The STEP uses the latest testing techniques and advanced technologies to deliver a practical, engaging and reliable test. Our smart testing methods and analytics provide deep insights to support learning across all language domains.
The test uses real-life Indian sources - news, videos, movies - not textbooks. This is the English you need.
From Rajini's latest movies to the Olympics, our test will entertain and educate.
Our advanced algorithm adapts the test to your abilities. No two people will get the same test.
The Standardized Test of English Proficiency (STEP) is an English language certification exam for Indian students and job-seekers. This test will help students, institutions and employers assess and improve reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
This is an important new venture by The Hindu Group and is a core part of our brand and social mission. We hope to leave a lasting impact on all the lives that we touch with this effort and make a major contribution towards improving employability and the skills of Indian youth.
This version of the test is a beta or pilot and is being used to validate the underlying methodology and technology. The results presented here are preliminary and not fully calibrated. For more information, including technical support, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1800 3000 6063