English Proficiency Not Required

COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR EXEMPTION

The College of Graduate Studies and Research recognizes English as the official language of instruction in the following countries. Applicants with qualifications (a minimum of three consecutive years of study) from these countries may not have to provide proof of English proficiency.

American Samoa
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
British Honduras
British West Indies
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Cayman Islands
Dominica
England
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Gambia
Ghana
Gibraltar
Grenada
Guam
Guyana
Ireland
Jamaica
Kenya
Liberia
Malawi
Mauritius
Montserrat
New Zealand
Northern Ireland
Papua New Guinea
Puerto Rico
Ryukyu Islands
St. Helena
Scotland
Seychelles
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Swaziland
The Grenadines
Turks & Caicos
Trinidad & Tobago
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States
US Virgin Islands
Wales
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

INSTITUTIONS ELIGIBLE FOR EXEMPTION

The College of Graduate Studies and Research recognizes English as the official language of instruction in the following institutions.  Applicants with qualifications (a minimum of three consecutive years of study) from these institutions may not have to provide proof of English proficiency.

Country University
Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
  • Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology
  • Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology
  • Independent University
  • Islamic University of Technology
  • Khulna University of Engineering and Technology
  • Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET)
  • Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Engineering programs only)
Botswana
  • University of Botswana
  • Botswana College of Agriculture
Bulgaria
  • American University in Bulgaria
Egypt
  • American University in Cairo
Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa University
  • Arba Minch Institute of Water Technology
  • Alemaya University
  • Hawassa University
  • Jimma University
  • Wongo Genet College of Forestry
Germany
  • International University
  • Jacob's University
Hong Kong
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • The University of Hong Kong
India
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Anna University
  • Annamalai University
  • Arunachal University
  • Assam Agricultural University
  • Bansras University
  • Bangalore Unviversity
  • Berhampur University
  • Birla Institute of Technology (Ranchi)
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science
  • Cochin University of Science & Technology
  • Gauhati University
  • Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore)
  • Indian Institute of Science
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay)
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi)
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati)
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur)
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur)
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Madras)
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee)
  • Indian School of Mines
  • Jadavpur University
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Karnatak University
  • Kerala Agricultural University
  • Konkan Agricultural University
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
  • Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Mangalore University
  • Manipur University
  • Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
  • Punjab Agriculture University
  • Sambalpur University
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • University of Calcutta
  • University of Delhi, Delhi
  • University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
  • University of Hyderabad
  • University of Kashmir
  • University of Kerala
  • University of Mumbai
  • University of North Bengal
  • University of Roorkee
  • Utkal University
  • West Bengal University of Technology
Kuwait
  • Kuwait University (Faculties of Science, Engineering and Petroleum, Allied Health Science, Medicine and the Department of English)
Lebanon
  • Lebanese American University
  • American University of Beirut
Lesotho
  • National University of Lesotho
Malta
  • University of Malta
Namibia
  • University of Namibia
Nigeria
  • Abia State University
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University (formerly Ondo State University)
  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • American University of Nigeria
  • Bayero University
  • Delta State University
  • Enugu State University of Sci and Tech
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • Federal University of Technology, Yola
  • Igbinedion University, Nigeria
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
  • Lagos State University
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Ondo State University (now Adekunle Ajasin University)
  • Rivers State University of Sci & Tech
  • University of Abuja
  • University of Ado-Ekiti
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi
  • University of Benin
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Jos
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University of Nigeria
  • University of Port Harcourt
  • University of Uyo
Pakistan
  • Aga Khan University
  • Gomal University
  • Hamdard University
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences
  • Mehran University of Engg & Technology
  • NED University of Engg & Technology
  • NWFP Agricultural University
  • NWFP University of Engg & Technology
  • Quaid-I-Azam University
  • Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
  • Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology
  • University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
  • University of Engg & Technology, Lahore
  • University of Health Sciences
  • University of Karachi
Philippines
  • Adamson University
  • Benguet State University
  • Central Mindanao University
  • Central Philippine University
  • Lligan Institute of Technology of the Mindanao State University
  • Far Eastern University
  • Mindanao State University
  • National University
  • Notre Dame University
  • Philippine Dominican Ctr of Institutional Studie
  • Silliman University
  • University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos
  • University of San Carlos
  • Xavier University
Samoa
  • University of the South Pacific
Saudi Arabia
  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Sierra Leone
  • University of Sierra Leone
Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National University of Singapore
Sri Lanka
  • University of Moratuwa
Tanzania
  • Mzumbe University
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture
  • University of Dar es Salaam
Thailand
  • Asian Institute of Technology
  • Assumption University
  • Mahidol University
Turkey
  • Atilim University
  • Bilkent University
  • Bogazici University
  • Izmir Institute of Technology
  • Koc University
  • Middle East Technical University
United Arab Emirates
  • American University of Sharjah

Revised Listing: June 26, 2014