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Acceptable English Language Tests to Apply for UK Student Visa
Asked by: Sharad2011
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Posted on Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:52:33 GMT
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Which English language tests are accepted by universities and colleges in UK? Also, which English language tests are accepted by UK consulates? If I have taken test other than IELTS or TOEFL, is it accepted? Please provide the detail list of acceptable English Language tests to apply for UK student visa.
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List of Acceptable English Language Tests for UK Student Visa

Points Based System English Test (PBSET)
Awarded by: Academy of Oriental Cuisine
http://www.academyoforientalcuisine.co.uk

Global Test of English Communication
Awarded by: Benesse Corporation
http://www.benesse.co.jp/IR/english/index.html

Test in English for International Students
Awarded by: Britain’s Education Service
http://www.teis.org.uk

International ESOL Diploma
Awarded by: City and Guilds
http://www.cityandguilds.com

Certificate in English Language Test – CIELT (formerly Certificate in English Language)
Awarded by: College of Excellence
http://www.coex.org.uk

ESOL Skills for Life
Awarded by: Edexcel
http://www.edexcel.com/quals/esol

English for Business
Awarded by: Education Development International
http://www.ediplc.com

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Awarded by: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
http://www.ets.org/toefl

Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)
Awarded by: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
http://www.ets.org/toeic

EMD International English Language Assessment
Awarded by: English Management Direct
http://www.emduk.com

LMIT English Language Test
Awarded by: LIMT English Language Test
http://www.limt.co.uk

M-R English Language Testing System (MRELTS)
Awarded by: Mont Rose College of Management & Sciences (MRCMS)
http://www.mrelts.org

Pearson Test of English General (formerly known as London Tests of English)
Awarded by: Pearson
http://www.pearsonpte.com

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
Awarded by: Pearson
http://www.pearsonpte.com/testme

SQA National Qualifications in ESOL
Awarded by: SQA: the Scottish Qualifications Authority (the government sponsored qualifications body in Scotland).
http://www.sqa.org.uk

EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency
Awarded by: The Society for Testing English Proficiency (STEP) Inc.
http://www.stepeiken.or.jp

Integrated Skills in English (ISE)
Awarded by: Trinity College London
http://www.trinitycollege.co.uk

University of Bath English Language Test (UBELT)
Awarded by: University of Bath English Language Testing
http://www.bath.ac.uk/ubelt/

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – General Training or Academic Module
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.ielts.org

International Legal English Certificate (ILEC)
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE)
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Business English Certificate (BEC) Higher
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Business English Certificate (BEC) Preliminary
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

First Certificate in English (FCE)
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

ESOL Skills for Life
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Key English Test
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Preliminary English Test
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

Business Language Testing Service (BULATS)
Awarded by: Cambridge ESOL
http://www.cambridgeesol.org

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