Prometric Sets New Testing Standard in India

Prometric’s testing network which currently includes approximately 450 test centres in 102 cities in India, and more than 10,000 globally. The two new facilities are opening in Gurgaon and Hyderabad.

Online PR News – 29-September-2011 – – New Delhi, India, 29 September 2011 – Prometric, trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced the official opening of two new world-class testing facilities. The new flagship centres meet the highest global standards for security, reliability, consistency of candidate experience, and convenience.

“India’s education system is becoming more international in scope. The modernisation of India’s approach to testing and evaluation is a critical component to ensuring that the Indian workforce continues to be seen as highly-trained, highly-productive and reliable,” said Soumitra Roy, Managing Director, Prometric India. “With the economy in its current state and competition for jobs and skills differentiation heating up, it is more critical than ever to enforce high security standards that assure fair testing experiences across the board. We believe these new standard-setting test centres will be a benchmark for all testing facilities in India.”

This decision to open these facilities represents an ongoing expansion and improvement of Prometric’s testing network which currently includes approximately 450 test centres in 102 cities in India, and more than 10,000 globally. The two new facilities are opening in Gurgaon and Hyderabad. The Gurgaon facility opened its doors to candidates over a week ago and offers 226 new seats. The Hyderabad facility offers 284 new seats and officially opened to candidates in August.

These world-class, state-of-the-art centres have been built according to the highest global standards and specifications for highly secure and robust testing facilities to ensure that the right test is delivered to the right candidate in a secure and consistent manner. Advanced technologies and best practices are employed at all Prometric test centres to safeguard clients’ testing programmes against unwanted behaviours either by candidates or other third parties.

Both these test centres are dedicated premises for the delivery of exams that Prometric administers on behalf of its global clients. The additional capacity provided by these new test centres will also offer more flexibility and convenience to the candidate community.

About Prometric

Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Its market-leading test development and test delivery solutions allow clients to develop and launch global testing programmes as well as accurately measure programme results and data. Prometric reliably delivers and administers more than 10 million tests a year on behalf of approximately 400 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets. It delivers tests flexibly and securely via the Web or by utilising a robust network of more than 10,000 test centres in more than 160 countries.

Prometric Testing Private Limited (Prometric India) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Prometric Inc. and has been present in India since 1997. Its operations span nine locations and employ over 200 people. In 2010, Prometric India delivered approximately 650,000 exams through a network of close to 450 testing centres. India represents a core part of Prometric’s growth strategy, both as a regional operations location and as a market for its globally distributed testing services.

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