AAU Instructions and Schedule for Choice of Academic Streams 1st Year Regular UG Students 2019/2020 (2012 E.C.) Academic Year

Dear 1st year students of the AAU:  the end of the first semester of your first year is going to be concluded shortly.  You will be ready to choose the academic streams offered by the colleges and programs of our University. Please follow the following steps to make your choices online.

  • Go to your home page: Remember: You need to have username and password to enter into the portal.
  • You will find a list of academic programs offered by the various academic units (colleges/programs) of the AAU.
  • Indicate your choices in rank order, as 1, 2, 3 . . your first choice being 1, your second choice 2, etc in front of the listed discipline/program.


  1. You yourself have to submit your choices using our online system, by using
  2. You can also get assistance from your nearest registrar office staff to submit your choices online.
  3. Failing to submit your choices before the set deadline means losing the opportunity to compete for your choices. Our automated placement system will place you randomly and where places are available.

A. Choices Available for Natural Science student

  1. Other Health Sciences
  2. Dental Medicine (There will be entrance examination by the College)
  3. Medicine (There will be entrance examination by the College)
  4. Pharmacy (There will be entrance examination by the College)
  5. Veterinary Medicine (There will be entrance examination by the College)
  6. Veterinary Laboratory Technology
  7. Pre-engineering AAIT
  8. Pre-engineering EIABC
  9. Computer Science
  10. Information System
  11. Other Natural Sciences

B. Choices Available for Social Science students

  1. Law
  2. Other Social Sciences

C. Placement Criteria and Schedule

  1. February 24, 2020 Orientation to students on their preferences.
  2. February 25 and 26, 2020 Students will fill preferences for their placement
  3. Students who are interested to join Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine should sit for entrance Exam prepared by the colleges. Number of students who can sit for entrance exam will be (300 (Medicine + Dental Medicine), 100 Pharmacy, and 100 Veterinary Medicine).
  4. Those students who will sit for entrance exam will be screened by the registrar based on their choice and Result (EUEE + First Semester GPA)
  5. The potential candidate list who can sit for entrance exam will be communicated to the relevant colleges and the candidates (students) on February 26, 2020.
  6. The colleges (CHS and CVM) will conduct the entrance exam on February 27 and 28, 2020
  7. On March 03, 2020 the colleges (CHS and CVM) will inform the registrar those students who have passed the selection criteria (EUEE + First Semester GPA + Entrance Exam 30%) for School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy and College of Veterinary Medicine.
  8. Candidates who sat for entrance exam but were not able to join one of the above mentioned schools (Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary)  will be placed to other colleges based on their result (EUEE (Ethiopian University Entrance Exam) 50%, First Semester Result (50%) ).
  9. All other students will be placed according to their choices based on their (EUEE (Ethiopian University Entrance Exam) 50%, and First Semester Result (50%) by the registrar on March 03, 2020.
  10. Second semester registration will be on March 04, 2020.
  11. Second semester class will begin on March 05, 2020.

D. Steps to fill colleges/schools/departments  preferences

  1. Open browser (ex. Firefox) and type
  2. Login by typing your username and password
  3. In your home page click on Admission and choose Placement
  4. Choose your preferences in rank order
  5. Click on Submit for conformation.