Tanseeq Requirements for American Diploma
College Counseling Service
▸ No student may graduate from an Egyptian university without successfully passing the Thanaweya Amma exams in Arabic Language and Religion.
▸ The American Diploma is valid for university enrolment for two years from completion
▸ The Tanseeq Bureau only accepts applications of G12 students with a valid American Diploma AND successful Arabic & Religion Ministry exams obtained during the SAME year of application to university.
▸ Students who only complete their school requirements and/or minimum EST required score AFTER the June Ministry testing periods will not be allowed to enroll at university the same year and can only apply during the following academic year.
▸ Grade 12 credits cannot be split on two years, therefore students who have not obtained all their required credits in Grade 12 will have to repeat the year.
▸ Students must successfully complete 8 subjects in accordance with each faculty’s requirements. A subject will NOT be counted if it is less than One Full Credit.
▸ Out of the eight subjects required for university enrolment, a maximum of 3 may be supplied from Grade 11; a minimum of 5 from Grade 12.
Group 1: Scientific Branch
Medicine – Dentistry – Pharmacy – Nursing – Veterinary Medicine – Physiotherapy – scientific departments of Science – Agriculture – Applied Art – scientific departments of Pedagogy
5) Math subject
▸ Plus three Electives
Note: For Agriculture, Geology may replace Physics.
Group 2: Mathematical Branch
Engineering – Computer Science – Urban Planning – mathematical departments of Science – private higher institutes: departments of Engineering & Technology – Architecture (Fine Arts) – agricultural engineering department of Agriculture – mathematical department of Pedagogy
3) Advanced Math
5) Math subject
▸ Plus four Electives
Group 3: Liberal Arts & Humanities Branch
Liberal Arts – Law – Economics & Political Science – Commerce – Business Management – Mass Communication – Archaeology – Linguistics – Tourism and Hospitality – Social Work – Home Economics – Liberal Arts and Humanities Departments in Pedagogy – Fine Arts (Arts) – Art Education – Music Studies – Specific Education (Music & Art) – Sports Studies & Physical Education – private higher institutes of Management & Accounting; Tourism and Hospitality; Language Studies; Information and Process Management
▸ Plus seven Electives from the following:
Physics; Chemistry; Biology; Human Biology; Math; Sociology; Psychology; Statistics; Philosophy or Logic; History; Geography or Global Studies; Social Studies; German; French; Spanish; Latin or Greek; any European language; Economics; Accounting; Business; Consumer Math; Computer; Political Studies; US Government & Politics Studies; Art; Drama; Ecology; Thinking Skills; Environmental Management; Religious Studies; Environmental Science; Travel & Tourism
▸ For Liberal Arts, Linguistics, and the Liberal Arts & Humanities departments in Pedagogy, student must have taken English + French or German + remaining electives
▸ Student may receive credit for a maximum of 3 languages (including English).
Additional requirements for the below faculties
▸EST 2 is mandatory with a minimum score of 1100 out of 1600 in two Subject Tests combined◂
Medicine – Pharmacy – Dentistry – Physiotherapy – Veterinary Medicine – Nursing:
▸Biology + Physics or Chemistry or Math◂
Engineering – Computer Science – Architecture (Fine Arts) – Urban Planning – Actuarial Science:
▸Math + Physics or Chemistry or Biology◂
|Law||Student must have studied French in High School. If not, student may still be accepted but will not receive university degree before passing secondary-level French exam.|
|Linguistics||Minimum 75% in final grade of the 3 languages: Arabic, first foreign language, second
|Liberal Arts||English + French or German
|Tourism & Hospitality||Minimum 70% in final grade of first foreign language + interview at faculty & medical
|Applied Arts||Passing the Tanseeq Bureau’s Art Skills & Creativity Test|
|Music Education (Helwan|
|Passing the Musical Aptitude Test (oral and practical) organized by Tanseeq Bureau and
held at the faculty to determine student level
|Fine Arts |
|Passing the Architectural Drawing Aptitude Test organized by Tanseeq Bureau and held at
|Fine Arts (Arts)||Passing the Artistic Drawing Aptitude Test organized by Tanseeq Bureau and held at the
|Art Education||Passing the Artistic Aptitude Test organized by Tanseeq Bureau and held at the faculty
|Nursing||Passing interview at faculty + medical examination|