The fall semester of 2020 is right around the corner. The international students all around the world are preparing for the proficiency tests and of course the applications to study.
Each and every college in Canada has its own set of rules and administration policies. Hence, it varies from one to the other. DLS is the Designated Learning Institution in which colleges, universities, and educational institutions that permit in welcoming the international students.
An essential point to keep in mind is that DLSs assess everything. From your educational background, transcripts of applicant, professional and academic recommendations. Besides, DLS also gauges your language proficiency skills.
So, being a student you must decide which English testy you are opting for. But with the recent coronavirus pandemic going around everything was shut down all over the world. But slowly, the online tests have started with the ease of restrictions. In this blog, we have mentioned down the language testing options accepted by the DLS.
1. IELTS Academic
The first test as we all know is the IELTS Academic which is held by IDP, Cambridge Assessment English, and the British Council. Almost 400 universities and colleges accept the IELTS Academic test.
It is a paper-based and computer-delivered test. The former gives the results within 13 days while the latter will provide you within 7 days.
2. Duolingo Test
Another language testing option is the Duolingo Test. It is an app that teaches you multiple languages. Almost 140 Canadian Post Secondary Institutions accept it. One can complete it within one hour and the results will be available in 2 days.
3. Pearson Test of English
90% of Canadian universities and colleges accept the Pearson Test of English which is available in 50+ countries. The test results are available within 2 days. Because of coronavirus pandemic, Pearson is offering Versant tests online so international students can give the exam from home.
TOEFL is The Test of English as a Foreign Language that 150 countries. In the coming weeks, more test dates will be available for the students to appear for the exam. The administrator of TOEFL is Education Testing Service – ETS is rendering TOEFL Special Home Edition iBT for international students. Conditions applied for China and Iran.
5. Cambridge Assessment of English
Last but not least is the Cambridge Assessment English which is accepted by public universities and 200 schools in Canada. C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency tests result are available within 2-3 weeks – computer-based while 4-6 weeks for the paper-based test.
C1 and C2 are valid for a lifetime. One can opt for these tests after students have completed the English language courses.
Remember, you have got time to brush up your skills and get the utmost and best possible score for your exam. Also, before registering for the test ensure that DLS you are applying for is accepting the test. For this, you can always consult our student visa counsellor who provides the best guidance towards it. So CALL NOW and get yourself digital counselling only through us.