How much does it cost to study in the USA?

Generally, tuition fees vary from $20,000-$35,000 per year for Masters/UG. For MBA, the tuition fee may vary from$50,000-$70,000 per year. Living expenses, however, may vary from $10,000 to $18,000 per year.

What are the common academic requirements to get into a US University?

For Masters, you need to have at least 60% in your Bachelors’s. To apply for an undergrad atleast 70% is recommended in your high school. For any profile having low CGPA, please connect with our counselors/advisors

What are the common mistakes made by the applicant’s pre, post and during the application process to study in Germany?

Some of the common mistakes made by Indian applicants are:

  • Starting application late even if the universities have rolling deadlines
  • Not reporting scores on time through official channels
  • Exceeding the word limit of the LORs and not answering the SOP as per the instructions
  • Not arranging the transcripts and PDC/Degree certificates on time. Some universities in India give transcripts in about a month
  • Extending the CV content to more than 2 pages

Why is Germany a perfect place to study abroad?

Germany is a popular destination for higher studies because of the following reasons:

  • Globally recognized degrees
  • Low or no Tuition fee
  • Top Ranked Universities
  • Travel Europe on student VISA
  • Work Opportunities for international students

 

What are the top courses one can opt to study in Germany?

Germany is a top destination for Engineering courses, courses related to sciences like Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Physics, and Chemical Sciences. Students can also look to go for MBA or Masters in Management or a course in statistics.

What is the cost of education in Germany?

Germany is known for providing free public education. However, there are semester contribution fee ranging between 100 euros-250 euros. Hence, it’s a great destination to fulfil your dreams of studying abroad without much cost involved.

 

What are the entry requirements to study in Germany?

German Universities give preference to profiles with the high and good academic records. For masters in Germany at Public Universities, you need to have at least 73% marks in the Bachelors’s. However, for private universities, you can have around 65-73% of marks as well. For Bachelors, usually 90% and above is preferred.

Are courses in German universities taught in German or in English?

Generally, Germany offer 100% English taught courses at both bachelors’s and master’s levels. However the basic level of proficiency i.e. A1 and A2 may be required. But if a student is looking for Bilingual Course (50% English and 50% German), you may be asked for B1 and B2 level of German proficiency.

 

Do I need to speak/know the German language before enrolling for the university program in Germany?

Ideally, it’s not required and not mandatory for a student to have any levels of proficiency in German while applying or before applying to study in Germany. However, it’s recommended that you have the proficiency to make your stay in Germany smoother.

Do universities in Germany offer accommodation on-campus, if not then where will I live during my studies and what’s the annual expense?

Unfortunately, most German universities do not offer accommodation to enrolling students. With little to no tuition fees in Germany, rent is likely to be your biggest monthly expense. On average, to cover your living expenses in Germany you will need around 853 euros per month.

 

Can I do part-time work in Germany during my studies?

Yes, you can. Usually, as per university norms, a student would not be allowed to work for more than 20 hours in a week during term. Students, however, can take up full-time employment during vacations. Moreover, if you are a full-time student from outside of the EU, you will be limited to working up to 120 full days or 240 half days per year before you must apply for a work permit.

Can I stay in Germany after I complete my studies?

Yes. After completing your studies in Germany as an international student, you can apply for a residence permit to stay in the country and seek work for an additional period of 18 months. If you gain work in Germany within this time you should make sure that you extend your visa, residence or work permit to ensure you are living in the country legally.

Is GRE/GMAT required to apply in Germany?

GRE is required by few universities, especially for Mechanical engineering courses. GMAT is generally required by universities offering MBA/MIM degrees. There are universities wherein you can apply without GRE/GMAT, but its’ strongly recommended that you take the test.

 

Which English language proficiency tests are accepted by German universities?

German universities do accept TOEFL or IELTS as the test for Language proficiency, however, IELTS is preferred. You need to score a minimum of 6.5 with no bands less than 6. However, there are universities that can accept lower scores as well.

I don’t have my IELTS/PTE/ TOEFL score; can I still apply for the University in Australia and update my scores later?

Yes, you can apply for a conditional admit. Once your score is available you can send it to the University for Unconditional Offer. English language score is mandatory for Visa especially for PG majorly for 6.5 (No band less than 6.0) and Undergraduate courses 6.0 (No band less than 6.0). These may vary for different courses that require public communication.

What are the common requirements for getting accepted in Australian University?

In order to get admitted to an Australian tertiary education institution there are requirements students will have to meet, whether it is an undergraduate or a postgraduate program.

