Admission Requirements

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Overall Application Procedure

  1. Eligibility Requirements
  • Egyptian applicants must have completed a secondary school education and hold a valid THANAWYA AMMA certificate- Mathematics, Science, Literature Streams, or equivalent (e.g. IGCSE, American Diploma, etc…).
  • Applicant’s age must not exceed 21 years as of September 1, 2022. Male applicants have to provide their military service status.
  • Applicants from other countries must have equivalent secondary school certificate approved by the Supreme Council of Universities of Egypt (SCU).
  • Foreign certificate holders should have completed at least 12 years of schooling or completed 3 years of secondary school after the Egyptian Preparatory school certificate (Eidadiya) or completed 6 years of secondary school and preparatory school after the Egyptian Primary school certificate as per the rules and regulation of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education.
  • Foreign certificate holders applying with 11 schooling years, must submit a statement that proves their eligibility to apply to the university study.
  • Accepted students’ holder of foreign certificates must pass the Arabic and Religion exams of Thanawya Amma before or after the final acceptance in the university.
  • Applicants must be able to read, write and communicate efficiently in English.

The following are applied:

  • All applicants must pass the E-JUST English Proficiency Test
  • Applicants who have TOEFL (IBT) score of 60 or IELTS score of 6.0 will be waived from the E-JUST English Proficiency Test. Only valid certificate will be accepted (the certificate validity is 2 years after the test date)
  • Applicants who did not pass the E-JUST English Proficiency Test might be enrolled in E-JUST as a provisional student for one academic year provided that he/she will pass the test within this year, otherwise the student enrollment will be terminated.
  • Provisional student can apply for 14 credit hours based on the university’s academic schedule.
  • Accepted students’ holder of foreign certificates from other countries must provide a residency from the country of their current residence.
  • All required scores will be announced after the Thanaweya Amma results disclosure.
  • The University accepts applications from students who are holders of the following certificates:

Thanawya Amma:

STEM Schools:

Thanawya Amma/Tawgihi Certificate from other Arab Countries:

Thanawya Azharia Certificate:

  • Religious subjects are not be considered.

British Schools:(GCE/GCSE/IGCSE):

  • Students must have successfully completed 12 years of schooling.
  • Applicant must have studiedeight O-level (OL) subjects including the qualifying subject which is English or English Literature.
  • E-JUST accepts a minimum grade of C in O-level subjects, and a minimum grade of D in A-level and AS-level subjects. Repeated subjects will not be double counted. The best grade obtained in a repeated subject will be the only one considered, noting that the number of studied A-level and AS-level subjects will be considered and given a priority.
  • IGCSE OL subjects should be from the extended system, not the core system. Up to five sittings is considered acceptable (taken over no more than three successive years).
  • The equivalent score is calculated in compliance with Ministry of Higher Education regulations and score calculation rules.

American high school diploma

  • Students must submit their college dashboard username and password to verify SAT scores.
  • Students must have successfully completed eight different subjects including the qualifying subject which is English or English Literature. Subjects worth less than one credit will not be accepted.
  • Subjects such as physical education, music, yearbook and religion will not be counted
  • Subjects can be calculated from grade 11 (maximum of three subjects) and/or 12 (minimum five subjects).
  • The minimum required score for acceptance is a combined total score of 800/1600 in SAT I.
  • Students who receive an American High School Diploma must submit proof of 12 years of schooling.
  • The equivalent score is calculated in compliance with Ministry of Higher Education regulations and score calculation rules.

Canadian Diploma from schools inside Egypt

  • Students must have successfully completed eight different subject including the qualifying subject which is English or English Literature
  • Subjects worth less than one credit are not accepted.
  • Subjects can be calculated from grade 11 (maximum of three subjects) and from grade 12 (minimum of five subjects). Subjects such as physical education, music, yearbook and religion will not be counted.
  • The minimum required score for acceptance is a combined total score of 800/1600 in SAT
  • Students who receive Canadian Diploma must submit proof of 12 years of schooling.
  • The equivalent score is calculated in compliance with Ministry of Higher Education regulations and score calculation rules.

Canadian Diploma from international schools in Canada (except the Quebec province):

  • Students must have successfully completed eight different subject including the qualifying subject which is English or English Literature.
  • Subjects worth less than one credit will not be accepted.
  • Subjects can be calculated from grade 11 (maximum of three subjects) and from grade 12 (minimum of five subjects). Subjects such as physical education, music, yearbook and religion will not be counted.
  • The equivalent score is calculated in compliance with Ministry of Higher Education regulations and score calculation rules.

French Baccalaureate:

  • Seven subjects must be included in grade calculations including the qualifying subject which is English or English Literature
  • A minimum score of 10/20 is required as a passing grade.
  • Five points will be added to each course in the evaluation as a bonus and the final percentage will be calculated according to the student’s score in each course and the corresponding coefficient.
  • The equivalent score is calculated in compliance with Ministry of Higher Education regulations and score calculation rules.

German Abitur:

  • Students must have taken the qualifying subject which is English or English Literature in grade 11 and 12.
  • Seven subjects must be included in grade calculations (including the qualifying subjects).
  • The equivalent score is calculated in compliance with Ministry of Higher Education regulations and score calculation rules.

International Baccalaureate:

  • Students must have passed six subjects, with a minimum of three taken at the high level (including the qualifying subjects).
  • A minimum score of 24/45 is required as a passing score.
  • Passing in English language is a must for acceptance. Theory of knowledge, extended essay and creativity are required subjects.
  • Students must obtain the final graduation IB Diploma to be considered for admission.
  • The equivalent score is calculated in compliance with Ministry of Higher Education regulations and score calculation rules.

Other certificate requirements follow the regulations and score calculation rules of the Ministry of Higher Education in Egypt.