Listed below are the most common Language Proficiency Tests which are taken as the standard test to determine whether one’s language is good enough to spend time study abroad or not. Students who wish to join an international program are required to pass the proficiency test with proper result. The language varies depend on the student’s destination. If, for example, the student would like to join Student Exchange Program to Japan, he/she needs to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). It will be different if the student registers to Joint Degree Program in UK then he/she have to pass the TOEFL or IELTS.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IBT (INTERNET BASED TEST) TOEFL TEST
iBT-TOEFL is the latest TOEFL Test and is currently deemed as the word-wide standardized TOEFL Test. iBT-TOEFL makes use of PC which is connected to the internet. During the test, participants deliver their answers from the PC.
The skils tested are:
FYI, Structure is no longer an independent test since it is integrated to the other 4. For more info, kindly visit The Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF) here:
Menara Imperium Lt. 28 Suite B
Jl. H. R. Rasuna Said Kav. 1, Jakarta Selatan, DKI Jakarta 12980
T: (021) 8317330
F: (021) 8317331
ITP (INSTITUTIONAL TEST PROGRAM) TOEFL TEST
ITP-TOEFL score is institutional, meaning the score only applies within certain institution or region, especially in Indonesia. Your ITP-TOEFL Test result won’t get you anywhere international, but it enables you to know whether your English skill has met your institution’s standard or not.
For more info, kindly contact and visit the Continuing Education (CE) here:
Petra Christian University – EH Building, the 2nd floor
Jl. Siwalankerto 121-131
T: (031) 8439040, 8394830-31
F: (031) 8436418
or UBAYA’s International Village:
Universitas Surabaya – The International Village
Jl. Raya Kalirungkut, Surabaya 60293 | Ph: +62-31 298-1300 | Fax: +62-31 298-1301
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
ELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s proven English language test. IELTS was one of the pioneers of four skills English language testing over 25 years ago, and continues to set the standard for English language testing today.
Official IELTS Test Center in Surabaya:
Jl. Sumatera 49
Tel. (031) 502-6400
Fax (031) 502-6408
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) has been offered by the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (formerly Association of International Education, Japan) since 1984 as a reliable means of evaluating and certifying the Japanese proficiency of non-native speakers. Over time, the use of JLPT results has expanded from skill measurement to include employment screening and evaluation for promotions and pay raises as well as use as a form of qualification. Many outstanding suggestions for improvement were also submitted by a wide variety of individuals around the world.
Take your JLPT Test here:
The Japan Foundation, Jakarta (Indonesia)
Summitmas I, 2-3F, Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Kav. 61-62 Jakarta Selatan 12190, Indonesia
TEL: 62-21-520-1266 FAX: 62-21-525-1750