Now Available Worldwide: ETS Offers At-Home Solutions for TOEFL iBT® Test and GRE® General Test Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Pubblicato il: 02/04/2020 22:01
At-home tests provide a convenient, flexible and safe option for testing while test centers are closed
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ETS, a global leader in educational measurement and learning solutions, announced today that the TOEFL iBT
These solutions are now available everywhere the computer-delivered TOEFL iBT test and GRE General Test are normally available, with the exception of Mainland China and Iran. In Mainland China, ETS is working closely with NEEA to accommodate test takers impacted by test cancellations, including adding test dates once regular testing resumes. ETS is working to offer at-home testing in Iran as soon as possible.
Testing is conducted through artificial intelligence technology and the use of live human remote proctoring serviced by ProctorU
Students have an opportunity to select from numerous test times each week to find a time that is most conducive to their schedules. Registration is currently open for test dates through June 2020. ETS will continue to assess the situation to determine whether additional test dates will be added.
"It was imperative for us to create a timely, flexible and reliable solution to allow students the opportunity to take these tests, so that they can complete time-sensitive applications that will allow them to continue on their educational journeys," said Alberto Acereda, Executive Director of the Global Higher Education Division at ETS. "Test takers can expect the same valid and reliable tests that are administered in test centers from the comfort of home."
ETS is taking every precaution 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.
"We understand the challenges that our test takers are facing worldwide and are pleased to now offer an option to safely test at home without compromising the integrity of our tests," said Srikant Gopal, Executive Director of the TOEFL
To register for a TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition test, students can sign in or create an ETS account by visiting
For a full explanation of the registration process, visit
At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, and by conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL