PTE VERSUS IELTS: WHICH TEST IS FOR ME?

If you’re looking to study abroad or migrate to Australia soon, and NEED to pass the English test ASAP, here are a few good pointers on how to choose between PTE and IELTS.

Test Acceptance

IELTS

  • IELTS is accepted for visa purposes in UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
  • IELTS is accepted for studying abroad purposes.

 

PTE

  • PTE is trusted for migration by the government of Australia and New Zealand.
  • PTE is recognized in all the major institutions in UK, US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia and etc.

 

Exam Format

Speaking

IELTS

Have a conversation with an examiner (face to face for about 15 minutes)

 

PTE

Read Aloud, Repeat Sentence, Describe Image, Retell Lecture, Answer Short Questions

Listening

40 MCQ questions

Summarize Spoken Text, Fill in the blanks, MCQ choose multiple answer, Write from dictation and others

Reading

40 MCQ questions

Re-order Paragraph, Fill in the a, MCQ choose single answer, select missing word and others

Writting

You are required to write 2 essays.

Summarize Written Text, Essay writing

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