• Students should meet  the following requirements to apply for the program:

    • Students must complete a 3-year advanced diploma from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology in a related field with a minimum cumulative average of 75%.
    • Students have to complete the required 6 grade 12 U/M courses including:
      • English (ENG4U)
      • Calculus (MCV4U)
      • Chemistry (SCH4U)
      • Physics (SPH4U)
    • Biology is not a requirement for this program. Students take a high school equivalent Biology course in the first year of the B.Tech program.

English Language Requirements

  • 86 / 120 Avg. Score in TOEFL
  • 6.5 / 9 Avg. Score in IELTS
  • 60 / 90 Avg. Score in PTE

Required Documents

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Academic or Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
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