PTE General Recognizing Organizations and Institutions 

Accreditation by organizations and governments

All levels in the PTE General test are awarded by Edexcel and accredited by Ofqual in the UK as ESOL International Qualifications.

Please note that PTE General is not accepted by the UKBA for spouse/partner/family visa purposes.

Country

Accredited by

Purpose

Albania Ministry of Education and Science For completion of post-graduate studies
Colombia Ministry of Education Approved assessment
Czech Republic Ministry of Education Test of quality
Greece Ministry of Education ASEP accreditation
Italy Ministry of Education Test of quality
Lithuania Ministry of Education Approved accreditation as substitute test for the Valstybinis Brandos Egzaminas (VBE – State Final Examination)
Lithuanian Ministry of the Interior Approved language test for the recruitment of civil servants
Mexico Ministry of Education Approved assessment
Poland Civil Service Test of quality for civil servants
Switzerland Canton Lucerne Employment purposes for school teachers
Canton Schwyz Employment purposes for school teachers
Canton St Gallen Employment purposes for school teachers
Canton Zug Employment purposes for school teachers
UK Ofqal Fully accredited by Ofqal as ESOL International qualifications
Ukraine Ministry of Education and Science Approved accreditation as substitute test to the official school leaving exam, order 1/9-33


Recognizing institutions

The list indicates which level of PTE General is accepted for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and for credit purposes. You should check with the institution for the exact requirements before taking a test.

This list is thought to be accurate at the time of publication but please confirm acceptance with individual institutions before booking a test.

Country

Institution

Undergraduate Post-graduate
Canada McGill University, Montreal 4.5 4.5
Bulgaria Agricultural University (AU) 3 n/a
Bulgaria
International University College - Dobrich 2 and above 2 and above
Bulgaria International University College - Sofia 2 and above 2 and above
Bulgaria New Bulgarian University Sofia 4 and above 4 and above
Bulgaria University of Plovdiv 4 and above 4 and above
Bulgaria University of Rousse 4 and above 4 and above
Bulgaria University of Shumen 2 and above 2 and above
Finland Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Vaasa University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Turku University of Applied Sciences 4 and above 4 and above
Finland Mikkeli University Of Applied Sciences 4 and above 4 and a bove
Finland TAMK Tampere University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland HAMK University of Applied Sciences 4 and above 4 and above
Finland Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Diaconia University of Applied Sciences 4 and above 4 and above
Finland JAMK University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Novia University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences 4 and above 4 and above
Finland Karelia University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Centria University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Kajaani University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences 4 and above 4 and above
Finland Saimaa University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Arcada University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Finland Satakunta University of Applied Sciences 4 and above 4 and above
Finland Laurea University of Applied Sciences 4 and above

n/a

Italy Universita' delgi Studi di Milano For credit purposes - levels 2-5
Italy Universita' delgi Studi di Milano - Bicocca For credit purposes - Levels 2-5
Italy Universita' delgi Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria For credit purposes - Level 2
Italy Universita' di Brescia For credit purposes - Level 2
Italy Universita' Insubria For credit Purposes - Level 3
Italy Universita' IUAV di Venezia For credit purposes - Level 2

Italy

Universita' di Padova For credit purposes - Levels 2-5

Italy

Università degli Studi 'G. d'Annunzio' Chieti e Pescara For credit purposes Levels 2-5
Italy University of Verona Levels 1-5
Lithuania Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) 3 and above 3 and above
Lithuania Mykolas Romeris University 3 and above 3 and above
Lithuania Vilnius University 3 and above 3 and above
Lithuania Vytautas Magnus University Institute of Foreign Languages 3 and above 3 and above
Poland Kozminski University
Poland Maria-Skladowska-Curie University 3 3
Poland Panstwowa Wyzsza Skola Informatyki i Przedsiebiorczoci 3 3
Poland Warsaw Management Academy 3 3
Poland Wyzsza Skola Zarzadzania I Marketingu w Sochaczewie 3 4
UK List of recognizing institutions in the UK
Ukraine European University 2 3