The 3 Best English Proficiency Exams For H1 Candidates

What Are The Best English Proficiency Exams For The H1 Visa?

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows individuals from all over the world work in the United States for a sponsoring employer. This visa type was designed specifically for workers in specialty occupations that require a higher level of education or technical experience such as science, medicine, engineering and mathematics.


iTEP Conversation
iTEP Business Core
iTEP Business Plus

Successful companies rely on employees who display effective communication skills. This is specially important for non-native English speakers. This is where Academic Language Solutions comes in. iTEP exams are used by hundreds of companies to evaluate their employees because they are: 

  • Content Specific: We offer English Conversation, Business Core and Business Plus English tests for companies to match a wide range of industries. You can pick the best test for your industry, so the vocabulary and scenarios match your workplace. In this way, you get results that matter.

  • Accurate: Detailed scoring makes it easy to understand employee capabilities. So you can let your best communicators be the face of your company. Take a look at a sample score report to see for yourself.

  • Customizable: make it match your brand with our “white-label” services which are available upon request.

  • Convenient: The tests last anywhere from 30-90 minutes depending on test-type. Scores are ready within 24 hours and since it’s online, employees can take it anywhere: at home, at work, or at a test center.

iTEP Business comes in two forms. iTEP Business-Plus, which tests grammar, reading, listening, writing, and speaking and iTEP Business Core which evaluates grammar, listening and reading. Corporations should use iTEP Business for screening, evaluating return on investment, progress and promotion decisions, benchmarking and streamlining.

iTEP Conversation is a 30-minute speaking assessment designed to give test-takers an opportunity to speak freely about things that they already know. Questions are friendly and cover topics one might expect to encounter in casual conversation. All questions are free-response (as opposed to multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blanks) to allow test-takers to speak as much as they are able to.