Pearson PTE & CT University partner to boost study abroad opportunities

Ludhiana, 12 June 2024: Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world’s leading learning company and CT University (CTU), a multi-disciplinary, student-centric and research-focused university, announced the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide Pearson Test of English (PTE) learning resources to the students of CT University, equipping them for English proficiency assessments and helping them achieve their dreams for studying abroad. 

Through this association, Pearson and CTU will offer a range of benefits to students, including applicable student discounts on PTE, access to offline practice materials, PTE Train (the trainer session for faculties), informative seminar/webinar sessions and access to B2B partner portals. Additionally, students will have access to Pearson PTE's cutting-edge educational resources, including official guides and score practice tests, further assisting their study abroad journey. 

CT University (CTU), stated, “At CT University, we are driven by a steadfast commitment to innovation, transformation, and excellence in education. Our vision is to nurture the next generation of global leaders who are equipped to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. Through our partnership with Pearson PTE, we continue to pave the way for our students' success, empowering them to realize their dreams and make a positive impact on society.”

Prabhul Ravindran, Director of English Language Learning at Pearson India said, “It is a delight to partner with CT University. Our mission is to empower students at CT University by enhancing their English language skills. We are committed to equipping these students to pursue global opportunities and achieve their academic and professional goals.”

Pearson Test of English (PTE) is gaining and growing fast as the preferred test of English proficiency in the state. Earlier this year, Pearson announced the bookings open for PTE Core, its newest English language proficiency test for Canada Economic Migration. Alongside this, PTE Academic was accepted from August 2023 by IRCC as an approved English proficiency test for all Canada Student Direct Stream (SDS) visa applications – it is already recognised by more than 97 per cent of universities and 95 per cent of colleges in Canada. The UK, Australian and New Zealand governments also accept PTE tests for all visa applications. PTE Academic is also accepted by 100 per cent of Australian, New Zealand and Irish Universities and 99 per cent of UK universities.  

About CT University

 CT University, part of the CT Group of Institutions, is dedicated to innovation and discovery, offering a diverse range of educational programs designed to meet the needs of today's learners. With a mission to undertake impactful research, develop global professionals, and prepare graduates to make a difference in society, CT University is committed to shaping the future of education.

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