Undergraduate Admission Policy, Requirements & Procedures

MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

  • The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education.
  • All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December in the year of admission.
  • The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant must have passed any one of the following English Language Proficiency Tests with a minimum score as applicable, of 1100 EmSAT Achieve (UAE Standardized test in English Language)/ 500 TOEFL (CBT 185 iBT 65)/ IELTS Academic 5.0/ PTE A (36-44)/ Cambridge ESOL (41)/ or equivalent in any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE.
  • The applicants from UAE education system offering Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria must have secured an overall average of 90% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards and should have scored an aggregate score of 80% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
  • Applicants from Non-UAE educational systems must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 90% or above and minimum marks in the Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) as listed below:
    Country Education System Minimum Grade requirements as per UAE Grade Equivalence for MBBS program
    UAE UAE

    (Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria)

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 90% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    · Completed all 3 Science subjects ( Biology, Chemistry, Physics in 10th, 11th, 12thGrades)

    · An aggregate score of 80% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    India Indian State Board

     

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 80% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    · An aggregate score of 75% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Indian Central Board/ICSE Student should secure an overall minimum score of 75% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·An aggregate score of 70%or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Pakistan

    Bangladesh

    Pakistan Board

    Bangladeshi Board

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 75% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·An aggregate score of 70% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    UK IGCSE/GCE Studied in all 3 Science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics in O Level, with a

    Minimum of:

    ·2 Bs in any of the two Science subjects in AS / A Level (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)

    ECTS International

    Baccalaureate

    Student should secure an overall minimum 25 points,

    ·Must have at least 2 Science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)

    USA American Diploma Student should secure an overall minimum score of 90% (A Grade) and above.

    ·Minimum of SAT II score of at least 550 in Molecular Biology

    Applicants from any other Non-UAE educational systems not listed above must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 90% or above as per International Grade Conversion Table published by WES.

  • All applicants shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study by the Admissions Committee which includes Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) and personal interview. Admission is finalized on competitive basis.

BBMS – Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences

BSc. MLS – BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES
BSc.MIS – BACHELOR OF MEDICAL IMAGING SCIENCES
AST – ANESTHESIA & SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY
BSN – BACHELOR OF SCIENCES IN NURSING

  •  The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education.
  •  All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st December in the year of admission.
  • The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant must have passed any one of the following English Language Proficiency Tests with a minimum score as applicable, of 1100 EmSAT Achieve (UAE Standardized test in English Language)/ 500 TOEFL (CBT 185 iBT 65)/ IELTS Academic 5.0/ PTE A (36-44)/ Cambridge ESOL (41)/ or equivalent in any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE.
  • The applicants from UAE education system offering General Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria must have secured an overall average of 70% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards and should have scored an aggregate score of 60% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
  •  Applicants from non-UAE educational systems must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 70% or above and minimum marks in the Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) as listed below:
    Country Education System Minimum Grade requirements as per UAE Grade Equivalence for BBMS/BPT/ BHS  program
    UAE UAE

    (General Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria)

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 70% (C Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·Completed all 3 Science subjects ( Biology, Chemistry, Physics in 10th, 11th, 12thGrades)

    ·An aggregate score of 60% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    India Indian State Board

     

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 60% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·An aggregate score of 55% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Indian Central Board/ICSE Student should secure an overall minimum score of 55% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·An aggregate score of 50% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Pakistan

    Bangladesh

    Pakistan Board

    Bangladeshi Board

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 55% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    · An aggregate score of 50%or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    UK IGCSE/GCE Studied in all 3 Science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics in O Level, with a

    Minimum of:

    ·2 Cs in any of the two Science subjects in AS / A Level (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics) as equivalent to UAE criteria

    ECTS International

    Baccalaureate

    Student should secure an overall minimum 22 points,

    ·Must have at least 2 Science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)

    USA American Diploma Student should secure an overall minimum score of 70% (C Grade) and above.

    ·Minimum of SAT II score of at least 550 in Molecular Biology

    Applicants from any other non-UAE educational systems not listed above must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 70% or above as per International Grade Conversion Table published by WES.

  •  All applicants shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study by the Admissions Committee which include personal interview. Admission is finalized on competitive basis.

BPT – Bachelor of Physiotherapy

  •  The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education.
  •  All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st December in the year of admission.
  • The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant must have passed any one of the following English Language Proficiency Tests with a minimum score as applicable, of 1100 EmSAT Achieve (UAE Standardized test in English Language)/ 500 TOEFL (CBT 185 iBT 65)/ IELTS Academic 5.0/ PTE A (36-44)/ Cambridge ESOL (41)/ or equivalent in any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE
  • The applicants from UAE education system offering Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria must have secured an overall average of 70% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards and should have scored an aggregate score of 60% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
  •  Applicants from non-UAE educational systems must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 70% or above and minimum marks in the Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) as listed below:
    Country Education System Minimum Grade requirements as per UAE Grade Equivalence for BBMS/BPT/ BHS  program
    UAE UAE

    (Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria)

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 70% (C Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·Completed all 3 Science subjects ( Biology, Chemistry, Physics in 10th, 11th, 12thGrades)

    ·An aggregate score of 60% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    India Indian State Board

     

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 60% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·An aggregate score of 55% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Indian Central Board/ICSE Student should secure an overall minimum score of 55% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·An aggregate score of 50% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Pakistan

    Bangladesh

    Pakistan Board

    Bangladeshi Board

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 55% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    · An aggregate score of 50%or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    UK IGCSE/GCE Studied in all 3 Science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics in O Level, with a

    Minimum of:

    ·2 Cs in any of the two Science subjects in AS / A Level (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics) as equivalent to UAE criteria

    ECTS International

    Baccalaureate

    Student should secure an overall minimum 22 points,

    ·Must have at least 2 Science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)

    USA American Diploma Student should secure an overall minimum score of 70% (C Grade) and above.

