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Can i apply for usa after 12th from cbse board without IELTS or TOEFL?

  • Aman Singh profile image
  • Aman Singh Original poster
Actually sir i had passed my 12th class from cbse board and someone told me that i can apply for usa without doing ielts or toefl.

Replies (6)

  • Madhan Kumar
  • Madhan Kumar Participant

H Aman, Its not about CBSE or Matriculation.. Some Universities accept candidates without IELTS/TOEFL, if they have scored very high in English Subject during their higher secondary education..

However,this is applicable only for few Universities .. Most of the universities will expect IELTS/TOEFL

For more guidance check out expert's video on 'Is IELTS mandatory to study abroad?'

  • Gigeo Sakkaryas
  • Gigeo Sakkaryas Participant

Hi Aman, if you are looking to go to USA, Universities there definitely need TOEFL and SAT for admissions in to the Bachelors courses. Most good and Top Universities will not exempt you from writing SAT and TOEFL. 


Wish you all the best. 

  • Foaad Sadiq Husain profile image
  • Foaad Sadiq Husain Participant

It also depends on what you intend to study in the US.

  • Rajinder Sharma profile image
  • Rajinder Sharma Participant

which board get more benefit cbse or home board?

  • Jyoti Sharma
  • Jyoti Sharma Expert

Dear Rajinder,

Greetings from Hotcourses India.

There is no as such concern, CBSE and home board both are acceptable. But yes, CBSE is more preferred.

Thanks & Regards,

Hotcourses India

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