TOMSK, Nov 12 – RIA Tomsk, Maria Maslyaeva. The enrollment of applicants at Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in 2021 will take place in one wave, and it will be possible to apply for admission to both paid and state-funded places at the same time, while specifying at once five areas of bachelor's or specialist's degree, the press service of TPU reported on Thursday.
Earlier it was reported that since 2021 the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation will change the procedure for admission to universities. Some of the new rules are introduced centrally for all higher educational institutions, while some universities are chosen for themselves.
New enrollment rules
"Tomsk Polytechnic University published the rules of admission to the university for the next year. There are several innovations awaiting applicants at once. Now admission to the university will take place in one wave, it will be possible to apply for five directions, not three... The approved rules for admission to Polytechnic University can be found by clicking here", - the press service said.
It is specified that in 2021 the number of state-funded places in TPU will increase by 713. The total number of state-funded places at all levels and forms of education will be 3519.
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With reference to the head of the TPU recruitment department Alexander Denisevich it is added that applicants entering the university for bachelor's and specialist's programs can also apply for both state-funded and fee-paying form of education. In addition, potential students can apply for five areas at once.
As before, applicants must pass three exams upon admission, but one of them will now be optional. An up-to-date list of training areas available to applicants at TPU with a list of entrance examinations is available on the website.
The admissions committee will begin accepting documents on June 20, and on August 5, an order will be issued for enrollment in a bachelor's degree and a specialist's programs. Acceptance of documents for the TPU master's program will begin on February 1, 2021, enrollment orders will be published on August 17.
Enter the university by the olympiad
"Previously, the winners and prize-winners of the olympiads (academic competitions) included in the list of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, confirmed their special right to be enrolled without entrance examinations by the USE results of at least 75 scores in a specialized subject. And now it is possible to confirm not only the by USE, but also by the results of their own entrance examinations of universities", - the press service quotes Denisevich.
About minimum scores
As previously reported, in 2021 TPU and TSU will accept applicants on the same scale of minimum scores in general subjects.
The minimum number of scores in 2021 will be: 56 - in the Russian language, 53 - in computer science and information and communication technologies, 50 - in geography, literature and foreign languages; 48 - in chemistry and social studies, 45 - in mathematics, physics, biology and history.