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FAQs

IELTS FAQs
  • What is IELTS?

    IELTS is a global-standard test of english language proficiency for non-native english speakers.

  • What is minimum age required for test?

    A Candidate must be at least 16 years old to apply for IELTS exam.

  • What are test dates for IELTS?

    IDP & British Coucil conduct IELTS exam on 48 fixed dates in a year, i.e. up to four times a month.

  • What is validity of IELTS score?

    IELTS Exam’s Score Card is valid for 2 years.

  • What if i am absent in IELTS test?

    In that case, you will be marked as absentee and exam fees will not be refunded.

  • What is procedure for score re-evaluation?

    A Candidate can apply for re- evaluation on his/her Result, at test center not later than six weeks of the test date. You must pay an re-evaluation fee, which will be refunded if your bands score change after re-evaluation. The chances of change in scores after re-evaluation are negligible as  the IELTS testing process has a very high standard of control procedures.

PTE FAQs
  • What is PTE?

    PTE is used to assess and validate the english language usage of non-native english speakers.

  • Is PTE different from IELTS?

    Both PTE and IELTS are English proficiency tests required to be taken by all international students. Both the exams have similar sections: speaking, reading, writing and listening. PTE is acomputer-based test whereas IELTS is written on paper. IELTS grades are on a scale of 0 to 9, whereas PTE grades are on a scale of 10 to 90.

  • What is the exam pattern for PTE?

    It is conducted by Pearson Group. PTE Exam has reading, listening, speaking and writing sections. All sections are conducted on a computer, and microphone is used for speaking section. Each section has a fixed time.

  • What is minimum PTE score requirement?

    There is no fixed minimum requirement. Different university or college has different minimum PTE score requirement, so you should check before preparation.

VISA FAQs
  • Can I work while I am on Student VISA?

    Yes, You can work for up to 20 hours in a week. These 20 hours are divided into 2-3 shifts depending upon you.

  • What is the processing time for VISA?

    The processing time for a student’s visa is about 28 to 50 days but the time periods change depending on Immigration. In most cases applications are finalized in just 25-28 days. However, failure to provide all documents or submitting misleading information will delay the process or even result in visa refusal.