Study abroad exams are the exams international applicants have to appear for while planning to study abroad. These exams are crucial for college admission overseas. The following exams are being taken by students wishing to study abroad: ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, PTE, MCAT, IELTS and TOEFL.
Exam – QnA
Q. Why you need to give exams to qualify for college admission abroad?
A. Study abroad exams are important criteria for admission to UG or PG level courses in international universities abroad. There may be need of a combination of one or more of these exams specific to that country and its education system. Good grades in these competitive exams help you to win scholarships and other forms of financial aid for pursuing higher studies.
Q. What are the types of exams in this study abroad exam category?
A. The types of exams that fall under this category are :
- SAT – Scholastic Aptitude Test is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test created and administered by the College Board. The purpose of the SAT is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college and provide colleges with one data that can be used to compare all applicants.
- GMAT – GMAT is an online test conducted for admissions into various management programmes offered by B-Schools all around the globe.
- GRE – GRE is Graduate Record Examination, a standardised test conducted by ETS Educational Testing Services which test candidate’s verbal and quantitative reasoning and analytical skills.
- PTE – 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 skills.
- IELTS – IELTS is the world’s most popular English test for higher education and global migration.
- TOEFL – It is a standardised English proficiency test that measures the ability of non-native English speakers.
Q. What is the benefit of giving these exams
A. If you score high in these exams (as per University scoring norms), you get a better chance of receiving an offer or interview for college admission abroad.