Country

Academic Qualifications

Australia

Australian Year 12

Australian Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate

New South Wales: Higher School Certificate (HSC)

Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE)

Queensland Senior Certificate

South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)

Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE)

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)

Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)

South Australian Matriculation (SAM)

Tertiary Entrance Education (TEE)

Result Notification for University Entrance, Bursaries & Scholarships Examination

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Bahrain

Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)

Brunei

BDTVEC Higher National Diploma

Cambridge GCE A Level Brunei

Matriculation

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Ugama (STPU)

Cambodia

Upper Secondary (Grade 12)

Cameroon

Cameroon GCE A Level

Canada

Canadian Grade 12

Alberta: General High School Diploma

British Columbia: Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma

Manitoba: High School Graduation Diploma

New Brunswick: High School Graduation Diploma

Newfoundland: High School Graduation Diploma

North West Territories: General High School Diploma

Nova Scotia: High School Completion Certificate

Ontario: Ontario Academic Courses (OACs)

Ontario: Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Prince Edward Island: High School Graduation Diploma

Quebec: Diplôme d’Etudes Collégiales (DEC)

Saskatchewan: Completion Grade Standing / Division IV Standing (Secondary School Diploma)

Yukon Territory: Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma

Canadian Pre-University (CPU) STPM

China

Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate

Denmark

Bevis for Studentereksamen

Bevis for Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF)

Egypt

Thanaweya A’ama (Certificate of General Secondary Education)

Secondary Education Certificate of Al-Azhar

France

Baccalaureát + Grandes Ecoles (Entrance Examination)

Germany

Zeugnis der reife/ Zeugins der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife / Abitur

Ghana

West African Higher School Certificate / GCE A Level

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (since 1993)

Gambia

West African Examinations Council GCE A Level

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

India

Indian School Certificate (awarded on completion of Standard XII)

All Indian Senior School Certificate (awarded by Central Board of Secondary Education)

Higher Secondary Course Certificate / Higher Secondary School Certificates / Higher Secondary Certificate / Higher School Certificate (awarded on completion of Standard XIII)

Pre-Medical from Punjab University

Pre-University Examination from Mahatma Gandhi University

Certificate of Second Year Pre-University Examination issued by Education Department of the Government of Kamataka

Intermediate Public Examination Year conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad, India

Higher Secondary Examination (Class XII) Certificate, Government if Kerala, Board of Higher Secondary Examination

Intermediate Pass Certificate (cum Memorandum of Marks), Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh

Marks Sheet, Bihar Intermediate Education Council, Patna

Senior Secondary School Examination, National Institute of Open Schooling (formerly known as National Open School)

Indonesia

Sekolah Menengah Umum (SMU3) / Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA) / Madrasah Aliyah

Iran

High School Diploma (on completion Grade 12) + KONKUR (university entrance examination)

Iraq

Sixth Form Baccalaureát / Certificate of Preparatory Education

Ireland

Leaving Certificate passed at Higher / Honours Level Grade A-C

Italy

Diploma di Maturità

(Classica/ Scientifica/Tecnica/Linguistica/Professionale/Magistrale/Artistica)

(up till 1999)

Esame di Stato (from 1999)

Japan

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho)

Jordan

Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate)

Kenya

East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) / Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) (up to 1988)

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

Korea

High School Diploma Korea-South

Kuwait

Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama (General Secondary School Certificate)

Laos

Baccalauréat

Liberia

Senior High School Certificate

Libya

Secondary School Certificate/ Secondary Education Certificate

Macao

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / GCE Advanced

Ensino Secundário Complementar

Mauritius

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate / GCE A Level

Morocco

Diplôme du Baccalaureat

Myanmar

Technical Institute Diploma (3 years)

Namibia

HIGCSE (Higher International General Certificate of Secondary Education)

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / GCE A Level

Nepal

Higher Secondary Education Certificate (HSEC)

Netherlands

Pre-University Education / University Preparatory Education / Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) Diplomas

New Zealand

National Certificate in Educational Achievement Level 3 (NCEA)

New Zealand Scholarship (until 1990)

Niger

Baccalauréat / Diplome de Bachelier de I’Enseignement du Second Degré

Nigeria

West African GCE A Level (up to 1989)

West African Examinations Council Senior School Certificate (WAEC Senior School Certificate) / NECO (Nigerian Examination Council) (since 1989)

Oman

Thanawiya amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate / General Secondary School Certificate)

Pakistan

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate

Palestine

Tawjihi (Certificate of General Secondary Education Examination)

Poland

Swiadectwo Dojrzalości / Matura

Qatar

Al-Thanawaya Al-Amah (General Secondary School Certificate)

Russia

Attestat (Certificate of Secondary Education at Grade 11)

Saudi Arabia

Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate)

Scotland

Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) Higher Grade, Scottish Examination Board

Sierra Leone

West African Higher School Certificate (WAHSC) / GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COSHC)

Senior School Certificate

Singapore

Singapore / Cambridge GCE A Level

Pra U2

Diploma from Polytechnics, Singapore

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)

South Africa

Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement)

Somalia

Secondary  School Leaving Certificate

Spain

Selectividad

Sudan

Sudan School Certificate (formerly called the Secondary School Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate)

Taiwan

Senior High School Leaving Certificate

Tanzania

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE)

Thailand

Maw 6/ Grade 12/ Upper Secondary School Certificate

United Arab Emirates

Tawjihiyya (General and Religious)

Vietnam

Upper Secondary (Grade 12)

Secondary School Graduation

Yemen

Al Thanawiya (General Secondary Education Certificate)

Zimbabwe

ZIMSEC A Level Certificate