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Standard Tests

At IEC, we understand that applying to overseas universities is not just about filling an application form. It is
a crucial decision and involves a lot of planning, research, and decision-making.

Common tests across countries

Test Countries
UK USA Australia New Zealand Canada Ireland



Every level of education in the UK, comes with varying requirements. Each of these criteria has to be fulfilled by international students, in order to study in the UK.


Both undergraduate and graduate international students who wish to gain entry into U.S. colleges and universities are required to take one or more standardised tests. With an intent to measure the abilities and proficiencies of the applicants, the scores from these tests are sent to colleges along with your application package, along with references, transcripts, essays and other information. Universities also try to ascertain
whether the student possesses sufficient knowledge of English to attend lectures and participate in discussions during the course of their education, where required.


Common Tests in Australia: IELTS, TOEFL GMAT, GRE, SAT (For more information about the tests

  • LSAT or Law School Admission Test
  • Language Proficiency Tests

New Zealand

Common Tests in New Zealand: GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL IELTS (For more information about these tests

  • PTE or Pearson Test of English


Since education in Canada, is demarcated by provincial jurisdiction, each province develops its own set of standardised tests and curricula. Large scale assessments are conducted across specific grades depending upon levels.

  • SAT and ACT (General Reasoning Tests)



The Republic of Ireland more or less, contains the same practices as the UK as far as international student admissions are concerned. The General Applications Office collects all applications unless otherwise specified by the University. In turn, the CAO provides the complete list of courses, appli-cation processes, and other related information.

  • Academic
  • Medicine
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