International students wishing to pursue studies in an English-speaking country are required to undertake English Language test that examines their ability in all four fields of reading, writing, listening and speaking. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and PTE (Pearson Test Of English) are the most popular ones among students.
PTE is considerably new and hence most students are curious to find out their equivalent IELTS result after PTE score conversion. Here we provide a full overview of PTE Academic score to IELTS band:
|PTE Academic Score Range||Equivalent IELTS Band|
|86 or above||9|
Objective of both IELTS and PTE is to test and certify candidate’s english proficiency. Because of this students often get confused regarding which one to undertake and then review PTE score conversion to IELTS. It is advised to pick the one that is listed under the admission criteria of university/college or as stated by immigration department of that country they want to move to.
Scoring and Results:
IELTS and PTE have a different scoring pattern, where IELTS marks in the name of ‘bands’ from range 1-9 and PTE grants marks out of 90. The score reports for IELTS are collected within 13 days, on the other hand, PTE just takes 5 days of time to announce results. PTE score conversion to IELTS is done on the basis of above table.