Internal rules and regulations

1. General provisions
  • 1.1 The internal regulations of the Public State Enterprise on the Right of Economic Management “Pavlodar Higher Medical College” Department of Public Health of Pavlodar Region of the Akimat of Pavlodar Region (hereinafter referred to as college) are applied to its students and should contribute to commitment to educational process, discipline improvement, time management as regards teaching hours, raising an academic performance.
  • 1.2 The internal regulations are prepared in accordance with The Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Education, resolutions of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan that regulate an educational field; model internal regulations of secondary vocational educational establishments and other legal regulations.
  • 1.3 The discipline is based upon students who carry out their responsibilities deliberately and diligently.
  • 1.4 The discipline is ensured by persuasion. Disciplinary and social measures are applied to troublemakers.
  • 1.5 All issues related to applying of the internal regulations are decided by college administration within the limits of its authority. In cases prescribed by law and internal regulations these are managed together or in agreement with a local trade union committee.

2. Students’ rights and responsibilities


  • 2.1 Student is a person who was enrolled in the college by order of the Principal.
  • 2.2 Student is a prime subject of an educational process in the college.
  • 2.3 Students’ rights and responsibilities are determined by Statute of the college and these internal regulations (hereinafter referred to as Regulations).
  • 2.4 Students are given student card and grade book. These must be returned after graduation.
  • 2.5 Students who get the secondary vocational education through budgetary funds are provided with a scholarship, as appropriate.
  • 2.6 Students might be rewarded with various material and moral incentives for mastering an educational program, experimental and other work.

2.7 Students are obliged to:


  •     acquire the knowledge and practical skills systematically and deeply
  •     complete all kinds of tasks included in the curriculum and educational programs on time
  •     be disciplined and honor the Statute of the college and these Regulations
  •     evolve morally and physically, constantly raise the overall level of culture
  •     respect the dignity of the college staff, honor a code of ethics and culture of communication
  •     be diligent, have independent living skills, take an active role in college and places for training practice, honor operating practices
  •     attend classes in accordance with timetable, be in class at least 10 minutes before classes start
  •     take part in a college duty and maintain discipline
  •     participate in a socially useful labor
  •     keep and consolidate state property
  •     have zero tolerance for anti-social behaviours, take part in a social life of the college community, uphold credibility and prestige of the future career
  •     show kindness, mercy; express sympathy, prevent rudeness and cruelty
  •     rise when teacher enters the classroom to welcome him or her (except for computer classes)
  •     listen carefully to teachers’ explanations and classmates’ answers, stay quiet and stay out of unrelated matters, follow all instructions
  •     rise and sit down when asking a question or giving a response with permission of the teacher
  •     enter and leave the classroom during the classes only with permission of the teacher
  •     use the tools, devices and other supplies only with permission of the teacher during the lab classes and lectures (in clinic too), and internship. Handle the tools with care and do not neglect the safety rules
  •     eliminate the knowledge gaps despite the reasons of absence from classes
  •     give supervising teacher, Head of Department, Vice principal of Academic Affairs notice of absence from classes due to illness or other reasonable excuses on the same day
  •     provide a report from a treatment facility in satisfactory format in the event of illness
  •     eliminate the knowledge gaps by attending extra classes, tutorials and catching up on missed educational content in the event of absence from classes

   In order to create educational environment and adhere sanitation and hygiene standards, cultivation of an aesthetic sense and dress code, develop respect and admiration for a career in medicine, eliminate social, material and religious differencies among students, prevent mental discomfort in the face of the peers


    In accordance with paragraph 15-1 of Article 47. Rights, obligations and responsibility of students and pupils of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Education, adhere to the uniform requirements established in PSE on the REM “Pavlodar Higher Medical College” which are comply with a standard dress code of a health care provider (white coat, scrub hat):


  •    white coat (clean, properly ironed, carefully buttoned up, below the knee length, sleeve length varies from elbow to wrist) that completely covers the clothes
  •     scrub hat
  •     footwear appropriate to the time of year
  •     thoroughly tied up hair (loose long hair is not allowed)
  •     trimmed fingernails (nail polish is not allowed)
  •     gym clothes for physical education classes (T-shirt, gym shorts, gym pants, gym suit, sneakers or athletic shoes)

