FAQ

Admission process is initiated in the month of November for each academic year (Aug – Sep).  Once the allotted seats are filled, registration will be closed.

It depends on the curriculum you are studying; but the general criteria set a minimum of 80% in all the science subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) with the average or aggregate of the same mark. (Criteria for other curriculum (British, American, Nigerian etc.) will be translated accordingly).

The TOEFL / IELTS is a mandatory requirement for admission regardless of nationality (even Americans, British, Canadians etc.), medium of instruction or any English language course taken from high school. Naturalized citizens are not exempted from taking the TOEFL / IELTS exams.

Only applicants who studied the American curriculum are required to take the SAT II Biology (SAT – Molecular) and must obtain a minimum score of 550 enable to qualify.

Applicants have the option to register on-line in our official website at www.gmu.ac.ae; a fee of AED 150 will be collected upon filling the application form and uploading your documents. You may however, directly send a copy of your documents through email.

Upon receipt of your documents, the same will be forwarded to the Admissions Committee for evaluation; if found eligible, you will be informed after 2 weeks of the next admission step. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified accordingly.

A conduct certificate or Good Moral Character Certificate is a letter from your school certifying or declaring your attitude as a student. Some schools may call it testimonials or character reference letter. You may ask your teachers / principals / counselors to issue the letter for college / higher education application purposes.

Provided that you obtained the passing score for TOEFL / IELTS, you may now proceed to the next admission step which is the Multiple Mini Interview and personal Interview. Applicant shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude covering various stations on online.

No. You must first provide your TOEFL / IELTS results (with passing score) enable you to proceed. Under strict compliance: NO TOEFL / IELTS – NO assessment test.

Applicants are advised to register for the IBT (Internet based) TOEFL in any accredited TOEFL centers in the UAE or your home country. GMU also conducts the IELTS examination which usually takes place according to the schedule set by the testing center

No. Although admission is open the entire year, we do not accept / admit students in the middle of the term or in the second semester.

Applicants are advised to review all their science subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) from Grades 10, 11 and 12. Moreover, applicants with Arabic background are also advised to learn scientific terms in English.

Unfortunately, we do not provide reference materials or sample questionnaires for the assessment test.

After the interview, you will be notified by receiving an email about the result of the assessment test. Successful applicants will be given a Provisional Offer Letter and Acceptance Form wherein you have to comply with rest of the admission requirements.

Upon receipt of the Provisional Offer Letter, you will be given a minimum of 2 -4 weeks’ time to pay the tuition fees in full.

No. Policy states (as mentioned in the application form) a one-time payment option for all the programs. However, Pharm D, DMD, BHS and BBMS applicants may request for semester wise payment subject for approval.

Currently we do not offer scholarship program in GMU for first year. Tuition fees are required to be paid. Merit scholarship are provided for toppers after the first year examination (Deans’ list).

An Equivalency Certificate is a document issued by the Ministry of Education (UAE) for local and international students who will pursue their higher education (College or University). This is an equalization of the student’s academic curriculum against UAE educational system. Students who studied abroad and some of the private school students in the UAE are required to obtain this document. Students may apply for the equivalency certificate in the Ministry of Education (UAE) after the attestation of their transcripts.

Students who studied under UAE Government Schools are exempted from obtaining this document.

Only transcripts / mark sheets are required to be attested.

(a.) Applicants  studied abroad are advised to get their attestation from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UAE Embassy of the country where they studied high school.

In UAE, students from outside the country are required attest their original school documents from Ministry of Foreign Affairs before submitting their application to the Ministry of Education in UAE.

(b.) Applicants from UAE are advised to get their attestation from the Ministry of Education (according to respective educational zones).

Yes. GMU do provide visas  as per the rules of the Ministry regulations.  Students under GMU visa (or whosever sponsorship) are not permitted to work.

We have a hostel facility (located outside the GMU campus) for both male and female separately with free transport to and from the campus. Hostel provides full time Warden, security and Wifi facilities.

Yes. However, transportation services are limited to the students of Ajman, Dubai and Sharjah emirates only. Required students are required to fill in the request and submit to the Transport department.  

  • Hostel Students are provided with transportation free to and from the university.
  • During summer/winter break we do provide airport pickup and drop for the registered enrolled students.

Students are advised to complete their admission requirement on or before August 15 or two weeks before the commencement of classes.

Commencement of classes is usually in the last week of August or first week of September. Confirmation of the date will be informed accordingly.

Credentials should be submitted in English but in certain cases initially Arabic documents can also be accepted but in the later stage legal English translation should also be provided.

Thumbay hospitals provide treatment to GMU students. GMU students are provided discounted rates at Thumbay Hospitals. Students are required to submit their ID cards on visit.

Food facility
A multi-cuisine restaurant chain, THE TERRACE is a part of the Leisure & Hospitality Division of the Thumbay Group, U.A.E. The flagship outlet is located next to Gulf Medical University campus, Ajman with a spacious seating capacity of 90 plus covers. Special packages are available for GMU students and delivery is provided to hostel students.

The Thumbay Group has its presence in the hospitality industry, with its signature coffee shop outlets under the brand name Blends and Brews Coffee Shoppe. An inspired team of coffee specialists operate these outlets where every cup of coffee is brewed with passion and love. Facility provided to all our students with discounted rates.

Parking facilities
GMU has separate parking facilities for Male and Female students. Parking facilities are provided even during summer break upon approval from Student Affairs.

Wellness facility
Body & Soul Health Clubs & Spas an International chain of Health Clubs with branches in Ajman, Sharjah and Dubai is the next generation of Health Clubs, where personal service exceeds that of a five star hotel and where member expectations are surpassed. Our well-appointed Clubs and Spas offer truly state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that cater to all age groups and interests. Sports complex and play grounds available. This facility is offered to GMU students with special offers on memberships.

GMU students have medical facilities provided at Thumbay hospitals and clinics in region at discounted rates.