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PTE 2020: Check Eligibility, Fee, Application Process Before Applying for the Renowned English Language Test

PTE 2020: Check Eligibility, Fee, Application Process Before Applying for the Renowned English Language Test

The PTE (Pearson Language Test) is a computer-based English language test conducted in partnership with the largest examining body on the globe i..e Edexcel to evaluate the expertise of the non-native English speakers in understanding, reading, writing and communicating in high-level english language. PTE is a three-hour test which acts like a green signal for those aspirants and students who wish to migrate or go abroad for study to major English speaking countries, once they prove their proficiency in English language through this examination. A total of three types of PTE level tests are there viz. PTE General, PTE Academic and PTE Young Learners.The purpose of all the three levels is to assess the competency of an individual in speaking, writing, reading and grasping the context of the English language to make sure that student understands the course taught in English in foreign universities and is eligible to migrate or get enrolled in the university in English speaking country.

PTE 2020: Highlights

Name of the Examination

Pearson Language Test of English 

Official Website 

https://pearsonpte.com

Mode of the Examination

Online

Total Number of Sections

Three

Duration of Examination 

Three hours

Fees

INR 13,300

Recent Updates:

The current pandemic of COVID-19 has led to the suspension of all the PTE Academic Tests across all the test centres in the nation. The conducting authority is looking forward to introducing the choice to appear for the examination from the home. Besides, the applicants have a choice to cancel their examination slots for PTE Academic and take the complete refund of application fee, however, they can also reschedule their date of examination without paying any additional fee for it. It is advisable for the applicants to remain updated with all the latest announcements about PTE 2020. 

PTE 2020: Eligibility Criteria

PTE General

Ideal For: PTE General Test is ideal for all the non-native speakers who wish to thoroughly polish their english speaking skills. This test is advisable for those aspirants who seek migration to a native English speaking nation. 

Eligibility: There is no such eligibility prescribed to take this test. Anybody can appear for this examination to assess his/her proficiency in English. 

PTE Academic

Ideal For: PTE Academic is ideal for those aspirants who are seeking admissions in the foreign universities or colleges as they need to be highly proficient & fluent in english communication with people with different accents and high scope of diversity. 

Eligibility: Minimum age of 18 years or more is mandatory. In case of age less than 18 years, the applicant needs to present a consent letter from their guardian or parents. PTE Young Learner

Ideal For: Children who are of age between 7 to 12 years old. 

Eligibility: More than 7 years of age. 

PTE 2020: Registration 

PTE Academic Registration Process

The registration for the PTE Academic Exam is to be done in online mode on the official portal of PTE. The interested candidate needs to fill and submit the application form alongside the application fee to be a successful applicant. Steps to apply for the same are as follows:

  • Go to the PTE Academic website.
  • Get registered by creating an account and entering the details required. 
  • Sign in with the Pearson account- sent on your registered email ID. 
  • Choose the preferred test centre and schedule for the test.
  • Pay the PTE Academic fees.
  • Check the confirmation email sent on your email ID. 

PTE General Registration Process

In the absence of any official website for the submission of the exam application for PTE General, it is advisable to take help from the helpline at Pearson Education Ltd.

PTE 2020: Exam Fee 

PTE Academic fee 2020

The exam fee for PTE Academic Exam for one attempt is 160 USD or INR 13300. Failure to pay the examination fee in time leads to the imposition of the late fee that sums up the total payable amount to 200 USD. 50% of the fee is refundable when the applicant is not physically fit to appear for the examination and send evidence of the medical condition.

PTE 2020: Exam Dates

PTE Exams take place across the year and to take this examination, it is necessary for the interested candidates to register and apply for the same on the official website. It is advisable that first the candidate should be full-fledged prepared for the examination and then apply because the PTE exam can be held anytime after the application.

PTE Exam Schedule 2020 

PTE General Exam Schedule

PTE General Exams take place five times a year in the months of February, May, June, November, December. 

PTE Academic Exam Schedule

PTE Academic Exams take place across the year in more than 50 countries throughout the world. The seats for the PTE Exam Date can be booked by filling out the application online. 

PTE 2020: Exam Pattern 

PTE Academic Syllabus contains three sections, namely, Speaking & Writing, Reading, and Listening. The total score depends on the marks you individually score in these sections. 

Speaking & Writing (77 to 93 min.s)

Reading (32 to 40 min.s)

Listening (45 to 57 min.s)

  • Personal Introduction
  • Reading (Loud & Clear)
  • Sentence Repetition
  • Image Description
  • Lecture Re-narration
  • Answering short Qs
  • Summarization
  • Essay 
  • Reading & Writing: Fill the blanks
  • MCQs to choose multiple answers
  • Re-assembling of Paragraphs
  • Reading: Fill the blanks
  • MCQs to choose one answer
  • Summarization of spoken words
  • MCQs to choose multiple answers
  • Fill the blanks
  • Underline the right summary
  • MCQs to choose one answer
  • Choose missing word
  • Underline the wrong words
  • Write down from dictation

PTE 2020: Result and Validity

The results of the PTE Exam are released in 5 business days of the exam date.

  • PTE General score validity

The score of the PTE General Score is valid for lifetime.

  • PTE Academic score validity

The validity of the score of the PTE Academic score remains active for 2 years and gets automatically drawn out from the website after the completion of 2 years, however, the validity of the same in Australia is of 3 years which gives an opportunity to apply for Permanent Residency to the students or immigrants.

  • PTE Young Learners

No validity date has been given for the score of PTE Young Learners.

Countries that accept PTE Results

PTE 2020 is a renowned English Language Test acceptable by many foreign countries and universities for immgartion and educational purposes. Below-mentioned is a list of countries that accept the score of PTE.

Argentina 

Greece

Netherlands

Australia

Indonesia

New Zealand

Austria

Hungry

Norway 

Belgium 

Iraq

Nigeria

Brazil

Iran

Oman

Bulgaria

Ireland

Poland

Canada

Italy

Philippines

Cyprus

Israel 

Pakistan

China

Japan

Russia 

Czech Republic 

Latvia

Singapore

Denmark

Korea

Slovenia

Estonia

Jordan

Spain

Egypt

Lithuania

South Africa

Finland 

Malaysia

Somalia

France 

USA

Turkey

Sweden

UAE

Thailand

Germany

UK

Taiwan

Vietnam

Uganda

 

Malta

Switzerland

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the method to apply for the PTE Exam?

Once you prepare for the PTE test, you apply for the PTE examination on the PTE’s  official website by clicking on PTE exam and choosing the schedule to book the slot for the same. 

What if I want to reschedule my PTE exam?

One can easily reschedule or cancel the PTE exam, however, that must be done in less than 14 days of the notified test date. The examination fee is refundable, provided the guidelines on the website allow so..

What is the payment mode to book the PTE exam date?

The examination fee has to be paid in online mode using Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.

 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.