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Test for Graduate Admission

In compliance with Chapter 4, article 37 of the Regulations of Graduate Studies and the ones established by the University Senate, the Honorable Treasury Committee of the University Senate


Anyone interested in undertaking Graduate Studies to participate in the TEST FOR GRADUATE ADMISSION, which shall be subject to the following:


A) Applicants must take two tests:
a) A test of knowledge. CENEVAL EXANI-III is a test intended to evaluate and determine eligibility of applicants to enter a graduate program.
b) A test to prove the knowledge of a second language. The English Proficiency Test (EXCI) is an academic instrument developed by UANL and the British Council in order to determine the English language proficiency of a student.
B) The EXCI Test will not be required if the applicant has any proof of having passed the test such as a current certificate of grades, an EXCI Diploma, or EXCI Certificate. He/she should ask at the graduate school about the period of validity of these documents before registering again.

A) The calendar for graduate admission tests is disclosed as follows:


Period for Registration

Payment Due Date

Ceneval Survey


Knowledge Test

April 1-19, 2016

April 20, 2016

April 21, 2016

April 29, 2016

April 30, 2016

May 1-17, 2016

May 18, 2016

May 19, 2016

May 27, 2016

May 28, 2016

June 1-14, 2016

June 15, 2016

June 16, 2016

June 24, 2016

June 25, 2016

July 1-19, 2016

July 20, 2016

July 21, 2016

July 29, 2016

July 30, 2016

August 1-16, 2016

August 17, 2016

August 18, 2016

August 26, 2016

August 27, 2016

September 1-13, 2016

September 14, 2016

September 15, 2016

September 23, 2016

September 24, 2016

October 1-18, 2016

October 19, 2016

October 20, 2016

October 28, 2016

October 29, 2016

November 1-15, 2016

November 16, 2016

November 17, 2016

November 25, 2016

November 26, 2016

December 1-13, 2016

December 14, 2016

December 15, 2016

January 6, 2017

January 7, 2017


B) Registration will end at 17:00 on the last day of each period.
C) Each UANL Graduate School will indicate its official dates from the previous calendar according to its admission periods.
D) Notice: before any registration, please contact the graduate school of your preference to verify test dates, specific school requirements, academic programs, tuition and fees, as well as other important information.

B) Register for the test on the UANL website by going to Test for Graduate Admission in the Applicants section. National applicants must know their Personal Number (CURP) and foreign applicants their passport number.
C) Select the academic program from the participating graduate schools.
D) Enter the requested information to complete the registration process and print the test registration form.
E) Pay the required fee for the test at the specified bank by using the test registration form and registration number.
F) Fill out the Ceneval and Personal Information surveys as mentioned on the test registration form.
G) At the last section of the Ceneval survey, print the test confirmation form in order to be authorized to take the test.
H) Check the photo appointments at the graduate school of your preference.

A) The applicant will take the test on the date indicated on his/her test registration form.
B) On the test date, applicants should bring a valid official identification, the test registration form, proof of payment, and the test confirmation form for the Ceneval test.
C) Graduate Schools will disclose the official result dates.
D) Tests can only be taken at the graduate school the applicant selected during registration.

A) Every applicant will receive a certificate of grades at the graduate school where he/she took the test with the results of his/her assessments.
B) Graduate Schools will publish the list of accepted students.
C) Graduate Schools will determine the general and school-specific requirements for admission to UANL.

A) What it is established herein is the only way to be admitted for graduate studies at UANL.
B) Applicants who participate in any illegal activity, contrary to any provision established herein, will be immediately dropped.
C) Anything not contemplated herein will be determined by the Academic Committee of the UANL University Senate.

Link Section

We recommend to use Internet Explorer browser. Before the applicant begins his/her registration, it is important to call the offices of the Graduate School of his interest to be informed of additional information such as: other requirements for admission, interviews, dates for admission, fees, scholarships, as well as the test calendar dates for applicants.

Registration System Link. The applicant must use this link to begin the test registration after reading the previos information.

Data Entry Link. The applicant must use this link to fill out the personal information survey and to re-print the test registration form if necessary. Applicants will need their registration number and password.

Ceneval Survey Link. The applicant must use this link to fill out the Ceneval survey according to the dates indicated on the calendar; applicants must complete the survey to print the test confirmation form. Registration number beginning with 83 do not need to fill out this survey. The test confirmation form is required to take the test of knowledge.

Information and Support

Information Desk of the UANL Department of Assessment Center
Ciudad Universitaria, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Opening hours: 08:00 to 15:00 hours, from Monday to Friday.

Telephone Support
The following telephone numbers are available during working days: (81) 8329-4069 from 08:00 to 15:00 hours., or (81) 1340-4437 from 15:00 to 19:00 hours.

E-mail Support
For further information, send an e-mail to the following address without attaching any files. An answer will be sent to you within 24 hours during working days:

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