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GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)

Adminstered By: ETS (Educational Testing Service)

Website: www.ets.org/gre

Required For: Candidates who are seeking admission in Masters Degree program fields other than management. Most Universities require GRE for PhD programs.

Validity: The score is valid for 5 years.

Reporting: The score is sent to 4 universities free of coast at the time of GRE exam.ETS charges fees for scores sent to any additional universities later.

Registration: By phone, fax, mail or online.

Requirements For Registration: Name as in the passport, Address, Credit Card Number, Name of the Cardholder, Expiry date of the card. (The card has to be an International Card).


IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

IELTS- At a Glance:

  • An English Language Proficiency Test that covers all 4 language skills – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking
  • Assessment is done at 9 levels called bands – from non – user to expert user.
  • Owned and managed by – IELTS Australia, The British Council and The University of Cambridge – ESOL.
  • Paper based test.
  • Provides report for each of the four skills separately, as well as an average band score.
  • Most Australian, British, Canadian and New Zealand academic institution accept IELTS. American institutions are increasingly accepting IELTS for admission.
  • Duration of the test: 2 Hours and 45 Minutes (excluding the Speaking module).