Spouse visa test-
You must now show that you can speak and understand English if you are a non-European migrant and you want to enter or extend your stay in the UK as the partner of a British citizen or a person settled here.
This requirement was introduced on 29 November 2010. You must meet the requirement if:you are a national of a country outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland; andyou are in a relationship with a British citizen or a person settled here; andyou want to apply to enter or remain in the UK as that person's husband, wife, civil partner, fiance(e), proposed civil partner, unmarried partner or same-sex partner.The new requirement applies to applications for entry clearance, leave to enter, leave to remain and further leave to remain. It does not apply to indefinite leave to remain or citizenship applications where the existing Knowledge of Life requirement continues to apply.What do you need to do?If you are not a national of a majority English-speaking country or do not have a degree taught in English (see below), you must pass an approved English language test at or above the appropriate level with one of our approved test providers.
In the test, you will need to demonstrate a basic command of English (speaking and listening) at level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference. This is a basic level, which is judged to require 40 to 50 hours' tuition for most learners. Someone assessed at level A1 can understand and use simple, everyday expressions and very basic phrases.
Would you like to obtain an internationally recognised qualification in Business English? Whether you wish to boost your career, enhance your standing in the job market or advance your professional skills to an international level – we have the right exam for you.Business English exams Cambridge English: Business Certificates (BEC) Cambridge English: Business Certificates (BEC), like all other Cambridge certifications, have been developed in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the internationally recognised system to determine language ability. BEC can be taken at three levels of language ability.
What are other acceptable tests -
The tests which are on the list of UKBA current list are acceptable.
The minimum standard that you must meet is in speaking and listening at level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference.
The list of approved tests and providers includes some tests above A1 level. This is because we will also accept tests in speaking and listening, or speaking and listening with additional skills such as reading or writing, taken at a higher level with an approved test provider.
This is to give people as wide a choice as possible, and to provide for those who have already taken a test at a higher level with one of our current approved test providers. It also allows for people who want to take a higher-level test for work or study reasons.
ESOL is accepted widely by Australian universities, British Universities for purposes of study and work. Please contact us for more information
Whatever your English language level, we have the right exam for you. We offer a range of general English exams to help you assess your English communication skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
We will also assist you in the application and registration process.
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More information -
NORTHWEST IMMIGRATIONS provides coaching and administration of partners test for UK also called ESOL Course for Marriage visa UK, introduced by UKBA since 29th November 2010. Every spouse / partner has to clear English basic Level A1 test as per regulation by UK Border Agency, Please visit or call for more information.
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What is PTE Academic?
The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is a computer based English Language test designed to assess the readiness of non-native English speakers to participate in a university-level English language instruction program. PTE Academic is accepted by universities in USA, UK, Australia, Finland, Singapore, and many more.
· Reading a Text Aloud
· Repeating a sentence
· Describing an Image
· Re-telling a Lecture
· Answering short questions Reading
· Multiple Choice, Choose Single Answer
· Multiple Choice, Choose Multiple Answers
· Re-ordering Paragraphs
· Filling Blanks in a text
· Summarizing a text
· Writing an essay Listening
· Summarizing spoken text
· Multiple Choice Questions based on recording
· Fill blanks in a transcript based on recording
· Writing a dictation
· Highlight incorrect words
PTE Academic Structure
The test is administered in a single 3 hours test session. The test is divided into 3 timed sections, 1 short un-timed introduction and an optional 10 minute break.
Speaking and Writing
Test Scores are available online usually within 5 business days from taking the test. Test taker can report scores to any number of institutions for free. Selected institutions can retrieve scores online usually within 24 hours.
How is it different from other tests?
Authentic test content and tasks: demonstrating your ability to use real-life academic English.
Fully computerised test: providing fair and reliable results.
Fast delivery of results: typically within 5 working days.
Flexible booking: book for the next day or next week, no need to wait longer!
Who recognises the test?
The test is recognised by 3000 programs globally and is recognised by DIAC and UKBA for student visa applications
For more information visit http://pearsonpte.com/TestMe/Taking/Pages/Acceptance.aspx
Where can I take the test?
There are test centres in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune
What is the cost for the test?
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Test duration - 3 hours
How long the score does remains valid? -2 years
What score do I need?
Check the score you need with the university you are applying to. Most UK universities require a minimum score of 51 for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and a minimum score of 36 for qualifications below degree level.
How will the university check my score?
Results are issued to candidates securely online through your Pearson account. We do not issue paper certificates to students or institutions. Once you receive your scores you can send them online to as many institutions as you want, free of charge.
Do I need to provide my score report if I am applying for the UK student visa?
If you are applying for a UK student visa you must also send your scores online to the UKBA and also print a copy of your results to include in your visa application.