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Graduate Programs Placement Tests

​​All applicants must take Effat English Placement Test (Linguaskil) and Graduate Studies Admission Tests.

Graduate Studies Admission Tests

  • Masters of Science in Finance (MSF) Placement Test

    The placement test for MSF will evaluate the applicant's problem solving skills, mathematical capabilities and critical thinking with regards to finance on a postgraduate level.
    Test Duration: 3hr

  • Master of Urban Design (MSUD) Placement Test

    The placement test for MSUD will evaluate the applicant's ability to understand issues related to urban design history and theory, housing, environmental, and landscape knowledge.
    Test Duration: 2hr

  • Master of Science in Translation and Interpreting (MTI) Placement Test

    The placement test of MTS will evaluate the applicant's interpretation skills in translating text from English to Arabic and vice versa understanding the language function differently at all levels.
    Test Duration: 3hr

Placement T​est Schedule

Please check Effat University Placement Tests schedule for Spring 2021..

English Placement Test (Linguaskill)​:

  • Fees: SAR 460​
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM and 12:30PM
  • Start Date: Please check Effat University Graduate Placement Tests schedule link above 

Graduate Admissions Test​: 

  • Fees: SAR 460 for each test​
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM
  • Start Date: Please check Effat University Graduate Placement Tests schedule for link above 

Please note that due to COVID19, the Placement Test Schedule posted is subject to change. Please always check with Admissions for updates.​

How to Register for your Placement Test?

Click on the links provided for each test below.
After you finished registering your test, please read Effat University's Covid 19 Testing Policies and Procedures​.

Study Guide

In order to prepare for your test, check out posted study guides for your references

Placement Test Results

  • Linguaskill Score Report will be emailed within 24hr to applicant's email address provided
  • GS Admission Test results will be available after 24hrs from the test date. To receive your GS Admission Test score, please visit or contact the Admissions Office.

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