ENGLISH PLACEMENT TEST
Applicants are COMPULSORY to obtain a score of at least 510 in TOEFL (paper based) or 180 in TOEFL (computer based) or 64 in TOEFL (internet based) or Band 5 in IELTS or Band 3 in MUET as summarize in the following table:
Degree from Local Higher Institutions*
(Paper Based Test)
(Computer Based Test)
(Internet Based Test)
Applicants who do not meet one of the above requirements are required to take an English Placement Test and must have at least Band 3 before registration.
Applicants are required to take an Arabic language course as a prerequisite of a postgraduate programme at USIM. The course, however, is not counted as part of the student's academic grade.
Applicants can be exempted from the Arabic language course if they can prove satisfactory Arabic language proficiency or submit proof of language proficiency together with the application form.