Study Abroad – Know about Important Exams

Technology is advancing day by day and so, the standards of higher education. Though India has many good higher educational institutes, but it is a fact that the it has to go a long way in the field of technical higher education in order to meet the growing needs for professionals. No wonder, more and more students are looking to go abroad for their higher studies.


If you are also aspiring to study abroad, you will be flooded with a choice of exams to take enter into university because most universities make it mandatory to get a certain score in certain stipulated tests and exams. We have listed out the most important ones for you with links to more articles on them to bring you all the information you need.




It’s one of two standardized college admissions tests in the US. (The other is ACT) It’s run by the College Board, a non-profit that also administers the PSAT and the AP (Advanced Placement) program. The SAT is a standardized test meant to show schools how prepared you are for college by measuring key skills like reading comprehension, computational ability, and clarity of expression. Because so many students take the test, it also provides schools with data about how you compare to your peers nationwide.




The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States. The GRE aims to measure verbal reasoning,quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of learning. The content of the GRE consists of certain specific algebra, geometry, arithmetic, and vocabulary. The GRE General Test is offered as a computer-based exam administered at prometric testing centers. In the graduate school admissions process, the level of emphasis that is placed upon GRE scores varies widely between schools and departments within schools. The importance of a GRE score can range from being a mere admission formality to an important selection factor.




The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)  is a computer adaptive test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. It requires knowledge of certain specific grammar and knowledge of certain specific algebra, geometry, and arithmetic. The GMAT assesses analytical writing and problem-solving abilities, while also addressing data sufficiency, logic, and critical reasoning skills that it believes to be vital to real-world business and management success It can be taken up to five times a year. Attempts must be at least 16 days apart.




The International English Language Testing System], is an international standardized test of English language for non-native English language speakers. IELTS is one of the major English-language tests in the world, others being the TOEFL, TOEIC, , PTE:A, and OPI/OPIc.




Test of English as a Foreign Language® is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. The test is accepted by many English-speaking academic and professional institutions. TOEFL is one of the two major English-language tests in the world, the other being the IELTS.