Admission Policies

Admission Policies


  • High School Certificate before 2020 are not considered for admissions.
  • The university accepts few numbers of the top scores' achievers to join as undergraduate students for Fall admission of each academic year.They must hold the Egyptian secondary school general certificate (Thanaweya Amma) or approved equivalent certificates.
  • After the final acceptance, foreign certificate holders should have completed at least 12 years of schooling. They have to submit a proof of the whole 12 years of schooling or three years of secondary school after the Egyptian preparatory school certificate (إعدادية) or six years of preparatory and secondary school after the Egyptian primary school certificate (ابتدائية).
  • The application is available Only Online.
  • Incomplete applications and online applications submitted beyond the announced deadline will not be considered for a final decision.
  • To facilitate the application, applicants must provide an evidence of English proficiency in one of the standardized English language exams (IELTS-Academic or TOEFL IBT), if available, or the University of Science and Technology administrators will provide ZC English Proficiency Test (EPT) for students with no proof of English proficiency.
  • Students' acceptance is based on an overall assessment of the high school scores, admission exam scores, English scores and passing the Interview.


Accepted candidates who fulfill the university’s English proficiency requirement will be able to start studying their credit hours' foundation courses immediately or with an intensive English programs as per the below table :




Zewail English Level



PTE (Academic)

Exemption from Remedial Courses= ENG152/first credit course

7 and above in the overall IELTS score 

94 or above in the overall TOEFL (IBT) score 

64-72 in the overall PTE score

Level 2 (ENGL004)

6.5 in the overall IELTS score 

79-93 in the overall TOEFL (IBT) score 


58-63 in the overall PTE score

Level 1 (ENGL003) 

5.5 or 6 in the overall IELTS score 

46-78 in the overall TOEFL (IBT) score

42-57 in the overall PTE score

No admission

5 or less in the overall IELTS score

35-45 or less in the overall TOEFL (IBT) score

35-41 in the overall PTE score


 For Any Inquiry,

  • Or visit the Office of Admission and Registration in Zewail City of Science and Technology, Dr. Ahmed Zewail Road, October Gardens, 6th of October City, Giza, Egypt. One Stop Shop - ground floor, Room No: G004 in any day from 10 AM to 2 PM except Friday, Saturday and the official vacations.