OET Sample/Practice Test 2024: Download Section-wise Previous Year Question Papers PDF

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Updated on Jan 13, 2024 00:26 IST

OET Exam 2024 Sample Test: Commonly referred to as OET, the Occupational English Test is for healthcare professionals who are looking to 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 to be able to establish their proficiency in the English Language. OET exam has been specifically designed for 12 healthcare professions including Occupational Therapy, Dentistry, Nursing, Radiography, Veterinary Science, Medicine, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Pharmacy, and Optometry.

OET Sample Test

Why is OET Exam 2024 Sample Test Important?

Preparing for the OET exam through reliable study material is only half the battle won. Candidates are always advised to solve as many OET Practice Tests or OET writing samples as possible. Solving OET practice papers would provide candidates with an extra edge to be able to perform well in their OET examination. Candidates are advised to use the OET practice material available on the official website: https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/ to the fullest to familiarize themselves with the latest OET test format, experience the different types of tasks and finally use the sample paper to self-evaluate answers and compare them with model solutions. For the latest practice tests, candidates can check the links provided below.

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OET Exam 2024 Sample Papers

Aspirants looking to appear for their OET exam can try their hand at solving the OET Sample Test/ Practice papers (OET writing sample, OET reading material, OET speaking sample), provided below and self-evaluate their performance.

Why Should you give the OET Exam?

Healthcare professionals who are required to prove their English proficiency to be able 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 are required to appear for the OET test.

OET Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

OET 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. Candidates can check out our OET eligibility page to understand the eligibility guidelines that have been determined by the conducting body of the OET exam. 

OET Exam 2024 Registration

OET Registration: Candidates looking to appear for their OET exam are required to register for the OET Exam. Candidates would be required to register via the online mode only through the official website. Candidates would have to first register on the official OET website by creating an OET Login to proceed with their OET online registration. The link to the official website can be found above. 

OET Exam 2024 Fees

OET Exam Fee: Candidates who want to register for their OET exam would be required to pay OET exam fees. The OET exam costs $587 AUD and includes an array of services.

OET Exam 2024 Pattern/ Syllabus

OET Exam Pattern/OET Syllabus: Occupational English Test or more commonly referred to as OET covers all four language skills with special attention to communication in the healthcare environment. Candidates who are looking to appear for the OET exam will be required to appear in the following OET exam format.

OET Exam Pattern/ Sections

Test Duration

OET 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 Dates 2024

OET Dates 2024: Available in over 120 locations across 40 countries, OET is held multiple times every year. Similarly, in India, OET is held 24 times in a given year or twice a month and is available in popular cities across India. Though OET test dates are available every month, however, candidates can only register for the OET exam for the next three test dates at a time.

OET Exam Centres 2024

OET Exam Centre: The OET exam is held multiple times every year across 120 locations in 40 countries. In India, the OET test is held across major cities such as Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Thiruvananthapuram. Check out a list of OET exam centres near you, on our website.

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OET Exam 2024 Preparation Tips

OET Preparation Tips: Candidates are advised to use resources available online and the best OET Study Material available in the market and the official store to be able to perform well in their OET Exam.

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

OET Exam 2024 Practice Paper FAQs

How can I practice for the OET exam?

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. Candidates should note that the key to a good performance is to start early, cover the entire syllabus, and solve as many practice papers as possible.

What is the cost of the OET exam?

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.

How many times can I take the OET test?

The OET test can be attempted as many times as the candidate wants

How many hours is the OET exam for?

The total duration of the OET test takes about three hours and 20 minutes.

Can a student prepare for the OET test 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.

How can a student pass the OET test?

Technically speaking you cannot fail the OET test. However, getting scores below the university OET score requirements would entail you to appear for the OET test again to improve your scores. Candidates should note that getting higher scores would qualify the student for multiple opportunities. Candidates should note that preparation is key to scoring well in the exams.

How easy is the OET exam for the English speaker?

Candidates should note that the OET test is designed to assess every aspect of the English language. Meaning, how it is spoken, read, understood, and written. Hence, an English speaker will have to be fluent in other aspects of the OET exam pattern to score in the exam.

How can I prepare for OET for free?

Candidates are advised to leave no stones unturned during the preparation process. While there is a lot of information available on the internet, however, candidates are advised to visit the official website and buy the study material available on the website for a full-proof preparation plan.

Can I take the OET exam at home?

OET@Home is available at the moment for test-takers. However, currently, the OET at Home is available for Medicine and Nursing subjects only.

What documents are required for the OET exam?

Candidates are advised to take their valid passports as ID for the exam. National ID and Aadhar Card are also acceptable on request and candidates are required to fill out a form during g the time of registration.

Why choose the OET exam?

Healthcare professionals who are required to prove their English proficiency to be able 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 are required to appear for the OET. 

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Navneet

2 weeks 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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Pamireddy Sandhya

8 months ago

When is oet result for may 27 th exam

Reply to Pamireddy Sandhya

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

9 months 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

10 months 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

5 months ago

I think yes both exam for nurse and doctor

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Suby S

10 months ago

When we I'll get the remaining april 15th oet results

Reply to Suby S

Hello! Please watch this space for OET results and updates.

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