    ·Minimum of SAT II score of at least 550 in Molecular Biology

    Applicants from any other non-UAE educational systems not listed above must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 70% or above as per International Grade Conversion Table published by WES.

  •  All applicants shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study by the Admissions Committee which include personal interview. Admission is finalized on competitive basis.

DMD – Doctor of Dental Medicine

  • The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education.
  • All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December in the year of admission.
  • The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant must have passed any one of the following English Language Proficiency Tests with a minimum score as applicable, of 1100 EmSAT Achieve (UAE Standardized test in English Language)/ 500 TOEFL (CBT 185 iBT 65)/ IELTS Academic 5.0/ PTE A (36-44)/ Cambridge ESOL (41)/ or equivalent in any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE
  • The applicants from UAE education system offering Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria must have secured an overall average of  85% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards and should have scored an aggregate score of 70% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
  • Applicants from non-UAE educational systems must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 85% or above and minimum marks in the Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) as listed below:
    Country Education System Minimum Grade requirements as per UAE Grade Equivalence for DMD program
    UAE UAE

    (Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria)

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 85% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    • Completed all 3 Science subjects ( Biology, Chemistry, Physics in 10th, 11th, 12th Grades)
    • An aggregate score of 70% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
    India Indian State Board Student should secure an overall minimum score of 70% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    • An aggregate score of 60% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
    Indian Central Board/ICSE Student should secure an overall minimum score of 60% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    • An aggregate score of 55% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
    Pakistan Bangladesh Pakistan Board
    Bangladeshi Board
    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 60% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    • An aggregate score of 55% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
    UK IGCSE/GCE Studied in all 3 Science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics in O Level with a
    Minimum of:

    • 2 Cs in any of the two Science subjects in AS / A Level (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)
    ECTS International
    Baccalaureate
    Student should secure an overall minimum 22 points,

    • Must have at least 2 Science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)
    USA American Diploma Student should secure an overall minimum score of 85% (B Grade) and above.

    • Minimum of SAT II score of at least 550 in Molecular Biology

    Applicants from any other non-UAE educational systems not listed above must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 85% or above as per International Grade Conversion Table published by WES.

  • All applicants shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study by the Admissions Committee which includes Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) and personal interview. Admission is finalized on competitive basis.

Pharm D – Doctor of Pharmacy

  • The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education.
  • All applicants must complete 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December in the year of admission.
  • The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant must have passed any one of the following English Language Proficiency Tests with a minimum score as applicable, of 1100 EmSAT Achieve (UAE Standardized test in English Language)/ 500 TOEFL (CBT 185 iBT 65)/ IELTS Academic 5.0/ PTE A (36-44)/ Cambridge ESOL (41)/ or equivalent in any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE.
  • The applicants from UAE education system offering Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria must have secured an overall average of 75% or above marks as per UAE Secondary School Education Standards and should have scored an aggregate score of 70% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.
  • Applicants from non-UAE educational systems must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 75% or above and minimum marks in the Science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) as listed below:
    Country Education System Minimum Grade requirements as per UAE Grade Equivalence for Pharm D program
    UAE UAE

    (Advanced Track/Stream or Abu Dhabi Education Council criteria)

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 75% (C Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    ·Completed all 3 Science subjects ( Biology, Chemistry, Physics in 10th, 11th, 12thGrades)

    · An aggregate score of 70% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    India Indian State Board

     

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 65% (B Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    · An aggregate score of 55% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Indian Central Board/ICSE Student should secure an overall minimum score of 60% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    · An aggregate score of 50% or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    Pakistan

    Bangladesh

    Pakistan Board

    Bangladeshi Board

    Student should secure an overall minimum score of 60% (A Grade) and above in the 12th Grade.

    · An aggregate score of50%or above in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics in the 12th Grade.

    UK IGCSE/GCE Studied in all 3 Science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics in O Level with a Minimum of:

    · 2 Cs in any of the two Science subjects in AS / A Level (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)

    ECTS International

    Baccalaureate

    Student should secure an overall minimum 22 points,

    ·Must have at least 2 Science subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics)

    USA American Diploma Student should secure an overall minimum score of 75% and above.

    ·Minimum of SAT II score of at least 550 in Molecular Biology

    Applicants from any other non-UAE educational systems not listed above must have secured a minimum aggregate score equivalent to UAE 75% or above as per International Grade Conversion Table published by WES.

  • All applicants shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study by the Admissions Committee which includes Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) and personal interview. Admission is finalized on competitive basis.

Admission Criteria for the Associate Degree in Preclinical Sciences [ADPCS] Program

  1. The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of school education and passed subjects in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Math in Higher Secondary School.
  2. The applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English and must have passed the English Language Proficiency Test. A minimum score of 550 TOEFL (CBT 210, iBT 78), IELTS Academic 6.0, PTE A (36-44), Cambridge ESOL (41) or any other standardized internationally recognized test approved by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE.
  3. The applicant shall be evaluated for cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study by the Admissions Committee which includes Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) and personal interview. Admission is finalized on competitive basis.

Required Documents

  • High School Transcripts of Grades 10, 11, 12 – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Math, English; Attestation of Education documents by the MOE, UAE or UAE Embassy in Home Country when taking admission
  • Equivalency Certificate from the Ministry of Education, UAE
  • Passport copy and Emirates ID Card (if UAE Residence)
  • Passport-size Photographs x 15
  • Good Conduct Certificate
  • Health Certificate
  • Motivational Letter