TOEFL or IELTS is one of the pre-requisites for admission to college/university in New Zealand apart from your academic background. Your academic must meet the New Zealand requirements for international students where very good academic backgrounds are preferred. You may also be required to provide sufficient evidence of relevant work/research experience.
New Zealand colleges and universities accept either TOEFL or IELTS scores as proof of English proficiency.
Entry criteria for Pre-Degree-Diploma & Under-Graduate Degree.
IELTS (Academic) score – Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or overall 5.5 with no band less than 5.0
TOEFL score: Total score of 213 (Computer based test) with minimum Essay rating of 4.0 or Internet-based – total score of 80
Entry criteria for Post-Graduate Degree
IELTS (Academic) score – There is Overall band score of 6.5 and band score of 6.0 in all bands TOEFL score: Paper-based – total score of 575 with minimum of 4.5 in Test of Written English or may be Computer-based Test – total score of 233 with minimum Essay rating of 4.5 or Internet-based and total score of 90