Visakhapatnam: Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced the launch of a new PTE Centre, which will offer PTE Academic Test (Pearson Test of English) in the Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering (Autonomous) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, to cater to the demand of study abroad aspirants. The newly launched centre is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facility security measures and will increase accessibility for a fast, flexible, secure, and unbiased exam for test-takers to ascertain their English language skills for the purpose of study and work abroad.
PTE Academic is a computer-based language test which is gaining immense popularity for providing the most accurate and impartial scoring results. To provide test score validity, all PTE 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 centre, Ramananda SG, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Pearson India, said: “Many students opt to study abroad every year from India and the number keeps increasing every year. English language proficiency exam plays a crucial role in providing a pathway to students aspiring to pursue higher education or work abroad. The new test centre in Visakhapatnam is aligned with Pearson India’s aim to increase the reach of PTE Academic centres across India to offer easy, local access to a globally recognized, fast and reliable English language proficiency test for immigration and study abroad opportunities to aspirants. 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.