ATTENTION!!!

ALL NEWLY ADMITTED (FALL 2018) UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF UIU

 

This is to inform that all newly admitted Undergraduate students who are proficient in English language skills may apply for exemption from two English courses (Intensive English I & Intensive English II).

There will be two tests for exemption from Intensive English I & Intensive English II courses. The first test on Intensive English I will be held on October 07, 2018. The schedule of second test for Intensive English II will be announced later.

First Exemption Test Details:

Course Title: Intensive English I
Test Fee: 2500 BDT (non-refundable)
Date of Test: October 07, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Test Venue: UIU Campus
Registration Period: October 01 – 06, 2018 (9:00 am – 05:00 pm)
Registration Place: Admissions Office, UIU

 

Students, who will score minimum 66% marks in each test, will be exempted from the respective course. On passing the tests, students will get waiver on course fee for Intensive English I & Intensive English II and save time and money while completing their graduation.

 

 

Question Pattern of the Exemption Test for Intensive English I

Duration: Two hours

Full marks: 100

 

  1. Reading:

There will be two reading comprehensions.

  1. Grammar based
  2. General reading skills based

 

The comprehensions will contain:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Capitalization and punctuation
  • Matching
  • True/false
  • Close and open ended questions 

 

  1. Writing: 
  • Text based summary

The original text will include information about: education, science, arts, business, culture etc.

 

  1. Listening:

A Listening track will be played twice and the candidates will listen to it carefully. Then, they will have to answer the following questions based on the listening text:

 

  • Choose the correct answer
  • Guess the meaning
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Matching
  • Write true/false
  • Short answer questions

 

  1. Speaking:
  • Impromptu Speech

The candidate will be provided with a pool of topics. He/she will randomly pick one of the topics and will prepare for two minutes for the impromptu speech. Then, he/she will deliver the speech and will be evaluated based on the following rubric.

 

Criteria Marks Obtained Marks Remarks
Content: reasoning and examples 2
Organization of information: cohesion and coherence 1
Body language and eye contact 1
Pronunciation 1
Intonation and stress 1.5
Grammatical accuracy 1
Diction 1
Fluency 1.5
Total 10

 

 

For further details, please contact:

Md. Nazmul Hasan Chowdhury

Deputy Registrar

Admissions Office, United International University

Phone # 01914-001470

 

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