New Delhi: The ACT® test will be available to more students in India thanks to a new agreement between ACT and MeritTrac, India’s leading pure-play Testing and Assessment Company. The agreement will allow ACT to reach more students in India who wish to pursue their higher education in the United States.
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with MeritTrac so that more students in India will be able to benefit from the ACT test and use their results to apply to US colleges and universities,” said Jacqueline Krain, ACT vice president for international.
MeritTrac has been the pioneer in conducting authentic assessments for corporations, educational institutions, and governmental organizations for the past 17 years. The new agreement will allow ACT to leverage MeritTrac’s expertise in the area and expand access to the ACT test across India.
Currently, ACT test centers are available in 20 locations across India including Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Chennai, and Bangalore. Working with MeritTrac, ACT hopes to have centers in all major cities and towns in India, reaching upwards to 80 locations in the next two years. Starting in December of 2017, the partnership with MeritTrac will open new test centers in Ajmer, Bhilwara, Delhi, Gwalior, and Nagpur.
“We are delighted to be working with ACT in delivering its college admission test in India,” said Gopal Devanahalli, CEO of MeritTrac Services. “We are confident that our ability to administer high stake exams across the region will help aspiring students get easier access one of the most reputed college admission tests for global Universities.”