OET Exam Dates 2024 in India: How to Choose OET Test Dates

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Updated on Jan 11, 2024 13:18 IST

OET Exam Dates 2024 in India: The full form of OET is the Occupational English Test or OET and the OET exam is conducted by the Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust (CBLA). Healthcare professionals who are looking to study or work in the healthcare sector in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America are required to appear for the OET exam to be able to prove their proficiency in the English Language.

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OET Exam Dates

OET 2024 - Exam Dates

The OET exam dates, 2024, are out. Please note that the registration for OET on Computer at a test centre and OET@Home will close seven days before the exam date. Candidates looking to book their OET slot can check out the OET dates for 2024 below.

OET on Paper Dates 2024

The exam dates for OET on Paper for the year 2024 are also out officially. Candidates looking forward to appear for it next year can check out the suitable dates below.

OET Paper-Based Test Dates 2024

OET Registration Window

OET Results 2024

January 13, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: December 9, 2023

January 31, 2024

Wednesday

January 27, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: January 3, 2024

February 13, 2024

Tuesday

February 10, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: January 17, 2024

February 27, 2024

Tuesday

February 24, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: January 31, 2024

March 12, 2024

Tuesday

March 9, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: February 14, 2024

March 27, 2024

Wednesday

March 23, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: February 28, 2024

April 12, 2024

Friday

April 6, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: March 13, 2024

April 23, 2024

Tuesday

April 20, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: March 25, 2024

May 8, 2024

Wednesday

May 4, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: April 10, 2024

May 21, 2024

Tuesday

May 18, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: April 24, 2024

June 4, 2024

Tuesday

June 1, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: May 8, 2024

June 19, 2024

Wednesday

June 22, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: May 27, 2024

July 9, 2024

Tuesday

July 6, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: June 12, 2024

July 23, 2024

Tuesday

July 20, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: June 26, 2024

August 6, 2024

Tuesday

August 3, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: July 10, 2024

August 20, 2024

Tuesday

August 17, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: July 24, 2024

September 3, 2024

Tuesday

August 31, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: August 7, 2024

September 17, 2024

Tuesday

September 14, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: August 21, 2024

October 1, 2024

Tuesday

September 28, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: September 4, 2024

October 15, 2024

Tuesday

October 12, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: September 18, 2024

October 29, 2024

Tuesday

October 26, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: October 2, 2024

November 13, 2024

Wednesday

November 9, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: October 16, 2024

November 26, 2024

Tuesday

November 23, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: October 28, 2024

December 10, 2024

Tuesday

December 7, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: August 25, 2023

End Date: November 13, 2024

December 24, 2024

Tuesday

OET on Computer Test Dates 2024

The table below lists the exam dates for OET on Computer for the year 2023. The registration window reflects the registration date starting and ending for the exam.

OET Computer-Based Test Dates 2024 OET Registration Window 2024 OET Results 2024

January 10, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 

End Date: Wednesday, 03 January 2024

January 23, 2024

Tuesday

January 11, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 04 January 2024

January 23, 2024

Tuesday

January 12, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 05 January 2024

January 23, 2024

Tuesday

January 13, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 06 January 2024

January 23, 2024

Tuesday

January 24, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 17 January 2024

February 07, 2024

Wednesday

January 25, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 18 January 2024

February 07, 2024

Wednesday

January 26, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 19 January 2024

February 07, 2024

Wednesday

January 27, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 20 January 2024

February 07, 2024

Wednesday

February 07, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2024

February 20, 2024

Tuesday

February 08, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 01 February 2024

February 20, 2024

Tuesday

February 09, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 02 February 2024

February 20, 2024

Tuesday

February 10, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Saturday, 03 February 2024

February 20, 2024

Tuesday

February 21, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024

March 05, 2024

Tuesday

February 22, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Thursday, 15 February 2024

March 05, 2024

Tuesday

February 23, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 16 February 2024

March 05, 2024

Tuesday

February 24, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 17 February 2024

