Admissions Criteria​

Apply to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Faculty of Arts and Sciences​ will follow a two-stage admissions process 

Stage​ One

  1. Candidates will be invited to apply online.

  2. Candidates who are writing their Higher Secondary Certificate examinations in the summer of the application year (2024) will be able to apply provisionally.

  3. Candidates are required to submit their Secondary and Higher Secondary School marksheets depending on their high school completion status.

  4. All eligible applicants will write the Accuplacer Test: English as a Second Language (ESL) and the Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra and Statistics test resources are available here: 

  1. The Admissions Test for candidates applying to the Bachelor of Studies at the FAS will be administered at centres identified by the University in the application form. 

Stage Two

  1. AKU Test will be a key determining factor in shortlisting candidates for Stage Two evaluation

  2. In addition to attending two independent interviews, shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit the following:

    • Personal statement (guiding questions will be provided). Candidates will be requests to write this prior to attending the interview.

    • One letter of recommendation from your head teacher, class coordinator or school counsellor. (This letter will follow an AKU template which will be provided).

    • Official transcripts from each college or university previously attended, with notarised English translation of documents, if the documents are in a language other than English.

Academic Eligibility

Candidates following any system of education may apply to the programmes offered by the FAS, if they meet any of the eligibility requirements. 

There are no specific subject requirements. 

Candidates applying provisionally must submit transcripts to meet the minimum requirements of eligibility by the deadline to confirm admissions. 

For specific eligibility and admissions queries, email

For more information about admissions including eligibility criteria, visit

Application Timeline

Applications Open​
​October 22, 2023 to December 15, 2023 
​Admissions Test
February 24, 2024 
​April and May 2024
​First set of Offers
​End of June 2024