In the writing exam, the students are given various topics such as,

  • “Parents are the best teachers.” Do you agree or disagree? Explain your opinion.
  • What are the causes and effects of poverty?
  • Compare two extreme sports

and they are expected to write an essay expressing their ideas by including an introduction, body and conclusion paragraph and following the rules of essay-writing.

The exam lasts for 60 minutes.

You can access the sample writing exam by clicking on the link below.

Writing exam is graded by two different instructors by using a grading criteria which can be reached through the link given below. Your grade is calculated by taking the arithmetic mean of the two instructors’ grades.

There is no passing score for the writing exam. While calculating the overall score of the second stage of the proficiency exam, the writing exam adds 25% to the total score.