The Complete Guide To UKiset
What is the UKIset?
UKiset is an adaptive online entry test taken in English designed to support admission into the UK independent education system. It can be taken in the student’s own country at an authorised testing centre, in the UK at a test centre in London or at selected schools. It provides schools with valuable information on a student’s potential within their school.
It is an intelligent means to test a student’s developed ability and aptitude for learning and is a standardised assessment that helps identify the candidate’s strengths, weaknesses and learning preferences.
UKiset Fees – How Much Is the UKiset test?
UKiset costs £295 which includes registration, arrangement of a test date, invigilation fees, results sent to the candidate, and the full UKiset Profile sent to up to five schools (more school choices can be added at £50 per school).
UKiset Test Question Structure
UKiset takes approximately 2.5 hours to complete. For year 12 entries (16+), this may be longer due to the level of their test. Ukiset measures five principal areas:
- Non-Verbal Reasoning – a form of problem solving based around diagrams rather than words.
- Spatial Ability – tests the ability to mentally rotate and manipulate shapes in two and three dimensions.
- Verbal Reasoning – problem solving with words.
- Quantitative – The application of mathematical concepts and skills to solve real-world problems.
- English – grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening and creative writing.
UKiset schools list
Currently, there are over 200+ UK Boarding Schools which use UKiset as the standardised assessment to recruit overseas students. Here you can find a comprehensive list of schools.
UKiset Registration Process
You can register for UKiset online or speak to us (we’ll help you handle all the nitty-gritty details).
UKiset Test Centers
Britannia StudyLink Malaysia is a certified, official UKiset test center. You can book an appointment with us if you wish to sit for the UKiset Test.
According to UKiset.com, the best practice for UKiset is in working on a candidate’s English skills. The student should prepare on improving vocabulary, grammar, receptive (reading and listening) and expressive (speaking and writing) tasks, as well as practice verbal and non-verbal reasoning. You can Google terms like “verbal or non-verbal reasoning” to get explanations and ideas of the type of questions that might be asked.
Instant reports are generated after the test has been taken that are available the next working day and emailed to the provided contact.
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