Methods of competitive selection of undergraduate applicants for qualitative admission
Authors demonstrate a university admission enhancement methods and the effectiveness of the enterprises, which were organized for the increase of alumni with high scores for the unified state exam. Authors adduce the types of the career counseling in the Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, and show on its example the methods of the competitive selection of undergraduate applicants. A large-scale career counseling workshops for high schools students in Ufa, Bashkortostan, regions of the Russian Federation and abroad let it possible to attract many prospective students with high scores for the unified state exam and set threshold scores. It is shown that the introduction of the threshold scores on the unified state exam for applicants for the state-funded education as well as study-for-fee form of education may improve the quality of the first year students and other admission indices. The results of the admission with respect to the previous years are the following: reduction of the number of applications, reduction of the employer-sponsored students and privileged students; average score for the unified state exam has increased. The majority of the University degree programs measured by the unified state exam of first year students is ranked in top 10 among universities in the Russian Federation. The proposals for the qualitative improvement for the admission of applicants for Bachelor’s, Specialist and Master’s programs are given.
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admission office; competitive selection; measuring university performance; unified state exam; ЕГЭ; конкурсный отбор; показатели эффективности вуза; приёмная комиссия References to this article (GOST) V.U. Yamaliev, A.A. Kudreyko, O.R. Latypov Methods of competitive selection of undergraduate applicants for qualitative admission // Electronic scientific journal "Oil and Gas Business". 2013. №5. P.474-483. URL: http://ogbus.ru/authors/Yamaliev/Yamaliev_4.pdf