At the Azerbaijan University a “placement test” has been held for students enrolled in English. All officially registered students gave test exams prepared by the department of Foreign languages.
The “placement test” was conducted to determine whether a student has the language skills necessary to study English in the specialty he / she has received in a bachelor's degree and to place the student in the appropriate groups according to the language level. During the entrance exams earned points do not matter in this process.
There are 100 questions in the “placement test”. In the examination process the student’s English grammar, vocabulary knowledge, as well as the proper use of language structures and the skills to use the time properly measured.
The students whose score is 91 and above is released from the preparatory program and joined to the enrolled speciality program.
It should be noted that, in Azerbaijan University specialties are taught in English the duration of study is 5 years, with 1 (one) academic year for English language preparation. Moreover, the students enrolled in English specialities and the knowledge of English is IELTS internationally (6.0 and more), TOEFL (75 and more), PTE (50 and more) or with language certificate and the students who have successfully passed the “placement test” begin directly with the I course.