Study in the UK – January Intake 2024
UK is one of the most preferred study abroad destinations across the world. Studying in the UK offers a range of unique benefits, however, like any other English-inclined country you must prove your English language ability to study in the UK. One of the most secured and unbiased options to accomplish the task is PTE.
PTE academic is recognized and accepted as a valid proof of English language ability by almost all UK universities hence serve as an excellent option to grab a UK student visa easily. PTE is also ideal to help you live and work in the UK. The other basic requirements to attain a UK student visa are
Different UK universities differ in terms of minimum PTE score requirements when it comes to study in the UK. The requirement can also vary based on the level and type of the UK Student Visa you are applying for.
|University||PTE score requirement|
|University of Chester||51-57|
|University of Leeds||60 – 64|
|University of Glasgow||59-70|
|University of Warwick||62 – 79|
|University of Hertfordshire||51-58|
|University of Bristol||60|
|University of Durham||58 – 64|
|King’s College London||54-59|
|University of the West of Scotland||51 -54|
|University of Worcester||51-59|
|Swansea University||56 – 67|
|University of Stirling||51 – 54|
|University College Birmingham||45 – 65|
|De Montfort University||51 – 58|
|University of Strathclyde||51 – 57|
|University of Plymouth||46-51|
|University of the Arts, London||51 – 58|
|University of Southampton||59|
|Oxford Brookes University||51 (51)|
As mentioned, the minimum PTE score requirement can also change depending on the type of UK Student Visa and the level of study program you want to pursue. You can have a general idea with the help of the below table
|Level of study||PTE Score Requirement|
|Tier 4 General Student visa (below degree level)||43|
|Tier 4 General Student visa (for degree level and above)||59|
The PTE academic exam can be taken at any of the 250+ exam destinations scattered across the globe. In India, PTE Academic Exam can be taken at various centers existing in the cities of Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, New Delhi, Jalandhar, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Vijayawada and so on.
As Coronavirus continuous to harm people, safety of PTE Academic Test takers and the administrators is the top most concern of Pearson. They are keeping a regular track of the current COVID situation and attempting to protect the associates in various ways including
The authorities have restarted testing on a large number of centers. The number of test-takers taking exam in a single session is also restricted with an aim to protect the candidates and administrators from any kind of health hazards. Wearing a face mask is compulsory to enter the test center.
Pearson suggests if any candidate feels unwell or develops any symptom of coronavirus, he must not attend the test. He can either reschedule or cancel it. If the test centre location suddenly shuts down or is at the risk of lockdown due to continuously increasing number of COVID cases, the candidates will be notified about the cancellation via the email. Hence, the candidates must check their email ids on a regular basis to track any updates.
Wearing a facemask is mandatory before entering the test center, washing or sanitizing the hands should be first thing the candidates have to do after entering the test premises, nose and mouth should be properly covered if sneezing or coughing, temperature check can also be done at some of the test locations hence the candidates are required to cooperate, the candidates can wear disposable hand gloves for better protection from the disease.
If Pearson decides to cancel the test, the candidates will be notified via the email and the fees will be refunded to their bank accounts (if paid via the debit and credit cards) within a few days. If the test taker has booked the test using a voucher, he will get the chance to book another test using the same code whenever there is availability.
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