Are the Australian universities globally recognised?

Australian qualifications are globally recognised, and universities in Australia are renowned for their research and training methodologies. Their teaching pedagogy is valued worldwide for their academic excellence, with seven Australian universities consistently ranking in the top 100 of the QS World Ranking and Times Higher Education Rankings. The Australian education system is distinguished by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) that specifies standards of qualifications from the tertiary education sector (higher education, vocational education, and training) in addition to the school leaving certificate, called the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.

How much does it cost as a tuition fee to study in Australia?

Tuition fees vary based on institutions, usually, the cost of the tuition fees in Australia varies between AUD$ 28,000 – AUD$ 45,000.

Is it possible to work during studies in Australia?

An international student might become eligible to work while studying in Australia.  A student with a valid study permit, enrolled full-time is allowed to work for up to 20 hours per week during the regular academic sessions. Also, if looking for full time student can work during scheduled semester breaks and public holidays.

 

How long does it take to get a Master Degree in Australia?

Commonly, Master’s degrees in Australia last for two academic years which includes semester breaks.

 

Do I need Health Insurance if I want to study in Australia?

As an international student, it is mandatory to get health insurance done before submission of the tuition deposit covering the entire duration of the study. This is known as Overseas Health Insurance (OSHC).

How much will I have to pay for accommodation in Australia, a rough estimation?

A rough estimate for accommodation in Australia would be AUD$18000-$21,041 per year. In Australia, it is mandatory for a student to show 1-year living expenses to the university and at the time of Visa as well.

Do Australian Universities accept students with 15 years of education?

Yes, the Australian universities accept 15 years of formal education for a Bachelor’s degree. The Indian education system is highly acceptable for studies in the country.

 

Which place in Australia is more cost friendly for international students?

Australia is known as the most liveable countries in the world. Commonly students prefer to go for higher studies in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.

What is the post stay back opportunity in Australia for international students?

Adelaide, Perth and Gold Coast are classified as regional by the federal government. This allows the cities’ university graduates an additional year of post-study work rights (PSWR) which means a total of 3 years. Also, the graduates in Darwin city can stay for two more years which means student is allowed for stay back for 4 years post completion of the program and Ph.D. graduates can stay up to six years.

Who can apply for a student visa in Australia?

As an international student, you can apply for a student visa not later than 6 months- 1 year after completing your course in India.

I don’t have my IELTS/GRE score; can I still apply for a Canadian University and update my scores later?

Usually, IELTS is mandatory and GRE/GMAT scores are required during the time of application for a Canadian University. Very few universities give you the option of submitting the scores later. Hence, it’s strongly recommended to apply once you have a GRE/GMAT score ready. IELTS is mandatory for Visa especially for PG majorly for 6.5 (No band less than 6.0) and Undergraduate courses 6.0 (No band less than 6.0). These may vary for Top rank universities and courses which require public communication.

What are the common requirements into getting accepted in a Canadian University/College

In order to get admitted in a Canadian tertiary education institution there are requirements students will have to meet, whether it is an undergraduate or a postgraduate program. Depending on the field of studies, programs and other relevant factors competition can vary. The two essential criteria are however, high school grades/performance as well as language skills be it English (in most of the provinces) or French.

 

How much does it cost as a tuition fee to study in Canada?

Tuition fees to study in Canada vary based on institutions. Usually, the tuition fees vary between 15000-18000CAD $ & if you are planning for universities the cost varies between 14000-30000CAD$ Per Annum.

 

Is it possible to work in Canada during studies?

An international student may be eligible to work while studying in Canada. A student must have a valid study permit and be enrolled full-time at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI). Study permit holders may be allowed to work for up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions and full time during scheduled breaks.

Are police clearance certificates required for a study permit application in Canada?

This step is not mandatory, although an applicant may need a criminal record check if he or she intends to come to Canada as a student. If required, he or she will have to obtain a police certificate from each country or territory where he or she has lived for six or more months consecutively since the age of 18. Police certificates are required to determine if applicants have a criminal record. They also help visa officers make sure applicants are not a security risk to Canada.

What is the main difference between Universities and Colleges in Canada?

Universities get to deal independently with academic matters regarding the curricula, methods and teaching strategies. Universities have the power to set academic, admission, and graduation policies and standards, appoint staff, and undertake academic planning, meanwhile, Private Universities are out-of-province institutions permitted to provide degrees after a meticulous quality assessment process by the designated governmental authorities which give the green light to certain degrees.

