Almost every country that welcomes immigrants requires proof of language proficiency by the applicants. Whether you wish to move to a European city, explore an Asian country, or achieve the American dream, you must be proficient in the local languages of the country. Navigating the world of language and proficiency testing can be difficult. Let us guide you through all the exams you need to be aware of before you choose which one to take. 

Benefits Of Live Learning

The live learning method can be very helpful as it also makes you aware of where you stand with your knowledge. Some of the benefits of engaging in live learning with us are discussed here. 

  • Unlike most online learning modules, live learning encourages real-time communication and interaction. 

  • You can immediately clarify doubts and your instructors will correct you immediately as well. 

  • You can collaborate on group discussions and other projects, fostering teamwork and coordination. 

  • If you cannot attend classes someday for some reason, you can always watch the recording later, making learning flexible for you. 

  • Live learning also ensures numerous practice sessions, interactive sessions, and exam simulations, leaving you better prepared than ever.

  • And Of course, you can access all of these from the comfort of your home, at a time that is convenient for you! 

All The Exams You Need To Know About

Different countries have different exams that are a part of their requirements. For the most part, they all test the same abilities. However, depending on which country, they expect certain different things from you. So, these are all the tests you need to know about. 


IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. It is a standardized English test that is taken by more than 3.5 million people every year. The test checks your English against 4 parameters- reading, writing, speaking, and listening. It is scored from levels 1 to 8, with each level being addressed as a “band”. It is accepted in most English-speaking countries. 

2. PTE

PTE stands for the Pearson Test for English. It is conducted by the PLC Group. It is a computer-based test that measures your proficiency in English against 4 parameters- reading, writing, speaking, and listening. It is almost 3 hours long and is scored on a scale ranging from 10 to 90. It is accepted in most English-speaking countries. 


The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program, better known as CELPIP, also measures your proficiency in English against 4 parameters- reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Each of these has multiple sub-parts. It is about 2 to 3 hours long. It is measured on a scale ranging from M (for minimum understanding) to 12, which is the highest score. It is accepted in Canada only. 


TOEFL stands for Test Of English As A Foreign Language. It is also a standardized test that measures the proficiency of non-native English speakers. This one too has the same four segments as the other tests, with a break in between. It is about 3 hours long and is scored on a scale of 0 to 120. It is accepted in most English-speaking countries. 


This stands for the Test Of English For International Communication. It specifically measures the everyday English skills of non-native speakers. Thus it is popularly taken by individuals moving abroad for work in English-speaking countries. It has two segments: listening and reading. The scores are interpreted through the color of the certification, in the following hierarchy: orange, brown, green, blue, and gold. It is accepted in most English-speaking countries. 

How To Register For These Exams

Step 1: Choose the type of test that best suits you. 

Step 2: Sometimes, these tests have sub-types. They usually have an academic version and a general version. Pick the version that suits your requirements best. 

Step 3: Go to their website and create an account. 

Step 4: Fill in the application form for the exam. 

Step 5: Select your date and location for the center that is nearest to you. 

Step 6: Upload all the necessary documents. 

Step 7: Pay the application fees. 

Discover All That Terratern Can Do for You

1. Clear and Honest Guidance and Consultation

2. Comprehensive Visa and Immigration Documentation Assistance

3. Tailored Checklists Aligned with Your Program Requirements

4. Job Search Assistance and Support

5. Preparation for Language Proficiency Tests such as IELTS, PTE, and more

6. Continued Support and Relocation Assistance After Arrival

With Terratern, you can rest assured that your journey towards studying abroad will be smooth and hassle-free. Follow these simple steps and let us handle the rest. Our expert team is dedicated to providing you with the best guidance and support every step of the way. Don't wait any longer, start your study abroad experience today with Terratern!