In the 19th of Jamada Aloula 1421 AH, a royal decree numbered 471/8 affirming the Higher Education Council’s along with the Council of Ministers Decision, which includes:
The requirements of college admission should include exams where its results are used as a standard along with the high school diploma results, those tests could be performed according to the following:
The student is allowed to take the exam more than once a year.
Establishing a managerially and financially independent center to be named “ The National Center for Assessment in Higher Education.”
To receive a fee, which is Commensurate with the costs of preparing these exams, to cover the costs of running the center and its development, and to conduct thereto.
Exams to assess the student’s abilities and skills.
Exams to assess the student’s educational achievement.