IELTS – English Proficiency Test

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. More than 2.5 million IELTS tests are taken each year. Taking IELTS can help you live, study and work around the world. More than 9,000 organisations in 140 countries accept IELTS, including government, academic and employment institutions. IELTS is the only English language test accepted for immigration purposes by all countries that require one.  IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Read More …

Use your GRE scores for joining MBA in reputed schools

Taking the GRE® General Test for Business School is a Smart Choice Business schools worldwide are using GRE® scores as part of their admissions process for MBA, specialized master’s and other graduate business programs. In fact, the GRE® General Test is the most widely accepted measure of a student’s readiness for graduate-level work — and the only test that can help you get into graduate and business school, giving you more opportunities for success. With the GRE General Test you Read More …

Prepare for the GRE General Test – Download Free official software

POWERPREP® II, Version 2.2 Software: Preparation for the Computer-delivered GRE® revised General Test  Version 2.2 Now Available for FREE Download The free POWERPREP®II software allows you to download the comprehensive overviews of each section of the GRE® General Test available on this website. It also contains a Test Preview Tool and two practice tests to help you get ready for test day. It is designed to help you: Understand what’s being tested Gain familiarity with the various question types Become Read More …

BOLC Distance Learning Scholarships

BOLC Distance Learning Scholarships BOLC Scholarships BOLC Distance Learning Scholarships Brentwood Open Learning College is pleased to announce BOLC Distance Learning Scholarships to make learning affordable for students across the world. These scholarships range between (UK Pounds) 100 and (UK Pounds)460 (Up to 80% of the course fee). Amounts vary based upon need. Who can apply for Scholarship? These scholarships are available for students of any age, on a rolling basis enrolling on any of our programmes. In order to Read More …

GRE Preparation – Books for enhancing Verbal skills

The Verbal Reasoning measure is an important part of the GRE Examination. This assesses a candidate’s ability to analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyze relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among words and concepts. It is important to score well in the verbal reasoning section to land a high GRE General Test score. Some useful books and CDs that help one build their vocabulary, and gain other required skills to crack the Read More …

Scholarships by the British Council

The British Council (India) provides a series of scholarships for those planning to pursue various degree programmes in the United Kingdom (U.K.) including the following: Goa Education Trust Scholarships 2017 The Goa Education Trust (GET) Scholarship is an opportunity to pursue Masters in the UK. Hornby scholarships 2017 The Hornby Trust supports the teaching of English as a foreign language and awards scholarships to English language teachers from developing countries. Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship This is an annual scheme made Read More …

TOEFL overview

TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language. It measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to students utilise their skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing and is one of the most widely respected and recognised English-language tests in the world. Most people who take the TOEFL are planning to study at a university or college where English is the medium of instruction. However, the test is also used by immigration departments to issue residential and Read More …

All about IELTS

The IELTS is a globally recognised English test. Statistics show that over 1.4 million applicants take the test each year to apply for overseas education and employment. Over 6,000 institutions in 135 countries recognise this test. The IELTS is conducted in over 500 international centres, four times in a month. A number of people from different backgrounds appear for the test, making it one of the most accepted forms of international testing. This makes it imperative for aspirants to plan Read More …

Types of Overseas Scholarships

There are 5 types of study overseas scholarships that are well known in the mainstream: Merit-Based: Merit Based aid originated as a result of top tier universities finding themselves in a bidding war for desirable students. Troy Miller once stated, ‘Instead of students competing to get into the best colleges, have the colleges competing to get the best students’. Merit based awards are hence typically granted on the basis of academic, artistic, athletic or other extracurricular based superiority.   Need-Based: Read More …

Important Exams for Higher Studies Abroad

Various universities prescribe different qualifying exams as a pre-requisite for studying abroad. Some important Exams are listed below: 1.  TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) TOEFL can evaluate the ability of a student or an individual to understand and use English in a setting which is academic in nature. This is a requirement for non-English speaking natives at most of the English universities and colleges. This is also a requirement for scholarships. The scores of TOEFL is  valid Read More …