Frequently Asked Questions


For any BAFEL course, you need to take a test for your application. This one-hour entrance test comprises mainly multiple-choice questions with a few open-ended questions.

Additionally any learner who wishes to enrol in a BAFEL programme must demonstrate a keen interest in learning beyond what is taught in schools. He/she must gravitate towards linguistic arts and the English language, and/or have wide interests in one or more of the following areas- arts, humanities, social sciences and the English langauge.


Most Popular Questions

Do I need to book to take the entrance test?

You can phone in to make an appointment. Once you have arrived at the premises, you will take the test.

Must I have scored an average of an A in the English language exam to gain entry into BAFEL?

No. However, you must have demonstrated your interest in either the English language or in any of the above mentioned areas. Having a good grasp of the English language will certainly aid in the understanding, reading and writing components of the various courses.

How do I prepare for the entrance test?

No preparation is necessary.

Is the BAFEL test difficult?

‘Difficult’ is a very relative word. What is easy for you may be difficult for another person.

Will I get the results on the spot?

On most occassions, yes!

Are there any rules?

This is not an open book test, therefore you will not be allowed to discuss, confer or consult any other source. Mobile phones and other electronic devices are strictly not allowed during the test.

How different is the BAFEL entrance test from a regular school exam?

A school exam is extremely focused on a few components such as grammar, vocabulary and comprehension skills. The BAFEL entrance test will ask general knowledge questions in the above mentioned areas.

What do I expect to be asked in the test?

Sample Questions:

  • What is the difference between uninterested and disinterested?
  • What is the study of philosophy?
  • If a man kills, does he automatically become a ‘bad’ or ‘evil’ person?
  • If you are the opposition, the party opposite you is the ___________?
If I pass the entrance test, what’s next?

If you pass the entrance test, you will firstly be congratulated.


If I fail the entrance test, what’s next?