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IRCC introduced PTE as new language proficiency test

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February 6, 2023

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IELTS, CELPIP, and Now PTE – Pearson Test of English for Canadian Immigration


IRCC’s New update on Canadian Immigration now you  can

After IELTS and CELPIP being the most popular and the only language proficiency test The IRCC has recently introduced a new update regarding the acceptance of PTE (Pearson Test of English) as a language proficiency test after IELTS and CELPIP for immigration purposes. The IRCC has recognized the PTE as a valid and reliable assessment tool to evaluate the language skills of immigrants and refugees who wish to come to Canada.

IRCC’s New update on Canadian Immigration on Language Proficiency Test 

This new update of introducing PTE will allow individuals who are seeking immigration to Canada to demonstrate their English language proficiency by taking the PTE test. The PTE is a computer-based test that measures an individual’s ability to communicate effectively in English in various real-life situations, such as academic and professional settings.


The IRCC’s decision to accept the PTE aligns with its commitment to streamline the immigration process and provide a more flexible and accessible approach to language assessment. The PTE test results are usually available within five business days, which is a significant improvement compared to other language proficiency tests that may take several weeks to receive the results.


The IRCC has also outlined the minimum scores required for different immigration programs, such as the Federal Skilled Worker Program and Canadian Experience Class. These minimum scores are set to ensure that individuals who wish to come to Canada have the necessary language skills to integrate into Canadian society and succeed in their academic and professional pursuits.


In conclusion, the IRCC’s new update on introducing the PTE as a valid language proficiency test for immigration purposes is a positive step forward in the immigration process. It provides individuals with a more flexible and accessible option to demonstrate their English language proficiency, which is essential for success in Canada. If you are considering immigrating to Canada, consider taking the PTE test to verify your English language proficiency to the IRCC.


If you are looking to enhance your language skills and reach your goals, then get in touch with our certified language trainers for CELPIP, IELTS, and now PTE, Book a demo today to gain insight into our lectures and see for yourself how we can help you achieve success with your IELTS and CELPIP and PTE Score.

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Consult with our Senior Practitioner as we would be able to assess your profile and advise you in the right track when it comes to Canadian Immigration. You can call (1) 905-362-9393 (Canada), +91 9586 226232 (Ahmedabad) or drop an E-mail at support@spscanada.com (Canada), support.amd@spscanada.com (Ahmedabad) for further information.








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