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Study Abroad after B.Tech

People who are interested to pursue M.S. must take exams like TOEFL/IELTS (English proficiency tests) and GRE to get scholarships. Now a day most of the foreign universities are offering graduate courses at affordable costs and many banks are providing loans for doing higher studies.

GRE: The Graduate Record Examination or GRE is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for many graduate schools in English speaking countries. It is created and administered by the Educational Testing Service. It is a computer based Online Test. The percentile scored in this exam will decide your future in doing M.S in foreign nations. The GRE revised General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills. Apart from MS programs, many universities worldwide are now using GRE score to admit students into MBA program.

Test Content and Structure
The GRE revised General Test measures your verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills

Verbal Reasoning — Measures your ability to analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyze relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among words and concepts.
Quantitative Reasoning — Measures problem-solving ability, focusing on basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis.
Analytical Writing — Measures critical thinking and analytical writing skills, specifically your ability to articulate and support complex ideas clearly and effectively.

TOEFL:
The Test of English as a Foreign Language evaluates the potential success of an individual to use and understand Standard American English at a college level. It is required for non-native applicants at many English-speaking colleges and universities. A TOEFL score is valid for two years and then is deleted from the official database.

The New Test Format
Test Section Number of Questions Timing
  • Reading: 3–5 passages, 12–14 questions each 60–100 minutes
  • Listening: 4–6 lectures, 6 questions each 60–90 minutes
  • 2–3 conversations: 5 questions each
  • Break 10 minutes
  • Speaking 6 tasks: 2 independent and 4 integrated 20 minutes
  • Writing: 1 integrated task 20 minutes
  • 1 independent task 30 minutes
IELTS is recognised by over 6,000 organisations worldwide
The University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES), the British Council and IDP Education Australia jointly manage international English Language Testing System. is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to study or work where English is the language of communication. The IELTS tests candidates in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking sections. IELTS is recognized by over 6,000 organizations worldwide, including universities, employers, professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.

Test format
There are two modules to choose from – Academic and General Training.
Each recognising organisation sets its own entry requirements. In some cases, both modules may be accepted.
Both modules cover all four-language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking. Everyone takes the same Listening and Speaking tests. There are different Reading and Writing tests for the Academic and General Training modules.
The Academic module is for candidates wishing to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, and for those seeking professional registration.
The General Training module is for candidates wishing to migrate to English speaking Country (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK), and for those wishing to train or study at below degree level Also, one can pursue management programs in foreign universities by taking GMAT.

GMAT:

The Graduate Management Admissions Test is a standardized test for determining aptitude to succeed academically in graduate business studies. The GMAT is used as one of the selection criteria by most respected business schools globally, most commonly for admission into an MBA program. More than 5,400 MBA and management programs worldwide accept the GMAT exam. The GMAT consists of four main sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal

Test Structure
The GMAT consists of four main sections
  • Analytical Writing Assessment
  • Integrated Reasoning
  • Quantitative
  • Verbal
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Published on 5/25/2013 1:40:00 PM
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