10 TOUGHEST EXAMS in the world


Exam for the Master Sommelier Diploma

This prestigious exam is an exam about wine and wine tasting; it consists of a theory portion as well as a practical portion.


All Souls Prize Fellowship Exam

The University of Oxford University normally elects two from a field of one hundred or more candidates. The Fellowships last seven years and cannot be renewed.


GATE (GRADUATE Aptitude TEST in Engineering)

The purpose of the GATE exam is to test students' knowledge in subjects like Engineering and Science. The GATE scorecard is also used by multiple PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) to recruit applicants for distinguished jobs


CCIE(cisco Certified Internetworking Expert)

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE certification) is a series of technical certifications for senior networking professionals who design, build, implement, maintain and troubleshoot complex enterprise networking infrastructures


CFA(Chartered Financial Analyst)

The CFA Program is a three-part exam that tests the fundamentals of investment tools, valuing assets, portfolio management, and wealth planning. The CFA Program is typically completed by those with backgrounds in finance, accounting, economics, or business.


GRE (Graduate RECORD Examination

The GRE General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills that have been developed over a long period of time and are required for success in today's demanding programs



Mensa is the world's largest and most well-known 'High Intelligence' society. It provides a forum for people of high intelligence to interact with each other. The only criteria for admission to Mensa is achieving a score in the top 2 percentile of a standard IQ test.



The UPSC examination is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India because of the vast and varied syllabus that it covers. The topics included in the UPSC syllabus are vast and varied, making it difficult for even the most knowledgeable and experienced candidates to prepare for the exam.



The IIT Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) is an all-India examination conducted for admission to undergraduate courses in the fields of engineering, technology, architecture and planning at the Indian Institutes of Technology.



By Cali Crystal             May 19, 2020

The National College Entrance Examination (NCEE), commonly known as the gaokao (高考; gāokǎo; 'Higher Education Exam'), is a standardized college entrance exam held annually in Mainland China. China's Gaokao exam has been rated to be the toughest in the world, which is a nine hour long exam.