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Can i apply for usa after 12th from cbse board without IELTS or TOEFL?
Aman Singh profile image Aman Singh Member Join date: Jul, 2013 Posts: 1 Points: 0
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.
  • July 26, 2013

Replies (6)

Madhan Kumar Madhan Kumar Expert Join date: Feb, 2013 Posts: 601 Points: 9320

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 Expert Join date: Mar, 2012 Posts: 685 Points: 9942 Trusted Advisor

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. 

Gigeo Sakkaryas | IMTP Consultants
Foaad Sadiq Husain profile image Foaad Sadiq Husain Member Join date: Aug, 2013 Posts: 2 Points: 30

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

Rajinder Sharma profile image Rajinder Sharma Member Join date: Mar, 2015 Posts: 1 Points: 10

which board get more benefit cbse or home board?

Jyoti Sharma Jyoti Sharma Expert Join date: Sep, 2014 Posts: 99 Points: 1655

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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