Australian Immigration Department To Accept TOEFL IBT & PTE

Australia to Accept Alternative English Languages Tests from 23rd November, 2014

Australia to Accept Alternative English Languages Tests from 23rd November, 2014

Australia Immigration Department will accept TOEFL IBT & PTE from 23rd November, 2014. Till now it accepted only IELTS score for English Languages Tests, but come next week, eligible immigration aspirants can take TOEFL IBT & PTE instead of IELTS and submit the score to prove their language proficiency. However, the score has to be equivalent to the IELTS score as given below:

Competent:
IELTS*- 6 or more in all bands(L;R;S;W)
TOEFL IBT*- L- 12 /R-13/ W- 21/ S- 18
PTE Academic *-50 in each band(L;R;S;W)

Proficient:
IELTS*- 7 or more in all bands(L;R;S;W)
TOEFL IBT*- L- 24 /R-24/ W- 27/ S- 23
PTE Academic *- 65 in each band(L;R;S;W)
OET – B in each component

Superior:
IELTS*- 8 or more in all bands(L;R;S;W)
TOEFL IBT*- L- 28 /R-29/ W- 30/ S- 26
PTE Academic*- 79 in each band (L;R;S;W)
OET – A in each component

*S- Speaking, W-Writing, L- Listening, R-Reading

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  • qasim

    PTE Academic *- 65 in each band(L;R;S;W) will it also count overall score? I have got overall score. but fortunetly 64 in speaking:( and L:72 R:76: S:64: W: 80 its have any prob? again I have to re-write PTE for obtaining S: +65? or its enough?

    Please reply me…Thanks

  • Akanksha Verma

    Hi guys, I just received my scores.

    Communicative Skills:

    Listening – 90

    Reading – 83

    Speaking – 90

    Writing – 90

    Enabling Skills:

    Grammar – 90

    Oral Fluency – 90

    Pronunciation – 90

    Spelling – 90

    Vocabulary – 77

    Written Discourse – 90

    If you need help, email me at: akankshaverma42@yahoo.com

    I’m currently in Delhi.

    • z Patel

      hi akansha i am planning to give pte need 80 in all any help woth reference books etc plz

      • Akanksha Verma

        Hi Patel, I referred to online materials.

    • Nomi

      PLease help! i got overall 70 i need 65 each, i fail to get 65 in reading. please help

  • Manoj Hooda

    Can anybody tell me that is overall 67 in PTE are acceptable for Australian Skilled PR?

  • Vandan Shah

    Can someone please confirm if for Australian PR, Temporary Resident and Work permit visa , PTE academic is to be given or PTE general?