The Ho Chi Minh People's Committee announced Monday its decision to accept TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS scores in applications for the civil service exams used to select employees for public agencies in the city. offer an explanation after a number of candidates who applied for the 2014 civil service exam complained that their profiles had been rejected by the department, which administers civil service exams. … [Read more...] about TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS acceptable for civil service exam applications: HCMC administration
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The public have shown concern as the municipal Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) refused to accept TOEFL and TOEIC scores as part of the applications for civil service exams in Ho Chi Minh City,After the People's Committee requested an explanation from the department following complaints by candidates the department explained that TOEFL and TOEIC were foreign certificates while the country used A-to-C scale. Therefore, those who want to apply for a civil service exam to be selected as employees for public agencies in the city are only required to add a certificate of the country's A-to-C scale to their applicationsEducational experts said that the country's A-to-C scale was an old-fashioned style. Therefore, the Ministry of Education and Training is carrying out the national foreign project asking all teachers who teach English to take foreign certificates. The Ministry has also encouraged university students and high school students to take TOEIC and TOEFL certificates. Some … [Read more...] about TOEFL, TOEIC scores refused for applying to civil service exams
TOEFL and TOEIC scores cannot be accepted as part of the applications for civil service exams in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal Department of Home Affairs have confirmed. Those who apply for a civil service exam, meant to select employees for public agencies in the city, are only required to add a certificate that indicates their foreign language command has reached the second level of the country's A-to-C scale to their applications, Le Hoai Trung, standing deputy director of the department, said Tuesday, citing city regulations. He elaborated that candidates must have a B-Level Certificate in any of the five languages: English, French, Russian, German, and Chinese. TOEFT and TOEIC scores cannot be used to replace that certificate, Trung asserted, adding that there is no rule stipulating such a replacement. The official noted that his department had submitted a report on this issue to the city People's Committee and will follow its final decision. The department, which is … [Read more...] about TOEFT, TOEIC unaccepted for civil service exam applications in HCMC: Dept
VietNamNet Bridge - The failure of many of the best university graduates at the 2014 civil-service exam has raised doubts in the public's mind about the value of university degrees and the test. … [Read more...] about Why do the best university graduates fail the civil-service exam?
VietNamNet Bridge - Failing the civil service examination, an unidentified person who had received a PhD in physics from France, and another person who had a master's degree from a British university failed their civil service exams in Hanoi, according to Le Thi Oanh, headmaster of the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, the best known high school in Hanoi. … [Read more...] about Men with doctorate, master’s degrees fail civil-service exams in Hanoi