PTE (Pearson Test of English) is a computerized exam, used for immigration and student visa.
Its gaining popularity these days because of various reasons. First of all, test dates are easily available and the test can be registered 2-3 days prior to the exam. Another benefit is PTE is faster results.
PTE is accepted only in Australia for immigration and it is the commonest choice for people who feel comfortable to work on computers. Although PTE is not accepted in Canada for immigration but still its accepted by many colleges and universities in Canada for students.
PTE exam is scoring because it has different sub sections, so there is a chance to score from other parts if one goes bad by anyways.
It is an actual test of English which consists of three parts Speaking and Writing, Reading & Listening. Maximum score if of 90. The result is valid for 2 years. The marking is section wise and overall for PR normally the requirement is 75 – 80 but for student visa anywhere between 65 – 75.
Now the question comes whether IELTS or PTE ;if a person is determined only for Australia visa then definitely PTE and for other countries for student visa students should make sure that PTE score is accepted by the same univ/college before opting for the same.
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