Novel Coronavirus (Covid -19) – PTE Test Latest Updates For Exam Takers
As you all are well aware, coronavirus is very much spreading around the world and is the biggest issue at present. Efforts to control the Coronavirus outbreak are continuing to be taken by the people and officials in individual countries.
To control the spreading of “Covid 19” virus many countries have called for a complete shutdown. In which PTE exam centres are also not excepted. During this meantime, PTE exam takers and institutions are taking every possible measure to prevent the outbreak.
The Pearson PTE Exam has suspended testing in its various exam centres in different countries. Either the PTE exams are postponed or suspended in various centres in many countries. In other centres, the number of test-takers is also restricted to a limited number where exams are still being taken.
The exam body is closely monitoring the situation and following advice from local governments and healthcare authorities. The PTE exam institutions are primarily focusing on ensuring the health and safety of test-takers around the globe.
First thing I want to talk about is the closure of some test centres. As we all know some test centres are already closed which are mentioned on the official PTE personpte.com website. To check this by yourself you can visit the official PTE exam website for updates on testing centres closer.
And if the local testing centres in your city or neighbour is not closed yet. They must be taking recommended precautions to prevent the spreading of coronavirus. The centres are also seeing fewer people coming for the test as all the major countries have called for the complete lockdown or homestay.
The testing is fully or partially suspended in the following locations.
|Hong Kong, China||Reduced Availability|
|New Zealand||Reduced Availability|
|Saudi Arabia||Reduced Availability|
|South Africa||Reduced Availability|
|Sri Lanka||Reduced Availability|
|Taiwan, China||Testing Suspended|
|United Arab Emirates||Testing Suspended|
|United Kingdom||Testing Suspended|
|United States||Reduced Availability|
Note: as circumference is changing quickly, the testing may be suspended in other locations at short notice. To Get the full details must visit the official website of PTE exam
Information for Test takers Regarding PTE exam postpone
Things you can do Before Your appointment
If you are feeling unwell or have symptoms like cough, cold or respiratory difficulties, try not to attend the exam either reschedule it or cancel the exam.
Check the Government advisory for travel & other restrictions. If you think travel is restricted in your area confirm it before your appointment or test.
Check your email account you used to book the PTE exam. For any rescheduling or postponing of exams, the test centres should automatically send a cancellation mail.
Check Before Attending your appointment
Upon arrival at test centres use hand sanitizer or wash your hands thoroughly. Bring a mask to cover your nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing.
Before giving the exam, the exam centre will confirm with you that you have not been in contact with any affected person and you are not having any symptoms of coronavirus.
You may be required to check for temperature upon arrival at the test centre. You will be allowed to wear a face mask and Disposable gloves during the test. Which however will be checked before and after the test.
Cancellation of Appointments
Whether you, the test centre or examination body cancel the exam due to preventive reason, you will get a PTE exam suspension notice via email. And the examination fee will be automatically refunded to the account you used during booking.
What you can do during PTE exam Coronavirus postpond
Just be aware that some test centres are already closed. please go to the PTE, OET & IELTS official website for the updates and don’t believe in the rumours going on social media groups and other sites.
As the exam centres are taking percussion itself by postponing exam or rescheduling it, you may have to wait for a long time until the situation gets normal. So, If you have booked in then confirm it before you go and if not try to wait for some time.
You should be preparing online rather than going to school because of the high risk of getting infected at school rather than being at home. You can take our best online courses to prepare for the PTE exam.
During this period spend your time wisely, do some good preparation while at home score high in the exam and clear your exam in one go.You can read about related topics such as – PTE Exam PTE Speaking Pte Spelling -: Tips and rule But when it comes to scoring high, you need to practice as much as you can. Do the PTE Preparation Course with OetMasters.