Everything you Wanted to Know About Occupational English Test (OET)

The Occupational English Test (OET) assesses the English language ability of Healthcare professionals who are seeking to work in an English-speaking environment. Here is the basic information about OET which includes cost, test centers and study material guide.

Who All are Eligible for the Occupational English Test (OET)?

The Occupational English Test (OET) has been specifically designed for 12 healthcare professions, which includes:

  • Dentistry
  • Dietetics
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Radiography
  • Speech Pathology
  • Veterinary Science

How to appear for Occupational English Test (OET)

The Occupation English Test (OET) can be taken online. Upcoming OET test date can be found here.

Where are Occupational English Test (OET) Scores Accepted

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection accepts the OET scores for various visa categories including skilled migration and student visas.

Where can you find the study material for Occupational English Test?

You can find the study material for Occupational English Test (OET) on the official OET shop here.

OET Registration Requirement and Fee

You need to fulfill the following requirements before going for the OET tests:

  • You are required to have a national identity card or passport
  • A suitable digital photograph is required
  • Fee payment using Visa or MasterCard

The cost of OET depends upon the place where you take up your examination. Candidates who are newly facing the OET tests must sit in all 4 sub-tests. The table below shows the cost for all sub-units if you are not taking the test in Australia.

OET TEST FEE OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA
Full Sit (4 Sub-test) AUD $775
3 Sub-tests AUD $600
2 Sub-tests AUD $425
1 Sub-test AUD $225

The OET test centers in India are in Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi. If there are no OET test centers near you, there may be a possibility that OET has not experienced much demand from your locality.