Application and Selection Process

We are not accepting any more application for academic year 2018-19. 

Step 1:    Preliminary Application

» Apply for the program online (recommended).

» Send the required documents by post to iEARN-BD office along with the signed application.


» Collect the application form from iEARN-BD Office, your school official, The American Center at Dhaka, The American Corner locations or download the form here. Photocopy of the form is acceptable. 

» Submit the completed form with necessary documents by post or by hand to iEARN-BD office by 16 November, 2017.


Step 2:    Phone Interview (Tentative Date: November 29 - December 02, 2017)

» After the preliminary application screening, short listed candidates will be invited for a phone interview. The interview will be 3 minutes long and it is designed to test applicants on general knowledge. The details will of the interview will be sent out only to the shortlisted applicants.


Step 3:    ELTiS Test & In Class Essay (Tentative Date: December 08, 2017)

» Short listed candidates from phone interview will sit for ELTiS test & In Class Essay.

» About ELTiS test: ELTiS stands for English Language Test for International Students.  There are two parts in the test; Reading (45 minutes) and Listening (25 minutes).

» About In-Class Essay: Students will have to write 3 essays during the test. They will get 20 minutes to complete each essay.


Step 4:    Final Application & Interview (Tentative Date: January 7-10, 2018)

» Qualified students in the ELTiS test & In-Class Essay will submit the final application. Students will be informed about the final application process if they qualify.

» Students who will submit the final application will be called for interview. There are two parts in the interview; individual and group.


The selection process will be completed within January 2018.

After interview (Step-4), list of finalists and alternates will be announced from Washington DC, USA. Selected students will be notified and will have to attend Pre Departure Orientation (PDO) and Travel Orientation before travelling to USA.Both of these events are mandatory for the program.


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