All students are eligible for exemption from General English course (ENGL 101) provided that:

  1. They score at least 6 out of 9 across all bands (Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking) on the IELTS Test. In the case of the Humanities Track, the threshold is 5.
  2. They submit the exemption application by the end of the first week of the academic year along with a copy of the IELTS Result Form before the end of the first academic week (academic year 2019-2020) by following the instructions provided here.
  • Please note that for students who obtain an exemption, their GPA will be calculated without ENGL 101

Exemption from the placement test

You can be exempted from the placement test conducted at the university if you provide one of the following recognized tests:

  • TOEFL
  • IELTS
  • STEP or EPT