English Placement Test for Bachelor and Graduate Students

You need to take the English Placement Test if…

  • you are beginning an undergraduate degree (not ESL) or graduate degree for the first time in May 2018


  • you were required to submit an IELTS, TOEFL, MELAB or other test of English proficiency score for admission to Memorial University


  • your first language is NOT English


  • you have not completed a degree in an all-English medium university


Please note that this test is required in addition to TOEFL and IELTS.

How to Register for the English Placement Test (EPT)

Registration begins on March 26, 2018

The process of registering for the EPT is the same as registering for a course. The course name is ENGL 1EPT. The CRN is 92303. Full registration procedures can be found at http://www.mun.ca/regoff/registration

The deadline for registration is May 1, 2018

Schedule for the English Placement Test

TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2018

Please arrive by 9:40 a.m.

PLACE: Engineering EN2040 (S. J. Carew Building)

NOTE: Pre-registration is required. You must register for ENGL 1EPT in order to be guaranteed a seat.

Test Format

The test includes a test of reading comprehension (mostly multiple choice questions) and an essay on a given topic.



English as a Second Language

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000