PTE Academic Opens 12 New Test Centers in 2018

 PTE Academic opened 12 new test centers in 2018

PTE Academic added 12 new locations to its test center network in 2018, providing test takers with more convenient centers and additional test dates.

The new PTE Academic test centers are located at:

  • UNSW Global, Sydney, Australia
  • University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
  • SCICOM Academy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • SMEAG Capitol Campus, Cebu, Philippines
  • Pearson VUE test center, Cape Town, South Africa
  • PIHE – Durban, South Africa
  • EMG Education, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • EMG Education, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil
  • OeAD International Testing Services, Vienna, Austria

Additionally, it was announced in April that applicants can now take PTE Academic every Wednesday at the Pearson Italia test center in Milan.

Widely accepted

PTE Academic is recognized by thousands of programs in the USA, 100% of Australian, New Zealand and Irish universities, over 98% of UK universities, and 90% of Canadian. It is also one of the few language qualifications accepted for visa purposes by the Australian and New Zealand governments.

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PTE Academic assesses listening, reading, speaking, and writing, all via computer, in a single three-hour test session. During the test, you will find 20 different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information. Scores range from 10 to 90 and are valid for two years.

PTE Academic is administered by British education company Pearson, the world’s biggest education provider. The company currently undergoes a major restructuring to focus on boosting its digital content.

Check out: What English Proficiency Tests Are Required at Top B-Schools?

For further information on booking and preparing for the PTE Academic test, click here.

Source: PTE Academic

Valentin Vassilev

About Valentin Vassilev

Valentin Vassilev has a Master’s degree in International Media Studies from Deutsche Welle Akademie and the University of Bonn as well as a Bachelor's degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Veliko Tarnovo. He has a background in business journalism, having written about European political, economic and business issues. Valentin is currently a content writer and editor at business education services provider Advent Group.

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