How long does it take to get a Master degree in Canada?

Commonly, Master’s degrees in Canada last for a whole academic year including an obligatory internship added to the overall duration. Sometimes a Master’s degree can last for two academic years, depending on the curricula and the sensitivity of the program.

 

What is the difference between private and public post-secondary educational institutions in Canada?

The public universities are commonly independent from governmental monitoring and don’t require accreditation meanwhile private universities are commonly monitored by the state gathered education council.

 

Do I need Health insurance if I want to study in Canada?

As for international students in Canada, they must all have health insurance one way or the other.

How much will I have to pay for accommodation in Canada, a rough estimation?

Accommodation varies depending on the region you will be living in Canada as well as the type of accommodation you choose to go with. However, a rough estimate would be $7300 – $14 000 per year. You are recommended to get a GIC done which is done for 1 year living expense in Canada for 10000CAD$

 

Do Canadian Universities accept students with 15 yrs of education?

Canadian universities are stringent regarding their requirement for a 4 yrs Bachelor’s degree. Few universities do accept 15 years of formal education which may ask a student to get a WES Evaluation before application. To apply for Canadian MBA students need to complete a Master’s degree as well. For example, students who have completed a B.Com will be eligible after completing the M.Com as well. In addition to the above B.Com + CA is also acceptable.

 

 

What are the common requirements to get into any UK University?

For Masters, you need to have at least 60% in your bachelor’s (in UK terms 2.1 for top universities and 2.2 for average universities). For an undergrad, you should have at least scored 70% and above to get into UK University.

For any profile with low CGPA, please connect with our counsellors/advisors at manyagroup.

Is GRE test required for applying to a Masters in UK?

No, GRE is not required to apply for a Masters in UK.

 

Is GMAT mandatory to apply to any university in UK?

If you want to apply to top MBAs programs in UK, GMAT is strongly recommended. However, there are options wherein you can apply to an MBA without taking GMAT.

When should I start applying to UK Universities?

You’ll need to start preparing the applications 10-12 months in advance with respect to the intake in which you are applying. For e.g. for September 2021, start the application by Oct-Nov 2020. However, don’t wait until the last moment to apply – you’ll also need time to sort out your finances, travel arrangements, accommodation, and possibly your visa.

How much does it cost to study in UK?

Tuition fees in UK vary from £14,000 to £36,000 for entire course. Living expense however may vary from £10,000 to £12,000

 

When should a student apply for a student Visa in UK?

As a student, you will need to be offered the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from your chosen university before you can apply for a student visa to study in UK. You can only apply for your visa three months before the start date of your course. This means, if your course starts at the end of September, you will receive your CAS around the end of June.

Do I need Health insurance if I want to study in UK?

All International students planning for study permit in UK for longer than six months are required to pay a ‘health surcharge’ in order to gain access to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). The health surcharge is £150 per year (or £75 for 6 months or less) for students and is payable when you submit your visa application on-line. Visa applicants need to pay up-front for the total period of their UK visa.

Are there financial aids available to study in UK?

Yes, students’ loans are available for higher studies in the UK. Based on merit, international students can avail grants, scholarships, and bursaries in the UK. The amount will vary basis the course and its level.

 

Can students work during studies in the UK?

All students with student visas (tier-4) in the UK are allowed to work for 20 hours per week during an ongoing session and full-time during vacations.

 

Are UK degrees recognised worldwide and what is the post study work VISA after studies?

Yes, UK degrees are accepted worldwide and known for their good quality of education. Students usually get 2 years of post study work VISA after completing their degree.

Which English language proficiency tests are accepted by UK universities and is it mandatory?

UK universities usually prefer and accept IELTS and IELTS UKVI (UK Visa and Immigration). In addition to these, UK universities do accept TOEFL (ibT) as well. IELTS/TOEFL is strongly recommended and it’s mandatory if you don’t belong or complete studies from an English speaking country.

Do institutions from the UK accept 15-year education system from India?

Yes, UK universities accept 15 years of education in order to apply for master’s programs.

 

Why is US a perfect destination for Higher Studies?

US is a perfect destination for higher studies because of the following reasons

  • World-renowned academia
  • Academic Flexibility
  • Excellent career and job opportunities
  • World-class research and training opportunities
  • Opportunity to take your career to a new level

What are the top courses one can opt to study in US?

