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The Russian Language Testing Center for Foreign Citizens

Since March 1, 2003, Buryat State University has the Russian Language Testing Center for Foreign Citizens.

Director of the Testing Center – Ph.D., Associate Professor, Tarchimaeva Lyubov Tsyrenovna.

Docume manager – Vasilieva Evgenia Sergeevna.

Testers are teachers of Russian as a foreign language who have passed special courses at RUDN University, Moscow State University, and St. Petersburg State University.

At the Testing Center foreign citizens can pass an examination to obtain a basic, elementary, first, second, third, fourth level certificate, as well as the Russian language skills certificate, which is necessary for receiving Russian citizenship. The Testing Center also provides the assembled examination in the Russian language, the Russian history and the Russian Federation basic legislation for foreign citizens wishing to obtain a work permit, a temporary residence permit or a residence permit.

Contacts:

Tel.: 8 (3012) 21-36-51, 8 (924) 6503965 (calls, Viber)

Address: Ulan-Ude, 3a Suche-Bator st., BSU hostel No. 4, the 1st floor, the registration office.

Reception hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday from 09:00 to 13:00; Tuesday, Wednesday from 11:00 to 15:00.

Examination schedule

Assembled examination (a patent, a temporary residence permit or a residence permit), Russian citizenship, and the Russian language testing (by appointment):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 13:30;

Thursday – 09:00.

You should come to the exam 30 minutes before the test, without delay.

The following documents must be provided for passing a test in the Russian language, the Russian history and the basic legislation of the Russian Federation:

- to obtain a work permit or patent, and a temporary residence permit:

  • an identification document (a passport) with a notarized translation;
  • a migration card;
  • residence registration;
  • payment confirmation.

- to obtain a residence permit:

  • an identification document (a passport) with a notarized translation, and with a temporary residence permit / residence permit note with a residence registration (if any);
  • payment confirmation.

- to obtain Russian citizenship:

  • an identification document (a passport with a notarized translation / a residence permit / a refugee certificate) with a residence registration;
  • payment confirmation.

A foreign citizen is admitted to the exam only with a paid invoice. Details for payment are available in the Testing Center registration office. Payment for testing services is made at any bank.

The language testing costs:

Levels

Fees (in roubles)

Elementary / A1

5700

Basic / A2

6000

First / B1

6000

Second / B2

6300

Third / C1

6500

Fourth / C2

6500

For Russian citizenship

6000

If a candidate received an unsatisfactory result for one subtest, he may be tested again within two years. If a candidate received an unsatisfactory result for two or more separate subtests, he again passes the test (all 5 subtests) at the full cost of the test.

1 subtest retake is 50% of its total cost.

The assembled examination costs:

Exam

Fees (in roubles)

Examination for obtaining a work permit or patent

4900

Examination for obtaining a temporary residence permit

5300

Examination for obtaining a residence permit

5300

Examination conducted under the shortened program (the module “History of Russia” and the module “Fundamentals of the Russian Federation legislation”) for people who have a certificate in Russian as a foreign language; for Ukrainian citizens who have confirmed the Russian language proficiency in their education document, and people who wish to obtain a work permit or patent

1900

Examination for residents of the Donetsk People's Republic and Lugansk People's Republic (with a original registration in these areas)

- for obtaining a work permit

- for obtaining a temporary residence permit

- for obtaining a residence permit

-2500

-2800

-2800

Costs for retaking one subtest and / or module of the exam:

Module / subtest

Fees (in roubles)

Retake of one subtest on Russian as a foreign language or one module on History of Russia / basic legislation of the Russian Federation (1 component)

1800

Retake of one subtest on Russian as a foreign language and one module on the Russian History / basic legislation of the Russian Federation (2 component)

2400

If you fail to pass the exam, the first retake for you will be free of charge, provided that it is no earlier than 10 (ten) days after the first exam.

If you pass the exam, within 10 days you will be issued a certificate.