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Due to coronavirus, students will take global exams like TOEFL, GRE at home

The Test of English as a Foreign Language and Graduate Record Examinations, are crucial exams for admissions in top universities across the globe.

Published: 03rd April 2020 10:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd April 2020 10:28 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: Global exams like TOEFL and GRE will be taken at home except in mainland China and Iran in view of the COVID-19 situation across the globe, according to the Educational Testing Service (ETS).

The tests had been suspended across the globe following coronavirus outbreak.

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"At-home solutions will now be worldwide for test-takers who have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Both TOEFL and GRE will be taken at home till the situation is conducive for tests to be conducted at centres," Srikant Gopal, Executive Director of the TOEFL Program, said.

"Precautions are being taken to ensure that the tests students will take from home meet the highest standards for validity, reliability and security.  These tests employ multiple best-in-class security measures that use both  real-time human monitoring and artificial intelligence technology," he added.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), are crucial exams for admissions in top universities across the globe.

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