Entry Requirements

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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.

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.

Good Academic Standing

Applicants for the MBA program must have an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree) from an accredited university with a CGPA of 3.0 and above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent (50%+ overall average). Applicants with lower scores may be required to meet the academic panel and admission will be decided based on the panel recommendation. Such student will be admitted on academic probation and will be allowed to take only 9 credits in the first semester and have to score 3.0/4.0 CGPA in first semester to proceed further

Proficiency in English

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take an English Proficiency Test. The minimum required score for TOEFL is 550 (paper-based) and 80(internet based) or an IELTS band of 6.0. This requirement is not essential if the applicant has received their Undergraduate degree from a university requiring a TOEFL of 500 or its equivalent test score approved by MOHESR, UAE and can provide proof of this.

Work Experience

Although work experience is not mandatory, applicants with previous business experience will be given preference during the selection process.

Personal Interview

Eligible candidates will be called for personal interview. Admissions will be confirmed based on the performance in the interview.

Aptitude Test

MBA applicants are required to submit a valid GMAT/CAT score. This score is not a mandatory requirement but preference will be given to the candidates with high scores ​

Good Academic Standing

Applicants for the Executive MBA program must have an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree) from an accredited university with a CGPA of 3.0 and above on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent (50%+ overall average). Applicants with lower scores may be required to meet the academic panel and admission will be decided based on the panel recommendation. Applicants from a non-federal UAE university will be required to obtain a Bachelor Equivalency from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific research (MOHESR).

Proficiency in English

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take an English Proficiency Test. The minimum required score for TOEFL is 550 (paper-based) and 80(internet based) or an IELTS band of 6.0. This requirement is not essential
if the applicant has received their Undergraduate degree from a university requiring a TOEFL of 500 or its equivalent test score approved by MOHESR, UAE and can provide proof of this.

Work Experience

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years world experience after the completion of their bachelor degree in order to be eligible. Applicants with less may be eligible to join IMT Dubai’s 2 Year MBA designed for fresh graduates.

Attestation of Documents

All applicants for admission are required to obtain equivalency of their Bachelor degree from the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The attestation process is dependent upon whether you completed your bachelor degree in the UAE or in another country.
Applicants who completed their Bachelor degree outside the UAE
In these circumstances, you will be provisionally admitted to the University and permitted to commence the first semester of study. However, you must have your Bachelor degree and transcripts/mark sheets certified by:

  • The issuing University and/or recognized authority for tertiary education in the host country in which you completed your education
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the host country
  • The UAE Embassy in that host country
  • The Embassy of the host country in UAE must attest the authenticity of the documents and attestations

Additionally, the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research must issue an Equivalency Certificate. Applicants must have a valid UAE residency visa when applying for an Equivalency Certificate. Failure to provide any conditions of your admission will result in suspension from the program.

Important Notice: In line with the Federal law no. 6 of 2014 all Emirati male students graduating from high school in 2013-14 and seeking admission in Universities must show evidence of completing the registration to the compulsory national service. The documentation is issued by the National and Reserve Service Authority http://uaensr.ae