Engineering Entrance Tests
GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT, pronounced G-mat) is a Computer-Adaptive standardized test in mathematics and the English language for measuring aptitude to succeed academically in graduate business studies. Business schools commonly use the test as one of many selection criteria for admission into graduate business administration programs (e.g. MBA, Master of Accountancy, etc.) principally in the United States, but also in other English-speaking countries. It is delivered via computer at various locations around the world. In those international locations where an extensive network of computers has not yet been established, the GMAT is offered either at temporary computer-based testing centers on a limited schedule or as a paper-based test (given once or twice a year) at local testing centers.
GRE (Graduate Record Exam)
A graduate or business degree can give you a big career advantage. An important step toward achieving that goal and the path to thousands of graduate and business programs all over the world is to take the GRE General Test.
TOFEL (Test of English as a foreign language)
The Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL evaluates the ability of an individual to use and understand English in an academic setting. It sometimes is an admission requirement for non-native English speakers at many English-speaking colleges and universities. Additionally, institutions such as government agencies, licensing bodies, businesses, or scholarship programs may require this test. A TOEFL score is valid for two years and then will no longer be officially reported since a candidate's language proficiency could have significantly changed since the date of the test. Colleges and universities usually consider only the most recent TOEFL score.
The TOEFL iBT test, administered in an internet-based format, is an important part of your journey to study in an English-speaking country. In addition to the test, the ETS TOEFL Program provides tools and guides to help you prepare for the test and improve your English-language skills.
SAT (Scholastic Aptitude test)
The SAT Reasoning Test (formerly Scholastic Aptitude Test and Scholastic Assessment Test) is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States.
SAT (SAT Reasoning Test or SAT subjects Test or both) is typically taken by high school juniors and seniors. There is no criterion of minimum marks, for appearing in the SAT Reasoning Test or SAT Subject Tests, but several colleges need a good SAT score along with a good academic record. Some colleges specify the Subject Tests they require for admission or placement; others allow applicants to choose which tests to take.
OET (Occupational English test)
The Occupational English Test (OET) is a language test for health practitioners who have qualified to practice in one country and wish to gain provisional registration to practice their profession in another which has an English-speaking context. The Test assesses English language proficiency as it is used in medical and health professions. The OET is administered by the OET Centre up to ten times a year and in over 40 locations around the world. The Test measures the language competency of health practitioners who are seeking registration and the ability to practice in an English-speaking context. It is designed to ensure that language competency is assessed in a relevant professional context.
IELTS(International English Language Testing System)
IELTS is the International English Language Testing System which tests English proficiency across the globe. Conducting 1.4 million tests globally, IELTS is the world’s most popular English testing system. IELTS tests are held in over 500 centres with tests up to four times a month. IELTS respects international diversity and is fair to anyone who sits the test, regardless of nationality.
You can choose from two types of IELTS test: Academic or General Training, depending on whether you want to study, work or migrate. Both modules are made up of four parts Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. IELTS results are graded on the unique IELTS 9-band scale.
MCAT (Medical College admission test)
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee's problem solving, critical thinking, writing skills, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in Verbal Reasoning, Physical Sciences, Writing Sample, and Biological Sciences. Medical colleges consider MCAT exam scores as part of their admission process.
Almost all U.S. medical schools require applicants to submit MCAT exam scores. Many schools do not accept MCAT exam scores that are more than three years old.
ACT (America college test)
The ACT originally abbreviation of American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States produced by ACT, Inc.
The ACT is an all-multiple-choice test given five times a year. Standardized tests like ACT are designed to allow college admissions officers to judge all students by a common measuring stick. In addition, Admissions officers use these scores as a way to predict academic performance in the first year of college.
The ACT Assessment, tests knowledge in four subject areas: English, Reading, Math, and Science Reasoning. Unlike the SAT, the ACT is not an aptitude test. The questions on the ACT are related directly to the material students have learned in high school. The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions. It lasts three and a half hours (including breaks-actual testing time is two hours and 55 minutes. ACT-takers actually receive 12 separate scores on the ACT: 1 composite, 4 subject scores, and 7 sub scores. However the composite or scaled score is the most important. It ranges from 1-36. Nearly half of all test takers fall in the 17-23 range. On the ACT, unlike with the SAT, there is no penalty for guessing.
PTE Academic (The Pearson Test of English Academic)
PTE Academic is a computer-based test which delivers real-life measures of test takers language ability. The test is designed for non-native speakers who wish to study in an institution where English is the primary language of instruction.