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Applicants for Australian P.R. visa and student visa will be allowed to choose from a widely available Test of English as a Foreign Language to demonstrate their eligibility for visa’s and University admission.

Now the applicants can choose from PTE (Pearson test of English / IELTS / TOEFL iBT / OET (for Health Practitioner).

So which exam to choose?


Well... there is no correct answer to which exam one must choose


The department of immigration and border protection approved these test in Nov last year

PTE  is an online exam so you have the flexibility of choosing the dates as  it is available pretty much 365 days in a year. With the help of live seat availability you can choose the day time and the test centre. Moreover the result is delivered in 5 business days. So if it is nick of time you might want to consider PTE

TOEFL test, created by the non profit Education Testing Service, is recognised by more than 9000 institutions in more than 130 countries. Its is also an online exam takes about 4 hours, you will have to check the exam schedule and book for TOEFL iBT

IELTS   is a paper based exam unlike TOEFL & PTE so if you are not a tech Savvy you might wana stick with IELTS mover over you can find loads of IELTS test preparation material  over the internet unlike PTE Or TOEFL  iBT. With IELTS you will have to pre-book as this exam is the most preferred amongst all English exams



You can choose between Academic or General Everybody takes the same Listening and Speaking components. It is the Reading and Writing components that differ.

You can choose between Academic or General Everybody takes the same Listening and Speaking components. It is the Reading and Writing components that differ.

You will take the Listening, Reading and Writing tests all on the same day one after the other, with no breaks in between them.


Your Speaking test will either be after a break on the same day as the other three tests, or up to seven days before or after that. This will depend on your test centre.

Understanding the format of each section

Listening(30 mins)

Reading(60 mins)

Writing  (60 Mins)

Speaking (11-14 mins)


PTE ( Pearson Test of English)


PTE Academic assesses listening, reading, speaking and writing all via computer in a single 3 hour test session.

To complete a PTE Academic test, you will need to attend a secure Pearson test centre. You will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions.

During the three-hour test session there will be three main parts to the test: speaking and writing (together), listening and reading. There are twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information.

PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic content, so you will hear excerpts from lectures and view graphs and charts. You will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers, so you will be exposed to the type of accents you will encounter in everyday life.

Speaking & Writing  (77 – 93 minutes)

Reading (32 – 41 minutes)

Listening(45 – 57 minutes)



The TOEFL iBT® test is given in English and administered via the Internet. There are four sections (listening, reading, speaking, and writing) which take a total of about four and a half hours to complete, including check-in.

Reading (60-80 mins)

Listening (60-90mins)

Speaking(20 mins)

Writing  (50 mins)

How much will it cost?


It will depend on the location of  the test centre countries like Egypt , India will cheaper than Kuwait Qatar and Saudi Arabia, if price is the driving factor then PTE will be the cheapest but there isn’t a significant difference in price well let’s compare all three.

Here is a comparison of IELTS PTE and TOEFL fee taking Egypt as example test centre.

TOEFL will cost you $165 (if booked in Egypt)

PTE will cost you $150 (if booked in Egypt)

IELTS -$160(if booked in Egypt)

TOEFL -250 (if booked in Kuwait)

PTE – 255 (if booked in Kuwait)

IELTS – 250 (if booked in Kuwait)

Rather if you compare the price of the exam centre in Egypt and Kuwait you will find a lot of difference so it is advisable if you are travelling to India Egypt Jordon Lebanon or to your home country you might want to appear for the English exam and save some bucks

Here are some links for you to find out the correct fee with the location you want to choose 

TOEFL ($160-300)


PTE ($170 - $350)


IELTS ($160 – 330)


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