TU-STEPS: The English proficiency test for the workplace

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TU-STEPS

TU-STEPS or Thammasat Standard Test for English Professionals Skills is a test that assesses knowledge and proficiency in using the English language in a professional context. It can be compared to the TOEIC test and is suitable for individuals who want to gauge their language proficiency for work in organizations that require English language skills. It is also appropriate for organizations that need to measure the English language communication abilities of their personnel.

Test Schedule 2024

Round 1

Application Period:
January 1-15, 2024

Test Date:
Saturday, February 10, 2024
9:00 -12:00

Round 2

Application Period:
March 1 -15, 2024

Test Date:
– Venue: TU (Rangsit)
Sunday, April 7, 2024

9.00-12.00
– Venue: TU (Lampang) 🆕
Sunday, April 7, 2024
9.00-12.00

Round 3

Application Period:
May 1 -15, 2024

Test Date:
– Venue: TU (Rangsit)

Saturday, June 1, 2024
9.00-12.00
– Venue: TU (Lampang) 🆕
Saturday, June 1, 2024
9.00-12.00

รอบที่ 4

รับสมัคร: 1-15 กรกฎาคม 67
วันสอบ:
เสาร์, 3 สิงหาคม 67
9.00-12.00

รอบที่ 5

รับสมัคร: 1-15 ตุลาคม 67
วันสอบ:
เสาร์, 2 พฤศจิกายน 67
9.00-12.00

รอบที่ 6

รับสมัคร: 1-15 พฤศจิกายน 67
วันสอบ:
เสาร์, 7 ธันวาคม 67
9.00-12.00

How to apply

  1. Test Fee: 600 Baht
    Special offer for TU staff! The test fee for TU staff is 300 Baht (attach staff ID card along with the application).
    ⚠️ LITU reserves the right to withhold the test fee in all cases, except when the test cannot be conducted due to unforeseen circumstances, such as an epidemic. In such cases, rescheduling the exam or refunding the examination fee will be considered, and applicants will be informed in advance.
  2. Transfer the test fee to Bangkok Bank account number 091-0-49538-1, Account Name: Language Institute, Thammasat University (Training). Keep the payment receipt as evidence.
  3. Click on the “Apply” button below to fill out the application form (Google form). Attach the payment receipt to the form. Please note that applications are accepted only during the specified period and cannot be submitted in advance.

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Why choose the TU-STEPS test?

Comparable to TOEIC

The TU-STEPS test, with a maximum score of 100, is comparable to the TOEIC test. The TU-STEPS test assesses English language proficiency in a professional context. Test-takers receive a score report detailing their performance in each part of the test, as well as the overall score.

TU-STEPS TOEIC CEFR Level
20 or below 220 or below A1 Beginner
21 - 40 225 - 545 A2 Lower Intermediate
41 - 60 550 - 780 B1 Intermediate
61 - 80 785 - 940 B2 Upper Intermediate
81 - 100 945 - 990 C1 Advanced

The information in this table is derived from a correlation study between TU-STEPS and TOEIC exam scores, based on a sample of 387 individuals who
took both exams. The study found a correlation coefficient of 0.93, indicating a
statistically significant and highly accurate correlation.

Click here for further details of study.

4 Parts of the TU-STEPS

The TU-STEPS is a standardized test which consists of multiple-choice test items with four answer options.

TU-STEPS for organizations

The Language Institute offers the TU-STEPS test for organizations seeking to assess English language proficiency of new employees and current employees considered for promotion, or for Human Resources (HR) professionals conducting English language proficiency assessment. The test can be administered on-site at the workplace.

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Contact TU-STEPS Program

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the TU-STEPS program on the 1st floor of the Language Institute, Thammasat University (Rangsit campus) Monday to Friday, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (except for public holidays and institute announcements).

Telephone: 02-696-6018
Email: steps@litu.tu.ac.th