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When you want to go for your higher studies, there is much that you need to plan. Apart from the country and the program you need to shortlist from, you also have to look at the requirements. Now, if you were looking at local universities, the requirements would be different. But if you were looking to go abroad, almost always the international universities want to see your IELTS result. And the cost for IELTS just keeps on increasing and increasing on top of the fact that the result expires every two years.

So isn’t it better to apply somewhere that does not require you to submit IELTS? Here is a list of 8 universities that do not have it as their requirement.

1. Asian Institute of Technology Thailand University

This university in Thailand does not require IELTS and offers a fully-funded scholarship for the academic year starting 2021. So if you are aiming for Masters or Ph.D. programs, you may want to give it a try.

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2. National University of Qatar 

The National University of Qatar has opened its programs for Fall 2021, and both Qataris and international students are eligible to apply. More importantly, this is not just for Masters and Ph.D. Degree programs but also for Non Degree programs.

3. East China Normal University

If you have just completed your intermediate and want to go abroad for your bachelor’s, East China Normal University would be a great option. Again, there is the possibility of a fully-funded scholarship, and bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. aspirants, all are welcome.

4. Nanjing University China

Another university in China is also giving the opportunity without asking for IELTS, and it is called Nanjing University. For the academic year starting 2021, Nanjiang is also a valid option.

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5. University of Brunei Darussalam

The University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Scholarship allows Brunei and international candidates to study whether full-time or part-time in their Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. Degree Programs.

6. Doha Institute For Graduate Studies

Apply for the Doha Institute For Graduate Studies Scholarship 2021 where you can Study Masters without IELTS.

7. National Chiao Taiwan University

NCTU Scholarship for National Chiao Taiwan University is for Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. Degree Programs.

8. Hammad Bin Khalifa University 

Hammad Bin Khalifa University Scholarship in Qatar does not require IELTS but to prove your English proficiency; you can get your university to make a certificate for you.

Other than these options, you can also apply for Azerbaijan. As part of their scholarship program called Azerbaijan Government Scholarship 2021 initiated by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The highlight is that candidates wanting to study General medicine or looking for the residency program can also apply.

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