Report of the 1st Standard Persian Language Proficiency Test (SAMFA Test) Held at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad ( Archive )
SAMFA test has been designed and implemented through a collaboration between the Center for International Scientific Cooperation (CISC), National Organization of Educational Testing (Sanjesh Organization), Student Affairs Organization and faculty members at Iranian universities and scientific centers. Regardless of where or using which resources the test-takers have
The 1st Standard Persian Language Proficiency Test (SAMFA test) was held by The Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) at the University of Tehran, Imam Khomeini International University, University of Isfahan, Bu-Ali Sina University in Hamedan, and
SAMFA test has two sections, namely general and academic. The applicants responded to the general questions on Thursday, 25 January. As for the academic section, the applicants responded to questions in 4 categories: humanities, fundamental sciences and engineering, medical sciences and social sciences.
The general SAMFA test was held at the International Center for Teaching Persian Language to non-Persian Speakers at
In the morning session, the applicants responded to written questions assessing their listening, reading and writing skills. Then, in the evening session, the speaking skill of the applicants was assessed. On Friday 26th January, the academic SAMFA test was taken by 32 applicants from among the Persian language learners at Ferdowsi Center in order to assess their proficiency in academic Persian language skills.
The applicants who successfully pass this test would receive an official certificate from the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT).