ISLAMABAD -- Pearson on Wednesday launched Pearson Test of English Academic here to provide Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English language skills to work or live in the UK.
A statement said that the commercial agreements will be delivered through the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic and PTE Home - a new speaking and listening test for family visa, settlement and citizenship applicants. Both these English language tests have been internally developed by Pearson.
First PTE-Academic testing centre 'Peach Testing Centre' was inaugurated on Tuesday Dec 3, 2019 in Islamabad, Pakistan by the Vice President of the Pearson Mr. Derek Richardson. The event was also participated by Ms. Premila Paulraj-Director Asia, Mr. Waqar Shah-Business Head-BTEC and PTE-A, Mr. Omer Fazail-Business Head Resources, Mr. Faisal Mahmood-Business Head Academic, Ms. Aisha Farooq-Commissioner Regional Tax Office-Isb, and addressed by Mr. Ejaz Abassi VP Federation of Chamber Commerce and Industry of Pakistan and Mr. Muhammad Jamil-CEO JnS and Peach Testing Centre. Students and immigrants can now book their tests online for the test centre in Islamabad.
The fully digital test is delivered through Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of Pearson.