3-Years (6 Semesters) Study Plan

For Graduating on Time

  1. The candidate should successfully pass Qualifying Examination (QE), Proposal Defense (PD), and the Final Defense (FD) Exam.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Register at AU Graduation website and pay for all the expenses.