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5 INTERNATIONAL TESTS REQUIRED TO STUDY ABROAD

5 INTERNATIONAL TESTS REQUIRED TO STUDY ABROAD


Over 100,000 students go abroad every year for higher Education and its increasing annually. Nevertheless, securing a valid entry permit to any study destination is the almost goal but apart from all the immigration requirements a student has to prepare for some test to be eligible for getting a program into Colleges or Universities of choice… e.g. GRE, SAT, IELTS …
The process, method & how the tests are taking could be confusing. this are tips on 5 major international tests.

GMAT: GRADUATE MANAGEMENT ADMISSION TEST

This is intended to assess analytical writing and problem –solving abilities of the applicants with logical critical reasoning skills that are important in real – world business management success.

Purpose: For graduate management program e.g. MBA, MSc Finance etc. This is accepted by most Universities admitting applicants for management programs worldwide.

Validity of Tests scores: 5 years after the test year.

Note:

  • There is specific test score required for admission by all institution.
  • The test runs throughout the year.
  • There are tutorial centers and materials for adequate preparation.
  • Scores are checked online before score certificate is issued by the test board.

GRE: GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION

This test is mostly required by North American Universities (Canada &USA). The test could be used for admission or a selection criterion for jobs as well.
Purpose: This is required by applicants seeking admission into foreign institutions for master’s degree, postgraduate etc…
Validity of Tests scores: 5 years after the test year.

Note:

  • There is specific test score required for admission by all institution.
  • The test runs throughout the year.
  • There are tutorial centers and materials for adequate preparation.
  • Scores are checked online before score certificate is issued by the test board.

TOEFL: TEST OF ENGLISH FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE

This is a standardized test to judge one’s English abilities i.e. writing, reading, listening etc…
Purpose: Mostly required by non – English speaking applicants seeking foreign admission. Also, this can be used for residency permit or work visa.
Validity of Tests scores: 2 years after the test year.

Note:

  • There are various exam/ test dates throughout the year.
  • There are various tuition centers for preparatory classes
  • Test score required institution varies

IELTS: INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM

This is a standardized test to measure the English language proficiency of interested individual.
Purpose: To study or work in an English speaking country. Countries like; Australia, Canada, USA, New Zealand, United Kingdom, etc. use IELTS for immigration application. IELTS is one of the only two secure English language test(SELT) by UK government.
Validity of Tests scores: 2 years after the test year.

Note:

  • There are various exam/ test dates throughout the year.
  • There are various tuition centers for preparatory classes
  • Test score required institution varies

SAT: SCHOLASTIC ASSESSMENT TEST

This assesses students’ academic readiness for college or undergraduate enrollment. This is done by testing the abilities in reading, writing, and mathematics.
Purpose: Entrance exam used by most colleges and universities in the USA, Canada, as well as other countries to select student for undergraduate admission.
Validity of Tests scores: 2 years after the test year.

Note:

  • There are various exam/ test dates throughout the year.
  • There are various tuition centers for preparatory classes
  • Test score required institution varies

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