Graduate Studies






Admission Requirements

KAU student ‘good character’ status and physically/medically fit

Maximum age for M.Sc. = 30 years old, and for PhD = 35 years old

Hold a degree from any recognized university with ‘very good’ grades (i.e. not less than 3/4 or 4/5 CGPA)

Score of TOEFL (PBT) 500 / TOEFL (CBT) 173 / TOEFL (IBT) 61

IELTS score of ‘5’  is required for admission in postgraduate programs


Documents Required

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Statement of purpose

A copy of graduation certificate (certified from Saudi Embassy)

A copy of transcript (certified from Saudi Embassy)                     

Two academic recommendations from Asst./Assoc./Professors

A copy of passport (valid for at least one year)


Program Benefits

Monthly stipend of 1900 SR

Preparation allowance 1800 SR (once only)

Accommodation for single status on sharing basis

Thesis allowance 4000 SR (PhD) and 3000 SR (M.Sc.)

Graduation allowance for books, cargo, etc. 2700 SR (once only)

Medical coverage (including family)

Two-way airline ticket per annum

Successful applicants will be issued visa


Online Application Procedure


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Last Update
3/6/2015 7:10:38 PM