Program for Which GRE is not Required
The Department’s minimum admission requirements are an
undergraduate degree with an average of 3.0 in the last
two years of full-time study (or equivalent) at the
University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification
from a recognized institution, and a TOEFL score of
580 (paper-based) or 237 (computer-based) where applicable.
International Deadline Dates
May 15 for September Admission
September 15 for January Admission
Do you require the GRE Test? No, we do not
require this test.
2. University of CalagaryIndian degrees are classified 1st Div with Distinction,
1st Div, II Div, III Div and Pass. If this is the typical
university scale used, we required a minimum of Second Class
Upper Division, however, some universities have a scale using
the “class” system. In that case, the minimum requirement is
1st Class Honours.
GradingGrade and Canadian Equivalent
70%+ First Class with Distinction
60% to 69% First Class
50% to 59% Second Class
40% to 49% Pass Class
The preferred starting date for all graduate degrees is
September.Deadlines for submission of complete applications:
1 March for September admission.30 June for January admission
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required
September 2006 Admissions We have now completed
admissions for the 2005/2006 academic year. We are
currently accepting applications for September 2006.
The deadline for completed applications for September
2006 is December 15 for international students and
January 15 for Canadian students. A completed
application includes all supporting documents
For admission to the Masters’ program we require a Bachelor’s
degree with a standing of First Class with Distinction. From
IIT’s we require a standing of 8/10. Applicants must arrange
for the submission of detailed mark sheets and degree
certificates. Applicants for the PhD program must hold a
First Class Master’s degree.
We require a TOEFL score of at least 600
(250 on the computer-based test) for graduates
of all foreign universities.
4. SIMON FRASER
M.A., M.B.B.S., M.Comm., M.Sc., or a Master’s degree in
a non-engineering field or Honours B.Eng., B.Sc.(Eng.),
B.Tech., B.A.Sc., B.Arch. B.Pharm (Bachelor’s from key
institutions). Applicants must arrange for the submission
of detailed mark sheets and degree certificates.
First Class or First Division in all degrees
The deadlines for receipts of completed applications
(including all supporting documentation) are February 1
for the Fall semester, August 1 for the Spring semester,
and December 1 for the Summer semester. However, it is
advisable to apply much earlier than the deadlines.
You must take the General Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
unless you hold a degree from a North American university
A minimum score of 250 on the electronic test, or 230 with
a 5.0 on the test of written English, is required.
India:2nd Class/Division (min. 50%) on BEng, BSc (Eng),
BTech or Master’s, I.I.T. 8/10.
Dec. 15 (Sep entry)
Apr. 15 (Jan entry)
Sep. 15 (May entry)
5. University of Manitoba
Pre Application needed.
For individuals whose first language is not English,
these requirements include a need to demonstrate English
proficiency by achieving a minimum TOEFL (or equivalent)
score of 213
6. University of New Brunswick
All applicants interested in Engineering Graduate
Programs are required to complete a preliminary
Computer based TOEFL (minimum score 213) including
the Test of Written English – TWE (minimum score of 4.0).
Can I stay in New Brunswick and work after graduation?
Yes. International students who have graduated from a New
Brunswick university are allowed to remain in the province
and work for a total of 2 years; as opposed to 1 year in
the rest of Canada. The job must be within your field of study
Not Mandatory but helpful in making a decision
For September admission, the application deadlines
are as follows:
Oct. 1: Suggested application deadline for international
students wishing to be considered for financial awards
Dec. 1: Application deadline for Canadian students wishing
to be considered for financial awards; final application
deadline for international students
Submission of GRE scores is encouraged particularly for
overseas students who expect to obtain fellowship support.
Submission of official results of the Test of English as a
Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a paper-based score of 550
(or higher)/computer-based score of 213 (or higher) and the
Test of Written English (TWE) with a score of 4 (or higher).
TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language).
The Departmental requirement for TOEFL is 580 (Paper) or
Application Deadlines International Students:
September admission April 1
January admission August 31
May admission December 31
The normal requirement for admission to a master’s program
is an honours bachelor’s degree with a minimum 75 per cent
(B+) in electrical and computer engineering or a related
TOEFL 580 or 237
Fall term (starting September) – March 1st
Winter term (starting January) – October 1st
*15 Jan ( Sept. admission), *15 Aug (Jan. admission)
GRE not Required
January 9, 2006 – for applicants with international
TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 93, plus 22 minimum
in Speaking and Writing sections
TOEFL computer-based: Overall score of 237
12.University of Waterloo
Admission Average 83 %
TOEFL 213 + 4.0 Yes Optional Optional varies
Fall Term (September) November 1 (year prior to admission date)
Winter Term (January) February 1 (year prior to admission date)
Spring Term (May) July 1 (year prior to admission date)
TOEFL: Test scores of 550 on the paper-based test and 213 on the
computer-based test are required
Admissions average is 70% (based on the last two years
of an undergraduate degree) for both Canadian/Permanent
Residents and International students.
TOEFL requirements: score of minimum 213 if done
electronically or 550 paper-based and test has to be
written within last 2 years/or IELTS (minimum score
of 6 out of 9) also written within last 2 years.
(For TOEFL score submission: Institution Code: 0984,
Department Code: 66)
We do NOT require GRE
(Graduate Record Examinations)
TOEFL minimum 600
A GRE score on the General Aptitude Test is required
Starting October 2002, there have been some changes
in the GRE test. For students who registered for GRE
after that date, we require a minimum total score of
1100 for the verbal and quantitative sections. There
is no minimum for the new analytical writing section
for students applying for the 2003-04 academic year.
Students who took GRE prior to October 2002, are required
to have a minimum total score of 1800.
16. University of Torontohttp://
Must I write the GRE in preparation for submitting an
application?Applicants are not required to submit GRE
scores. However, if you have taken the GRE, you may enter
the scores on the ECE application website.
Deadline for submission of application materials is
February 1, 2006.
For the computer-based test, applicants must provide TOEFL
and TWE scores of at least 237 and 4.0, respectively