UAE : Study and living

Published On: 09 Nov 2011

 | Last Updated On: 10 Nov 2011

UAE is the fastest growing economy. Due to its education polices studying in UAE is cheaper in UAE. There are various opportunities for students for on job training as well as full time.


For Undergraduate Study: Applicants must have a minimum of 12 years of schooling. Some of the Universities require minimum 50% to 60% if coming from CBSE or ISC board
For Postgraduate Study: Applicant must have a bachelor's degree
MBA program in UAE: One should have relevant work experience of 2-4 years depending upon the program and the university they have applied.

Cost of study

Course fees can vary considerably between institutions, but the figures below show approximately what you'll need to pay.

Undergraduate courses: $20,000-$30,000.
For post graduate courses: 20,000-40,000 AED (United Arab Emirates Dirham)
Accommodations Charges: 1500 AED

Applying to UAE

Do some research on whatever universities fit your bill and shortlist them depending on interest and financial situation, etc. After you get your acceptance letter from your preferred university, get your documents in order and apply for a VISA.

Months of Admission:

Intake of Students is mostly in autumn (October) and winter (December/ January)

Application entry requirements

The students interested in taking admission in UAE and for English Language Requirement. Applicants should take the following exams:-

OR 70% in English Language

Application Requirement:


  1. One requires completing the application form.
  2.  An official high school/secondary school certificate or its equivalent as approved by the Ministry of Education and an official high school/secondary school transcript (academic record) in the original covering the last three years and reflecting a good academic standard.
  4. Official letter of recommendation from a referee (high school teachers) endorsing the student’s ability to successfully complete university work.
  5. Passport-size photographs and passport photocopy.
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