EmSAT (The Emirates Standard Test)

As of September 5, 2018, by way of a memorandum, EmSAT is now mandatory for nearly all students in Grade 12 at Al Dhafra Private Schools.


Who must take the EmSAT?

→ All Emirati student in the American system as part of equalization.
→ Expats have a choice of EmSAT English OR TOEFL OR IELTS and EmSAT Math OR Sat Math for equalization.
→ Emirati students who study the English National Curriculum.
→ Students in either curriculum (American or ENC) who plan on studying in the UAE at government universities (UAEU, Fatima College, Khalifa University, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic and HCT) or private universities.

NB:  Students must complete the EmSAT before applying for National Service.


What will the EmSAT scores be used for?

→ High school equivalency in the American system
→ Scholarship consideration in the UAE
→ University admission to government and private colleges in the UAE


Special Considerations

Please visit http://emsat.moe.gov.ae/emsat/FAQs.aspx for queries


The following subjects are required:

Arabic
Biology
Chemistry
→ Computer Science (3 options)
  ⚬ Java
  ⚬ C++
  ⚬ Python
English
Math
Physics


NB:  You may visit http://emsat.moe.gov.ae/emsat/EmSAT_achieve_en.aspx  to get the latest information from the Ministry of Education.