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Effat University Placement Tests

​​Effat University is following health and safety guidance and regulations for COVID- 19 issued by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education.

As a result, please be informed that it is MANDATORY to show your Tawakalna App Barcode to the security ladies in the Main Gates and before you enter the university every day.If you failed to show the Barcode, you will not be allowed inside campus.

​​​​​​Applicants applying to Effat University should take Effat Plac​​​ement Tests (English and Math). 

Effat English Placem​​ent Test: Linguaskill General Test

Linguaskill General Test or (Linguaskill) is an online, multi-level test provided by Cambridge Assessment English (UK). It is used by Effat Univrsity as the main English Placement Test to check the English language skills of its applicants/ students.

Reasons to take the Linguaskill T​​est

  • If you are applying to Effat University, you will have to undergo the Linguaskill Test
  • The test will provide you with accurate results within 48 hours
  • Your results will be aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the international standard for describing language ability
  • If you are interested in taking the IELTS test, Linguaskill will accurately identify your comparative IELTS score

Importa​​​nt Note

  • Applicants can waive the Linguaskill Test if they have a valid iBT or IELTS score.
  • Applicants should submit the iBT or IELTS Score Report to the Admissions Office.

Linguaskill Test consists​ of 4 parts:

  • Reading and Listening

    The Reading and Listening test is adaptive. There is no fixed number of questions.  Each question the candidates answer helps the computer understand their level better.  The test ends when the candidate has answered enough questions for Linguaskill to identify their level accurately.

  • Writing

    The Writing tests consists of two tasks. It is 45 minutes in length.  Task one: Candidates are asked to write an email of about 50 words.  Task two: Candidates are asked to write a letter or a report of at least 180 words.

  • Speaking

    The Speaking test is made up of 5 parts. Candidates use the microphone and headphone to record their answers. It is 15 minutes in length.

Linguaskill Test Instruction

Please check Effat Linguaskill test instructions.

Linguaskill Test Preparation

Please check Effat Linguaskill test preparation.

Math Placement Test

All applicants applying to Effat University will have to take the Effat University Math Placement Test.

Placement T​est Schedule

Please check Effat University UG Placement Tests Schedule – Summer 2022 Click Here.
Please check Effat University UG Placement Tests Schedule – Fall 2022 Click Here.  

​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​.

How to register for the Linguaskill Test:

You can take the Linguaskill Test either:

Placement Test Res​​ults

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