The English Language Center - General Foundation Program (ELC-GFP) conducted an orientation program on GFP Placement Tests for new students. The orientation was held in the Self-Access Center on the 6th of January 2019 with 325 student attendees. The orientation was conducted in two sessions 8:00- 9:00 and 9:30:10:30with a thirty- minute break in between.
During the orientation, copies of the induction week schedule were distributed to all attendees. Mr. Saeed Al Mashiki, Head – English language Center, welcomed the new intake students and he introduced briefly some rules and requirements of the ELC-GFP.
The SCT vision, mission and values (VMV) as well as the ELC administration were explained fully by Ms. Amal Al-Awadi. Online Placement tests rules, schedules and cut-off scores of the placement test for English were explained clearly by Ms. Samha Al Mas’hali. Mr. T. Karthikeyan and Mr. Rajesh Menon also discussed the online placement test, assessment plan, attendance policies and common rules for Math and IT. All sessions were delivered through a Power Point presentation.
The online registration dates were also announced. At the end of the sessions, the new students were encouraged to attend the college- level induction program in Multi-Purpose Hall which was scheduled at 10:30 am on the same day.