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13th June 2011, 04:35 AM
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Which course can I opt after answering TOEFL, GMAT, GRE? Do I need any special coaching?


hi
im a first year engineering student.i wish to study abroad after my engineering,but i lack the knowledge about toefl,gmat,gre etc.what is exact course for each of these,from when should i start prep for these and does it need special coaching or something or can i just do it all by myself.
thanks.





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14th June 2011, 07:20 PM
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Default Re: Which course can I opt after answering TOEFL, GMAT, GRE? Do I need any special coaching?

Hello Ankita,

The tests like the TOEFL and GRE are conducted by US Educational Testing Service to assess the eligibility of international candidates for admission in graduate schools.
GMAT score is used by the english speaking countries to consider application of international candidate for admission in a business school.

TOEFL stands for Test Of English as a Foreign Language.
It comprise of four sections:

Reading section- In this section, you will have to read 3-4 passages and answer around 70 questions.

Listening section- In this section, you will have to answer around 50 questions based on audio of lectures, classroom discussions etc.

Speaking section-In this section, you will have to speak on a particular topic.

Writing Section- In this section, you will have to write on topics based on reading and listening section.

The Graduate Record Examination-GRE and the Graduate Management Admission Test-GMAT is based on
Verbal Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning
Analytical Writing

All these section includes problem solving, data sufficiency, sentence correction, reading comprehension, writing essays etc.
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15th June 2011, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by ANKITKAPOOR1992 View Post
hi
im a first year engineering student.i wish to study abroad after my engineering,but i lack the knowledge about toefl,gmat,gre etc.what is exact course for each of these,from when should i start prep for these and does it need special coaching or something or can i just do it all by myself.
thanks.

WHAT IS TOEFL ( Test Of English as Foreign Language ) ??


-> TOEFL exam is to check the ability of the candidate with usage of English as language.

-> TOEFL score is needed in many colleges in US and other countries where they evaluate the candidate's English language with the score respectively.

-> TOEFL exam is conducted by ETS ( Educational Testing Service ).

-> It is not much important when compared with GRE and GMAT since it needs very less preparation.. and if you are quite good with English then sure you can score good marks in the exam..

-> You can prepare in your own for TOEFL if you are good in English if not coaching centre will do good.. Start your preparation right from 1st year of your college so you will have enough time to give the exam once again to improve your score if needed...

-> TOEFL exam is mainly to test 4 important skills from the candidate which are as follows...


-> Reading.

-> Listening.

-> Speaking.

-> Writing.



-> I have attached some of the previous year papers in this post, just go through the papers to know the difficulty of the exam and the type of questions asked..

-> There are many books available in the market which helps you to prepare for the TOEFL exam.. some of the recommended book are as follows...


Barron's Guide Toefl IBT
ISBN: 8175156236


-> TOEFL score is valid for 2 years only.

-> To apply for TOEFL exam online and to know more about the exam visit http://www.ets.org/toefl/



WHAT IS GRE ( Graduate Record Examination ) ??


-> GRE exam is mainly for the admission of graduate degree in US and other foreign countries.

-> GRE is also conducted by ETS ( Educational Testing Service ).

-> GRE need lots of preparation when compared with TOEFL, so its better you opt. for some coaching class if you are slow learner. And you must start the preparation from the start of 1st year to score well..

-> GRE exam covers four important sections which are as follows...


-> Verbal Section.

-> Quantitative Section.

-> Analytical Writing Section.

-> Experimental Section.



-> I have attached some of the previous year papers of GRE in this post.. just check it over to know about the test pattern.. but right now syllabus is been revised which will be in line from august..

-> There are lot of books available in the market for GRE preparation... just try to buy those and prepare for the exam.. some of the recommended books are as follows..


Barron's GRE 2011 ( With CD)
ISBN: 8175156066



New GRE 2011-2012 Premier With CD-ROM New GRE 2011-2012 Premier With CD-ROM
ISBN: 1607148498

-> To apply for GRE test online and to know more about the exam visit http://www.ets.org/gre


WHAT IS GMAT ( Graduate Management Aptitude Test ) ??


-> GMAT exam is mainly for getting admission in Business Schools ( MBA ) in US and other countries.

-> GMAT exam needs lot of time to prepare, if you have idea of going into Business administration after your bachelor's degree then GMAT is the right exam to appear.. Doing MBA degree in foreign countries is more valuable when compared doing inside own country but the college should be one of the best which you can get admission with some good GMAT score...