March 05, 2024

Tuesday

March 06, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2024

March 20, 2024

Wednesday

March 07, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 29 February 2024

March 20, 2024

Wednesday

March 08, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 01 March 2024

March 20, 2024

Wednesday

March 09, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 02 March 2024

March 20, 2024

Wednesday

March 20, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2024

April 05, 2024

Friday

March 21, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 14 March 2024

April 05, 2024

Friday

March 22, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 15 March 2024

April 05, 2024

Friday

March 23, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Saturday, 16 March 2024

April 05, 2024

Friday

April 03, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2024

April 16, 2024

Tuesday

April 04, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 28 March 2024

April 16, 2024

Tuesday

April 05, 2024
Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 29 March 2024

April 16, 2024

Tuesday

April 06, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 30 March 2024

April 16, 2024

Tuesday

April 17, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 10 April 2024

May 01, 2024

Wednesday

April 18, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 11 April 2024

May 01, 2024

Wednesday

April 19, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 12 April 2024

May 01, 2024

Wednesday

April 20, 2024 

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 

End Date: Saturday, 13 April 2024

May 01, 2024

Wednesday

May 01, 2024 

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2024

May 14, 2024

Tuesday

May 02, 2024
Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 25 April 2024

May 14, 2024

Tuesday

May 03, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 26 April 2024

May 14, 2024

Tuesday

May 04, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 27 April 2024

May 14, 2024

Tuesday

May 15, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 08 May 2024

May 28, 2024

Tuesday

May 16, 2024
Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 09 May 2024

May 28, 2024

Tuesday

May 17, 2024
Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 10 May 2024

May 28, 2024

Tuesday

May 18, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 11 May 2024

May 28, 2024

Tuesday

May 29, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024

June 12, 2024

Wednesday

May 30, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 23 May 2024

June 12, 2024

Wednesday

May 31 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 24 May 2024

June 12, 2024

Wednesday

June 01, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 25 May 2024

June 12, 2024

Wednesday

June 19, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 12 June 2024

July 02, 2024

Tuesday

June 20, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Thursday, 13 June 2024

July 02, 2024

Tuesday

June 21, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 14 June 2024

July 02, 2024

Tuesday

June 22, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 15 June 2024

July 02, 2024

Tuesday

July 03, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 26 June 2024

July 16, 2024

Tuesday

July 04, 2024

Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 27 June 2024

July 16, 2024

Tuesday

July 05, 2024

Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 28 June 2024

July 16, 2024

Tuesday

July 06, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 29 June 2024

July 16, 2024

Tuesday

July 17, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Wednesday, 10 July 2024

July 30, 2024

Tuesday

July 18, 2024
Thursday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 11 July 2024

July 30, 2024

Tuesday

July 19, 2024
Friday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023 -

End Date: Friday, 12 July 2024

July 30, 2024

Tuesday

July 20, 2024

Saturday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 13 July 2024

July 30, 2024

Tuesday

July 31, 2024

Wednesday

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 24 July 2024

August 13, 2024

Tuesday

Thursday

01 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 25 July 2024

August 13, 2024

Tuesday

Friday

02 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 26 July 2024

August 13, 2024

Tuesday

Saturday

03 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 27 July 2024

August 13, 2024

Tuesday

Wednesday
14 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 07 August 2024

August 28, 2024

Wednesday

Thursday
15 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 08 August 2024

August 28, 2024

Wednesday

Friday
16 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 09 August 2024

August 28, 2024

Wednesday

Saturday
17 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 10 August 2024

August 28, 2024

Wednesday

Wednesday
28 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 21 August 2024

September 10, 2024

Tuesday

Thursday
29 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 22 August 2024

September 10, 2024

Tuesday

Friday
30 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 23 August 2024

September 10, 2024

Tuesday

Saturday
31 Aug 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 24 August 2024

September 10, 2024

Tuesday

Wednesday
11 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 04 September 2024

September 24, 2024

Tuesday

Thursday
12 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 05 September 2024

September 24, 2024

Tuesday

Friday
13 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 06 September 2024

