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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 Studies (MTS) 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 2020 Click Here.

TestFeesTest DateStart Time
English PT (Linguaskill)SAR 400Monday to Thursday9:00 AM and 12:30PM
GS Admissions TestSAR 400 for each testSunday10:00 AM

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

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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