The English language plays an extremely important role in the education, economic, and technology sectors in Bangladesh. It is a medium of instruction in public and private universities (more than 150) in Bangladesh. Students read English as an obligatory subject at the primary and secondary levels for twelve years. However, the utterly shocking performance of the learners signals the poor ... [Show full abstract] English language teaching and testing approaches in Bangladesh. Though remarkable steps have been taken for improving the styles of English language teaching, improvement in the area of English language testing remains an unnoticed issue. The testing system does not keep pace with the technological advancement of the country. The quality of testing is one of the determiners of the success and failure of education policy and planning. At the tertiary level in Bangladesh, faulty ways of testing are potential causes for the disappointing performance of the learners. Though the curriculum of the English language purposes to develop four basic skills, the present language tests mainly test reading and writing skills. The research aims to analyze the typical English language testing tools and strategies at the tertiary level in Bangladesh. It is exceedingly critical to the inconsistencies of traditional English language testing practices. It will also show the necessity of technological assistance in English language testing at the tertiary level in Bangladesh for overcoming the problems in English language testing.