ACT – the US College Admission Test to Expand in India through Agreement with MeritTrac

Bengaluru, India, October 25, 2017 - 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 beenthe pioneer in conducting authentic assessments for corporations, educationalinstitutions and governmental organizations for the past 17 years. The newagreement will allow ACT to leverage MeritTrac’s expertise in the area andexpand access to the ACT test across India.


Currently, ACT testcenters are available in 20 locations across India including Mumbai, Kolkata,Hyderabad, New Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore. Working with MeritTrac, ACT hopesto have centers in all major cities and towns in India, reaching upwards to 80locations in the next two years. Starting in December of 2017, the partnershipwith MeritTrac will open new test centers in Ajmer, Bhilwara, Delhi, Gwalior,and Nagpur.


“We are delighted tobe working with ACT in delivering its college admission test in India,” saidGopal Devanahalli, CEO of MeritTrac Services. “We are confident that ourability to administer high stake exams across the region will help aspiringstudents get easier access one of the most reputed college admission tests forglobal Universities.” 

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