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Applicant Scoring

The following is a guide to assessment of CAO applicants by participating 3rd level institutions. Click on the following link for an explanation on Random Numbers.

Click on any of the following exam types for scoring information.

Irish Leaving Certificate Examination
QQI FET/FETAC qualifications
GC(S)E Examinations
(England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
Guideline entry requirements for EU/EFTA applicants
This information contained in this booklet is for guideline purposes only. All applicants should consult the individual HEI web-sites for specific requirements.