Last Updated on February 5, 2021 by West Highlander Team
Pearson Test of English is an English proficiency test where the applicant’s English language skills are measured for ensuring the different purposes of migration whether it be it study or permanent residency program. A common question among seekers planning to immigrate from Indian is the countries that accept PTE for immigration. Before we discuss the country-specific information for immigration with PTE examination it is best to understand the PTE exam of language proficiency and other information related to immigration.
Going forward immigration consultants in Chandigarh, West Highlander would be discussing complete information for your queries related to PTE for immigration.
- What is PTE exam?
Pearson test of English or PTE is an English language test to check proficiency of applicants whose first language or mother is not English. Students planning to enroll for study purpose overseas can give PTE academic exam. It is accepted by 1800 programs and more than 700 institutes. Further, one can also give PTE exam for immigration purpose.
- Which countries accept PTE for immigration?
Currently, PTE exam for immigration is accepted by Australia. For Australia PR applicants can give PTE exam for General Skilled migration visa program.
- Can I give PTE exam for immigrating to Canada?
For Applying for Canada PR, PTE exam is not accepted. One can give CELPIP or IELTS General Exam for immigrating to Canada.
- Which English language test is accepted for migrating to Canada?
As mentioned, one can give CELPIP or IELTS general exam for migrating to Canada. Canada PR programs are point based system so check with your Canada PR consultant in Chandigarh, West Highlander.
- Which programs for immigration accept PTE score in Australia?
Under General Skilled Migration program one can apply with a PTE score for migrating to Australia. As general skilled migration is a point based system so ensure you check with Australia PR consultant in Chandigarh, West Highlander to check the points required for Australia PR.
- What is minimum PTE score required for Australia PR?
Applicants planning to apply for Australia PR need a minimum PTE score of 65-79 in each section of reading, writing, listening and speaking to qualify for Australia PR language requirement. This score would get you around 10 points for Australia PR migration program. If you score 79 and above in each section of PTE then you are eligible for 20 points.
- How many points do I need to score for Australia PR in total?
In total you need 65 points for Australia PR for being eligible. These points are awarded for your profile.
- What are these points awarded for?
Australia PR points of 65 are awarded for your age, education, work experience, language proficiency or PTE test score and adaptability factors such as partner skills-language skills, education, and work experience.
- What is the exam pattern for PTE?
PTE is a computerized examination where you give the test on a computer and the system checks in. The PTE exam has four components –Reading, Writing, listening and speaking. The exam duration is 3 hours for the test. For speaking session you get a microphone to speak in.
- How soon are the results for PTE exam declared?
The test results come back in 3-5 days which is a shorter duration as compared to other language tests.
- What is the cost of PTE exam for immigration?
The cost of PTE exam is currently INR 13,300 for applicants planning to apply from India.
- What is the difference between PTE and IELTS?
While PTE is a computerized test, in IELTS you get the provision to give either written or computerized test. The testing pattern remains same in both. While PTE results are out in 5 days IELTS results take around 2 weeks or 14 days. Further, IELTS is accepted for immigration and study purpose widely by majority of countries. In case of PTE exam it is accepted for immigration by Australia currently.
- How West Highlander can assist you in immigration?
At West Highlander we streamline and provide free of charge personalize counseling to the student based as per your destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team consists of licensed and experience professional who can provide you individual attention and guidance throughout the process from beginning to end. We are the direct link between your choices of university with our several networks. West Highlander was established in the year 2005 with an aim of offering excellent and reasonably priced immigration services. We at West Highlander understand that every client is different and everyone has certain requirement. We ensure we meet the requirements of immigration efficiently and effectively with an affordable pricing. Our expert counselors have answers to your queries and ensure that complete transparency is maintained in the process. Our efficient team would provide you complete updates on the process of your immigration case. We work on the motto of ensuring complete client success.