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22/11/2014

New English Language Tests

The Department of Immigration has announced that as of today, the TOEFL and Pearson tests of English language ability are accepted for immigration purposes  as per below scoring system :
 
Vocational English
IELTS – 5 in each of the four sections
OET – B in each of the four sections
TOEFL iBT – Speaking 14, Reading 4, Writing 14, Listening 4
Pearson (PTE Academic) – 36 for the four components
OR a valid passport issued by the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland, to a citizen of that country
 
Competent English
IELTS – 6 in each of the four sections
OET – B for each of the four components
TOEFL iBT – Speaking 18, Reading 13, Writing 21, Listening 12
Pearson (PTE Academic) – at least 50 for the four components
OR a valid passport issued by the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland, to a citizen of that country
 
Proficient English
IELTS – 7 in each of the four sections
OET – B for each of the four components
TOEFL iBT – Speaking 23, Reading 24, Writing 27, Listening 24
Pearson (PTE Academic) – at least 65 for the four components
 
Superior English
IELTS – 8 in each of the four sections
OET – A for each of the four components
TOEFL iBT – Speaking 26, Reading 29, Writing 30, Listening 28
Pearson (PTE Academic) – at least 79 for the four test components