Standardised Tests

IELTS

IELTS-bannerIELTS: International English Language Testing System

IELTS, the 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. IELTS is recognised by over 6,000 organisations worldwide, including universities, employers, professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies. British Council, IDP and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examination jointly own IELTS. ACE Overseas Education Consultants is the registered test book centre for both British Council and IDP.

IELTS: Accessible and convenient

IELTS is offered up to four times a month in more than 125 countries. Tests are usually on Saturdays or Thursdays. To find out test dates in your area, please contact your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants today.

IELTS: The international test

IELTS is internationally focused in its content. For example, a range of native-speaker accents (North American, Australian, New Zealand, and British) is used in the Listening test, and all standard varieties of English are accepted in candidates’ responses in all parts of the test. Please feel free to contact your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for a detailed guidance on what to expect from the IELTS test.

TOEFL

tofel-bannerTOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language

The TOEFL test is one of the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 8,500 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries, including Australia, Canada, the U.K. and the United States. Wherever you want to study, the TOEFL test can help you get there. ACE Overseas Education Consultants can help you achieve desired scores in TOEFL examination.

What Is the TOEFL iBT Test?

The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. ACE Overseas Education Consultants can help you understand the examination format in greater detail.

Where and When Can I Take the TOEFL iBT Test?

The TOEFL test has more test dates (30–40 per year) and locations (4,500 test centers in 165 countries) than any other English-language test in the world. You can retake the test as many times as you wish. ACE Overseas Education Consultants can help you achieve the desired score in one attempt by offering you detailed coaching on all four sections of the exam.

GRE

gre-bannerWho Takes It?

Prospective graduate and business school applicants from all around the world take the GRE revised General Test. Applicants come from varying educational and cultural backgrounds and the GRE revised General Test provides a common measure for comparing candidates’ qualifications. Please consult your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for mode details.

About GRE

The Graduate Record Examination GRE revised General Test is the most widely accepted graduate admissions test worldwide. The test measures students on verbal, quantitative and analytical writing skills. Data shows that scores on the GRE General Test accurately predicts graduate school students’ grades and performance.

When and Where Do People Take It?

The GRE revised General Test is available at about 700 test centers in more than 160 countries. In most regions of the world, the computer-based test is available on a continuous basis throughout the year. In areas of the world where computer-based testing is not available, the test is administered in a paper-based format up to three times a year in October, November and February. Please consult your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for mode details.

GMAT

gmat-bannerHow can you best prepare for the GMAT exam?

The answer to that is as simple and straightforward as it is unique to you. There are no magic formulas, tricks, or “one size fits all” answers—just planning, preparation, and devoting sufficient time to becoming familiar with the exam can help you reach your target score. Please consult your study abroad advisor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants to help you plan your study preparation for GMAT

What is the structure of the GMAT exam?

The GMAT consists of four main sections—Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal. You have three and a half hours in which to take the exam, but plan for a total time of approximately four hours to include optional breaks. Feel free to consult your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants to know more details.

How is GMAT score determined?

The number of questions you answer; whether you answer the questions correctly or incorrectly and the level of difficulty and other statistical characteristics of each question determine GMAT score. Please consult your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for mode details.

SAT

sat-bannerSAT

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. The SAT is owned, published, and developed by the College Board, a non profit organization in the United States. The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are a suite of tools designed to assess your academic readiness for college. These exams provide a path to opportunities, financial support and scholarships, in a way that’s fair to all students. The SAT and SAT Subject Tests keep pace with what colleges are looking for today, measuring the skills required for success in the 21st century. Please consult your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for mode details.

When is the Best Time to Take the SAT?

The SAT and other College Board tests are offered several times a year. Most students take the SAT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year. Please consult your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for mode details.

Should you take an SAT Subject Test?

Many colleges use the SAT Subject Tests for admission, for course placement, and to advise students about course selection. Some colleges specify the SAT Subject Tests that they require for admission or placement. Please consult your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for mode details

PEARSON

pearsonTest timings

PTE Academic is 3 hours long and is split into timed parts. When the time is up on the section, the test will move on automatically. There are 20 different types of task. Some tasks will test integrated skills (e.g. reading & speaking).

• Introduction: untimed. The student introduces himself. This section is not assessed.
• Speaking and writing: 77 – 93 minutes
• Reading: 32 – 41 minutes
• Break: 10 minutes. The break is optional.
• Listening: 45 – 57 minutes

The timings shown are variable. The test will always last 3 hours in total. Contact your study abroad counsellor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants for more details on how to manage your time well during PTE exam to get desired scores.

Booking

You can register online for the test 48 hours in advance.You must visit a Pearson test center to take the test of English.There are test centers worldwide. Please consult your study abroad advisor at ACE Overseas Education Consultants to help you book a test date for a desired date and venue.