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A Certified International Testing Center


In addition to the administration of the IELTS exam on its premises, the ELA is an international Pearson VUE Authorized Testing Center. Indeed, the ELA has been certified as an official testing center for administering GMAT, SAT exams, and hundreds of other certification exams. The ELA’s Pearson VUE Prometric Test Center is part of Pearson VUE computer–based assessment services. Pearson is a global leader in electronic testing for information technology, academic, government and professional clients, providing a full suite of services from test development to data management. The ELA is the sole operator of Pearson VUE Test Center in the entire Western region of Saudi Arabia. Candidates come to the center not only from Jeddah but also from far distances like Makkah, Medina, Taif, Yanbu, and other GCC locations. UBT is the only University in the entire Western region, which has setup an Authorized Prometric Testing Center on its campus to provide Academic, Accounts & Auditing, IT & other certification exams for their students, faculty, and staff.

The most common exams that are regularly held at ELA are:

  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) Organized by Graduate Management Admission Council.
  • HAAD (The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi).
  • CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) Organized by InfoComm.
  • CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate Exam) Organized by Cisco Systems, INC.
  • CH1 (Introduction to the Insurance Industry) Organized by Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.