Admissions procedure during the state of emergency

Admissions procedure during the state of emergency

March 24, 2020

Dear Applicants,

Due to the current rapidly changing situation on COVID-19 outbreak and the state of emergency in the Kyrgyz Republic, we would like to inform you about the admissions and recruitment process:

- applicants who have already taken our admissions exams in Bishkek, Osh, Djalalabad, Batken, Issik-Kul and Naryn and have met AUCA minimum required scores can start filling out the application form for admissions and submit it along with all required documents listed on the second page.

Please note that application for admissions and other required documents must be sent to before April 19, 17.00

To avoid unnecessary social contact and the spread of the disease we will not be receiving hard copies of the application form and other documents in the Admissions and Student Recruitment Office, all documents must be sent only via email to

You may see the minimum required scores to be eligible to apply to AUCA undergraduate programs here and download the application form for admissions here

- Due to the declared state of emergency in the Kyrgyz Republic, we are now considering the possibility of organizing the admissions exam in Bishkek scheduled for March 29 online. Applicants who have registered for March 29 exam will receive detailed information via email as soon as we finish with all the technical preparations. In this regard, we strongly recommend our applicants to check their emails on a regular basis.

NOTE: email notifications will be sent to your email address that you have indicated in the registration form

- Admissions and Student Recruitment team will organize off-campus paper-based exams in Central Asia as soon as the situation gets better.
As for now our international applicants including applicants from Central Asia are recommended to take AUCA online exam only at places assigned and approved by the Admissions and Student Recruitment Office.

International applicants can register for the online exam here We are now discussing with our partner organizations in CA on when and where AUCA online exams can be held. We will keep you updated and send you all the detailed information once we set up the dates for exams. This may take a certain period of time since our neighboring countries are also affected by COVID-19.

-Also please be informed that the registration for the next admissions exam scheduled for May 17 in Bishkek can be done only via email until the situation gets better. To register for the exam you need to send your passport scan and e-version of your photo indicating the date of the exam "May 17" to Registration deadline is May 12, 17:00.

On behalf of the American University of Central Asia we would like to emphasize once again that we are making all possible efforts to minimize COVID-19 negative affects on our applicants. Please take a good care of yourself and your loved ones, stay safe and healthy!

Please feel free to contact us anytime at and follow us on social media pages to stay updated on the latest news.

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