The Persian placement test is required if you have any prior knowledge of Persian and wish to take Persian classes at Carolina. If you do not intend to take Persian classes, but just wish to satisfy the Global Language requirement, please refer to the Language Placement website to review the possible options for meeting the requirement.
The Persian placement test is given at the following times of year. The test is usually in person but might sometimes be remote; there’s no difference in the test content.
- At the start of fall semester.
- At the start of spring semester.
Submit this webform to sign up for an upcoming placement test session. The autoreply you receive will contain information on when the test will be.
Persian placement FAQ
Since placement tests are proficiency tests, there is no need to prepare. The test result should indicate your current level of command of the language and thus determine the most appropriate course placement.
Placement is not a perfect science by any means, and every year we do usually make a few adjustments. If you don’t think the class you were placed in is the best level for you, we are always happy to discuss it and re-evaluate. Ultimately, however, the department’s decision will be final.