US is a top destination to pursue Undergrad and Postgrad courses. Students can go for Engineering Courses, courses related to sciences like Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Physics, and Chemical Sciences. US has the best B-schools offering MBA programs and is a preferred destination for Ph.D. courses.

Is SAT/GRE/GMAT test required for applying to a BS/MS/MBA in the US?

Yes, SAT/GRE/GMAT is a mandatory criterion to apply for a UG/MS/MBA in the US. Only, the tier-3 universities may accept without SAT/GRE/GMAT test. There are some additional tests like SAT subject test, AP, GRE subject tests. Please connect with our counsellors to know more.

Which English language proficiency tests are accepted by US universities and is it mandatory?

US universities usually prefer and accept TOEFL (ibt). However, they also accept IELTS or TOEFL which is strongly recommended and it’s mandatory if you don’t belong or complete studies from English speaking country.

When should I start applying to US Universities?

You’ll need to start preparing the applications 10-12 months in advance with respect to the intake in which you are applying. For e.g. for September 2021, start the application by Oct-Nov 2020. However, don’t wait until the last moment to apply – you’ll also need time to sort out your finances, travel arrangements, accommodation, and possibly your visa.

Are US degrees recognised worldwide and what is the post study work VISA after studies?

Yes, the US is known for offering high-quality education. Hence, US degrees are accepted and recognized worldwide. After course completion, students usually get 1-year post-study work (OPT) for general courses and an additional 2 years for STEM accredited courses (STEM OPT) like business analytics.

Do institutions from the US accept 15-year education system from India?

US Universities prefer a student with 16-year education for Masters/MBA. However, there are some US universities which accept 15 years of education for masters/MBA. Please talk to Manya counselors for further information.

Are there financial aids/Scholarships available to study in US?

Yes, students’ loans are available for higher studies in the US. Based on merit, international students can avail grants, scholarships, and bursaries in the US. The amount will vary basis the course and its level. For more information about scholarships, please connect our advisors.

Can students work during studies in the US?

All students with F-1 student visa are allowed to work for 20 hours per week but it should be within the Campus.

When should a student apply for US F-1 Visa?

You can apply for a US F-1 VISA 120 days before the actual commencement date. You need to have I-20 issued by the university before you start with the VISA process. For more details, please connect with Manya advisors.

Can I take the GMAT exam in the UK?

Yes, you can. A number of GMAT test centers are available in major cities and towns in the UK. Check the list of centers available online and choose as per the location convenient to you. Also, in order to see the centers, you need to first register on www.mba.com

When is the GMAT available?

GMAT is a computer-based test that is available throughout the year in all countries.  However, it is suggested that you must book your test well in advance as this will give you an option to choose your preferred test center. Please note that the Testing centres operate on individual schedules with some open on weekends. Usually, a majority of these centers have morning and afternoon slots available.

Do I need to reschedule my test date?

Well, it totally depends on your preparation. If you do not feel prepared, you can reschedule the test date. You can do this by logging in to your account on mba.com. You can reschedule even 1 day before the test date. No appointment changes can be made or modified within 24 hours of the exam appointment time. The reschedule fees is structured in three tiers based on your scheduled appointment day. It varies from $50 to $150. Check mba.com to know the latest fee structure.

What if I have to cancel my test date?

One can cancel the test appointment even 1 day before the test date. You can’t make changes within 24 hours of the exam appointment time. The cancellation fees is structured in three tiers based on your scheduled appointment day. It varies from $150 to $200. Check mba.com to know the latest fee structure.

What is the right time to take the GMAT?

Well, to know when you should be taking the GMAT, you need to research what is the application deadline for the course you are planning to take. Each course will have its own deadline and it will vary from course to course. Also, many schools accept applications in “rounds” that end in September for many competitive programs and others have application rounds in April or May. Be sure that you have enough time before taking the GMAT, this will help you to send your scores to the universities as per their application deadline.

How long should I study for the GMAT?

It is recommended to start studying at least three months before you take the exam. The sooner you start the better are your chances of scoring well on the GMAT. Rest depends on the student as each student is different and thus, requires different time and approach.

Can I take my personal belongings into the exam room?

You should note that you will not be allowed to take any belongings into the exam room. This includes pens, paper, or your water bottle. You will be given a small locker outside the testing room where you can store your personal belongings.

Is calculator allowed on the GMAT?

The calculator is allowed only in the IR section. You may use an online calculator which is available on the screen.

What are the different scores on the GMAT?

