How many times can I take the AAU placement test?

An AAU student is allowed to sit for the placement test only once

Can I use my IELTS – General score for admission?

No. According to the regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, IELTS-Academic is used for University admission.

I have a valid 4.5 band in Academic IELTS. Do I need to study English levels at AAU?

Yes. With a valid 4.5 band in Academic IELTS, you do not need to sit for the placement test. You will be placed directly in Level.

When I study all levels at the ELC, do I still need to present a TOEFL or IELTS score?

Yes. The English Language levels aim at helping you obtain the required TOEFL or IELTS score. However, they do not replace the language proficiency certificate score. The IELTS or TOEFL score is a requirement stipulated by the Ministry of Higher Education. Nothing can replace it

I have an ITP TOEFL score from another institution. Can I use it for admission to AAU?

No. Unfortunately, ITP TOEFL scores are valid only at the institution where you took the test. AAU can accept ITP TOEFL scores from AAU or AMIDEAST – UAE only