Admission Requirements

Current applicants from government and private secondary schools are eligible for admission to the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), provided that they meet the following general admission requirements:

They possess a valid UAE passport

They have reached 17 years of age before the start date in the academic year of admission

They possess a valid medical certificate

Have completed the Common Educational Placement Assessment (CEPA English) with a minimum of 150, and have passed the government secondary General School Certificate, (GSC) with a minimum average of 70, OR, have completed the Common Educational Placement Assessment (CEPA English) with a minimum of 160, and have passed the government secondary General School Certificate, (GSC) with a minimum average of 60.

CEPA Math is recommended, but only compulsory for direct entry to Bachelor of Applied Science programs.