PTE Academic pilot program for Canada student visa under SPP


PTE Academic is accepted for study at a range of institutions in Canada. You can take your test at one of the centre in Canada, or at one of our locations overseas, to send your scores to your chosen institution. PTE Academic typically delivers results in five days, so you don’t need to worry about your English scores.

After much wait ,official announcement has been made by Pearson , PTE Academic has partnered for a Pilot program with seven institutes in Canada under SPP programs for student visa. Please find below guideline for making an application for the SPP programs with a PTE Academic score.

Partnering Institutions in Canada under SPP program 

Centennial College.

Humber College.

Seneca College.

George Brown.

St.Lawrence College.

Langara College.

Fanshawe College.

Guidelines to be followed while making the application to IRCC

Apart from meeting all the other SPP program guidelines, applications will conform to the following requirements for IRCC Delhi.

for Indian Nationals only:

–    Only online application will be accepted;

–    Applications must be received by IRCC no later than 09 Dec 2016 for January 2017 intake;-

–   Letter of Admission from participating colleges must clearly state “SPP/PTE” in the header for us to include the applications for this trial and track their progress.

–    Copy of PTE A results, which will be verified online.

–     Online Assignment of PTE Academic scores to IRCC India and associated PTE Registration ID to be mentioned on the application.

–       Minimum acceptable PTE A Scores: Overall Score of Not less than 50 and Not less than 42 in any of the 4 Communicative Skills (Listening;Reading; Speaking & Writing)

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Student can contact Mr. Gagandeep Singh (Business Development Manager-North & East India PTE Academic) at email :


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56 thoughts on “PTE Academic pilot program for Canada student visa under SPP

    1. Students are getting Canadian study visa approved with PTE Academic , but student need to submit score card online to IRCC New Delhi.

  1. I have same doubt about PTE academic score was accepted by Study Visa Permit for Canada or not?? If yes please help me…I have already registered for exam on Jan month 2017 for May intake 2017.

      1. Hi sir even i have these doubts about pte;i got 53 in pte exam with no marks less than speaking 62;writing 52;reading 58;and listening 0nly 47,so csn i apply on these scores;also i want to see student’s visa who got canadian student visa for 2017 intakes;so plz forward me all d details on my mail id;☺am wating sir….

    1. You should try Australia or New Zealand.
      English language requirement for post graduation courses in Canada is IELTS 6.5/PTE 65

  2. Hello sir my name is dinesh kumar i done my pte exam with overall 52 no L 52 W 52 S 58 R48 I applied in st.clair college in Toronto for hospitality diploma please tell me which way is best for me to login my file in embassy i will go through with paper visa or online ? I am very confused please tell me thanks

      1. But some agent said that on PTE base you can not get canada visa it is truth? You seen before approved visa based on pte?

  3. I got 51 overall in pte
    reading 55, writing 56, listening 51, and speaking 46

    My senior secondry N/M with 58% in 2014, aftr that i have done ITI in electrition
    which colleges accept it in canada.
    Plzzzz tell me

  4. hello
    I have done my mechanical engineering with 75% with seven backlogs in 2016 and +2 with marks of 60% my file got rejected in May intake and my IELTS score was(overall 6 ) lis 7, speeking 6.5 and 5.5 reading and writing respectively after my file got rejected I appeared for PTE and my score is (overall 56 ) no score less than 51 now I am totally confused so is their any chances that I can apply for Canadian visa for September intake with the help of IELTS or PTE?

    1. You need to score above 58 in PTE and 6.5 in IELTS to cover the English language requirement for post graduation courses in Canada.

      1. sir/madam
        if I am able to score 60 in PTE is their any chances that I would able to have admission in post graduation courses in Canada because there are rumors that PTE is in accepted by embassy for visa purposes but only IELTS is easily acceptable ?? please guide me because I found that PTE is more easier for me in IELTS reading is very much big hurdle for me. I Shall be very thankful to you.

    1. helow, sahil as i applied my visa online for canada. it’s been 15 days and still no response from IRCC india . i would suggest you to go for IELTS

  5. Sir i got 52 in pte and 74% in non med and 84% in 10th i also got centennial college offer letter in computer system technician and i submitted my file in embassy at 19 april for sep intake still i am waiting for visa i am worried about will embassy grant my visa on pte ??? Plz plz sir reply i am waiting for your reply 😊😊

        1. Sorry Gagandeep veere late reply kr riha oh mai puchna c tuhadi offer letter kine dina vich aayi c centennial college di

  6. I have got 72.60 percentage in medical stream in 12th. And 51 overall in pte in writing 58, listning 56, reading 48 and speaking 44 . Pls tell me i m eligible for canada or not. If yes tell me college.

  7. Hello everyone I have a doubt

    I got overall 54 not less than 50
    I I applied with PTE to visa

    Is any rejection??
    Is isssu with PTE ??
    All are saying better to take ielts..

  8. Hello i have done my 12th in non medical stream with 80% and also i have got pte overall score 52
    In speaking 44
    Reading 52
    Listening 52
    Writing 58
    Please tell me i am eligible for canada ? And which college accept this score in canada ??

  9. hello, sir, i am Sridhar I need clarification about my Canada visa
    1)btech with 57.9%(no backlogs)
    2)pte 60 no band less than 56
    3)intake jan2018
    Q-Do the Canadian embassy accepts pte will I get the student visa?

  10. hello I got overall 58 in pte with listening-61,speaking-60,reading-54, is possible to get admission for masters with this score and there will be any visa problems with this score if i apply?

  11. My Pte score is overall 50 in speaking 46 should i apply for canada study visa ? or i have to rescheduled PTE exam again!

  12. sir, igot pte score overall 5 with no band lessthan 50 can you please suggest me canadian colleges for post graduation diploma

  13. hello
    I want to know that only above mentioned pte colleges will accepts visa by embassy?? or else in any other colleges if we get admit can i apply for visa through pte? thanks in advance.

  14. Hi, I am 39 years have PTE 60 not less 57 in any ..can i get study visa in PG course in IT and if yes please tell me where i can get admission ??

  15. I got 54 in pte overall …not less than 50 in any….I wanted go on master …university requirement is 53 … there any chances of visa rejection ….if I go with pte

      1. Hello Sir/Madam,
        I got 55 overall score in pte speaking 57, reading 57, writting 56 and listening 53 and i have done my +2 (Non-Medical) in year 2016 with 67% marks. I get offer letter of fanshawe college in office administration executive course for jan 2018 intake and I logged my file in canadian embassy today so my question is that its any chance to get visa of canada on this profile.

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