Test description

A Standardized Electronic Test to assess students’ skills and knowledge in targeted subjects.
 Test objectives

These online tests measure the knowledge and skills of Grade 12 students as they finish their general education and move on to higher education. They provide decision makers with data for college admission and placement.



 Target
Targeted subjects Arabic English Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology Computer Science
Track Type Compulsory for General and advanced track Advanced only Pilot phase in 2019
School Type All public and private schools
Targeted subjects Arabic English Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology Computer Science
Track Type Compulsory for non-UAE nationals who study in a public school or in a private school (Ministry of Education curriculum) Pilot Phase / Public school or Private school (Ministry of Education curriculum)
School Type International curriculum: If a student will study in one of the State universities /
Exam Date Exam Day

Oct-2018

27-Oct-2018 Sat

Nov-2018

10-Nov-2018 Sat

Jan-2019

19-Jan-2019 Sat

Feb-2019

02-Feb-2019 Sat
16-Feb-2019 Sat

Mar-2019

02-Mar-2019 Sat
16-Mar-2019 Sat

Apr-2019

07-Apr-2019 Sun
08-Apr-2019 Mon
09-Apr-2019 Tues
10-Apr-2019 Wed
11-Apr-2019 Thurs
13-Apr-2019 Sat
20-Apr-2019 Sat
27-Apr-2019 Sat

May-2019

11-May-2019 Sat
18-May-2019 Sat
25-May-2019 Sat

Jun-2019

15-Jun-2019 Sat

Shift timings will be as follows:

  1. Shift 1 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  2. Shift 2 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  3. Shift 3 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  4. Shift 4 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Emirate City Exam Venue Candidate Gender  Map 
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Al Jazirah Institute of Science and Technology-ADVETI Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi ATHS/STS - Abu Dhabi Female Campus Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Fatima College - Abu Dhabi Campus Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi HCT Abu Dhabi Women's College - City Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Khalifa University Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Zayed University Abu Dhabi (Khalifa B) Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Polytechnic - Abu Dhabi Campus Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi ATHS/STS - Abu Dhabi Male Campus Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Khalifa University Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Zayed University Abu Dhabi (Khalifa B) Male Map
Ajman Ajman ATHS/STS - Ajman Campus Female Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Al Jaheli Institute of Science and Technology (Al Ain) - ADVETI Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain ATHS/STS - Al Ain Tahnoun Bin Mohammed Educational Complex Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Fatima College - Al Ain Campus Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain HCT Al Ain Women's College Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain UAE University, Women's Campus (Maqam) Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Al Jaheli Institute of Science and Technology (Al Ain) - ADVETI Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain ATHS/STS - Al Ain Al Aqabiya Campus Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain HCT Al Ain Men's College Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain UAE University, Men's Campus (Maqam) Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Abu Dhabi Polytechnic – Al Ain Campus Male Map
Dubai Dubai ATHS/STS - Dubai Female Campus Female Map
Dubai Dubai HCT Dubai Women's College Female Map
Dubai Dubai Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Female Map
Dubai Dubai Zayed University Dubai (females) Female Map
Dubai Dubai ATHS/STS - Dubai Male Campus Male Map
Dubai Dubai HCT Dubai Men's College Male Map
Dubai Dubai Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Male Map
Dubai Dubai University of Dubai Male Map
Fujairah Fujairah Al Fujairah University Female Map
Fujairah Fujairah Al Fujairah University Male Map
Fujairah Fujairah ATHS/STS - Fujairah Campus Female Map
Fujairah Fujairah HCT Fujairah Women's College Female Map
Fujairah Fujairah ATHS/STS - Fujairah Campus Male Map
Fujairah Fujairah HCT Fujairah Men's College Male Map
Ras al Khaimah Ras al Khaimah ATHS/STS - Ras al Khaimah Campus Female Map
Ras al Khaimah Ras al Khaimah HCT RAK Women's College Female Map
Ras al Khaimah Ras al Khaimah HCT RAK Men's College Male Map
Sharjah Sharjah HCT Sharjah Women's College Female Map
Sharjah Sharjah HCT Sharjah Men's College Male Map
Sharjah Sharjah Sharjah Institute of Science and Technology(males) Male Map
Umm al-Quwain Umm al-Quwain ATHS/STS - Umm al-Quwain Male Map
Umm al-Quwain Umm al-Quwain ATHS/STS - Umm al-Quwain Female Map
Western Region Madinat Zayed Baynounah Institute of Science and Technology Female Map
Western Region Ruwais HCT Ruwais College (females) Female Map
Western Region Madinat Zayed HCT Madinat Zayed College Male Map
Western Region Ruwais HCT Ruwais College (males) Male Map
Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

