Preface Many students dream is to study in abroad. Most chosen foreign countries like US, UK, Canada, Singapore, Japan, Australia etc. The universities in various countries maintaining some factors which attract the students are:
From the past several years, the Indian students prefer to go abroad. The students took flight for PG, PhD or any other higher degree only in earlier days. Now-a-days, students do not take a step back to study bachelor degree in foreign countries. They would like to go abroad only because of increasing in awareness on foreign education. However, to read in any country achieve a good score on the exam is mandatory.
For foreign studies the Indian students have to qualify in standard exams like GRE, GMAT, IELTS, SAT, TOFFEL etc. There is a question arises in your mind on which exam you need to appear. It always depends on the course and country. Now, decide yourself about appearance of the exam. Here the below picture helps you to easily understand and based on that choose the exam which is suitable to you.
Let's have a small look at each exam pattern and its details one by one in both picture format and it's details.
TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL score is valid in 9000 educational institutions around the world. You can read in 130 countries with TOEFL. This test has been written about one million annually. There are totally 4500 test centers in 165 countries for conducting TOEFL exam. Approximately 40 days of testing is carried out throughout the year on different dates. Usually TOEFL test will be conducted on weekends that are Saturdays and Sundays. You can find 73 test centers only in India. Here is another article which gives in-depth information regarding this test: How to crack TOEFL.
The exam will be carried on two ways. That is: Internet-based and Paper-based
Details of TOEFL exam You can find all details regarding to TOEFL exam is here.
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To find out more details regarding to TOEFL examination you can go for its official website. You can know complete details and use it for further communication.
GMATGraduate Management Aptitude Test, called short. Students' who wants to study management courses in leading abroad universities; they can fulfill the dreams through GMAT. The test score can get access to more than hundred countries and over to 2000 B-Schools. Most of the students taking up this test for doing management courses in abroad. GMAT exam is a toughest well-known test and has highest standards overall the world. For this, online exam is performed.
Subjects to prepareQuestions in this examination will be based on:
Total duration of the exam is 3 hours 30 minutes. You have a 30-minute break in the middle of the test. So, it is a combined duration of 4 hours of the test. The score is valid five years. Most of the students in our country have been written for the GMAT test for abroad engineering courses like MBA, MS.
You can follow up this website to know more details.
IELTS - International English Language Testing SystemMore than 9000 institutions in 135 countries IELTS score valid and you can read there. Approximately 14 million people are taking this exam annually. There are over a thousand test centers. Throughout the year, the test is carried out 4 times and 48 times per month. There are 39 test centers in India. You can take up the test on Thursday and Saturdays. The test is totally with 4 parts.
Paper patternHere the candidate's knowledge of the subject tested on the following.
Aspiring candidate can write IELTS many times. The exam will be carried out in two ways: Paper based and Computer-based. The score is valid for two years. Generally, the students write the test who wants to study in Britain, Australia, Canada and more.
For more information you can visit the official Website: www.ielts.org
GRE - Graduate Record Exam GRE score helps you to get in the graduate schools. With this score you can get a chance to apply over more than 130 countries and over 6 laths graduate schools. At least 7 million people are attending every year. Lakhs of students has been appearing this written test only from Bharat.
Test paper question topics are from:
Details of the exam GRE details like paper pattern, subjects to study, time duration, fee etc. can be found here.
SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test SAT exam mainly for those who want to take admission for graduate courses in foreign countries. 70 million students are writing this test world-wide in a year. It is entirely computer based test. Two types of test are available in SAT. They are: Reasoning Test and Subject test. You can write down test separately on your favorite subjects. You can find more details about SAT through this link: SAT - A good way to crack it.
You can find questions from:
Exam Details If you have any queries related to SAT exam you can clear all your doubts through the given below information.
PTE - Pearson Test of English Academic PTE test helps you to join in various degree and pg courses. You have an access to join in any one of the 719 organizations and for 1780 programs. This score is valid in 323 UK and 232 organizations in the US courses. There are 155 test centers in 44 countries. You can write the examination any of the 15 centers in India. It is a computer based test.
Duration 3 hours
Things to practiceThe questions in the examination regarding to the following 4 parts are:
website info Your doubts will be vanished from your mind after visited this website. This is the official website. For more information you can go through this website.
Website information: http://pearsonpte.com/
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An excellent article which provides the brief introduction of SAT, GRE, PTE, IELTS and TOEFL. I have no doubt that this article will prove useful for millions of students. However, I want to make some observations in this regard:-
(a) The author could have also provided a brief introduction of USMLE, because thousands of Indian students also appear in this examination.
(b) If the official websites of these examinations were provided, it would have been much more helpful.
(c) The basic differences of IELTS and TOEFL could have been mentioned.
I reiterate that the article is excellent and useful. Kudos to the author!