Occupational English Test (OET) is an English Language Test for Healthcare Professionals who want to work or study in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Like other English language exams this test is designed to check the proficiency of the healthcare professional in English language.It is recognized by healthcare boards and councils in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore as a proof of English proficiency.
When to give OET?
OET is conducted every month, 12 times a year in India and most of the countries.
Who can give this test?
It covers 12 professions which include:
Ø Occupational Therapy
Ø Speech Pathology
Ø Veterinary Science
Scoring system of OET
OET has grading system, from A (highest score) to E( lowest) grade. The candidate must score minimum of B grade to qualify the test. The result of the test is available after 16 business days from the date of the test and hard copy will be sent to students within 5 business days.
Grading description according to performance
- Grade A: Very high level of performance
- Grade B: High level of performance
- Grade C: Good level of performance
- Grade D: Moderate level of performance
- Grade E: Low level of performance
OET has four modules or sub test
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Validity of the test
OET is valid for 2 years.
If any of the student is unable to get minimum of B score in any of the four module, he/she can give the test again and submit the best result among the two (considering the highest score in each module) within 6 months.
For New Zealand
If any of the student is unable to get minimum of B score in any of the four module, he/she can give the test for that particular module(one or all) and submit the best result among the two which includes; the result of previous test and that particular module within 12 months.
Official Link for OET Registration