Poficiency Test Dates
Proficiency Exams for language requirement purpose are held once
a semester in November and April. For exact dates, please contact
the teacher in charge of the language or to SASt Language Coordinator,
Dr. Vijay Gambhir (email@example.com)
Bengali: Haimanti Banerjee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Gujarati: Babubhai Suthar <email@example.com>
Hindi: Surendra Gambhir <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Panjabi: Amrit Gahunia <email@example.com>
Pashto: Benedicte Sentry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tamil: Vasu Renganathan <email@example.com>
Kannada: Vimala Rajagopalan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Malayalam: James Kurichi <email@example.com>
Urdu: Rubab Kureshi
About the Test
You will be tested for all the four language skills - speaking, listening,
reading and writing.
SPEAKING: There will be a 15 to 20 minutes of a face-to-face oral
interview involving lingusitic fucntions such as question-answer,
description, narration, comparison and opinion.
LISTENING: There will be multiple choice and open-ended questions
testing your comprehension of main ideas and details of recorded native
speech such as conversations, announcements, news broadcasts.
READING: There will be multiple choice and open-ended questions testing
your comprehension of main ideas and details of authentic written
materials such personal letters, short stories and news articles.
WRITING: You will be asked to write 2 or 3 paragraphs of guided or
free composition on a topic familiar to you written during the course
of an hour.
Poficiency Test Request Form (click
Proficiency Levels (click this link)