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Occupational English Test for nursing professionals launched

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

professionals planning to take up practice in and can do Occupational English Test, offered by an arm of the University of Cambridge, in

The (OET) is offered by Assessment English (part of the University of Cambridge) and Boxhill Language Assessment, Australia, a press release said.

The OET assesses the language proficiency of healthcare professionals who wish to register and practice in overseas.

is owned by Boxhill Language Assessment Trust, a venture between Cambridge English and Box Hill Institute,


The OET has been accepted by and Midwifery Council, and and Midwifery Board of as proof of English proficiency for trained nurses.

"OET is a standardised English test which has been developed for this industry exclusively. The recognition and acceptance of the test in the and opens up a world of opportunities for the nurses seeking to work in these countries", English, South-Asia, Regional Director, said.

OET Test venue centres were currently present in 11 cities across the country while the test can also be taken up in over 40 countries, the release added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 17:50 IST
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