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PTE accepted for Canada citizenship

PTE Accepted As English Proficiency Test For Canada

The top learning organization in the world, declare today that reservations for PTE core. It is the new English language competency exam, which is now accepted. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) approve PTE Core last year. It can now be used to demonstrate English language competency for the purpose of applying for citizenship or permanent economic immigration to Canada.


Starting from February 12, candidates can take the first Core exams.


With many of the distinctive features of PTE Academic. PTE Core is a recent addition to the Pearson Test of English portfolio. The four main English language abilities that are tested in this two-hour computer-based exam: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.  It administered in a testing center setting.


The main distinction is that Pearson Test of English core created with a real-life, non-academic focus, making it pertinent for those taking vocational exams. It could be used to evaluate the English competency of vocational test takers in any country. It designed to satisfy the language proficiency standards of the IRCC & Canada’s unique migration needs.

The president of Pearson’s English Language Learning division, Gio Giovannelli, stated: “We are thrilled to introduce PTE Core to test-takers worldwide.” It meant to assess language skills in everyday situations. It gives test takers the opportunity to demonstrate their ability & authentic English. For individuals seeking employment, education, or immigration to Canada. There is a Pearson English language competency exam that meets their needs.


Canada receives hundreds of thousands of visitors, students, and temporary foreign workers (TFWs) each year. Canada is likewise in favor of protecting refugees and vulnerable people, as well as family reunification. To better meet the rising demand in the upcoming years, IRCC is raising its Levels Plan. It emphasis on assisting Canada’s economic recovery and post-pandemic growth.


Given the strong need for professionals in fields like web development, engineering, and nursing in Canada, Pearson’s accreditation of PTE Core comes at a favorable moment for test-takers and creates new avenues for growth.

About (Person test of English):


In response to the needs of economic migration in Canada, PTE Core developed. Furthermore, PTE Academic recognized by the IRCC in August 2023 as an authorized English proficiency test for all Student Direct Stream (SDS) immigration applications. Over 97% of Canadian institutions & 95% of colleges already recognize it. PTE results also accepted by the governments of the UK, Australia, and New Zealand for all visa applications. Additionally, 100% of institutions in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the UK as well as 99% of universities in the UK recognize PTE Academic.


Pearson VUE, the company that offers computer-based testing, administers the PTE Core test, which is entirely digital. The most recent AI technology is employed for scoring, and biometric data collecting offers improved security safeguards. The technology is calibrated and checked by humans. With the use of these state-of-the-art technologies, test takers may be guaranteed an unbiased and extremely accurate assessment of their English language skills.


In addition, applicants can reserve a Core exam slot online up to 24 hours in advance, benefit from year-round global test center availability, and often receive their results in two days.


PTE Core will be implemented throughout Pearson’s current network. It consists of more than 400 PTE locations spread over 118 nations. This comprises 25 testing locations around Canada.


PTE Score requirements:


Most Canada’s economic immigration schemes have minimal language proficiency requirements. The minimum scores required for each kind of visa differs.


The English proficiency level for Canadian immigration is translated into Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels, regardless of whether applicant taking the CELPIP, or IELTS exam.


Also Read: How to get Canada PR visa?


Level 4 through Level 10 are the CLB levels.


Based on the comparison of IELTS results, the potential PTE comparable scores for CLB level scores are shown below.


PTE core to CLB conversion table



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