September 24, 2024

Tuesday

Saturday
14 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 07 September 2024

September 24, 2024

Tuesday

Wednesday
25 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2024

October 08, 2024

Tuesday

Thursday
26 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Thursday, 19 September 2024

October 08, 2024

Tuesday

Friday
27 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Friday, 20 September 2024

October 08, 2024

Tuesday

Saturday
28 Sep 2024

Start Date: Friday, 25 August 2023

End Date: Saturday, 21 September 2024

October 08, 2024

Tuesday

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OET Exam Overview

The OET exam is held twice every month or there are 24 OET test days in a year. The OET exam is held across multiple major cities in India and candidates looking to register for their OET exam are required to pay an OET exam fee of $587 AUD. Though OET test dates are available every month, however, candidates can only register for their OET exam for the next three available test dates at a time. In this article, we will be talking about OET exam 2024 dates and OET results date 2024. Read on to learn more about the OET exam dates.

There are three different modes of taking the OET exam:

  • OET on Paper at a test venue
  • OET on Computer at a test venue
  • OET@Home 

OET at Home

While the first two modes of exams are quite understood, let is dive deep into what OET@Home means.

At the time of the pandemic, COVID-19, the conducting body of the OET exam had launched the OET at Home. This is the identical OET exam that is conducted at a test centre. However, the OET at Home is an OET computer-based test that would be conducted from the safety of the home of the candidate. The OET at Home - computer-based test is currently available in select destinations and for Medicine and Nursing subjects. More subjects are being added to the facility. The initiative has been done to make the OET exam more inclusive of healthcare professionals who are planning to go abroad to work or study and need OET scores as part of their application process.

At present, OET on the computer and OET at home is available only for Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, and Physiotherapy. As per the official website this test will be made available for the rest of the professions on computer after the suitable healthcare councils and boards accept the same.

OET Exam 2024 Eligibility

Candidates looking to appear for the OET exam are required to closely follow the OET eligibility guidelines to be able to register for the OET test. 

OET Exam Education Qualification

Again, CBLA - the conducting body of the OET exam has not laid down any specific educational qualifications required by the candidate to appear for the OET Exam. Hence, as long as the student is looking to work in the healthcare sector he is eligible to apply for the OET exam. Candidates should just note that the OET exam is accepted by healthcare professionals who are looking to work or study in the healthcare sector in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.

OET Exam Age Limit

CBLA the conducting body of the OET exam has not mentioned any age limit for the OET exam. There are no age criteria for candidates wanting to appear for the OET exam. Hence, candidates wanting to go abroad to countries that accept OET are required to register for the OET exam on the official website, here: https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/book-oet/

OET Exam Pattern 2024

The OET exam pattern is divided into four sections, the Listening Section, which is for 50 minutes in duration and is made up of 3 parts; the Reading Section, which is for 60 minutes and divided into 3 parts; the Writing Section, which is profession-specific and requires candidates to write a letter of recommendation and is for 45 minutes and finally the last section; the Speaking Section that requires the candidate to enact a setting from the healthcare environment in 20 minutes.

OET Paper Pattern 2024

Below is the OET exam pattern in detail. 

OET Exam Pattern/ Sections

Test Duration

OET Test Description

Listening

45 minutes

The Listening subsection is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates listening capabilities in various formats.

Reading

60 minutes

The Reading subsection is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates' reading capabilities in various formats.

Writing

45 minutes

The Writing subsection is profession-specific and requires candidates to write a letter of reference.

Speaking

20 minutes

The Writing subsection is profession-specific and requires candidates to enact a roleplay from the healthcare environment.

OET Exam 2024 Preparation Tips

Similar to other exam prep, students can choose to study on their own or join a coaching centre to prepare for the OET exam. It is entirely up to the candidate, to decide whether he/she has enough time and resources for both. Newer methods of studying are gaining popularity, like online OET prep classes. It includes both self-studying and coaching class methods. You join a virtual classroom and you learn in the comfort of your home. To choose the best method to prepare for OET you first need to look at your requirements and decide accordingly. Check out our OET preparation plan for beginners on our website. Candidates are advised to solve OET Sample Papers as part of their preparation plan. 

