Admission Policies

  • The university accepts a minimum of 150 undergraduate students for fall admission of each academic year. They must hold the Egyptian secondary school general certificate (Thanaweya Amma) or approved equivalent certificates.
  • Foreign certificate holders should have completed at least 12 years of schooling or three years of secondary school after the Egyptian preparatory school certificate (إعدادية).
  • Incomplete applications and online applications submitted beyond the deadline August 5, 2016 will not be considered for a final decision.
  • To facilitate the application, applicants must provide evidence of English proficiency in one of the standardized English language exams, if available, or the University of Science and Technology administrators will provide an English Proficiency Test (EPT) for students with no proof of English proficiency.
  • Students' acceptance is based on an overall assessment of the high school scores, admission exam's scores, English scores and passing the Interview.
  • •Accepted candidates who fulfill the university’s English proficiency requirement by submitting recent TOEFL test scores (valid for two years only after the test date) with a minimum band score of 94, a minimum writing score of 27 and a minimum speaking score of 23 or IELTS test scores with a minimum band score, writing and speaking score of 7, or passing Zewail City English Proficiency Test will be fully admitted to the university.
  • Accepted candidates who submit recent English test scores TOEFL or IELTS (valid for two years after the test date) below the minimum required will be exempted from the EPT (English Proficiency Test) if they fulfill one of the following criteria:

- TOEFL (IBT) score of 60-93 and writing 24 – 26 or 35 – 59 and writing 21 are entitled to an intensive English program prior to or during the beginning of the first semester based on the University academic schedule.

- IELTS with scores 6 – 6.5 and writing 6.5 or 5 - 5.5 ad writing 6 are entitled to an intensive English program prior to or during the beginning of the first semester based on the University academic schedule.

- Students satisfying all admissions criteria, but scoring one level below the required level in the EPT, will be entitled to attend an intensive English program prior to or during the beginning of the first semester based on the university’s academic schedule.

  • Applicants who submit recent TOEFL test scores with a band score below 35, a writing score below 21 and a speaking score below 23 or IELTS test scores with a band, writing and speaking score below five, or who do not pass Zewail City’s English Proficiency Test will not be admitted.