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 January 2017


  • 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 October 30, 2017

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

The deadline for registration is December 20, 2017

 Schedule for the English Placement Test

TIME: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Saturday, January 6, 2018

Please arrive by 9:40 am.

PLACE: Engineering EN2043 (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 A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552