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Prasann Rathod profile image Prasann Rathod Member Join date: Jul, 2014 Posts: 1 Points: 0

I am a secod year BE student. i want to study or rather do my MS from US, UK, or Australia. SO what do i need to prepare? IELTS? TOEFL? GRE?

  • July 16, 2014
  • Preferred qualification: Undergraduate

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Richard Lasrado Richard Lasrado Expert Join date: Mar, 2012 Posts: 344 Points: 5001 Trusted Advisor

Hello Prasann,

IELTS will be the test that you have to take if you wish to apply to USA, UK and/or AUSTRALIA. USA is flexible in choice and hence IELTS is preferred.

Best wishes,

Richard Lasrado

Richard Lasrado | Education Abroad Counselling Centre
Ashwin Sriram Ashwin Sriram Expert Join date: Jul, 2014 Posts: 50 Points: 720

Hi Rathod,

Your test will depend on the University you opt for. It's better to first shortlist the Unis you want to apply to and then find out what tests you'll need to take. Otherwise, you might end up spending a bit of money to write one of those two tests and discover later that the Uni you want to apply for accepts another test score. Give these two articles a read to know more about IELTS and TOEFL:

If you need help shortlisting Unis or selecting a study destination then check these articles out:

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Fabio Rabinovitsch Fabio Rabinovitsch Member Join date: Sep, 2014 Posts: 4 Points: 45

Hello, have you seen this blog post on GradTrain? It might help you!


Amit Jain Amit Jain Contributor Join date: Jun, 2014 Posts: 23 Points: 285 Trusted Advisor

Hi Prasann,

You can take either of the two as they are both tests of English. Almost all the universities consider either of the scores. However, IELTS is what I would recommend! Let me know in case you have further questions! Happy to help!! 

Amit Jain | Scholars Abroad Consulting Pvt Ltd
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