Admission Criteria

Undergradute Requirements

Academic Requirement:

Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma (UAE Secondary School Certificate Grade 12) Advanced or Elite Track:70%
General Track: 75%
American High School Diploma Overall average of Grade “C” (2.0/4.0)
Ordinary (O) Levels, AS Levels or A Levels Must complete a minimum of 12 years of schooling with at least 5 subjects in Ordinary (O)Levels/ GCE/GCSE/IGCSE plus 2 subjects at AS/A Levels, with a minimum grade of C or higher in all 7 subjects.
Indian Board (CBSE, ICSE, State Boards) 60% overall in grade 12
International Baccalaureate Diploma 26 Points
WAECO/NECO Senior School Certificate Examination Minimum 3 “B” and 4 “C”
Pakistan (Intermediate Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate) 60% overall in grade 12
Philippines (High School Diploma Grade 12 Academic track) 75% overall in grade 12

EmSAT score of 1100 for English Language or one of the below equivalent English Proficiency Test approved by the CAA.

English Language Test
EmSAT IELTS (Academic) TOEFL (paper based) TOEFL (Internet-based) TOEFL (Computer-based)
ENTRY SCORE 1100 5.0 500 61 173

 Arabic Language Requirement:

EmSAT score of 600 for Arabic Language. Alternatively, International students can register for a non-credited Basic Arabic Language course at the institution.

 Mathematics Requirement:

EmSAT score of 600 in Mathematics or SAT score of 450 in Mathematics.

 Personal Interview:

All applicants are required to pass the personal interview set by the institution.

We are pleased that you are considering to join the Undergraduate program at IMT Dubai, and we look forward to guiding you through the application and admissions process. The application process is simple and is outlined below.

Step 1

Complete the application form online. Apply Now

Step 2

You are also required to e-mail your supporting documents to Please note that any missing documents may delay your application process.

Step 3

You receive a decision on your application approximately within a week. On receipt of offer letter, the applicant is required to confirm their acceptance and register for the program on or before the date specified in the offer.

  • Certified copy of the Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent. Grade transcripts must be attached for non-UAE High School Certificates.
  • A certificate of English proficiency.
  • Passport-sized photographs (4).
  • A scanned copy of the picture page of your passport (and Residence Visa for UAE residents).
  • Equivalency Certificate from the UAE (MOHESR).

All applicants for admissions to the undergraduate programs at IMT Dubai are required to obtain an equivalency of their high school certificate from the Ministry of Education, UAE. The attestation process is dependent upon whether the student has completed their schooling within the UAE or abroad.

Applicants who complete their secondary schooling within the UAE:

  • Must obtain an Equivalency Certificate issued by the Ministry of Education for secondary schooling studies undertaken in the UAE.
  • These students are provisionally admitted to IMT Dubai and are permitted to commence the first semester of study subject to the student obtaining an Equivalency Certificate.

Applicants who complete their secondary schooling outside the UAE:

  • These applicants are provisionally admitted to IMT Dubai and are permitted to commence the first semester of study. They must, however, have their Secondary School Records and Certificates of Completion certified by:
    • The issuing Board of Secondary Education or a recognized authority for secondary education in the host country in which the applicant completed their education
    • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in that host country
    • The UAE Embassy in that host country
  • Additionally, the UAE Ministry of Education and Youth in Dubai must attest all secondary school certificates and transcripts issued outside the UAE.
  • In special cases where complying with conditions (b) and (c) are not feasible, the certificates may be verified against originals by Embassies in the UAE and UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

If the applicant is selected by the admissions board but is unable to secure the Equivalency Certificate as outlined above before the beginning of the semester, he/she will be asked to sign a “Consent to Provide Documents” form agreeing to secure the equivalency. The applicant will be permitted to commence his/her studies at IMT DUBAI however, will be given a maximum period of one (1) semester to obtain the equivalency certificate.