IELTS is an internationally accepted English language proficiency test taken by students and professionals alike.
IELTS stand for “International English Language Testing System
It is recognized by various immigration authorities, governments of various countries, universities and institutes as an eligibility criterion to check proficiency in English language.
You must be at least 16 years old to write an IELTS exam
A candidate may retake the IELTS exam any time.
You can apply for a re- evaluation or an Enquiry on Results at your test centre not later than six weeks of the test date. You must pay an enquiry fee, which will be refunded if your bands score change after re-evaluation. The IELTS testing process has a very high standard of control procedures and the chances of change in scores after re-evaluation are significantly low.
There are no pass marks in IELTS. Your performance in each section will be rated on a band scale of 1 to 9. All educational institutions set their own minimum IELTS scores eligibility.
Pearson Test of English
PTE is accepted by limited colleges and universities. It is advisable to check if the university or college in which you are seeking admission accepts PTE or not.
PTE also has reading, listening, speaking and writing sections. All sections are conducted on a computer ; a microphone is used for speaking section. Each section has a fixed time and we can only move forward, there is no option of going back. PTE academic results are available online in five business days
There is no fixed minimum requirement. It is advisable to check the minimum PTE score required for the university or college in which you are seeking admission.