Planning a move abroad? Then, #DefinitelyPTE ..
The world is coming closer, what with faster travel and technology, moving abroad either for further studies or for better work prospects is always an option. More and more are now opting to study abroad for a holistic learning experience, global exposure and for the thrill of living in a new country. Be it for furthering your education or for work, one has to list out all the challenges one might face before making the move. Speaking and being in touch with fellow mates, who've gone the same route you are planning, will definitely make the whole process easier. The visa norms, passport validity, university acceptance letters, English language tests, housing, finances etc. feature on all lists.
I recall the year when a friend was applying to universities abroad- with the sheer pressure of applications, deadlines, regulations, scholarships and finances, she was left with no free time before the course started.
Pearson India, decided to make one aspect of this planning easier by launching the PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic). PTE is a computer based test for measuring your English Language Test proficiency levels required for a move abroad. Why #DefinitelyPTE ? Well, there are many reasons, so listing out the top few:
- You can schedule tests with only a 24 hour notice. No need to plan in advance for this one
- Complete the test within a three hour session in one sitting
- Results made available within 5 business days
- There are 200 test centers world over, so no hassle of not finding one near you
- Tests are available to be booked 360 days in a year
- Highly accurate marking using technology , increasing fairness on scores. Scored on a granular scale from 10-90.
Hundreds of institutions across Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, U.K, U.S currently accept PTE scores for study applications and the number is growing! Central Washington University (CWU), University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, University of Leeds, London School of Arts are some, to name a few. The test scores are also being accepted for migration purposes and by professional bodies.
There are a variety of mock tests available for preparation before you take the final test. Depending on your requirement, you can choose the Preparation Package which fits your needs the best. PTE comprises three parts- Speaking & Writing, Reading and Listening.
Looking for a test centre is simple too, here is a list , which comprises centers such as Edwise Consultants in Mumbai, Global Reach in Kolkata, Pearson Professional Centers etc.
Quick, easy and hassle free, it's #DefinitelyPTE !