Pearson opens first of new wave of PTE Academic Centres in Chandigarh

Punjab: Pearson, the world’s learning company, today, announced the launch of its new and first Pearson Owned Centre for Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) in Chandigarh. The launch is in line with Pearson India’s aim to augment the reach of PTE Academic centers across India to provide assistance and easy access to a globally-recognized, fast and reliable English language proficiency test for immigration and study abroad.

Commenting on the launch of the new centre, Vikas Singh, Managing Director, Pearson India said, “We constantly strive to enhance our services and continue to expand our test centre network to give PTE Academic test takers greater choice. The new Pearson-owned centre will expand our reach in the city and enable test-takers easy access, more convenience and additional test dates in our expanded test network.”

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

Divyalok Sharma, Senior Director – Client Relations at Pearson VUE, said, “I am delighted that this new test center will provide even greater access to the PTE-A exam in India, offering candidates a convenient, consistent and professional testing environment.”

PTE Academic is accepted by universities and colleges around the world including by 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 Australian and New Zealand visa and migration applications.