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A qualification is exempt from assessment and qualifies for the indicated points if:

  1. the qualification is listed in the Academic Qualifications Table; and
  2. the awarding institution is listed in the Awarding Institutions Table; and
  3. the qualification abbreviation is listed in the right-hand column in the Awarding Institutions Table; and
  4. the qualification was awarded from or within the year range listed in the right-hand column in the Awarding Institutions Table; and
  5. the qualification is not excluded by the notes listed under the Academic Qualifications Table.

Academic Qualifications Table

Qualification

Abbreviation*

Level in NZQF terms

Points under SMC

Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Science (Engineering) (with or without honours) (a speciality may be stated)**

BE

7

50

Bachelor of Laws (with or without honours)**

LLB

7

50

Bachelor of Technology (with or without honours) (a speciality may be stated)**

BT

7

50

Bachelor of Arts with Honours**

BAH

7

50

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours**

BCH

7

50

Bachelor of Science with Honours**

BSH

7

50

Master of Arts***

MA

8

50

Master of Commerce***

MC

8

50

Master of Science***

MS

8

50

Master of Engineering / Master of Science (Engineering) (a speciality may be stated)***

ME

9

70

Master of Philosophy

MP

9

70

Master of Technology (a speciality may be stated)***

MT

9

70

Doctor of Philosophy****

PhD

10

70

*Abbreviations used are for the purpose of this list only.

**All Pass and Third Class or Division degrees with or without Honours degrees must be referred to NZQA for assessment.

***Evidence of an awarded bachelor degree in a relevant subject at Level 7 is required. These master’s degrees may or may not be awarded with Honours.

****Evidence of an awarded master degree in a relevant subject at Level 8 or above is required.

If an applicant believes their qualification may be higher than the level stated they should apply to NZQA for an International Qualifications Assessment.

Note:
Award certificates must be provided in their original language.

The following must be referred to NZQA for an International Qualifications Assessment:
-      All qualifications where an award certificate has not yet been issued (and the applicant holds only a provisional certificate)
-      All honorary degrees
-      All listed qualifications where study was completed at any institution outside of the country, including any overseas campuses of any listed awarding institution
-      All listed qualifications that contain cross-credited courses or papers
-      Award certificates that state a college where study was undertaken (including qualifications studied at affiliated or autonomous colleges)
-      All qualifications awarded after 2017

Awarding Institutions Table

Institution

Previous names, and dates of change are indicated in brackets.

Qualification awarded from or between dates

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh

BAH, BCH, BSH, MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 1982
BE: 1982–2000
LLB: 1982–2012
BT and MT: 2001

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

BSH, MS and PhD: 1990

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

BE, LLB, BT, ME, MP, MT and PhD: 2002

Assam University, Silchar, Assam

MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2008

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

LLB, BAH, BCH, BSH, MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 1987
BT: 1987–2013

Bangalore University, Jnana Barathi, Bangalore, Karnataka

BE, LLB, MA, MC, ME, MS and PhD: 2002

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2003

Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

MA, MP, MS and PhD: 2003
BT and MT: 2003–2007
MT: 2013

Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab

BT, MS, MT and PhD: 2007

Dr. Harisingh Gour University / Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

MP, MT and PhD: 2001

English and Foreign Languages University / EFL University (Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages 2001–2006), Hyderabad, Telanagana, (Andhra Pradesh 2001–2014)

BAH: 2011

MA, MP and PhD: 2001

MP: 2001–2013

Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (Guru Ghasidas University 2004–2009), Bilaspur, Chhatisgarh

BT, BAH, BCH, BSH, MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2004

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

LLB, MA, MS, MT and PhD: 2007

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab

LLB, BT, BSH, MA, MC, MP, MS, MT and PhD: 2000

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakand / Uttaranchal

LLB, BT, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2003

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka

BSH: 2015
ME, MS, MT and PhD: 1990

Indian Institute of Technology / IIT Bombay, Mumbai (Bombay 1983–1996), Maharashtra

BT, MS, MT and PhD: 1983

Indian Institute of Technology / IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal

BT: 1985
LLB: 2010
MS, MT and PhD: 1982

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi / IIT Delhi, New Delhi

BT: 1985
MS, MT and PhD: 1983

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur / IITK, Uttar Pradesh

BT, MS, MT and PhD: 1990

MP: 2013

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), Chennai (Madras 1983–1996), Tamil Nadu

BT, MS, MT and PhD: 1983

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee / ITT Roorkee, (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 2001–2006), Uttarakhand / Uttaranchal

BE: 2001–2008
BT: 2002
MS, MT and PhD: 2001

Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

BE, LLB, BAH, BCH, MA, MC, ME, MS, and PhD: 2003
MP: 2014

Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi

BSH, BT, MS, MT and PhD: 2003

Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi

BE, BAH, BSH, MA, MP, MS, MT and PhD: 2000
BT: 2005

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

BAH, MA, MP, MS and PhD: 1985

Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana (Andhra Pradesh 2002–2014)

LLB, BT, MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2002

Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka

MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2000

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana

LLB, BT, MA, MC, MP, MS, MT and PhD: 2000

Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

MA, MP, MS and PhD: 1999
MC: 1999–2013

Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur

MA, MC, MS and PhD: 2004

Nagaland University, Kohima, Lumami, Nagaland

MA, MC, MS and MP: 2000

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu

BT, MS, MT and PhD: 2007

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore

BT, MS, MT and PhD: 2007

National Institute of Technology Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

BT, MS and MT: 2007

North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya

BT, MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2000

Panjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab

LLB, MA, MC, ME, MP, MS, MT and PhD: 2001

Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry (Pondicherry 1999–2006)

MA, MC, MP, MS, MT and PhD: 1999

Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab

LLB, BT, MA, MC, MP, MS, MT and PhD: 2001

Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

MA, MC, MP, MS, MT and PhD: 2007

Savitribai Phule Pune University (University of Pune 2001–2014), Pune, Maharashtra

MP, MT and PhD: 2001

 

Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s Universit / S.N.D.T Women’s University, Mumbai, Maharashtra

MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2000

University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal

BT, BSH, MA, MP, MS and PhD: 2001

University of Delhi, Delhi

LLB, BAH, BCH, BSH, MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 1982

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana (Andhra Pradesh 1990–2014)

MA, MP, MS and PhD: 1990
MT: 2006

University of Jammu, Jammu Tawi, Jammu and Kashmir

MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2001

University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

MA, MP, MS and PhD: 2002

University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 2000

University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka

MA, MC, MP, MS and PhD: 1999

University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan

LLB, MP, MT and PhD: 2004

BT: 2008

Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal

BAH, BSH, MA, MS and PhD: 1995

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