PTE or OET: What’s the Difference?

For health care professionals, the Occupational English Test (OET) is a trusted and prominent English language examination. It was designed to evaluate a person’s ability to communicate in professional healthcare settings. Despite this feature, OET is accepted by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) of the Australian Government for general skilled migration and student visa applications. For Australian …

PTE Academic VS IELTS: What’s the Difference?

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) has established a strong brand name and has gained the trust of thousands of educational institutions, government bodies and professional organisations. Unfortunately, it has also built an image of being a tough test to beat. Aspiring migrants, students and foreign workers from non-English countries have been considering other English language proficiency tests and …

Why Has PTE Become So Popular?

PTE Academic has made waves in the past few years across the continents. PTE has found its niche among hopefuls wanting to study or migrate to English-speaking countries. It is accepted by hundreds of organizations and institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States and the number is gradually increasing. It wouldn’t be surprising if it …

What PTE Score means ‘Proficient Engish’?

English language ability is extremely important for someone applying for skilled migration to Australia. However, the requirement of the ability level will depend on the subclass of the visa applied for, namely, General Skilled Migration (GSM) visa, Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS visa) and Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa. Depending on the requirement of the respective visa type, one has …