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English Language Requirements

The medium of instruction is ENGLISH at The Sona Group of Institutions. Proof of English Language Proficiency is essential for an applicant who has studied in a School / University located in a non-English speaking country or whose mode of Instruction during previous Board Examination / Degree was not English

Such a candidate has to provide any one of the following scores and the score should not be older than two years

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic version-minimum score of 5.0
  • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL - iBT): 70 and above
  • ELS Masters Certificate – Level 110

Candidates without the above pre-qualification will have to enroll either for

  • Intensive Certificate course in the English Language (Full Time) conducted from March to May each year
  • ( or )
  • One Semester Certificate course in English Language (Part Time) conducted after regular class hours from June to December

Sona has a tie up with one of the leading English language companies, ELS, a USA based organisation that offers world class support in the English language. It is also a pathway centre for students from non-English speaking countries who wish to attain the fluency in the English language that is needed to gain entry into Sona Group of Institution’s courses and programmes. Details of the ELS programmes can be obtained from Office of International Affairs or by contacting ELS direct Email:

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Contact Us

International Programmes

  • Head, International Affairs Cell ,
  • Sona College of Technology,
  • Salem – 636 005.
  • Tamil Nadu, India
  • Phone :00 91 427 4099877 (Direct)
  • Fax : 00 91 427 4099988 (Office)
  • Email :fnadmission[At]