The UK Border Agency
PTE Academic is approved for Tier 4 (student visa) applications
where students are required to demonstrate English language competency at a minimum of CEFR level B1. PTE Academic scores can also be used to demonstrate English language proficiency under Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the points-based system.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC)
DIAC approves PTE Academic for student visas to Australia.
Bar Standards Board (BSB)
The Bar Standards Board is responsible for regulating barristers called to the Bar in England and Wales. Its purpose is to provide specialist regulation of advocacy and set the standards of entry to the profession. PTE Academic is approved by the BSB as an acceptable English language test for international applicants to the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). For more information about the minimum scores required please click here
Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC)
QTAC processes applications for the majority of undergraduate courses at Queensland universities, Bond University, the Australian Maritime College in Tasmania, and to some courses at universities in Northern NSW, TAFE Queensland, Southbank Institute of Technology and some private providers of post secondary courses.
The Eminata Group
Eminata Group specializes in providing market-driven education and training programs ranging from career diplomas and certifications to academic degrees. It also offers several university degree programs online to students who want the benefits of a Canadian education but are unable to attend a university campus.
The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS)
PTE Academic is approved for long stay study visa applications for the Republic of Ireland.
The National Language Service Corps (NLSC)
The mission of the NLSC is to recruit a readily-available pool of individuals who have expertise in languages that are important to the security and welfare of the nation. The NLSC provides certification to qualified individuals as part of its enrollment process.
TESOL International Association
TESOL is a global educational association for English language teaching professionals.
University Admissions Finland (UAF)
UAF is a portal for applicants to ten leading universities in Finland. It provides information on how to apply to university and assists students in the application process.
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
UCAS is the organization responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK.
The Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC)
ASIC has been formed to bring independent information about what an institution is really like in terms of quality, resources, student support and ethics to the student population through its accreditation service with well-defined and objective benchmarking.
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) approves PTE Academic
The NCSBN is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide an organization through which boards of nursing act and counsel together on matters of common interest and concern affecting the public health, safety and welfare, including the development of licensing examinations in nursing.
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OFQUAL) has accredited PTE Academic
OFQUAL regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.
Tertiary Institutions Service Centre - TISC
TISC is an incorporated administrative agency involved with the processing of applications for admission to undergraduate programmes for Western Australian state universities.
Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)
UAC processes applications for admission to most undergraduate courses at participating institutions in Australia (mainly located in NSW and the ACT). UAC participating institutions' requirements will be available in Table 5 of the UAC 2012 Guide, which is released in July 2011.
South Australian Tertiary Admissions Service (SATAC)
SATAC processes applications for many of the courses offered by its participating institutions in the state of South Australia. SATAC assesses the academic and non-academic qualifications presented by applicants and ranks eligible applicants in merit order for each course according to the rules and guidelines provided by the institution offering the course.