Admission Tools

Below, we have provided several admission tools for users to peruse at their lesuire. If you have any questions about these tools or the admissions process, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Cumulative Grade Point Average Calculation Spreadsheet (.xls format)

Reviewing Transcripts and Calculating Averages for Admission - January 2021 presentation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies

OURA (Ontario University Registrar's Association)

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For applicants whose native language is not English, a satisfactory score on an English proficiency test is required.

Applicants are exempt from submitting an English language proficiency examination score if any one of the following conditions is true: 

  1. Within the past two years you have completed a university degree at a Canadian institution.
  2. Within the past two years you have completed a university degree at an institution where English was the primary language of instruction, as indicated on our exemption list*

*List of exempt countries:

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cameroon (if medium of instruction was English)
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Ireland (Republic of)
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Malta (if medium of instruction was English)
  • Mauritius (if medium of instruction was English)
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Papua New Guinea
  • St. Kitt’s & Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa (if medium of instruction was English)
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Tonga 
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • U.S.A. Vanuatu (if medium of instruction was English)
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

India*:

  1. Admitting average: 65% - Arts, 60% - Sci/Eng 
  2. Scholarship average: 75% 

Bangladesh*:

  1. Admitting average: 60%
  2. Scholarship average: 70%

Pakistan:

  1. Admitting average: 60%
  2. Scholarship average: 75%

China:

  1. Admitting average: 75%
  2. Scholarship average: 87%

Nigeria:

  1. 60% (2nd CI. Upper)
  2. 70% (1st class)

Iran:

  1. Admitting average: 14/20
  2. Scholarship average: 17/20

Saudi Arabia:

  1. Admitting average: 3/4 or 4/5
  2. Scholarship average: 3.75/4.00 or 4.75/5.00

*India and Bangladesh: completion of both a Bachelor's (three-year) and a Master's or a Bachelor's degree requiring four years of study (e.g., B.Pharm., M.B.B.S., B.Tech., B.Eng., or B.Arch).

*Pakistan: completion of both Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in all disciplines except 4 or 5 year technical degree. e.g., B. Pharm.

Please refer to OURA for added clarification. These averages are simply a guideline as these grading scales are not used in all institutions.