3-Years (6 Semesters) Study Plan
For Graduating on Time
- The candidate should successfully pass Qualifying Examination (QE), Proposal Defense (PD), and the Final Defense (FD) Exam.
- As applicable, the candidate should pass the language proficiency test of English and meet either one of the following conditions: TOEFL score of 550 PBT /79 IBT or an IELTS academic overall band score of 6.5. As the validity of these tests is just for 2 years, these tests must be completed in the last 2 years before graduating.
- Candidate must publish two research papers based on the dissertation or obtained an acceptance of publication in a peer-reviewed international journals or conference proceedings which are not be in Beall’s list.
- Register at AU Graduation website and pay for all the expenses.