Entry Requirements

IMT-Dubai generally seeks the following attributes in successful applicants:

Good Academic Standing

Applicants to the BSBA Program must hold a recognized and official secondary school certificate. Applicants are expected to have a CGPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Students with a CGPA between 2.00 – 2.49 may be admitted on  probation basis at the discretion of the admissions manager. Below are the minimum requirements from some global curricula (if yours is not listed, please contact our admissions office):

  • American High School Diploma Overall average of Grade “C” (70% or 2.5/4.0)
  • Ordinary (O) Levels, AS Levels and/or A Levels - with at least 7 GCE/GCSE/IGCSE subjects Minimum 3 B’s and 4 C’s
  • CBSE Indian Examination Board – 55% overall in grade 12
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (26 Points)
  • Shahadat Al-Thanawiya Al-Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 70% overall in Grade 12
  • WAECO/NECO Senior School Certificate Examination – Minimum 3 “B” and 4 “C”
Proficiency in English

Applicants must also demonstrate English language proficiency by providing one of the below qualifications:

  • IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 5.5 with at least 5.0 in each band
  • Internet-based TOEFL: Score of 71
  • International paper based TOEFL: Score of 525

Note: Applicants that do not meet these requirements may be admitted on academic probation.

Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply as follows:

Click here to apply online.

Email scanned copies of the below documents to admissions@imtdubai.ac.ae:

  • Copies of all academic transcripts & certificates (originals will need to be presented prior to enrollment)
  • Original TOEFL or IELTS results
  • 2 passport-size photographs.
  • Copy of the passport (and Residence Visa, if resident in the UAE).

Advanced entry applicants will also need to submit a certified copy of official academic transcript showing all courses studied and grades obtained, syllabus details (including information on course content) of the courses successfully completed and an explanation of the grading system. Attestation of Documents

All applicants are required to obtain equivalency of their secondary school except students whose degrees have been issued from the UAE Ministry of Education, Dubai UAE. The attestation process is defers based upon whether the student has completed his/her secondary schooling within the UAE or outside the UAE. Call/ email our admissions board for more details

Applicants who complete secondary schooling within the UAE (Outside Dubai):

Applicants must obtain an Equivalency Certificate issued by the Ministry of Education for secondary schooling studies undertaken in the UAE. These students are provisionally admitted to the University and are permitted to commence the first semester of study subject to the student obtaining an Equivalency Certificate and fulfilling the admissions criteria.

Applicants who complete secondary schooling outside the UAE:

These applicants upon fulfilling the admissions criteria and being chosen by the admissions board are admitted to the University; However, they must have their Secondary School Records and Certificates of Completion certified by the following boards:

  1. The issuing Board of Secondary Education or the recognized authority for secondary education in the host country in which the applicant completed their education.
  2. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country.
  3. The UAE Embassy in the host country.
  4. Additionally, the UAE Ministry of Education and Youth in Dubai, must attest all secondary school certificates and transcripts issued outside the UAE.

If the applicant selected by the admissions board but is unable to secure the Equivalency Certificate as outlined above before the beginning of the semester he/she will be asked to sign a “Consent to Provide Documents” form agreeing to secure the equivalency. The applicant will be permitted to commence his/her studies at IMT DUBAI, but will be given a maximum of one (1) semester to obtain the equivalency certificate within this time period.

BSBA Application Deadlines

Program Commencement Date Application Deadlines, Fall 2014
Domestic Students International Students
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 31st August 2014 24th August 2014 17th August 2014
For further information, applicants can contact the IMT-Dubai Admission’s Office at:

Direct line No : +971 4 4227246
Board No : +971 4 4227244
Email : admissions@imtdubai.ac.ae