Pearson Test of English (PTE) is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration purposes. Started from 2009, it is quickly emerging as a preferred medium among international students and visa applicants to prove their English proficiency. PTE Academic Test is presenting itself as a viable alternative to TOEFL and IELTS to strives to assess students’ English language skills through 4 modules: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
While it may not the best-known English Language Test yet compared to IELTS or TOEFL, there are some significant benefits of PTE Academic Test which explains its increasing popularity among international students and potential immigrants. Here are the top 5 reasons:
Fast & Secure Results
The major advantage of PTE (A) Test is its fast delivered, accurate, objective results. Results typically available within five business days and you can book your test as little as 24 hours in advance. With palm-vein scanning, randomised test forms and data forensics makes it one of the most secure tests that gives universities complete confidence in your score.
Flexible Test Dates
Test sessions conduct throughout the whole year, at one of over 200 locations worldwide and increasing, thus the possibility of getting a test date suites you at your closest test centre is quite high.
Trusted & Accepted Worldwide
PTE (A) Test is accepted by all Australian Universities, Professional Associations as well as Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) to prove English proficiency for all visa applications including student visas, temporary graduates and skilled visa programmes etc. Also, thousands of institutions in UK, Canada and Ireland accept PTE result including the likes of Harvard, Yale and INSEAD.
Test Real-life Language
Pearson Test of English assesses the real-life English skills you will need at university and living aboard. The test not only assesses speaking, listening, reading and writing, but also evaluates in an integrated way which testing academic skills and reflecting real-life settings.
Free & Unlimited Reporting
Pearson provides free and unlimited reporting service to all test takers. You can send your PTE scores to as many institutions as you want without any additional cost.
Tips from Migration Specialist
To get a permanent residency in Australia can be very long & complex process and due to the high competition in the skilled migration programme, achieving desire score in PTE (A) test may not be good enough to secure your Australian permanent residency. However if you are an Engineering, Accounting or IT graduates in Australia, it turns out that you would have one more option to boost your migration points through Professional Year Program. Upon successfully completing a Professional Year in Engineering, Accounting or ICT program would win you additional 5 points towards PR application.
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Author is working in Aeccglobal, an internationally recognized education placement agency for students. In this article, he asserted about the importance of PTE academic test for non-native students.