Applicant Groups

What are the applicant groups and their eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must belong to one of the following Applicant Groups and meet the respective IELTS and GPA requirements.

Applicant Group

GPA

English language

Work experience

Disadvantaged (cross-cutting)

·       - Persons with disability

·       - Rural disadvantaged

6.0

  • No IELTS requirement on pplication
  • IELTS 4.5 (no sub-band below 3.5)

One year relevant work experience

·       - Provincial agencies, including mass- organisations (except Hanoi, HCM City, Hai Phong, Danang, Hue and Can Tho)

6.5

  • No IELTS requirement on application
  • IELTS 4.5 (no sub-band below 4.0)

Two years relevant work experience

·       - Central agencies, including mass organisations

·       - Vocational education and training colleges

7.0

  • Submit IELTS certificate at application
  • IELTS 5.0 (no sub-band below 4.5)

Two years relevant work experience (must be continuous with the same employer for Central agencies)

·       - Regional universities

- Research institutions

·       - Vietnamese NGOs

·       - Vietnamese companies

7.0

  • Submit IELTS certificate at application
  • IELTS 5.5 (no sub-band below 5.0)

Two years relevant work experience

·       - Universities from Hanoi, HCM City, Hai Phong, Danang, Hue and Can Tho

·       - International NGOs, UN agencies and embassies

7.0

  • Submit IELTS certificate at application
  • IELTS 6.5 (no sub-band below 6.0)

Two years relevant work experience

 * IELTS, TOEFL iBT or BTE Academic certificates will be valid if the tests have been on or after 1 January 2017. Valid certificates must be submitted with the on-line application by 30 April 2018.

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