OET-(Occupational English Test )

OET-(Occupational English Test  )
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Starts from:Fri, January 1, 2021 8:00AM - 9:00AM
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Course Feature
Class Description

OET (Occupational English Test) is designed to meet the specific English language needs of the healthcare sector. It assesses the language proficiency of healthcare professionals who wish to practice in an English-speaking environment. All four language skills are assessed, with Writing and Speaking tests available in 12 different areas of healthcare. All candidates sit the same Reading and Listening tests.

OET is accepted as proof of English proficiency in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, Namibia and Singapore for registration in 12 healthcare professions.

OET is owned by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust (CBLA). It is a venture between Cambridge English and Box Hill Institute.

  • This section would cover any latest developments revolving around OET for the benefit of students who are planning to appear for the OET exam.

    Coronavirus Covid-19 OET Alert

    Due to the ongoing pandemic coronavirus COVID-19, OET scheduled to be held on May 16, 2020, has been suspended across all test centres in India. Candidates whose test date has been cancelled would be allowed to reschedule their test to a later date free of charge.

    OET 2020: Highlights

    Exam Name OET
    OET full form Occupational English Test
    Official Website https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/
    Most popular for Healthcare professionals looking to work in the healthcare sector
    Accepted by UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dubai, Singapore, and Namibia.
    Conducted by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust (CBLA)
    Mode of Exam Computer and Paper – delivered test
    OET Fee $587 AUD
    Score Range On a scale of A (Highest) to E (Lowest)
    OET Contact The OET Centre

    PO Box 16136

    Collins St West VIC 8007


    Telephone: (Monday – Friday/ 9:30 – 16:30 AEST)

    AUS +61 3 8658 3963

    UK +44 1202 037333

    Fax: +61 3 8656 4020

    OET Eligibility

    The OET exam is for healthcare professionals who are looking to work or study in the healthcare sector in the UK,  Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dubai, Singapore or Namibia, hence, it is important that all applicants possess in-depth certification in similar fields.


    Candidates looking to appear for their OET exam are required to register for the OET Exam. Candidates would be required to register via the online mode only through the official mode. Candidates would have to first register on the official OET website by creating an OET Login to proceed with their online registration.

    OET Exam Pattern

    Occupational English Test or more commonly referred to as OET covers all four language skills with special attention to communication in the healthcare environment. Candidates who are looking to appear for the OET exam will be required to appear in the following OET exam format.

    OET Exam Pattern/ Sections Test Duration OET Description
    Listening 45 minutes The Listening subsection is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates listening capabilities in various formats.
    Reading 60 minutes The Reading subsection is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates reading capabilities in various formats.
    Writing 45 minutes The Writing subsection is profession-specific and requires candidates to write a letter of reference.
    Speaking 20 minutes The Writing subsection is profession-specific and requires candidates to enact a roleplay from the healthcare environment.

    OET Test Centres

    The OET exam is held 14 times every year across 120 locations in 40 countries. In India, the OET exam is held across major cities such as Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Thiruvananthapuram. For details of the OET Test Centres nearest to you, visit here.

    OET Preparation Tips

    Candidates are advised to use resources available online and the best OET Study Material available in the market and the official store to be able to perform well in their OET Exam. For the best preparation material, aspirants can check here.

    OET Sample Test/ Practice Papers

    Aspirants who want to pursue OET are advised to solve as many OET Practice Tests as possible. Solving OET practice papers would provide candidates an extra edge to be able to perform well in their OET examination. Candidates are advised to use the OET practice material available on the official website to be able to better their performance at the exam.

    OET Scores and Results

    Candidates who have successfully appeared for their OET can expect their OET Scores to be generated approximately within 16 working days from the day of each test. Students who appear for their OET would be graded on a scale of 0-500 in ten points increment. The numerical score would be further mapped to a separate letter grade for each subtest with (alphabet A) denoting highest to (alphabet E) denoting lowest. There is no overall OET grade.

    Still, got more doubts? Check out our exhaustive OET FAQs to help you with your queries.