a. To coordinate placement test activities at regular intervals.
b. To guide students and conduct various preparatory courses.
c. To liaison with international testing agencies for the MOHESR approved tests.
d. To plan and conduct IELTS workshop.
e. To Plan and conduct Toastmaster club activities.
The ELC follows the directions provided by the long range strategic plan - 2012-2017 to enhance the services offered to the student body that is aspiring to join BBA, MBA programs. In order to facilitate the proper implementation of the strategic plan ELC prepares semester & annual plans.
ELC conducts TOEFL, IELTS, City & Guilds placement tests for admission to the BBA and MBA Program. It also conducts training programs for Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) and City along with IELTS and City and Guilds IESOL Exam.
What is the role of English Language Centre (ELC)?English Language Centre (ELC) trains the students to develop four language skills – Listening, Reading, Writing and speaking to enable them to appear for the IELTS exam. It also offers Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Preparatory Course ELC aims to equip the students to comprehend the concepts with clear perception. ELC also offers mathematics crash course under the guidance of the academic faculty members from general education section of the BBA Program.
What are the different kinds of placement tests that I can take at SUC?TOEFL, IELTS, City & Guilds IESOL exam
In addition to the English Placement tests what other tests should I take?You need to take Math Placement Test.
Will I be exempted from writing Math Placement Test?Yes, If you have a SAT score of 500 or if you have a transfer of credit from the other universities or those who have an EmSAT Math Score between 1100 and 1275, you will be exempted from taking a Math Placement Test.
How do I take Math Placement Test?The sample questions are available in Math Placement Test guide which is available on the portal.
How do I know Math Placement Test dates?A calendar with the tests dates will be given to you at the time of registrations
What are the passing marks for Math Placement Test?60 % is the passing mark.
If I do not get the passing marks what do I do?You need to register for Math Foundation Course.
Is the Math Placement Test mandatory?Yes it is; without which you are not entitled to take the next level math course.
What is the duration of this course?It is one semester and it's a non-credit course.
What are the passing marks for Math Placement Course?60 percent marks and you need to clear it in one semester without which you cannot proceed to the next level of Math courses.
What happens if I don't clear Math Placement Course?You have to repeat the course and you are not promoted to level 2.
What is the mathematical ability test for BBA program?SUC conducts a mathematical ability test in which an applicant is required to score a minimum of 60% passing score for placement into the BBA program.
Which tests are the approved by Ministry?
- IELTS –ACADEMIC
- CITY & GUILDS IESOL
- PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISH ACADEMIC
- CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: ADVANCED
- EmSAT ACHIEVE ENGLISH
Does Skyline offer any preparatory Courses?Skyline offers City & Guilds IESOL Preparatory course, the duration of which is 45 hours.
It also offers Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) Preparatory Course to those students whose competency in English language skills is not adequate. After the completion of this course, the students will undergo Academic IELTS preparatory program. Upon the completion of this course, based on their score the students will be moved to BBA program. ELC offers an exclusive IELTS course both Academic and General.
Does ELC conduct any short term courses?ELC conducts short term courses like General English / Business English to students of ESP (English for specific purposes) and ESL (English for second language learners). The duration of these courses will range from one week to one month, based on the needs of the students. All these courses will have periodical tests and final test after which the students are given proficiency certificates.