OET Exam Preparation Classes In Nepal

OET stands for Occupational English Test and it is such an English Language Proficiency Test that is specially designed for healthcare professionals to evaluate their English communication skills to work in English-speaking healthcare environments. OET is recognized by regulatory bodies in the United States, United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Dubai, Singapore, Ukraine and Namibia. Organizations, including hospitals and universities, from around the world use OET instead of IELTS, TOFEL or PTE as proof of one’s ability to communicate in healthcare settings. OET is available for 12 healthcare professions and those are medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, dietetics, optometry, veterinary science, podiatry, occupational therapy, radiography, physiotherapy and speech pathology When it comes to taking a Language Proficiency Test, OET has become popular among healthcare professionals, whether it is for practicing nursing or becoming a doctor abroad. Here we, NCLEX Nepal, are going to discuss everything about OET, from OET preparation to OET exam in Nepal.

Why choose OET exam?

OET is considered to be the best English Language Proficiency Test among international medical students to start a career abroad. OET, on the other hand, is tailored to the needs of nurses. It permits nurses to demonstrate their English proficiency while working and living in an English-speaking environment. To assess each of the four English skills, the OET uses language from healthcare settings such as hospitals and clinics. The majority of general or academic assessments are inappropriate for nurses. Non-nursing students who want to study abroad may find them handy. OET, on the other hand, is tailored to the needs of nurses. It permits nurses to demonstrate their English proficiency while working and living in an English-speaking environment. To assess each of the four English skills, the OET uses language from healthcare settings such as hospitals and clinics. The majority of general or academic assessments are inappropriate for nurses. Non-nursing students who want to study abroad may find them handy.

Requirements for OET exam

Requirements for Oet exam are as follows:

● A valid email id for OET Exam registration.
● A valid identification (ID) for the verification process.
● OET exam fees must be paid at the time of booking.
● You must be registered on the official OET Website to participate in the OET exam.

Who is eligible for OET Exam?

Candidates should have passed Class 12 or 3 years Diploma or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board/University are eligible to participate in OET exam.

Oet exam structure:

OET exam is divided into four sections: Reading (60 minutes), Writing (45 minutes), Listening (40 minutes) and Speaking (20 minutes).

OET Exam Sections

Test Duration

OET Sub-Test Description

Reading

60 minutes

OET Reading sub-test is divided into 3 parts where the reading capabilities of candidates are examined in various formats.

Writing

45 minutes

OET Writing sub-test is profession-specific and candidates have to write a reference letter in this.

Listening

40 minutes

OET Listening sub-test is divided into 3 parts where candidates’ listening capabilities are examined in various formats.

Speaking

20 minutes

OET Writing sub-test is profession-specific and in this, candidates have to enact a roleplay from the healthcare environment.

OET Grade Scaling

The OET result comes in grade system . here we scaled OET grade with ILETS grade below:
Oet grade scaling

OET Exam Result Publish Date

OET exam results are usually published 16 business days after you take the OET exam.​

What is the duration of OET Exam?

Those planning to take the test should be aware that it is separated into four sections: listening, reading, writing, and speaking. Candidates must finish each subtest within the time allotted for that section. Candidates should set up a full day to complete the OET. Although the exam does not take up the entire day, candidates are encouraged not to arrange any other activities during that time.

OET Exam Dates in Nepal

The OET exam is held twice a month in Nepal and a total of 24 days in one year. Although OET tests are conducted every month, one can register for the next three available OET exam dates only. You can take part in the OET test in two different modes: OET on Paper and OET on Computer, and in both modes, the tasks, format, and difficulty level of the test remain the same. The test will be evaluated by the highly-trained examiners who mark paper-based OET.

OET Exam Centers in Nepal

The oet exam centers in nepal are as follows:
1.  Universal Language & Computer Institute (OET on Paper)

       Dillibazar Height Marga Kathmandu Bagmati Province 44600 Nepal

       +977 1-5970036

2. Fulbright Commission in Nepal (OET on Computer)

         Aakirti Marg Kathmandu Bagmati Province 44600 Nepal

          01-5907757

3. Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur(OET on Paper)

         East-West Highway 5TH Floor Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur

         10 Bharatpur Bagmati Province 44200 Nepal

          +977 056532933 (Ext. 602)

          +977 9802955515

If you are opting for OET on computer, you can only take up Reading, Listening, and Writing on the computer. You have to take your OET speaking sub-test, at home via Zoom call.

Cost Of OET Exam

Now you know why OET is important to pursue a medical career abroad, you may now be wondering about the OET exam fees in Nepal. Well, you will have to pay an examination fee of NPR ~52,000 to participate in an OET test. Yes, the OET exam cost in Nepal is pretty high than IELTS but you may also accept that it is worth it for a healthcare profession. Unlike the NCLEX exam, which nursing graduates have to travel to India to participate in, you can take the OET test in Nepal. Yes, there are test centers for the OET test in Nepal that take OET tests twice a month. After you have applied for the OET test, you have to go to the test center and participate in the exam on your scheduled date. You will be given 3 hours to finish the test.

Why should you go for Oet preparation at NCLEX NEPAL?

24*7 Student Support

We at NCLEX Nepal provide students welfare, administrative and educational support 24*7. We help our students from NCLEX application throughout the visa application. We support our students in whatever they are struggling for in their nursing careers, even after they are off-board. Students at NCLEX Nepal get whatever they are promised.

Excellent Online learning platform

NCLEX Nepal has an excellent interactive and innovative online learning platform where our students can receive a quality virtual learning experience with immense support.

Experienced and Highly Skilled Faculty

With immense skills, Nclex Nepal has years of experience in teaching and training students for the Oet examination. Additionally, all of the lecturers at NCLEX Nepal are experienced and highly skilled professionals.

Mock test

NCLEX Nepal conducts Physical Mock Test Exams for students to track their progress and do self-evaluation. You can participate in oet mock test in Nclex Nepal for preparation of final Oet test. Oet mock test helps student to build confidence to give their best .