PTE Academic Eligibility Criteria 2019
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 - 6:42 p.m. IST by Ranjini Basu
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PTE Academic Eligibility Criteria 2019- Pearson- the PTE AcademicTM conducting body does not prescribe any specific PTE Academic 2019 eligibility criteria. However, according to the PTE Academic eligibility criteria 2019, applicants need to be at least 16 years of age at the time of appearing in the examination. Students who are below 18 years of age will have to produce an evidence of parental consent to take the English proficiency test. Since the eligibility criteria of PTE Academic 2019 is not specified, aspirants planning to take the test must also check the eligibility criteria of the institutes they wish to apply. The PTE Academic Test score alone does not guarantee admission to the Institute of choice. Careers360, in this article, explains the PTE Academic 2019 eligibility criteria.


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PTE Academic Eligibility Criteria 2019: Age Criterion





Minimum age required to appear for PTE Academic

16 Years


Parental consent required

Below 18 years


Maximum age

No age bar

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Differently Abled Test Takers

In accordance with the PTE Academic eligibility criteria 2019, candidates with disabilities can also appear for the PTE Academic 2019 test. Candidates may request certain minor alterations at the test center where they intend to take the test. Available accommodations without prior approval include wheelchairs, and adjustable chairs or desks. However, test takers must schedule through the Pearson Customer Service call centre to ensure that the request can be met. The Customer Service team will help in scheduling appointment over the telephone and send a confirmation email.

PTE Academic 2019 exam is the most sought-after English proficiency test after TOEFL and IELTS tests. It is a computer-based test that evaluates the English proficiency skill of an individual. Conducted by Pearson, PTE Academic 2019 is accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and is available in more than 200 locations across the globe. PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of universities worldwide, including illustrious institutions such as Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Yale. PTE Academic is accepted for visa purposes by the Australian and New Zealand governments as well. Also, candidates must remember that the PTE Academic 2019 test scores are valid only for a period of two years similar to IELTS and TOEFL. The application form of PTE Academic is available online and PTE Academic result 2019 is available within five business days, which means that within a week students can start applying to their desired universities with the available scores. The best part of the Pearson Test of English is flexibility in test dates, as it conducts PTE Academic exam throughout the year and in over 50 countries around the world. Admission panels of universities worldwide require PTE Academic 2019 scores apart from academic records and recommendation letters.

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which universities will accept the pte in Canada

Ritisha Kothari 9th Jan, 2020

Some of the institutes which started accepting PTE in Canada are: Centennial Centennial College, Humber College, Seneca College, George Brown, St. Lawrence College, Langara College.

PTE is a computer based test of English for study abroad. The test consist of reading, writing, listening and speaking and is conducted via computer and the test is of 3 hours.

Also, You can find the updated list of Canadian Universities & Colleges accepting PTE scores on Pearson Official Website.


can nothern college,scarbrow accept pte


Yes Gagan. Northern College at Pures-Toronto, Scarborough accepts PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic. It requires a score of 58+ for diploma/ certificate programs. For postgraduate diploma/ certificate programs, they require a score of 60+. Similarly, Advanced standings require a score of 60+.

For more details on other English assessment exams accepted by the college and the expected scores, please visit the given website:


I can get university offer later but it is true that visa embassies are rejected Visa applications based on pte.

Khushi 21st Dec, 2019

Hi Yash

No PTE is readily accepted as an english requirement test. There is nothing to worry about that.

But you need to have university acceptance letter to have a smooth visa process.

Hope this helps!

All the best


How can i can prepare my PTE exam to get 80 score in a month?

ptegurus 3rd Dec, 2019


There are many way to prepare the PTE exam. Here are the list you need follow.

  1. Practice, Practice, Practice!
  2. Choose best Online Free and paid PTE Mock Test ( practice platform.
  3. Read journals articles and understand the paragraph. Also summarise in your words.
  4. Watch English movies, listen podcast.
  5. Read one paragraph loudly, so that your pronunciation get improved.
  6. Write daily one essay, and check the timing. Because time is very important in the PTE exam.
  7. Record your voice in microphone and listen how your voice sound in recording.
  8. Learn time management.

If you follow the above list, you will definitely achieve your desired score. Also for the best practice mock test you can visit our website. we assure you, if you practice with our mock test and follow the above strategy, you will definitely achieve your target score in the PTE exam.

If you have any query, kindly contact us. We will be happy to help you.


I go 49 score in pte can I apply for Australia.

ptegurus 3rd Dec, 2019


If you have got the overall score in your PTE exam, then you can apply for Diploma course . For further info, please consult the consultant. That can give you exact guide which will be helpful for you.

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