Important Test and Registration Instructions

1. New Applicants and Test Takers

  • Learners need to have a stable internet connection for online tests, courses, and coursework during face-to-face sessions.
  • Applicants must have basic computer literacy to study at SCE.
  • For the online test requirements, you must visit and read all the information here after you have selected the test you registered.

Placement tests fees, according to availability:

Title Fees (EGP) Notes Test Results Date Test Duration
One-time Admission Fee 75

Paid at the time of submission of the admission application

   

Standardized English Proficiency Test (SEPT)

285

Can be registered six working days before the beginning of the term

Results will be sent to @XED email after five working days after the test date

3 hours

Online English Placement Test (OEPT)

270

Can be registered six working days before the beginning of the term

Results will be sent to @XED email after one working day after the test date 130 minutes
Arabic Proficiency Test (APT) 230 Can be registered six working days before the beginning of the term

Results will be sent to @XED email after four working days after the test date

90 minutes
Online Arabic Admission Test (OAAT) 115 Can be registered six working days before the beginning of the term Results will be sent to @ XED email address two days after the test date 20 minutes
One-Day Test Fees - On Campus 425 Can be registered five working days before the first day of the term    

After completing the test registration:

  1. An @XED email will be sent to the email you entered on the online application, and it will be from SCEadmiss@aucegypt.edu.  
  2. You will receive an email on the new XED email SCE created to communicate with you from gourmet.sce@outlook.com.
  3. The email will be sent one day before the test session date and will include all the information on how to log in to and attend your online test session.

Important Notes for Test Takers

  • Holders of a valid international English test score, such as IELTS and/or TOEFL, may be exempted from SEPT. The valid test certificate must be submitted to the SCE Evaluation, Testing, and Assessment Department (ETAD) for evaluation and approval directly by email to etad@aucegypt.edu.
  • Exam fees are valid for only one exam date, even if the applicant cannot attend the reserved exam session.
  • Applicants registered in tests cannot cancel or drop the test registration online.
  • Admission test fees are only refunded for the test applicants who withdraw one working day before a scheduled test date. The test cancellation email date received by SCE has to be dated one working day before the test date.
  • Failure to attend any test session without officially dropping or amending the test date, as per above, will require the test applicant, when registering in the future, to pay the total test fees again for a new session.
  • Changes in admission test dates are only allowed two working days before the reserved test session. In case of absence, new test registration and fees will need to be processed.
  • Test-takers must read the test info sheet provided at the admission test sample.
  • All language admission tests are valid for one year starting from the test date.
  • Once the test result is announced, you can register for your course or certificate.
students during testing

2. Special Notes for Course Registration

  • If the course you are registering for does not have an admission test pre-requisite, once you have completed your course registration, an @XED email will be sent to the email you entered on the online application, which will be from sceadmiss@aucegypt.edu.
  • Smart IDs permit learners to access AUC campuses only according to the learner’s emailed course or test schedule.
  • Age Limit: SCE applicants must be at least 15 years old unless they enroll in courses designed specifically for young learners.
  • Adding classes or changing the course schedule is only allowed within seven working days from the beginning of the term unless SCE announces changes via email.
  • The online test registration deadline is three days before the last session at 12 pm.
  • The online course registration deadline is before 4 pm on the mentioned date in the above link for the registration deadlines.
  • An email from the instructor will be sent to your XED email account on the first day of your classes to illustrate sign-in to Moodle Collaborative, through which you can attend the online sessions or prepare coursework for all SCE classes.
  • If there is a need to close AUC campuses at any time due to health concerns or force majeure, face-to-face classes will be shifted to virtual/online sessions same schedule and the same teacher.