OET Exam 2024 Results

Candidates who have successfully appeared for their Occupational English Test (OET) can view their OET test scores 16 business days from each test date. Candidates are required to enter their OET Login credentials to get access to their online profiles where their OET scores would be published. Furthermore, candidates can also download the hard copy of their OET statement of results from their online profile.

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Still, have doubts? Check out our OET frequently asked questions to understand the nuances of the OET Dates better.

OET Exam Dates 2024 FAQs

What is the eligibility to appear for the OET test?

The OET exam is for healthcare professionals who are looking to work or study in the healthcare sector in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America hence, it is important that all applicants possess in-depth certification in similar fields. 

When can I appear for the OET test?

The OET test is held twice in a given month. Candidates can select a date that is most appropriate to them and register for the exam.

Is there any age limit set under the OET exam eligibility?

There is no set age limit for candidates wanting to appear for the OET test.

What is the fee for the OET exam in India?

The OET test is priced at AUD $587. Special requests such as late registrations and rescheduling come with an additional cost as is mentioned in the article above.

Is there any concession on the OET fee for students?

The OET test is priced at AUD $587 and is competitive in nature as compared to other English language tests and there are no concessions.

How many times is the OET conducted in a year?

The OET test is conducted twice in a given month. Hence, the OET test is conducted 24 times in one calendar year. 

Is the OET test available online?

Yes. The OET test is available in both internet and paper-based mode for the convenience of the test taker.

What is the hardest part of the OET test?

This is a very subjective question and students should note that one of the biggest advantages of the OET test is that it is held twice a month. Candidates can book the test whenever they have prepared for the exam and are confident about their performance in the exam.

Can I prepare for OET at home?

Yes. Candidates can follow our preparation guide or visit the official website to learn about the at-home preparation strategy to score well in their next OET exam. 

Is it possible to prepare for OET in a week?

The key to a good OET score is ample preparation. Candidates who have prior knowledge of the OET exam can appear for the test with a week of preparation. However, candidates who are relatively new are advised to prepare well before booking their OET test slot.

What is a good OET score?

OET does not have a good score benchmark. However, candidates are expected to comfortably get over 350 marks in each sub-test to be eligible for the best opportunities. Candidates are always advised to check with the significant council or board to stay up-to-date with the current demand of the market. 
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Jessica Jacob

2 weeks ago

I have written on April 6 till now I haven't received result and it's under final quality assurance check

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Navneet

3 months ago

I had given exam on 27 jan 2024 and result was out on 13 feb 2024, but some students including me we received a mail pf final quality assurance but still our result is not out we chat with expert on help desk of oet, they sent same msg and ask for wait for further update even 13 jan student result a

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Jessica Jacob

2 weeks ago

Have you received the result

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Pamireddy Sandhya

11 months ago

When is oet result for may 27 th exam

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Anumika Bahukhandi

11 months ago

Hello Pamireddy. The OET results will be available on their OET account after 16 business days from each test date. You will receive a statement of your result which shows your scores for each of the four sub-tests, on a scale from 0 to 500 and a letter grade (from E to A). You can log in to your 'm

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Grace

a year ago

Hello Please can I book the exams ahead of the date let's say September, and how much is it in Ghana, paper base. Thank you.

Reply to Grace

Hello Grace! Yes, you can book for the exam prior to the given dates. Please keep looking out for the dates as and when they are released and also for the last registration deadlines.

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Yasmin

a year ago

Hi. Is there any different question paper between nursing and doctor?

Reply to Yasmin

Hello Yasmin! The reading and listening sections on the OET are common for all applicants, however, sections pertaining to writing and speaking are different for applicants who are appearing for the exam as either a prospective nurse or as a doctor.

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JOHN PADRI

8 months ago

I think yes both exam for nurse and doctor

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