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

Equity of Access (cross-cutting)

  • Persons with disability
  • Rural disadvantaged

6.0

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

One year relevant work experience

  • Provincial agencies (including mass organisations)

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)
  • 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 (must be continuous with the same employer for Central agencies)

  • Universities from Hanoi, HCM City, Haiphong, Danang, Hue and Can Tho
  • International NGOs

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 2016. Please note that valid certificates must be submitted with the on-line application by 31 March 2017.

 

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