2.8 Students have the right to:


  •     receive education in accordance with educational standards
  •     elect and be elected to self-governments
  •     take part in a decision on matters connected to the college issues
  •     join a shop-floor trade union organization and be elected to the elected trade union bodies, as a representative in trade-union conferences and conventions
  •     use equipment of the classrooms, labs, lecture rooms, library and otther facilities for educational purposes free of charge
  •     attend extra classes and enrichment classes
  •     participate in scientific researches, experimental and creative activities of the college
  •     appeal against orders and directives of the college administration under the procedure established by law
  •     have a deferment of call-up for compulsory military service under the procedure established by law
  •     take a sabbatical
  •     readmission and transfer from one educational institution to another as well as specialty, teaching method and mode of study in accordance with procedures established by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  •     attend specialized sports clubs during non-school hours
  •     be involved in the work of college creative teams
  •     become a member of the clubs
  •     take part in all college activities
  •     exercise the other rights defined in legislation
  • 2.9 Annually the chosen student becomes the Head of the class. He or she is appointed by the Principal and selected among best-performing and the most disciplined students.
  • 2.10 Head of the class works under the guidance of the supervising teacher.
  • 2.11 The responsibilities of the Head of the class are: maintain the discipline, receipt and distribution workbooks and study guides among the students, assist supervising teacher with organization and running a public event.
  • 2.12 Every day the Head of the class appoints student on duty in the order of precedence. Student on duty is responsible for keeping order, protecting property, meeting all health and safety regulations, wet cleaning of classrooms and labs after classes, providing fellow students with background papers and reference materials at the beginning of the classes and give them back to the person in charge or laboratory assistant in time.

2.13 Students are prohibited from:


  •     handing out the student card to another person;
  •     smoking in the college facilities and near its surrounding areas;
  •     drinking alcohol and abusing substances as well as distributing them;
  •     chewing gum
  •     using cellphones during classes
  •     taking out report cards from the classroom without permission
  •     wearing outdoor clothes and headwear at the college and entering the classrooms and labs during the classes like that;
  •   wearing religious attire at the college (Hijab, Sheila, Niqab, Khimar, Abaya, Chuddah, Paranja, Jilbaab), headwear (kerchiefs, bonnets, tubeteika);
  •     wearing sports clothes anywhere besides gym classes
  •     wearing lingerie-like clothes; see-through dresses, skirts and blouses including clothing with transparent inserts; dresses and blouses with lots of cleavage; party dresses; blouses that expose tum or back wholly or partly;
  •     wearing high heels, beach sandals;
  •     wearing huge earrings, bracelets, brooches, pendants, rings, necklaces; a piercing;
  •     wearing merchandise that promote anti-social informal youth groups, substance abuse and abusive practices;
  •     using harsh language.

3 Rewards for academic excellence


  • 3.1 The following moral and non-moral rewards may be given to the student for a higher academic score and active involvement in public work:
  •     receiving a letter of appreciation
  •     awarding of the certificate of honour
  •     awarding of a valuable gift

4 Penalties for misconduct


  • 4.1 The following penalties and disciplinary measures may be applied to the students who violate discipline, Statute of the college and these Regulations:
  •     notice (made verbally by a teacher, supervising teacher, administration)
  •     reprimand (made in written form)
  •     reproof
  •     severe reproof with a notice of expelling from the college in case of a repeated violation of the Statute of the college
5 Working hours and classes scheduling
  • 5.1 The day at college starts and ends as follows:
  • The classes begin at 8 am and finish according to schedule of classes.
  • 5.2 The administrative arm of the college must record student attendance for each class.
  • 5.3 Classes take place in accordance with the confirmed schedule. This schedule is prepared as specified in curriculum. Schedule is valid during one semester and placed in a prominent location no later than a week before the beginning of the classes. Obligatory workload for students is not less than 36 hours per week.
  • 5.4 Students are divided to classes. Class registers are set up for each class on the agreed format. The class register is kept by the Head of Department and given to the Head of the class.
  • 5.5 The length of an academic hour is 45 minutes. Lessons may be combined into pairs. The length of a break between pairs is 10 minutes. Break between lessons is 5 minutes long. There is also a lunchtime for 40 minutes. The bell rings to tell when the lessons start and end and let students and teachers know about that. The schedule of classes can be changed only with the agreement of administration.
  • Students’ parents or persons acting as their parents may attend classes with the permission of the Principal or Vice principal of Curriculum and Discipline.