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PTE Academic Test Takers to have increased choice as new test center opens in Jayanagar

Pearson, the world’s learning company, today announced the launch of a new Pearson Professional Centre which will offer Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) in Jayanagar, Bangalore. The establishment of the new test centre supports Pearson India’s aim to increase the reach of PTE Academic centres across India and offer easy, local access to a globally-recognized, fast and reliable English language proficiency test for immigration and study abroad opportunities.

Pearson awarded government commercial agreements to provide test of English for people applying to work or live in the UK
Mr Joe Lam, MD, India-China Hub (left), Mr Ramesh Subbarao, Vice President – Product & Technology (Middle) Mr Ramananda SG, Vice Pesident Sales & Marketing (Right), inaugurate the new Pearson Professional Centre at Bangalore, India

PTE Academic is a computer-based language test and is gaining immense popularity for providing the most accurate and impartial scoring results. To provide test score validity, all Pearson Professional Centres use state-of-the-art and industry-leading security measures such as digital biometrics, incorporating palm-scanning, secure paperless results, randomized test formats and CCTV, thereby ensuring aspirants test in a controlled and secure environment.

Commenting on the launch of new center, Ramananda SG, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Pearson India, said: “The city of Bangalore has huge opportunities owing to focus on higher education amongst students. We are delighted to launch our new center here, which will offer state of the art facilities to test takers and provide easy accessibility. We are committed to delivering a world-class experience to our test takers and will continue to build a robust network of test centers across the country.”

PTE Academic is accepted by universities and colleges around the world including Harvard Business School, Yale University, INSEAD, and London Business School.  It is accepted by 100% of Australian and New Zealand universities and by a growing number in the USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, Singapore and Germany. The test can also be used for all the UK, Australian and New Zealand visa and migration applications.

Recently, Pearson has been awarded commercial agreements from the UK Home Office to provide Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English language skills to work or live in the UK.