by the selection committee on a recommendation for admission according to the period specified in paragraph 4.2 of Section 4 of the Rules, must meet the requirements for admission on places of public order: they should personally submit the original document on education (educational-proficiency) level and its annex, certificate of independent external testing and other documents, provided by Conditions of admission and this Rules, to the Admission (Selection) Committee of SSU.

    Persons who applied electronically, must sign their own e-mail application, printed at the selection committee.

    13.2. On simultaneous study in several programs in the fields and forms of education except for two full-time, one of which is on public order, originals of obtained degree, education (educational -proficiency) level, its annex in the state standard, as well as the originals of certificate of independent external testing are kept in higher educational institution by the place of study on public order or at the expense of state privileged long-term loans during all the period of study.

    On simultaneous study in several programs in the fields and forms of education except for two full-time, at the expense of individuals and legal entities originals are kept in higher educational institution at the request of the student. Information on keeping the originals of documents are given at the request of the student by the higher educational institution in which they are kept.

    13.3. Persons having not submitted at specified terms, defined in paragraph 4.2 of Section 4 of these Rules, to the admission (selection) committee the originals of education (educational qualification) level and its annex, certificate of independent external testing and other documents provided by the Rules (did not fulfilled the requirements for admission), lose the right to enroll for studies on public order, and at the expense of state privileged long-term loans.

    13.4. An applicant who according to the results of the competitive selection is recommended for enrollment on study of the relevant priority, among mentioned in his applications, before the expiry of the competitive selection for persons recommended for admission on places of public order, must submit original documents. Persons, who applied electronically, must sign their own e-mail application, printed at the selection committee.

    In the case when the entrant is recommended for admission to study on the public order in accordance with the highest of the number priority indicated by him when applying, he loses the right to participate in future competitive selection for the following lower priorities, while retaining its right to participate in the contest by higher priorities.

    By decision of the selection committee the application on the following priorities, selected by the entrant, is canceled in the rating lists, formed in a Single database.

  3. Adjustment of the list of recommended for admission 

    14.1. Adjustment of the list of recommended for admission is performed when choosing by entrants the place of study with a simultaneous introduction of the relevant information into a Single database according to the requirements of paragraph 13.1 of Section 13 of the Rules.14.2. Selection committee cancels earlier recommendations given to entrants who did not fulfill the requirements for admission (did not submit the original document on education (educational -proficiency) level and its annex, the certificate of an independent external testing and other documents provided by these Rules, to the selection committee of SSU), and make recommendations to following entrants in the ranked list.

    Applicants whose recommendation for admission on public order was canceled, do not lose the right to participate in the competition for places, financed at the expense of individuals and legal entities.

    The decision on the participation of the entrant in the competition for training at the expense of individuals and legal entities from among those whose recommendation for admission on public order was canceled is received at the request of the applicant, submitted to the selection committee of SSU.

    14.3. After fulfilling by entrants all the requirements for admission on public order, in specified scopes lists of recommended for admission to study at the expense of individuals and legal entities are formed.

    Applicants recommended to study at the expense of individuals and legal entities are obliged to fulfill the requirements for admission according to paragraphs 13.1, 13.2 of Section 13 of these Rules.

    The contract with the applicant for training at the expense of individuals and legal entities is entered into after the publication of the order on enrollment.

    Tuition is performed under a contract, signed by the parties within the period not later than August 31.

    In the case of competition for places within the license scope deadline for tuition of the contract is four calendar days after the publication of the list of enrolled to study of this category of applicants, but not later than August 31.

                        15. The order on enrollment

    15.1. Orders on enrollment are issued by the rector on the ground of decision of the selection committee and published on the information board of the selection committee and the SSU website and (or) its structural units  in a form of list of enrolled students in the terms established in paragraph 4.2 of Section 4 of these Rules . Orders on enrollment together with its annex are formed in a Single database in accordance with the list of applicants recommended for enrollment.

    15.2. The decision of the selection committee for enrollment may be canceled by the selection committee in case of breaching of legislation by the applicant specified in paragraph 18.4 of Section 18 of these Rules.

    Applicants may be deducted from the SSU at their choice, which is certified by the appropriate order that is verified in a Single database, and such persons receive back the documents submitted by the entrant.

    Before the beginning of academic studies for the vacant place(s) the additional competitive selection from among persons who participated in the competition for this educational area (specialty) may be conducted. In the case of absence of such applicants persons of the other educational areas (specialties) of higher educational institution are allowed to enroll for these vacant places in the case of coincidence of competitive subjects.

    15.3. The order on enrollment for the place of deducted person is issued providing personal entrant`s fulfillment of requirements of paragraphs 13.1, 13.2 of Section 13 of these Rules.

    15.4. The decision on enrollment of the applicant at the expanse of the state preferential long-term loan is taken according to the entrant application, submitted to the selection committee on the basis of the results of participation in the competition according to the established quota of the SSU.

