Test preparation is the first step to begin to study abroad in English speaking countries like Australia, USA, UK, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand. There is a range of admission requirement which you have to meet.
English Language Requirement:
Students from Nepal must meet English language requirement for study and visa purposes. Countries like Australia, UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada and some other countries mandatorily require Nepalese students to provide results of an English language test both at the time of admissions and visa application.
Students who don’t meet English language requirement will have to study additional English language program (ELICOS/ ESL/ELP) at their institution before commencing their desired Bachelor or Master program. The tuition cost for short-term English language program ranges from US $ 3,000 to $ 8,000 or equivalent amount (please note that English language fees may differ from one institution to other).
There are various types of English language proficiency tests available in Nepal such as IELTS, TOEFL, PTE Academic and Cambridge CAE. Students willing to study in Australia can take IELTS or other alternative English test whereas students willing to study in the UK must take IELTS only. Currently, IELTS is the most popular English language test among Nepalese students.
Students may need to sit for additional test if they wish to study in the USA. Majority of the US institutions require SAT (for bachelor/ undergraduate level), GRE (for Master/Graduate level STEM, Arts & Humanities programs) and GMAT (for Master/Graduate Level MBA or other Business programs).