Support Facilities

Placement test for General Foundation Programme

GFP is a two-semester programme based on Oman Academic Standards for GFP. All students who come to Gulf College for admission are given a placement test that tests three skills, namely English, Mathematics and Information Technology. A student who achieves less than IELTS 4.0 is placed in Semester one of GFP. However, a student who achieves IELTS 4.0-4.5 is placed in Semester two. A student who achieves IELTS 5.0 or equivalent is exempted from taking GFP English modules, given that other modules such as IT and Mathematics are completed.

Learning Areas/Modules available for Placement Test

There are placement tests for English, Maths and IT


Purpose of Placement Test

The main purpose of the placement test is to place the students in the right level and to give exemptions in GFP according to the Oman Academic Standards for GFP


Mode of Test

All Placement tests are paper-based


Test Schedule

Sunday to Thursday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sunday to Wednesday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm