Prometric to leverage existing capabilities to drive program growth
In conjunction with Princeton NJ-based Educational Testing Service (ETS), Prometric® is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the India Country Master Distributor (CMD) for ETS’s flagship TOEIC® program. In this capacity, Prometric will leverage its organizational capabilities to provide access and quality service to TOEIC test takers and score users, as well as developing and executing strategic initiatives to support the continued growth and adoption of the TOEIC program in India.
For more than 40 years as an industry leader, the TOEIC program has set the global standard for assessing English-language communication skills needed in the workplace and everyday life. The TOEIC program provides comprehensive assessment data across all four communication skill areas (listening, reading, speaking and writing) to provide fair, valid and reliable information that supports employers’ decision-making. Today, more than 14,000 organizations across more than 160 countries - including many industry leading multi- national commercial organizations - trust the TOEIC assessments to evaluate proficiency in workplace English and to make important decisions relating to recruitment, promotions and talent management.
“The TOEIC program is a crucial tool for employers, as it provides organizations with valuable insights into the communication skills and abilities of their workforce, an area of increasing importance with the continued globalization of work. Prometric, with its deep understanding of the Indian market and its expertise in being a global leader in test delivery and distribution, brings strong synergies to this relationship. That, in conjunction with our integrated technology-oriented delivery platform, makes us an ideal partner to employers looking for valuable solutions for their talent needs,” said Soumitra Roy, General Manager, Prometric India & SAARC.
Since March 2019, Prometric has distributed the TOEIC assessments to job seekers and working professionals at testing locations across India. Prometric has organized convenient testing sessions to ensure individuals and local and global employers can rely on TOEIC scores to improve their hiring and promotion processes.
“Prometric has already demonstrated a unique understanding of the value placed on English-language skills among employers in India and we look forward to working with their team to deliver the TOEIC assessments to companies and individuals across India,” says Feng Yu, Executive Director of the TOEIC Program at ETS.
In today’s globalized market place, organizations understand the value of a workforce proficient in English – the global language of business. For more information on the use and benefits of the TOEIC four skills English-language assessments, visit https://www.prometricindia.in/TOEIC/.
Prometric enables test sponsors worldwide to advance their credentialing programs through test development and delivery solutions that set the standard in quality and service excellence. Prometric offers a comprehensive and reliable approach to advising, developing, managing and delivering programs in an integrated, technology-enabled environment across the world’s most secure testing network in more than 180 countries or through the conveniences of online testing services. For more information, visit www.prometric.com or follow us on Twitter at @PrometricGlobal and on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/prometric/ and www.linkedin.com/company/prometric- india/.
About the TOEIC® Program
For more than 40 years as an industry leader, the TOEIC program has set the global standard for assessing English-language communication skills needed in the workplace. The TOEIC® assessments are the most widely used around the world with 14,000+ organizations across more than 160 countries trusting TOEIC scores to inform the decisions that matter.
At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, and by conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series® assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org