OET Sample/Practice Test 2022: Download Section-wise Pevious Year Question Papers PDF

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Updated on Jun 15, 2022 01:30 IST

OET Sample Test: Commonly referred to as OET, the Occupational English Test is for healthcare professionals who are looking to work in the healthcare sector in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America to be able to establish their proficiency in the English Language. OET exam has been specifically designed for 12 healthcare professions including Occupational Therapy, Dentistry, Nursing, Radiography, Veterinary Science, Medicine, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Pharmacy, and Optometry. 

Given the pandemic, COVID-19, the conducting body of the OET exam has launched the OET at Home. This is the identical OET exam that is conducted at a test centre. However, the OET at Home would be an OET computer-based test that would be conducted from the safety of the home of the candidate. The OET @ Home test is currently available in select destinations and for Medicine and Nursing subjects. More subjects are being added to the facility. The initiative has been done to make the OET exam more inclusive of healthcare professionals who are planning to go abroad to work or study and need OET scores as part of their application process.  In this article, we are going to e talking about OET Sample Test.

OET Sample Test 2022

Preparing for the OET exam through reliable study material is only half the battle won. Candidates are always advised to solve as many OET Practice Tests as possible. Solving OET practice papers would provide candidates with an extra edge to be able to perform well in their OET examination. Candidates are advised to use the OET practice material available on the official website: https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/ to the fullest to familiarize themselves with the latest OET test format, experience the different types of tasks and finally use the sample paper to self-evaluate answers and compare them with model solutions. For the latest practice tests, candidates can check the links provided below.

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OET Sample Papers

Aspirants looking to appear for their OET exam can try their hand at solving the OET Sample/ Practice papers provided below and self evaluate their performance.

Why choose the OET exam?

Healthcare professionals who are required to prove their English proficiency to be able to work or study in the healthcare sector in  Australia, Canada, Ireland, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America are required to appear for the OET test.

OET Eligibility

OET Eligibility: Candidates looking to appear for the OET exam are required to closely follow the OET eligibility guidelines to be able to register for the OET test. Candidates can check out our OET eligibility page to understand the eligibility guidelines that have been determined by the conducting body of the OET exam. 

OET Registration

OET Registration: Candidates looking to appear for their OET exam are required to register for the OET Exam. Candidates would be required to register via the online mode only through the official website. Candidates would have to first register on the official OET website by creating an OET Login to proceed with their OET online registration. The link to the official website can be found above. 

OET Exam Fees

OET Exam Fee: Candidates who want to register for their OET exam would be required to pay OET exam fees. The OET exam costs $587 AUD and includes an array of services.

OET Exam Dates

OET Dates 2022: Available in over 120 locations across 40 countries, OET is held multiple times every year. Similarly, in India, OET is held 24 times in a given year or twice a month and is available in popular cities across India. Though OET test dates are available every month, however, candidates can only register for the OET exam for the next three test dates at a time.

OET Exam Centres

OET Exam Centre: The OET exam is held multiple times every year across 120 locations in 40 countries. In India, the OET test is held across major cities such as Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Thiruvananthapuram. Check out a list of OET exam centres near you, on our website.

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OET Exam Pattern/ Syllabus

OET Exam Pattern/OET Syllabus: Occupational English Test or more commonly referred to as OET covers all four language skills with special attention to communication in the healthcare environment. Candidates who are looking to appear for the OET exam will be required to appear in the following OET exam format.

OET Exam Pattern/ Sections

Test Duration

OET Description

Listening

45 minutes

The Listening subsection is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates listening capabilities in various formats.

Reading

60 minutes

The Reading subsection is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates reading capabilities in various formats.

Writing

45 minutes

The Writing subsection is profession-specific and requires candidates to write a letter of reference. 

Speaking

20 minutes

The Writing subsection is profession-specific and requires candidates to enact a roleplay from the healthcare environment.