In your GMAT score, you will have an overall score, a subscore in your Verbal section, a subscore in your Quantitative section, and scores in your Analytical Writing Assessment and Integrated Reasoning sections. The overall GMAT score will vary from 200 to 800 and your subscores will be measured on a scale of 0 to 60.

Can I cancel my GMAT score if I feel I have not done good?

If you feel that you have not performed well on your GMAT test and feel like cancelling your scores, then you can cancel your GMAT scores right after taking the test. Once you decide on canceling your scores at the center you still have an option to reinstate your scores within 60 days from the date of taking the exam along with a fee of USD$100. However, in case you accepted your scores at the test center, you can cancel your scores online within 72 hours of completing the test.

What if I’m not happy with my GMAT score? Can I retake the test and when?

One can reschedule even 1 day before the test date. No appointment changes can be made or modified within 24 hours of the exam appointment time. The reschedule fees is structured in three tiers based on your scheduled appointment day. It varies from $50 to $150. Check mba.com to know the latest fee structure.

Can I reschedule a GMAT appointment?

One can reschedule even 1 day before the test date. No appointment changes can be made or modified within 24 hours of the exam appointment time. The reschedule fees is structured in three tiers based on your scheduled appointment day. It varies from $50 to $150. Check mba.com to know the latest fee structure.

How should I prepare for the GMAT?

Enroll in a reputed test prep such as Manya Education and start your right preparation. And to improve your score, target your weaknesses. Devote study time to every section, but you should spend the highest number of prep hours on the areas which you find challenging to deal with.

What Math is on the GMAT?

“The concepts tested on the GMAT are the same as in high school. However, it does not cover any Trigonometry or Calculus. The GMAT quant section has two types of Questions — Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency. Data sufficiency questions will ask you if the information in the two statements is ‘sufficient’ for answering the question.

Since you won’t have a calculator on the quant section, it’s also important to be number savvy. You should be able to do calculations in time-efficient ways.”

Am I allowed to use a calculator during my exam?

You are not allowed to bring your own calculator for the exam. You will see an option for using an online calculator during the Integrated Reasoning section only. Calculators are not permitted during the Quantitative section. You will be provided with note boards and markers to work out your calculations on the Quantitative section. In addition, no personal items are allowed in the exam room. You will be provided with a locker for your personal belongings.

 

How can I prepare to take the GMAT™ exam?

“You should prepare until you are comfortable with the test question formats and timing. It is critical that you understand what types of items to expect and how to pace yourself. Preparation time differs from individual to individual but may take seven weeks or more.

We at Manya Education offer various GMAT courses (online as well as classroom) to cater to all segments of students. You may choose from what suits you best.”

Will I get scratch paper on the GMAT?

Yes, you will get a double-sided, laminated scratch pad the size of a standard legal pad to use during the GMAT. You can write on the scratch pad with non-permanent markers that will be provided to you on the day of the test. You can ask the proctor for a new scratch pad at any time during the exam.

Can I cancel and reinstate my GMAT™ score multiple times within the 72-hour cancellation period?

“Yes, you will be able to cancel and reinstate your GMAT score multiple times. However, the fees will apply to each cancellation and each reinstatement requested. We recommend that candidates carefully consider their strategy and decisions for cancelling their scores before taking the actual GMAT.”

How will cancelling and reinstating my scores impact any Additional Score Reports (ASR) I purchase?

“If you purchase an Additional Score Report (ASR) within the 72 hour cancellation period, you will not be able to cancel your score.

If you recently reinstated a score, you may be temporarily unable to purchase an ASR until the reinstatement is fully processed. This is to ensure that the ASR you purchased includes all your GMAT scores, including the one you recently reinstated.”

“What if I need more break time than I am given?”

Breaks are timed and any extra time taken will be deducted from the time you are given to complete the next section. Testing accommodations are available for test takers who meet certain eligibility criteria and properly document their requests.

What if I need my cellular (mobile) phone at the test center?

“You may not bring your cellular (mobile) phone into the testing room, nor may you check or use your phone during breaks. You may store your phone in a locker during your test, but the test administrator is not responsible for lost or stolen items. If you do access your cell phone at any time during your exam time, your exam will be cancelled and your exam fee will be forfeited.

If there is an emergency, you may ask the test administrator to use the test center’s telephone during breaks.”

How many times can I take the GMAT?

You can retake the GMAT up to 5 times in a rolling 12-month period and not more than 8 times in a lifetime. However, if you want to take it more than that then you can submit an application to GMAC. You must also understand that you should give a concrete reason; otherwise, your request will be cancelled. Also, if you score an 800 on the exam, you will not be allowed to retake the test for another 5 years!

