Learn about the changes and new dates for the Saber Pro 2022 exams

Higher education students in Colombia must take the Saber Pro tests before graduating.

The Saber PRO exam is a standardized instrument for the external evaluation of the quality of higher education. All examinees are evaluated in generic skills and in a combination of specific skills modules, the Icfes says on its website.

Being an important exam to measure the knowledge of university students, the entity decided to change and modify the way it is presented and made it known this January 26 through a statement. Students close to finishing their university careers will have two dates starting this year to schedule the presentation of their test Saber Pro, one each semester.

In response to requests made by students close to obtaining their professional degree and by higher education institutions, the Colombian Institute for the Evaluation of Education – Icfes announced that the application of this exam under the modality at home or on site electronically for the first semester will take place on June 11 and 12, 2022.

“We have great news for students close to finishing their higher education, who have already completed 75% of their academic program. From this year they will be able to take the Saber Pro test in either of the two semesters of 2022, we listen to students and adapt to the new conditions of flexibility in higher education programs. In this sense, the first application of the Saber Pro test will be on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12, under the modality at home or on site electronically, the second application will be carried out during the month of October of this year. In 2021 we evaluated more than 220 thousand students with this test and we hope this year with these two opportunities to streamline the graduation processes of students and provide a satisfactory experience for all those evaluated”, said the General Director of Icfes, Mónica Ospina Londoño.

Likewise, and according to the schedule,The official called on Higher Education Institutions with professional, technical and technological programs to pre-register their students to take the Saber Pro, TyT and Saber Pro and foreign TyT tests in this first semester of 2022, between Monday, February 7 and Saturday, February 26. It is not necessary to have passed 100% of the credits to enroll students.

Additional to the before, the Icfes announced that university students may be pre-registered not only to present the generic competitions, but also to carry out all the specific modules offered in the Education, Administration, Law and related programs. For this purpose, Icfes invited those who carry out the pre-registration processes for students in higher education institutions to consult Resolution 027 of January 20, 2022.

The application of these exams will be offered in two modalities: electronically at home or at the application site. The Know TyT and TyT test Exterior will be applied electronically between June 4 and 5, just as the Saber Pro and Pro exterior tests will be applied electronically between June 11 and 12.


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