Graduate Admissions

All applications for admissions of students at SIU, Dubai will be verified and routed through an Admission Committee.

Academic Excellence:

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with minimum 75% marks or CGPAof 3.0 (out of 4.0)
  • Conditional admission possible for lower CGPA with Board of Governors approval and MoE compliance
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Demonstrate English skills through one of these tests:
  • EmSAT: 1400+
  • TOEFL: 550+ (213 CBT, 79 iBT)
  • English Medium Exemption
  • IELTS Academic: 6.0+
  • Other MoE-approved tests

Skip the English test if you have completed K-12 and Bachelor's in English in an English-speaking country (e.g., UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand).

MoE may revise approved tests and scores. Check the MoE website for latest info

USD 410

(Approx. AED1500)

Application Fee per program (Non-Refundable)

Student Visa

It is mandatory for all foreign students to have a valid UAE residence visa to study in the UAE.

Document Checklist for your SIU, Dubai Application

Academic Records:

  • 12th or equivalent final mark sheet (both sides!)
  • Bachelor's degree mark sheets (all semesters/years) (Certified English translations: Required if mark sheets are not in English).

*Upload clear scans of all documents along with your online application.

Don't Let Missing Documents Hinder Your SIU, Dubai Dream!

Results Pending? No Worries! Apply even if you haven't received your final grades or transcripts yet. Just make sure to submit them immediately after they're available. Missing deadlines can cost you your SIU, Dubai opportunity. Submit all required documents by the stipulated date.

Documents required to be submitted for confirmation of eligibility at the time of reporting to SIU, Dubai campus

  • Mark sheet of 12th Std. / equivalent
  • Equivalence Certificate (if applicable)
  • Semester wise/ Year wise Bachelor Degree Mark sheet
  • English Proficiency Test Result (if applicable)
  • Passing/ Provisional Degree Certificate
  • Migration Certificate to be submitted in original (if applicable)
  • Transfer Certificate to be submitted in original (if applicable)
  • Change of Name Certificate by Government Gazette (if applicable)
  • Work Experience Certificate, (if applicable)
  • Passport Copy (if applicable)
  • Valid VISA Copy (if applicable)
  • Valid Residential Permit Copy (if applicable)
  • Anti-Ragging/Hazing Affidavit by Student
  • Indemnification Undertaking by Student

Documents to be uploaded for your SIU,Dubai application

  • Bachelor Degree (if already completed)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Valid Passport Copy
  • Work Experience Certificate (if applicable)
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  • English Proficiency Test Result (if already taken) (Once results arrive, immediately submit the Final Grades or Transcripts)

Stepwise Admission Process:

    1] Upload your documents:

    Your academic record, English skills, personal statement, recommendations, and CV will play a role in getting shortlisted.

    2] Selection Procedure:

    If shortlisted, prepare for the Admission Committee interview.

    3] Admission Confirmation letter:

    On confirmation of the receipt of fees, the student will be considered as 'Provisionally Admitted' to SIU, Dubai and a Admission Confirmation Letter (via email) to this effect will be sent to the student. This letter will include the formalities to be completed at the time of joining the program at the university.

Important note for SIU, Dubai applicants

Bring the original copies of all your documents for verification at the time of eligibility verification.

Having everything ready ensures a smooth start to your SIU, Dubai journey. For admission related queries: email to

Website last updated : May 24, 2024