OET Exam for Nurses

OET Exam for Nurses: As informed earlier OET scores are recognised by countries for nurses looking to enter the healthcare sector. There is a certain ambiguity revolving around OET exams for nurses. Well, nursing is very much part of the OET exams that have been developed specifically for healthcare professionals. Nurses who are looking to enter the healthcare sector are required to score a B in the OET Listening, Reading and Speaking sub-tests and a C+ in Writing. The nurses are required to obtain a minimum score of 350 out of 500 to become accredited nurses in a foreign country. However, nurses looking for exact OET score requirements are required to check the qualification criteria on the official website and then obtain the score in the OET exam. 

OET Preparation Tips

OET Preparation Tips: Candidates are advised to use resources available online and the best OET Study Material available in the market and the official store to be able to perform well in their OET Exam.

OET Practice Paper FAQs

Still, have doubts? Check out our OET frequently asked questions to understand the nuances of the OET exam better. 

A. Candidates are always advised to source their OET study material from the official OET website. Candidates will find both free as well as paid study material - both online and offline for their preparation for the OET exam.

Q. How can I practice for the OET exam?

A. Candidates can follow our preparation guide or visit the official website to learn about the at-home preparation strategy to score well in their next OET exam. Candidates should note that the key to a good performance is to start early, cover the entire syllabus, and solve as many practice papers as possible. 

Q. What is the cost of the OET exam?

A. The OET test is priced at AUD $587. Special requests such as late registrations and rescheduling come with an additional cost as is mentioned in the article above.

Q. How many times can I take the OET test?

A. The OET test can be attempted as many times as the candidate wants

Q. How many hours is the OET exam for?

A. The total duration of the OET test takes about three hours and 20 minutes.

Q. Can a student prepare for the OET test at home?

A. Yes. Candidates can follow our preparation guide or visit the official website to learn about the at-home preparation strategy to score well in their next OET exam.

Q. How can a student pass the OET test?

A. Technically speaking you cannot fail the OET test. However, getting scores below the university OET score requirements would entail you to appear for the OET test again to improve your scores. Candidates should note that getting higher scores would qualify the student for multiple opportunities. Candidates should note that preparation is key to scoring well in the exams.

Q. How easy is the OET exam for the English speaker?

A. Candidates should note that the OET test is designed to assess every aspect of the English language. Meaning, how it is spoken, read, understood, and written. Hence, an English speaker will have to be fluent in other aspects of the OET exam pattern to score in the exam.

Q. How can I prepare for OET for free?

A. Candidates are advised to leave no stones unturned during the preparation process. While there is a lot of information available on the internet, however, candidates are advised to visit the official website and buy the study material available on the website for a full-proof preparation plan.

Q. Can I take the OET exam at home?

A. OET@Home is available at the moment for test-takers. However, currently, the OET at Home is available for Medicine and Nursing subjects only. 

Q. What documents are required for the OET exam?

A. Candidates are advised to take their valid passports as ID for the exam. National ID and Aadhar Card are also acceptable on request and candidates are required to fill out a form during g the time of registration.

Comments

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I am registered Nurse mumbai high level English will this terms of study get me through the exam

Reply to Clotilda Mendes

Give points or hints that will boost my overall eagerness to this study

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Ashka Shah

3 weeks ago

I had completed my microbiology am i eligible for oet?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

3 weeks ago

Hello Ashka. OET is an English language test for healthcare professionals. So you have to check whether the profession or university you are applying to accepts OET or not. If they do accept OET you can appear for the OET exam. Or else you are not required to appear for the OET exam

Hi plzz help me i have bams degree ( ayurveda doctor) is m eligible for OET exam ?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

3 weeks ago

Hello Jaspreet. OET is an English language test for healthcare professionals. So you have to check whether the profession or university you are applying to accepts OET or not. If they do accept OET you can appear for the OET exam. Or else you are not required to appear for the OET exam

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Blessing Oruonye

3 months ago

Kindly share dates for exams in Nigeria

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

2 months ago

Hello. You can visit the official website of OET to know about the OET exam dates for Nigeria. The link to the official website is mentioned in the article above.

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