Concours d’Admission

During the Concours d’Admission day, you will pass a two-part computer-based English Proficiency Test. This test will assess your Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening comprehension skills. This is a test required by the University of Arizona for entry to their programs.


The CEPT Full Academic test is a two-part assessment, focused on determining test-taker competence in the primary skills of Reading, Writing, and Speaking. The test assesses overall English competence and readiness for higher education and workplace settings.
UTC Concour D'Admission for University of Arizona Cept Test

Academic Skills Test 

This test is focused on the key academic skills of reading and writing, with related components assessing vocabulary knowledge and grammatical competence.

  • 2 Hours (Maximum)
  • Computer-Based
UTC Concour D'Admission for University of Arizona Cept Test 2

Communication Skills Test

Focused on speaking, this real-time online interview assesses the test-taker’s communicative competence, and ability to produce fluent, accurate English in a Q & A format. Listening comprehension is also assessed here, in considering the test-taker’s ability to understand the questions posed and respond appropriately.

  • 15 minutes
  • conducted live online (via Skype, Zoom, etc.) with experienced and trained CESL faculty

Registration and Test Day

All students must pass an interview at UTC. Only students with a minimum 12/20 BAC GPA can apply.

How To Register

  • Schedule Interview
  • Register for Concours D'Admission (5 business days before the Concours date)
  • Pay your (non-refundable) fees 5 business days before Concours date.
  • Applicants who do not register and pay their Concours fees in advance will not be able to take the test.

Day of the Test

  • In the case of any plagiarism, cheating, assistance, or non-conforming with test-procedures, the test may be voided and no score report issued.
  • Computers will be provided day of the test
  • Be on time (Late students will not be accepted)
  • Must bring your official passport

Dates 2020

Before registering for a date, you must have passed a UTC interview. You must register and pay for one of the Concours d’Admission dates at least 5 business days in advance. The number of spots is limited and registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.

August 24th, 2020

Registration Deadline: August 17th, 2020

September 14th, 2020

Registration Deadline: September 7th, 2020

September 28th, 2020

Registration Deadline: September 21st, 2020

International Students

If you do not live in Tunisia, you can still apply to the University of Arizona programs at UTC.
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Preparation for the CEPT

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