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  • About IC3
  • Test Dates, Fees and Location
  • Important notes
  • Registration
  • Prepare for your test
  • Contact


Technology has become a part of our everyday lives, and understanding how to function in environments that require the use of computers and the Internet is more critical now than ever before. So, whether you plan to pursue a career in IT, or simply become more effective with technology, IC3 Digital Literacy Certification is the place to start.

The CPS at Sultan Qaboos University has been designed to prepare students who have been accepted to study at the university to enable students to achieve the required educational goals. These educational goals (education outputs) are in accordance with the Omani academic standards.

SQU – IC3 is a Certiport Authorized Testing Center (CATC) ,It’s committed to ensuring that its certification exams are respected and valued in the marketplace.




IC3 three exams:


Computing Fundamentals

Key Applications

Living Online



The exams are every : Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, Timings: 10:00 - 11:00 and 11:00 - 12:00 

Test centre location:

SQU IC3 Centre is located at SQU Campus, Centre for Preparatory Studies.

  • The exams will be held in lab 2 at the CPS building - ground floor.
  • Parking is available in front of the Centre for Preparatory Studies and behind it.


What are the registration fees for the test? 

1- The approved fees for submitting tests for Sultan Qaboos University students are: - 44 OMR only, including 3 tests with two retakes

2- The approved fees for submitting tests for applicants from outside the university are: 60 OMR. including 3 tests with two retakes

 Are there any other fees that need to be paid?

Yes, the  SQU’ students pay OMR 10 for each extra retake after exhausting the free retakes attempts those included in the test package

Applicants from outside the university pay OMR 13 per repeat after exhausting the free retakes attempts included in the test package


  • You can do two exam per day.
  • You can do any exam, the sorting is NOT mandatory.
  • You must do all the samples in both modes (Training and Testing).
  • You must get above 900/1000 in the testing practice to be ready for the exams.
  • You must pass the 3 exams to get the certificate.
  • If you fail in an exam you can retake it after 24 hours.
  • If you fail in an exam for the 2nd time you can retake it after 48 hours.
  • To register for the exam, fill in the registration form in Registration tab.
  • The exams will be available the entire semester.
  • Once you get the certificate you can upload it to the registration department to be exempted from the (IT course).


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Important Note:

The registration will not be confirmed until the payment of the fees is completed. This can be done by contacting via email at ic3squ@squ.edu.om  and requesting the payment link



Location: Centre for Preparatory Studies - Ground Floor – IC3 office


Office Hours: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Sunday to Thursday


IC3 Administrator: Mr. Ahmad Melhem


Assistant to IC3 Administrator: Ms. Moza Al Ghashri


Tel: +968 24142120


Email: ic3squ@squ.edu.om


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