TOEFL: (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

TOEFL iBT is an English language proficiency test that is used to assess proficiency in English
of those speakers whose inborn language is not English.TOEFL iBT is administered by the
ETS via the internet to students opting to study in English speaking countries. TOEFL is a
requirement for university admissions in the USA and other English Speaking countries to meet
the language proficiency requirement. TOEFL iBT Test scores are accepted by more than
9,000 colleges, universities, and licensing agencies in 130 countries.
The TOEFL iBT Test assesses four basic language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and
Speaking. TOEFL scores are valid for two years.
TOEFL scores are valid for two years.

You are advised to visit https://www.ets.org/toefl for the detailed information.

IELTS: International English Language Testing System

International English Language Testing System is an English language proficiency test that
measures students’ proficiency in four areas of English language skills: Listening, Reading,
Writing and Speaking, where each of the modules is evaluated out of a base of nine.IELTS is
collaboratively run by UCLES (Cambridge University), The British Council and IDP Australia.
IELTS can be Academic Module (for students who wish to pursue their higher education
overseas) and General Training Module (for people who wish to work or migrate to an
English Speaking Country).IELTS is well recognized all around the world by over 10,000
educational bodies and employers and other concerned institutions. The test is widely
accepted in more than 3,300 institutions in the USA and it can be a substitute for TOEFL in case
one does not want to give a Computer Based Test.

IELTS (Computer Delivered Test) is now available making IELTS even more tempting with
faster results and more test availability. Please follow the link for more information:


Are you eager to understand your IELTS SCORE, Have a close read of this
site: https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/find-out-about-results/understand-your-

Some useful websites for the detail information on IELTS:



SAT: the Scholastic Assessment Test

The SAT is a standardized test owned and developed by the College Board for
undergraduate admissions into most of the recognized schools in the US. It is administered
by ETS on behalf of the College Board. The test is designed to check if a student has the aptitude
required for admissions and scholarships in US universities. High scores in the SAT
qualify students for entry into good schools in the US and also allow them to compete for

merit-based scholarships. Almost all colleges in the US accept the SAT as a part of their
admissions process.

Visit https://www.collegeboard.org/ for the detailed information.


GRE: The Graduate Record Exam

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is standardized, the computer-delivered test is used as a
a criterion for admissions and scholarships to general graduate-level degree programs.
The test is prepared and administered by www.ets.org
This Test tests the following skills:

Analytical Writing Assessment
Quantitative Aptitude
Verbal Skill

Analytical Writing
(One section with two separately timed tasks)
One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an
Argument” task
Verbal Reasoning
(Two sections)
20 questions per section
Quantitative Reasoning
(Two sections)
20 questions per section
Unscored¹ Varies
Research² Varies

Source: www.ets.org/gre


For Detail Visit: www.ets.org/gre


GMAT: The Graduate Management Admission Test

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is used by many graduate schools of
business and management as a criterion when considering applications for admission to the
school’s graduate programs. GMAT is a Computer Adaptive Test. It is a standardized test
and offers tough competition to a test taker.

The GMAT measures the verbal, mathematical, analytical writing and reasoning skills of
students. The GMAT is a four-hour computer-adaptive test. Your performance on previous
questions determines which question you’ll be asked next. Questions that appear early in
the exam impact your score more than those appearing at the end of the exam.

For Detail Visit: https://www.mba.com/exams/gmat

PTE: Pearson Tests of English

PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native
English speakers wanting to study abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking.

The following tests are available from Pearson:
The Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native
English speakers wanting to study abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking.
There is one multi-level test.

Please click here to see https://www.examenglish.com/PTE/PTE_Academic.htm

For further information: https://pearsonpte.com

The Pearson Test of English General
(Formerly The London Test of English, these are designed to reward positive achievement in
English language learning. The tests consist of two parts: a written paper and an interview.
There are six levels of the General test. Each level is set at one of the CEFR Levels.

Visit for detail: https://www.examenglish.com/CEFR/cefr.php

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C1 Advanced, Formerly Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), is one of Cambridge

English Qualifications. It is the in-depth, high-level qualification that shows you have the language

skills that employers and universities are looking for.

In this way, this is a high quality, international English language qualification that candidates can use for
college or university admissions, and students’ application. If you can communicate with
confidence in English for work or study purposes, this is the exam for you. It is taken by
more than 60,000 people each year in more than 60 countries. CAE is one of the Cambridge

Visit https://www.examenglish.com/cambridge_esol.php

What is the C1 Advanced test like?
The test has four sections:
1. Reading & Use of English – 90 minutes
2. Writing – 2 tasks, 90 minutes
3. Listening – 40 minutes, 30 questions
4. Speaking – interview, normally with another candidate, 15 minutes

Click here https://www.examenglish.com/examscomparison.php
to see a comparison of CAE with other exams.
For Detail: https://www.examenglish.com/CAE/index.php

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