We all know that the English language is compulsory everywhere. an English proficiency test is mandatory in the immigration process to assess candidates’ ability to study, work, and get visas.

The Pearson Test of English (PTE) was developed by the British education corporation Pearson to evaluate the English proficiency of non-native speakers before they enter the academic environment.

The PTE examination is computer-based and concentrates on everyday English in educational institutions. Most nations, including the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand, accept PTE scores. These PTE scores help with immigration and university admissions. PTE is necessary for getting permanent residency in Australia and New Zealand.

Following modules are there in PTE?

  • - Listening
  • - Reading
  • - Writing
  • - Speaking

Why do People Opt for PTE

  • Flexible: Test dates are available almost for over 360 days in a year in over 250 centres worldwide
  • Fast: Results are declared within 5 working days after the examination
  • Fair: The test uses computerized marking; it confirms that all test takers are scored accurately and impartially
  • Secure: Various measures are taken to ensure test security like randomized test forms, palm-vein scanning and data forensics
  • Unlimited: Test takers can send their test results to as many Universities or Institutions as they like with no extra payment

How is the PTE scored?

The scoring in PTE is done from 10 to 90 with 10 being the lowest score and 90 being the highest. Increments happen by 1 point. The grading scale showcases the test taker’s ability to read, write, speak and understand instructions given in English. The scores are also provided in a graph for easy understanding of the candidate as well as the areas of improvement.