120 minutes

Arabic Test Specification

Proficiency Levels

Arabic Sample Items

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Sample Items

120 minutes English Test Specification English Test Scoring Scheme English Sample Items
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120 minutes Mathematics Test Specification Mathematics Test Scoring Scheme Mathematics Sample Items
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90 minutes Physics Test Specification Physics Test Scoring Scheme Physics Sample Items
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90 minutes Chemistry Test Specification Chemistry Test Scoring Scheme Chemistry Sample Items
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90 minutes Biology Test Specification Biology Test Scoring Scheme Biology Sample Items
Test Duration

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To be announced Computer Science Test Specification Computer Science Test Scoring Scheme Computer Science Sample Items
• Make sure you completed your registration for all the required tests.
• Make sure you print out all tests tickets and read all the instructions written on it. You also need to make sure of the location of your test center, the date and time of the test.
• If you are one of the special needs, you need to email your medically approved condition documents to the following email emsat.register@moe.gov.ae for accommodation considerations.
• Review the information on the EmSAT website and read all the instructions, rules and regulations of the test.
• Review the sample item types of each test that you are required to take.
• Make sure you bring your original Emirates ID with your test ticket copy to the test hall. Copies and pictures of Emirates ID are NOT accepted.
• Make sure you arrive the test center at least 15 minutes before the test.
• Make sure you answer ALL the test questions.
• If you face any technical issues during the test, please inform the technician (person in charge) immediately.
• Make sure you end your test session properly before you leave the test hall otherwise your test score will not be counted.
• It is not allowed to take pictures or using your mobile phones to the test halls.
• Your results will be posted on your portal, usually within three weeks’ time.
• The only way to get your result is through your EmSAT portal, no results will be released through other channels.
• If you have any inquires please send it to the following email and allow 48 hours (during only weekdays) for us to reply you.
Targeted subjects Arabic English Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology Computer Science
Track Type Compulsory for General and advanced track Advanced only Pilot phase in 2019
School Type All public and private schools
Targeted subjects Arabic English Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology Computer Science
Track Type Compulsory for General and advanced track Advanced only Pilot phase in 2019
School Type All public and private schools
Targeted subjects Arabic English Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology Computer Science
Track Type Compulsory for non-UAE nationals who study in a public school or in a private school (Ministry of Education curriculum) Pilot Phase / Public school or Private school (Ministry of Education curriculum)
School Type International curriculum: If a student will study in one of the State universities /
Emirate City Exam Venue Candidate Gender  Map 
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Al Jazirah Institute of Science and Technology-ADVETI Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi ATHS/STS - Abu Dhabi Female Campus Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Fatima College - Abu Dhabi Campus Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi HCT Abu Dhabi Women's College - City Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Khalifa University Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Zayed University Abu Dhabi (Khalifa B) Female Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Polytechnic - Abu Dhabi Campus Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi ATHS/STS - Abu Dhabi Male Campus Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Khalifa University Male Map
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Zayed University Abu Dhabi (Khalifa B) Male Map
Ajman Ajman ATHS/STS - Ajman Campus Female Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Al Jaheli Institute of Science and Technology (Al Ain) - ADVETI Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain ATHS/STS - Al Ain Tahnoun Bin Mohammed Educational Complex Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Fatima College - Al Ain Campus Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain HCT Al Ain Women's College Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain UAE University, Women's Campus (Maqam) Female Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Al Jaheli Institute of Science and Technology (Al Ain) - ADVETI Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain ATHS/STS - Al Ain Al Aqabiya Campus Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain HCT Al Ain Men's College Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain UAE University, Men's Campus (Maqam) Male Map
Abu Dhabi Al Ain Abu Dhabi Polytechnic – Al Ain Campus Male Map
Dubai Dubai ATHS/STS - Dubai Female Campus Female Map
Dubai Dubai HCT Dubai Women's College Female Map
Dubai Dubai Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Female Map
Dubai Dubai Zayed University Dubai (females) Female Map
Dubai Dubai ATHS/STS - Dubai Male Campus Male Map
Dubai Dubai HCT Dubai Men's College Male Map
Dubai Dubai Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) Male Map
Dubai Dubai University of Dubai Male Map
Fujairah Fujairah Al Fujairah University Female Map
Fujairah Fujairah Al Fujairah University Male Map
Fujairah Fujairah ATHS/STS - Fujairah Campus Female Map
Fujairah Fujairah HCT Fujairah Women's College Female Map
Fujairah Fujairah ATHS/STS - Fujairah Campus Male Map
Fujairah Fujairah HCT Fujairah Men's College Male Map
Ras al Khaimah Ras al Khaimah ATHS/STS - Ras al Khaimah Campus Female Map
Ras al Khaimah Ras al Khaimah HCT RAK Women's College Female Map
Ras al Khaimah Ras al Khaimah HCT RAK Men's College Male Map
Sharjah Sharjah HCT Sharjah Women's College Female Map
Sharjah Sharjah HCT Sharjah Men's College Male Map
Sharjah Sharjah Sharjah Institute of Science and Technology(males) Male Map
Umm al-Quwain Umm al-Quwain ATHS/STS - Umm al-Quwain Male Map
Umm al-Quwain Umm al-Quwain ATHS/STS - Umm al-Quwain Female Map
Western Region Madinat Zayed Baynounah Institute of Science and Technology Female Map
Western Region Ruwais HCT Ruwais College (females) Female Map
Western Region Madinat Zayed HCT Madinat Zayed College Male Map
Western Region Ruwais HCT Ruwais College (males) Male Map
Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

