Students Admission

King Khalid University is a quality-intensive institution which creates, advances and disseminates knowledge. University’s aim is to develop outstanding graduates who can make a major impact upon not only on regional but global society as well.

King Khalid University is shaped by the values of academic excellence, community, professionalism, integrity and inclusiveness. The setting of high admissions standards plays a key role in maintaining academic excellence.

Admission to the prospective students at the College of Computer Science is competitive and is dealt by the University Council, which determines the number of students to be admitted for the upcoming academic year, based on the College Councils and the respective department instructions.

Computer Networks and Communication Engineering Department is practicing student centric pedagogy for teaching learning process in the specialization of Computer Networks and Communication Engineering. The Department admits the students for Computer Networks and Communication Engineering program based on the university’s admission policy and rules. Information about the admission eligibility, procedure is available to the students and the public on the University website. The Deanship of Admissions and Registration and the Deanship of Student Affairs involve in developing, monitoring, implementing and following up the admission services.

Admission Requirements

The Computer Networks and Communication Engineering program admission requirements are consistently and fairly applied for students. For admission to the Computer Networks and Communication Engineering program, the student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1.  Applicant should have earned Saudi Secondary School certificate, or its equivalent, majored in natural or technological sciences.
  2. Applicant is required to take an entrance exam, which consists of an aptitude test, and subject test administered by the National Assessment Centre for Higher Education in a large number of centers across the Kingdom.
  • ​ a. ​The aptitude test has two components: Mathematics and Linguistics. The test is aimed at determining the general capabilities of students in the two areas mentioned above.
  •  b. The subject test is an objective type multiple-choice test given in five subjects, i.e., Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. The objective of this examination is to evaluate the student's knowledge and ability in English and Science.

Admission to King Khalid University is highly competitive. Applicants are granted admission to the maximum allowed intake in accordance with an overall evaluation on the basis of their academic record and the entrance examinations. The program is offered in the traditional and  e-learning mode. The e-learning courses are handled both in blended and fully blended streams. All the admitted students are provided with E-learning training. All the offering courses are framed as per the guidelines of the NQF. The unit of academic advising provides necessary guidelines to the students for selecting their subject after the verification of subject prerequisite and according to their academic record. The online academic record from the registration module shows the student credit of their completed and remaining courses. The complete details about the program requirements, services and relevant information are provided to the admitted students in the students manual and Learning Management System LMS in addition to the student orientation. Deanship of Students Affairs facilitates and implements all the student services which are offered by the university.