- Competitive, linguistic and logical tests can be an ordeal! But they are equally significant in quantifying your existing communication skills as well as the fundamental intelligence to acquire, adapt as well as acclimatise with the international standards of education.
- MEG proffers a plethora of training courses which apply to the following tests:
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
The SAT is a Paper-based standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. The SAT is owned and published by the College Board, a private, nonprofit organization in the United States. It is developed and administered on behalf of the College Board by the Educational Testing Service.
Knowledge / skills tested: Writing, critical reading, mathematics
Purpose: Admission to undergraduate programs of universities or colleges.
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Fee: US$ 52.5 to US$ 101.5, depending on country.
|Writing||200-800||60||Grammar, usage, and diction.|
|Mathematics||200-800||70 (two 25 min sections and one 20 min section)||Number and operations; algebra and functions; geometry; statistics, probability, and data analysis|
|Critical Reading||200-800||70 (two 25 min sections and one 20 min section)||Vocabulary, Critical reading, and sentence-level reading|
- The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is perhaps one of the world’s most popular English language proficiency tests for higher education and global migration. We wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve heard of it already.
- Its ubiquity is demonstrated by over 2 million tests taken just within the last year. IELTS has a plain and simple agenda—assessing and evaluating your linguistic skills with respect to the English language. This comprises of four rudimentary modules: Listening, Speaking, Reading as well as Writing.
- This test is contrived to reflect how you intend to use English in your prospective education, career or even socialisation while nestled in an international society.
- Our training programmes holistically hone your linguistic skill set to ensure that you fair the best you can at this test and forge one step forward towards commencing a life abroad.
Listening: 40 minutes
Reading: 60 minutes
Writing: 60 minutes
Speaking: 11–15 minutes
- TOEFL – It stands for the Test of English as a Foreign Language.
- TOEFL is recognized as the singular resource of English Proficiency Testing, conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Its examination structure is not just evaluative in nature but also fun!
- You can take the TOEFL test either physically on paper via TOEFL PBT (paper-based test) or virtually with an online test via TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based Test).
- Similar to IELTS, this test also comprises of the four fundamental modules of English—Listening, Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing. Although the test itself takes four hours to complete, the time breezes through due to the creative design of the exam.
- One of the best advantages of TOEFL is that it allows unlimited attempts in case a student fails to clear it in the first go.
- TOEFL is the perfect amalgamation of technology and human intelligence. It innovatively incorporates both automated as well as manual methods of evaluation.
- Structure of the TOEFL iBT
Section Time Limit Questions Tasks Reading 60 – 80 minutes 36 – 56 questions Read 3 or 4 passages from academic texts and answer questions. Listening 60 – 90 minutes 34 – 51 questions Listen to lectures, classroom discussions and conversations, and then answer questions. Break 10 minutes – – Speaking 20 minutes 6 tasks Express an opinion on a familiar topic; speak based on reading and listening tasks. Writing 50 minutes 2 tasks Write essay responses based on reading and listening tasks; support an opinion in writing.
- If you wish to register for TOEFL, you can do so in several different ways: log on to their website to sign up online, shoot them a quick e-mail, punch in their number and register on the phone or if you’re up for it, just visit a centre and sign up in person!
- Pearson’s Test of English, colloquially known as PTE, is another test falling into the same clan of English Proficiency Testing as IELTS and TOEFL.
- It is only available on a digital platform which works perfectly well with the accelerated tech-savvy students today. So if you’re a bit of a screen junkie, this is the best possible option for you!
- This computer-based test also consists of the four divisions of linguistic evaluation—Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. As a singular test, it takes only 3 hours to complete and serves as a stand-alone process.
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a Computer-based or paper-based standardized test required by most graduate schools in the United States. This test is created and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
Knowledge / skills tested: The exam aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing. The GRE General Test is offered as a computer-based exam administered at Prometric testing centers.
Purpose: Admissions to masters and doctoral degree programs in various universities.
Duration: About 3 hours and 45 minutes (includes 1-minute breaks after each section and a 10-minute break after third section).
Score / grade validity: 5 years
Exam Fees: USD 205
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
GMAT is a computer based standardised test, created and administered by Graduate Management Admission Council.
Knowledge / skills tested: Quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning, integrated reasoning, analytical writing.
Purpose: Admissions in graduate management programs of business schools.
Duration: 3.5 hours
Score / grade validity: 1 month
Fee: US$ 250
Format and Timings:
The GMAT exam consists of four sections:
|Section||Duration in minutes||Number of questions|
|Analytical writing assessment||30||1 essay|