Publish Date : 14th March, 2020



This is to inform all undergraduate students of Spring 2020 trimester that those who are proficient in English language skills can sit for an exemption test of Intensive English II Course.


The test on Intensive English II will be held on March 20, 2020.


Exemption Test Details:

Course title: Intensive English II
Test Fee: 2500 BDT
Date: March 20, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Exam Venue: Room No (601, 602, & 603), UIU Campus
Date of Registration: March 18, 2020 (Till 12.00 pm)
Registration Venue: Admission Office, UIU


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


For further details, please contact:

Md. Nazmul Hasan Chowdhury
Deputy Registrar, Admissions Office
United International University


Question Pattern of the Exemption Test for Intensive English II


Duration: Two hours
Full marks: 100

  1. Reading: 20 Marks

There will be one reading comprehension passage.

The comprehension passage will contain:

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


  1. Writing: 50 Marks
  • Writing application (10)
  • Editing paragraph (16)
  • Essay writing (24)


  1. Listening: 15 Marks


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



Speaking: 15 Marks

Interview: 05 marks + Impromptu Speech: 10 marks


(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. )



                Rubric for  Interview


 Rubric for  Impromptu Speech


Criteria Marks Obtained Marks Marks Obtained Marks
Content: ideas, adequate explanation, and reference 1 2
Organization of information: cohesion and coherence 0.5 1
Body language and eye contact 0.5 1
Pronunciation 0.5 1
Intonation and stress 0.5 1.5
Grammatical accuracy & Diction 1.5 2
Fluency  0.5 1.5
Total     05     10


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