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.
→ 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.
→ High school equivalency in the American system
→ Scholarship consideration in the UAE
→ University admission to government and private colleges in the UAE
Please visit http://emsat.moe.gov.ae/emsat/FAQs.aspx for queries
NB: You may visit http://emsat.moe.gov.ae/emsat/EmSAT_achieve_en.aspx to get the latest information from the Ministry of Education.