  4. Peculiarities of the admission of foreigners and stateless persons to the SSU

    16.1. Preparation of foreigners and stateless persons is performed in accordance to the Laws of Ukraine “On legal status of foreigners and stateless persons”, “On foreign Ukrainians”, Decrees of the President of Ukraine of March 25, 1994 № 112 “On measures for developing economic cooperation of regions of Ukraine with neighboring border regions of the Russian Federation” and ” On measures for developing economic cooperation of regions of Ukraine with neighboring regions of Republic of Belarus and administrative and territorial units of the Republic of Moldova ” of June 3, 1994 № 271, resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on February 26, 1993 № 136 “On teaching of foreign citizens in Ukraine”, of September 11, 2013 № 684 “Some issues relating teaching of foreigners and stateless persons “, the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine of November 1, 2013 № 1541″Some issues relating the organization of enrollment and training (internship) of foreigners and stateless persons”, registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on November 25, 2013 for № 2004/24536. Foreigners, who get the state scholarships for international agreements, national programs and other international obligations of Ukraine, are admitted on the basis of assignment from Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine within the scope of the state order.16.2. When entering the SSU foreign Ukrainians who received training assignment from Ukrainian national-cultural organizations, have the same rights of receiving education as citizens of Ukraine, with the exceptions established by the Constitution of Ukraine, Laws of Ukraine or international treaties ratified by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

    16.3. Foreigners and stateless persons permanently residing in Ukraine, persons who have been granted the refugee status in Ukraine, persons who are in need of additional or temporary protection and persons granted the status of foreign Ukrainian and residing in Ukraine legally, have the right to acquire higher education equally with citizens of Ukraine. Receiving the higher education by these categories of persons at the expanse of the state budget is made within the quotas determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

    Other foreigners and stateless persons may acquire higher education at the expanse of individuals (entities), unless other is not provided by international treaties of Ukraine ratified by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, legislation or agreements between the SSU and higher educational institutions on international academic mobility.

    16.4. Foreigners who have received secondary education in foreign schools with the studying of Ukrainian language and foreign Ukrainian whose status is confirmed by a certificate of foreign Ukrainian, are enrolled to the SSU within established quotas by the interview of the subjects provided by the Admission Rules at the recommendations of diplomatic institutions of Ukraine abroad and Ukrainian national cultural societies (if available).

    16.5. Foreigners who enter study for obtaining certain educational degree or EPL are admitted to the SSU not later than November 15 on the basis of the orders on admission verified in a Single database.

    16.6. Foreigners and stateless persons who enter study for part-time (distance) form of education at the expense of individuals and legal entities and at the time of submitting documents are out of the bounds of Ukraine may submit documents for entry by mail or through an authorized representative entities (residents and non-residents ),which have the agreements concluded with SSU on the provision of admission of foreigners as applicants for training. The list of documents is defined by paragraph 8 of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine of 01.11.2013 №154.

    16.7. The terms of the interview and admission to the university are established not later than November 15.

    17. Admission to SSU on vacant places in the first days of training and storage of  applicants` works

    17.1. Persons who without valid reasons did not started classes for 10 days from the date of their beginning are deducted from the SSU, which is certified by the appropriate order that is verified in a Single database.

    Admission for places of deducted students is made within the next five working days in reliance on the condition and requirements of paragraphs 15.2 and 15.3 of Section 15 of these Rules. Herewith orders on the admission of such persons are formed and verified in a Single database till 18.00 p.m. on September 17 of the year of entry.

    17.2. Works of applicants, performed during their entrance examinations, creative competitions, professional tests, interviews, who are not admitted for training are kept within one year and then destroyed which is certified by the appropriate order. If this entrant is recommended for admission to another institution on the results of the current entrance examinations, his works are sent to this higher education institution upon appropriate request.

    18. Guarantee of openness and transparency during the admission to SSU

    18.1. Representative of the media not more than two persons from one entity have the right to attend the meeting of the selection committee.

    Accreditation of the journalists at the selection committee is made by submitting to the rector official letter signed by the first head of media certified by the respective seal.

    18.2. Non-governmental organizations can apply to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for receiving the right to monitor the work of the selection committees. Non-governmental organizations which have such a right provided by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine may send their observers on the meetings of selection committees. Selection committee must create the appropriate conditions for the presence of public observers on their meetings, and give them access to documents provided to the members of the commission for the meeting.

    18.3. Head of the selection committee usually announces the meeting of the Commission not later than the day preceding the meeting. In special cases – not later than three hours before the meeting begins. Announcement together with the draft agenda are published.

    18.4. Submission by entrant unreliable personal data, inaccurate information about the availability of the right to enroll without competition, the right to priority enrollment, right admission by the interview, about the obtained earlier education, participation in academic competitions and Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine competitions, about the results of the independent external testing is reason for deduction of the student.

    18.5 Informing the public about the license order, public order, the cost of study on educational areas (specialties), the process of applying for admission, the recommendation for admission and enrollment to SSU are performed by information systems, including a system of “Competition”, based on the data entered by the selection committee to a single database, indicating the categories of applicants in accordance with Sections 7-10 of these Rules.

    Considered and approved at the meeting of the Academic Council of University (report number 5 of  November 28, 2014).