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What is OET?

The Occupational English Test [OET] is an English Language Assessment accepted predominantly in Australia and several other English speaking countries including the United Kingdom. Professionals from 12 different health care fields / specializations who seek to study, work or migrate to certain countries can use OET as evidence of their English Language proficiency.

For whom is OET?

OET is specifically designed for professionals in Dentistry, Dietetics, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Radiography, Speech Pathology and Veterinary Science.

Why take OET?

OET is specifically designed to assess key language skills of healthcare professionals in order to ensure optimized communication when practising in an English speaking environment. The assessment is mainly based on the use of English language in situations specific to different professions in health care sector.

Who recognizes OET?

OET is accepted as proof of English language competence of health care professionals by government immigration authorities, healthcare boards and councils as well as higher education institutes in several English speaking countries. Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection ; Medical Board of Australia; University of Queensland, Australia; General Medical Council, United Kingdom are some of these bodies that fully recognize OET. To see the full list please visit:

Test Venue

ACBT is the only test venue for OET in Sri Lanka. The test is available at ACBT Colombo and Kandy campuses.

Preparation Courses

Department of English at ACBT conducts preparation courses for candidates of OET.

OET Preparation Course (16 hours)* - Rs.20, 000/= (A new batch starts on the first week of every month).

*At ACBT Colombo Campus

OET Exam Fee and Dates

$587 AUD


9th July 2022

23rd July 2022

6th August 2022

27th August 2022

10th September 2022

24th September 2022

8th October 2022

22nd October 2022

5th November 2022

19th November 2022

3rd December 2022

17th December 2022



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