How to Apply

Download the University of Central Asia's Undergraduate Application form for the 2019-2020 Academic year. Applications are open for both UCA's Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, and Khorog, Tajikistan Campuses.

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Application Form & Supporting Documents

Submit the completed UCA Application Form and supplementary documents to reach UCA no later than March 1st 2019 at 11:59pm (GMT+6).

You must submit the following documents by the deadlines to complete your application:

  • Official mark sheets from Grade 10 and the first two quarters of Grade 11 (for Central Asian applicants) or from Grade 11 and the first two quarters of Grade 12 (for international applicants). If you are currently a university student, you must submit your university transcript as well
  • A clear copy of a government-issued photo ID or Passport
  • Photograph (3 cm x 4 cm) of yourself taken in the past three months

Full scholarships are awarded to meritorious students on a competitive basis to students from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. This includes exceptional academic achievements in UCA’s admissions test, math and English national Olympiads, and Gold Certificate Holders for the General Republican Testing (ORT). Relevant certificates and other documents should be submitted to UCA’s Admissions Office.

You can submit your application in three ways:

  1. Complete and submit your application online
  2. Email all supporting documents to

Step-by-step guide
  1. Download, print, complete, scan, and email the application form and all supporting documents to
  2. The subject of the email should be: "Application" followed by your name

  1. Documents can be submitted personally by the deadline to a UCA location in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan or Kazakhstan.
  2. Write your full name, email address and telephone number on the envelope.
  3. Applications can be submitted from 9:00-18:00, Monday to Friday.

UCA takes no responsibility for applications received after March 1st 2019 at 11:59pm (GMT+6).

If completing a hard copy application, the application package can be submitted to any one of the following addresses by the appropriate deadline.

The completed hard copy application package can be submitted to any one of the following addresses:

University of Central Asia Administration Office
138 Toktogul Street, Bishkek
720001, Kyrgyz Republic

University of Central Asia Naryn Campus
310 Lenin Street, Naryn
722911, Kyrgyz Republic

University of Central Asia Khorog Campus
155 Qimatsho Imatshoev Street, Khorog, GBAO
736000, Tajikistan

SPCE Naryn
19 Seitaaly Jakypov Street, Naryn
722900, Kyrgyz Republic

SPCE Dushanbe
47A Druzhba Narodov Avenue, Dushanbe
734013, Republic of Tajikistan

SPCE Khorog
126 Lenin Street, Khorog, GBAO
736000, Republic of Tajikistan

SPCE Tekeli
13 Gagarin Street, Tekeli
041700, Republic of Kazakhstan


Admissions Application Checklist

Online, scanned or printed application form
High school mark sheets
Copy of passport or government photo ID
3x4cm photo taken in the past three months

In the case of exceptional academic and extra-curricular achievements, students may be eligible and recommended by the selection committee for direct enrolment to the second year of UCA’s five-year degree. In such cases, students from Tajikistan must to present their results of the National Testing Center (NTC) exam, as required by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan. The NTC exam results are not required for applicants admitted to the first year (preparatory programme).

Questions on How to Apply?

Contact our admissions team at or by phone/WhatsApp at +996 770 822 901 (Kyrgyzstan) / +992 93 999 99 64 (Tajikistan) / +7 777 822 3948 (Kazakhstan).

UCA Admissions Test

Stage I shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for an Admissions Test on March 24th 2019. An email will be sent including an Application Number, Test Centre address, and time for the UCA Admissions Test. You can only take the test at the location specified in your personal notification. The test will cover Mathematics, English and Logic.

Please take the following to the test venue:

  • Personal Application Number/email
  • Original passport or other government issued photo ID

Download Sample Test Questions

Test Centres *

Afghanistan: Shugnan | Kabul | Faizabad
Kazakhstan: Almaty | Astana | Taraz | Tekeli
Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek | Karakol | Naryn | Osh
Pakistan: Karachi | Gilgit | Chitral | Islamabad
Syria: Salamieh
Tajikistan: Dushanbe | Khorog | Khudjand | Kulob

* Test centres may be subject to change

Recommendations and Financial Aid Forms

Stage II shortlisted candidates who score competitively on the admissions test, will be required to submit recommendation forms and a financial aid application in April 2019. You must submit one recommendation form from your Mathematics teacher and one recommendation form from your English teacher, ideally in English. The recommendation form from the Mathematics teacher can also be in Russian.

Once a student is admitted, financial assistance is guaranteed.
Learn more about UCA's Scholarships, Grants and Fees.

Tentatively, the student orientation will begin in late August and the first day of classes will be in September.

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