According to the Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education, the National (General) rating of the best universities in Kazakhstan in 2017 was compiled. It is based on an analysis of academic statistical indicators, expert assessments and a survey of employers.
The methodology for calculating the institutional rating is based on three components: the first component (questionnaire No. 1) is an assessment of the quality of the university's academic resources, which accounts for 70% of the total number of points; the second component (questionnaire No. 2) is an expert assessment of the quality of universities' activities (15%); the third component (questionnaire No. 3) is an assessment of the activities of universities on the basis of a sociological survey of employers and government agencies (15%).