COMPUTER BASED PLACEMENT EXAMINATION

English Placement Examination

Exam Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Math Placement Examination

Exam Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

F.A.Q

Who should take the placement exam?

The placement exam can be taken by students who:

  • Have not had the opportunity to sit the ATLIB exam in the last five (5) years.
  • Wishes to challenge the placement exam as an alternative to ATLIB.

Where can I sit the placement exam?

The placement exam can be taken at any of the following campuses: Punta Gorda, Belmopan or Belize City.

If I failed ATLIB can I take the placement exam?

If you failed the ATLIB exam or you are not satisfied with your score, you can challenge the placement exam. However, kindly note that the placement exam can only be challenged once for your lifetime at the University.

If I took the placement exam, and am not satisfied with my score, can I retake the placement exam a second time?

If you took the placement exam once, you cannot take the placement exam a second time. Students are only allowed to take the placement exam once for their lifetime at the University.

When can I register for the placement exam?

Students can register for the placement exam during the following dates:

For Placement Exam on December 13th, 2019, students can registered from the 25 - 29th November, 2019. Mock exams will be available from the 2nd to the 6th December, 2019.

For Placement Exam on July 24th, 2020, students can registered from the 6- 10th July, 2020. Mock exams will be available from the 13 to the 17th July, 2020.

For Placement Exam on December 11th, 2020, students can registered from the 23- 27th Nov, 2020. Mock exams will be available from the November 30 to the 4th December, 2020.

How much does the placement exam cost?

The placement exam cost $20.00 per subject area and must be paid in full the last day of the placement exam registration week.

Can I register for the exam after the registration period?

Yes, students can register for the exam after the close of the registration period. An Late registration of Fee for $10.00 will be charged for all late registration. Please note that students can register up until the last Friday of the Mock Exam period.

After taking the placement exam how long does it take for me to receive my score?

Placement exam results will be available 48 Business hours after completing the exam on the Moodle platform.

Based on my ATLIB or placement exam score which course should I be enrolled in?

If a student did the ATLIB or placement exam and received the following scores in:

If I have other questions, where can I go further assistance.

If you have questions about the Placement Examination. Please feel free to contact the Ms. Thyra Arana at email tarana@ub.edu.bz or telephone 822-3680 Ext 105.