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Undergraduate Tests - IELTS: International English Language Testing System

IELTS: International English Language Testing System

Al Akhawayn University accepts a valid IETLS as an international English Language Testing System. It can replace the TOEFL to measure candidates’ proficiency of English language. 

Undergraduate Entry

o Exempt from the Language Center

A candidate can be exempted from the Language Center’s Intensive English Program if they satisfy all of the following conditions:

· Overall IELTS band is 6.0 or more
· Writing sub-score is 6.0 or more
· Reading sub-score is 6.0 or more
· All four sub-scores are 6.0 or more, although a single sub-score of 5.5 for either Listening or Speaking is permissible.

o Minimum Requirement for Entry into the Language Center

Overall IELTS Band
Candidates must have an overall IELTS band of 5.0 as a minimum for entry into the LC.

o Ineligibility for Entry into the Language Center

Overall IELTS Band
Candidates with an overall IELTS band of 4.5 cannot enter the LC and should study English externally before applying. Alternatively, they should take the ITP and WPT at AUI.

Sub-scores
Candidates with any IELTS sub-scores of 4.0 or less cannot be accepted into the LC, irrespective of their overall IELTS band.