120 minutes

Arabic Test Specification

Proficiency Levels

Arabic Sample Items

Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

120 minutes English Test Specification English Test Scoring Scheme English Sample Items
Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

120 minutes Mathematics Test Specification Mathematics Test Scoring Scheme Mathematics Sample Items
Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

90 minutes Physics Test Specification Physics Test Scoring Scheme Physics Sample Items
Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

90 minutes Chemistry Test Specification Chemistry Test Scoring Scheme Chemistry Sample Items
Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

90 minutes Biology Test Specification Biology Test Scoring Scheme Biology Sample Items
Test Duration

Test Specification

Scoring Scheme

Sample Items

To be announced Computer Science Test Specification Computer Science Test Scoring Scheme Computer Science Sample Items
• Make sure you completed your registration for all the required tests.
• Make sure you print out all tests tickets and read all the instructions written on it. You also need to make sure of the location of your test center, the date and time of the test.
• If you are one of the special needs, you need to email your medically approved condition documents to the following email emsat.register@moe.gov.ae for accommodation considerations.
• Review the information on the EmSAT website and read all the instructions, rules and regulations of the test.
• Review the sample item types of each test that you are required to take.
• Make sure you bring your original Emirates ID with your test ticket copy to the test hall. Copies and pictures of Emirates ID are NOT accepted.
• Make sure you arrive the test center at least 15 minutes before the test.
• Make sure you answer ALL the test questions.
• If you face any technical issues during the test, please inform the technician (person in charge) immediately.
• Make sure you end your test session properly before you leave the test hall otherwise your test score will not be counted.
• It is not allowed to take pictures or using your mobile phones to the test halls.
• Your results will be posted on your portal, usually within three weeks’ time.
• The only way to get your result is through your EmSAT portal, no results will be released through other channels.
• If you have any inquires please send it to the following email and allow 48 hours (during only weekdays) for us to reply you.