Roadmap to PTE
Now, that you know what the PTE-Academic test is all about, assuming that you read our previous post
All about the PTE Academic test.
If you have not read it, please do.
PTE Academic test is taken by individuals for different reasons and their expectations from the test differ widely. It is rather difficult to build a ‘one size fits all’ type of guide that works for everyone. However, we have summed up a few questions that might be concerned with anyone planning to give the PTE Academic test.
Answers you must know
PTE tests require dedicated training and practice for most people, especially if you are required to score above 60.
We at Angels School of Knowledge prompt you to ask yourself these important questions,
Why am I giving the PTE Academic test?
Is it for immigration, study or work abroad. Based on your answer, you would be able to answer the next question.
Which countries accept the PTE Academic test?
Australia and New Zealand governments have approved and accept the PTE scores for immigration and for study in their Universities and Colleges. In other countries, PTE Academic is generally accepted for study in Universities and Colleges.
What is the score that I need?
The next step is to know your required score. It’s important to know the required score for immigration, study or work.
Score requirement widely differs for each candidate. Usually, your immigration agent, student counsellor or employer abroad can help you here.
Where is the PTE Academic test conducted in India, the cost and can I afford it?
The test is conducted in 19 cities across India (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi / New Delhi, Hyderabad, Jalandhar, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patiala, Pune, Rajkot, Vadodara, Vijayawada)
Find PTE Academic Test cost here.
Where can I register for the PTE Academic Test?
For anyone who wants to book the test, it’s highly recommended to do so from the official PTE academic test link. Please find the registration link here: PTE Academic test registration link
Get the right training
It’s time to go hunting for the right training centre or more importantly “Find The Right Trainer For You“. Some might prefer Online training while others might need a little more hand holding with actual classes.
Important questions to ask yourself,
Do I go for online training or classroom classes?
It depends on your availability and current level of English. If you need a score above 60, it is strongly advised to try and enrol for classroom classes.
Angels school of knowledge at Cochin provides PTE Academic classroom training with individual attention to each student.
If it is difficult for you to attend our classroom training then you might want to check out our PTE Academic LIVE classes where you attend our training session with one of our trainers, on a one on one basis.
How much time can I invest in training daily?
If you work or are busy otherwise, then plan carefully as it takes dedicated effort to do well in the PTE Academic test.
A tip for working professionals, try to find weekend classes. A Saturday or Sunday or even a day off relieves you both mentally and physically, letting you start anew.
What is my present level of English as per CEFR?
CEFR is a measure of your English Language skills. PTE Academic scores are closely correlated with CEFR. Click on the image above to know more about CEFR. Also, try some sample questions from PTEpractice to know your present level.
Most importantly, how good is the trainer, trainer reviews and online presence?
Before finalising a training centre, check for google reviews and online presence. Your final call should be the Trainer, is he/she compatible with you.
Prepare more, if needed
Some of us might need extra training or some more confidence. It all depends on how well you score in the mock tests, they let you know your level and your score and is highly dependent on your trainer’s ability to assess you correctly.
Some important questions you need to answer at this point,
What is my mock test score and is it enough?
Which section/s do I need to practice more?
Your mock test scores will tell you your weak areas.
Did the training improve my score or should I look for another trainer?
We ask our students to take a mock test before and after training, this helps in spotting any improvement/decline in your language. If you know whether the training helped or not, you could make a better decision. If you are looking for a new trainer, please put a thought on
What was missing in the previous training?
The drifting point in your skill preparation for PTE Academic that could have improved your score.
Book your test
This is the big step, by now you should be ready! Training might take 2-6 months or more, depending on your commitment and quality of training.
Some questions to ask yourself here,
Where can I book the PTE Academic Test?
We recommend you book your exams from the Pearson PTE website. Please visit the Pearson PTE website to book your exams.
What dates should I take the test?
Be sure of your dates and availability at the test location, it is a good idea to give yourself a short break before the test.
If you are disappointed with the score you have achieved, you can take the test again. You may retake PTE Academic test as many times as you want.
Be Cool & Rock the PTE Academic Test!
PTE test scores are valid for Two Years and they have a global recognition throughout many Universities and approved and accepted by governments of Australia and New Zealand for study and migration. It takes 5 days for the results to be declared. Your results are always shown on the website until a span of two years, once you have signed in to your Pearson Vue account at www.pearsonvue.com/pte. Click ‘View Score Report’ to see your scores for each test.
How many times can I use the PTE Academic Test result?
You may send your test scores to the institutions or organizations you want to by clicking on ‘Send Scores’ once you are logged in. You are allowed to send your scores to an unlimited number of institutions, also note that only seven recipients can be added at a time.
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