The Standardized English Proficiency Test (SEPT) FAQs

  1. The Standardized English Proficiency Test (SEPT) is a test that is based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), which is an international benchmark used to describe language ability. SEPT is designed to measure the communicative language ability of individuals for whom English is a second or foreign language. The scores obtained from SEPT are used for placement decisions of learners into the different levels of the School of Continuing Education (SCE) CEFR-aligned English Language Program, Graduate School of Education and School of Business (Executive Education) programs. The scores can also be used for additional purposes such as occupational appointments, promotion, travel abroad and scholarships.
    Three language skills are covered by this test, namely listening, reading and writing. These skills address four main contexts of language use as defined by the CEFR – namely personal, social, occupational and educational

  2. SEPT is designed in alignment with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR); so any CEFR-aligned materials would be useful for preparation.

    You can as well receive a hardcopy of the SEPT and format from the Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) office, ID card Service unit, at the following locations:

    • AUC Tahrir Square Campus: 24 El Falaki Street, Bab El Louk, Cairo, Egypt
    • AUC New Cairo Campus: Campus Development Building Entrance Gate 4,AUC Avenue, New Cairo, Egypt

    Working Hours from Sunday to Thursday (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) and (8:30 am - 2:00 pm) during Ramadan

  3. ou come in person to apply for the SEPT in :

    • AUC Tahrir Square Campus: 24 El Falaki Street, Bab El Louk, Cairo, Egypt
    • AUC New Cairo Campus: Campus Development Building Entrance Gate 4,AUC Avenue, New Cairo, Egypt

    Working Hours from Sunday to Thursday (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) and (8:30 am - 2:00 pm) during Ramadan

  4. It is for LE 160

  5. Results will be sent to your SCE email that was created for you. You should print the results and uploaded to the online application form.

  6. They are valid for six months starting from the date of the test.

  7. The date and time of test results are announced in testing rooms by test administrators and are written on your testing card.  As soon as your test result are available on the system, you will receive an automated email at the SCE email created for you at the time you registered for the test.  To access your results, you will need to activate your SCE email. You can also receive your test result from the Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Office at the following locations:

    • AUC Tahrir Square Campus: 24 El Falaki Street, Bab El Louk, Cairo, Egypt.
    • AUC New Cairo Campus: Campus Development Building Entrance Gate 4, AUC Avenue, New Cairo, Egypt

    Working Hours from Sunday to Thursday (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) and from (8:30 am - 2:00 pm) during Ramadan