How long are GMAT scores valid for?

Your GMAT scores will be valid for 5 years. Every time you take the test and send your score to a school, the school will be able to see every GMAT score you have attained in the previous 5 years.

Do business schools have a minimum GMAT score requirement?

Most schools will not set a minimum requirement for GMAT scores, although most will publish the average GMAT score of their students. This information is usually readily available on schools’ websites. So, do your research and find out the average scores for the schools you want to apply to.

What is IELTS exam?

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is a test to assess the English language skills of candidates who want to study, work or migrate to a country where English is the official language of communication.

Where can I take the IELTS exam?

IELTS can be taken at Test Centres worldwide on fixed days throughout the year. It is jointly managed by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), the British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia.

How much does it cost to study IELTS?

How much it will cost you to study IELTS vary from country to country. Your counselor will advise the test fee for your country in your local currency, or you can contact your nearest test centre. The IELTS test fee is the same for both versions of the test (Academic and General Training).

Should I attempt all parts of IELTS test on the same day? And Which part should I take first?

The Listening, Reading and Writing components of the test are always completed immediately after each other and with no break. You will take the Speaking test up to 7 days either before or after the test date, depending on the test centre. Many of our test centers will allow you to choose if you wish to complete all four components of the test on test day or if you wish to complete the Speaking component on a different day, depending on what suits you best. You will do the Listening component first followed by the Reading and Writing components of the test.

What are the rules for taking the IELTS exam?

The Test rules for taking the IELTS exam and guidelines can be found on the notice to candidates provided in the IELTS application form. You are also advised to read the information for candidates booklet carefully so that you understand the test format and know what to expect on your test day.

What can I take into the IELTS examination room?

Into the IELTS examination room, you are allowed to take only pens, pencils and erasers with you. You must bring the passport/national identity card you used on the IELTS Application Form to the test. You must leave everything else outside the examination room. Mobile phones and pagers must be switched off and placed with personal belongings in the area designated by the supervisor. If you do not switch off your phone/pager or if you keep it with you, you will be disqualified.

What is the IELTS Speaking test?

The IELTS Speaking test is a discussion over 11-14 minutes with a certified and highly qualified IELTS Examiner. The Speaking test is made up of three sections. It is recorded on an audiocassette or a digital recorder.

What do I need to take the IELTS Speaking test?

You must bring the same passport or the national identity card you submitted on your IELTS Application Form and continue to use the same identity documents for each part of the test. Your identity will be checked before you enter the interview room for your IELTS Speaking Test.

What accents can be heard in IELTS Listening and Speaking tests?

As you know that the IELTS is an international test, a variety of English accents, such as Australian, New Zealand, British, or North American accents are used in both in IELTS Listening and Speaking tests.

Can I write in capital letters for my IELTS test?

Yes, you can use all capital letters in the IELTS Reading and Listening components and also in the Writing component.

Can I write in pencil on my IELTS exam?

You must write in pencil for the Listening and Reading components in the IELTS exam. However, for the Writing test, you can use a pen or a pencil as per your convenience.

Who sets the ‘pass mark’ for the IELTS test?

There is no pass or fail in the IELTS test. The IELTS Scores are graded on the 9-band system. Each educational institution or organization sets its own minimum IELTS scores to meet its individual requirements.

When will I receive my IELTS test results?

Paper based Test – Your Test Report Form will be available to you 13 calendar days after your test date. The Computer-delivered test – 5 to 7 days. You will only receive one copy of your Test Report Form unless you are applying to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), or the United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) – in this case, you can receive two. Proof of application to CIC and UKBA must be provided.

 

How are the IELTS tests marked?

IELTS uses a 9-band scoring system to report test scores in a consistent manner. You receive individual band scores for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking and an Overall Band Score on a band scale from one to nine.

How soon can I re-take the IELTS test?

There is no time limit on re-taking the test, it totally depends on you. However, we strongly recommend you do additional preparation before taking the IELTS test again. Some test centres offer preparatory courses and language classes, so you can go for a test prep institute.

Where IELTS score is accepted?

IELTS score is accepted over 9,000 organizations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies.

What is the purpose of IELTS Test?

The purpose of the IELTS test is to assess the reading, writing, listening and speaking ability of the English language of a person who wants to study, work or migrate to an English speaking country. So, if you are looking to study or work abroad then IELTS is for you.