General evaluation for work or immigration purposes
General evaluations assess your basic language survival skills in a broad social and educational context.
You will need to complete the general English language evaluation if you plan to go to English-speaking countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand or the United States and:
- complete your secondary education
- look for work
- enrol in training programs
Academic evaluation for study purposes
The academic evaluation assesses your readiness to study or train in English at an undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Admission to undergraduate and professional development programs is based on the results of this assessment.
How to register for an exam
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