Knowledge of English

  • A grade of at least 104 in the English section of the psychometric test is required for all programs. For Medicine and the double degrees with medicine, a grade of at least 120 is required. Candidates for Medicine and the double degrees with Medicine with a grade lower than 600 cannot be accepted to medicine even if their SEHEM is suitable.
  • The English placement level is determined by the English part of the psychometric test, the AMIR test grade or the SAT English part ( in perveance years it was called "reading" section) or the ACT grade.

SAT English placement will be according to the following conversion table.

English Classification

English classification
Grade in SATGrade in ACTGrade in Psychometric testLevel
670 and more30 and moe134-150Exemption
601-66927-29120-133Technical English
521-60022-26104-119Scientific English 2
520 and less22 and less103 and lessCan not be accepted to the Technion

The "Amir" Test

Students may take the Amir test in order to try to improve their Psychometric Test grade in English. It is possible to take the Amir test more than once. The Technion accepts the highest grade, not necessarily the last grade, in this situation.

Students must have at least a Psychometric grade in English of 104 or a grade of 204 in the "Amir"  test (English Proficiency Test), in order to register to the Technion. for medicine a grade of at least 120 is requrired or a grade of 220 in the "Amir"  test.