An acceptable degree of proficiency in one of the languages of wider communication is a life-skill in the contemporary academic and professional environment. The English part of the test is designed to assess candidates' language proficiency and communicative competence.
The purpose of the test is to:
The test focuses on the following areas:
The English part of the test will consist of 45 multiple choice questions. These questions will be based primarily on grammar, vocabulary and reading to test the application of knowledge.
Candidates may be tested on such grammatical concepts as tenses, modal verbs, subject-verb agreement, pronouns, prepositions etc. In case of vocabulary, the candidates are required to demonstrate their competence as able readers by inferring meaning through context clues.
Active reading is a survival skill for undergraduate students. The Reading Comprehension Section will assess comprehension at all the three levels; literal, inferential and critical. The candidates should demonstrate the ability to discern main ideas and concepts presented in texts, and identify and assess evidence that supports those ideas. The texts may range from the descriptive and factual to the discursive and analytical.
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The mathematics part of the test will consist of 50 multiple choice questions. These questions will cover the following topics:
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