-> The exam concentrates on 3 important sections which are as follows...


-> Verbal skills.

-> Mathematical skills.

-> Analytical Writing skills.



-> I have attached some of the previous year model papers of GMAT exam in this post.. just go through the papers to get an idea about the exam...

-> There are lot of books available in the market which helps you for GMAT preparation.. some of the recommended book are as follows...


Cracking The GMAT (with DVD)
ISBN: 037542976X


-> To register for GMAT exam and to know more information about the exam visit http://www.mba.com/the-gmat.aspx
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15th June 2011, 02:36 AM
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Default Re: Which course can I opt after answering TOEFL, GMAT, GRE? Do I need any special coaching?

There are many exams which is conduted for study in abroad.

1. TOFEL- whcih is necessary for all programme in U.S
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is administered by Educational Testing Services across the world. Some of the institutes located outside the United States also accept TOEFL score as a measurement of English Proficiency of a candidate.

2.TSE- it is for that people who wants to be a teacher in foregin.

3.IELTS-International English Language Testing System or IELTS is an English language assessment test primarily used by those seeking international education, professional recognition, bench-marking to international standards and global mobility. IELTS is owned, developed and delivered through the patenership of the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the university of cambridge ESOL Examinations.

4.SAT- for all ug rogramme.
(SAT) is way to get admission in colleges in America. SAT is conducted by the College Board, which is a non profit organization and committed to the principles of excellence and equity. The College Board conducts SAT examination with a view to providing opportunities to students of various countries who deserve to engage themselves in their future studies with students of other developing or developed countries.

5.GRE-The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is a standardised examination conducted by the ETS (Educational Testing Services), USA GRE (Graduate Record Examination) measures the potential of a candidate which almost all the graduate schools and universities abroad demand for the purpose of admission in different streams like Graduate studies, Fellowships Programs and Research Programs etc. ETS representative in India is responsible for conducting the examinations.The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores happen to be one of the several parameters which the Graduate Schools or Universities look into, for assessing an applicant for study in the all the streams except Management.

6. For management streams admission is done through GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test).
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15th June 2011, 03:09 AM
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Default Re: Which course can I opt after answering TOEFL, GMAT, GRE? Do I need any special coaching?

well let me explain each of them one by one to u

GRE

http://www.ets.org/toefl/
graduate record examination

is the exam conducted for admission to MS ? PHD courses in US

and also acceptable in europe singapore etc.

GMAT

graduate management aptitude test, is conducted for admission in

management courses like 2 yrs and other variants.

http://www.mba.com/the-gmat.aspx

TOEFL
This is one exam conducted for testing a students english language skills

includes listning speaking writing reading etc.

GRE and GMAT include verbal and quantitative skills section.

so generally if you want to go i engineering/ research field itself

the you go for GRE and for MBA go for GMAT.
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15th June 2011, 08:48 PM
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Default Re: Which course can I opt after answering TOEFL, GMAT, GRE? Do I need any special coaching?

You can apply mba in iim.coaching is necessary.
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sylllabus for toefl,gre
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i need some quiry about an gre its eligibility and what is the ms
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Only SAT is enough or we need TOEFL? I mean after doing SAT is it necessary to do TOEFL? For scholarship both are necessary?
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31st January 2012, 08:13 PM
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Default Re: Which course can I opt after answering TOEFL, GMAT, GRE? Do I need any special coaching?

The tests like the TOEFL and GRE are conducted by US Educational Testing Service to assess the eligibility of international candidates for admission in graduate schools.
GMAT score is used by the english speaking countries to consider application of international candidate for admission in a business school.

TOEFL stands for Test Of English as a Foreign Language.
It comprise of four sections:

Reading section- In this section, you will have to read 3-4 passages and answer around 70 questions.

Listening section- In this section, you will have to answer around 50 questions based on audio of lectures, classroom discussions etc.

Speaking section-In this section, you will have to speak on a particular topic.

Writing Section- In this section, you will have to write on topics based on reading and listening section.

The Graduate Record Examination-GRE and the Graduate Management Admission Test-GMAT is based on
Verbal Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning
Analytical Writing

All these section includes problem solving, data sufficiency, sentence correction, reading comprehension, writing essays etc.
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