TOEFL 2020 TOEFL SCORE REQUIRED FOR AUSTRALIAN IMMIGRATION
Test of English as a Foreign Language is not just an important examination to get admission in the universities of foreign countries. TOEFL is equally important for settling in any English-speaking country.
Every year, a huge population from Asian countries steps in Australia for a better future. Australia is as good as Canada, the USA, UK, and Germany, for the immigrants due to the economy and available facilities.
This graph clearly indicates how popular Australia is among the immigrants and immigrant population growth from 2018-2019 conforms encouraging attitude of the Australian government towards the immigrants. The reasons behind such an attitude are:
The two main streams of the Australian migration program are:
The above graph shows that a major percentage of Australian immigrants are from the skilled stream and the following graphs show the fields they are enrolled in and the breakup of family stream.
It is not difficult to understand that most of the immigrants in Australia are either employer-sponsored or state/territory nominated. It also indicates that the Australian companies are open for all – a candidate with working knowledge and skills are always welcomed in Australia. The number of employees in global training programs in Australia is 5000 which is pretty good and highlights the sufficient number of scopes in diverse fields.
On the other side, most of the immigrants of the family are the partners. So, it is quite clear that Australia is a destination for settling down and has an outstanding lifestyle.
As per the report of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), right now, 7.54 million immigrants are living in Australia and among them, 3.5 million are employed which is near about 50%. A major portion of the rest of the percentage of immigrants is studying there.
For Indians too, Australia has become a great destination to settle in. The predicted Indian population in India will comparatively be 30% higher than in 2018. As per the updated news of January 2020, India holds the third position in the number of immigrants in Australia and comes right after England and China.
Just like a sufficient TOEFL score is needed for admission in Australian universities, it is mandatory for immigration purposes. In Australia, English language skills are mandatory as it is the primary language here. For student visas, skilled visas, and some permanent visas, immigrants need to prove their language skills. TOEFL score for Australian immigration varies based on these.
English is the primary medium of communication here. The qualifying scores in English language proficiency tests show that the candidate is eligible to handle day to day conversation in the work environment as well as in the neighboring areas.
The accepted English test for Australian immigration is TOEFL IBT or TOEFL PBT or IELTS or CAE or PTE. By checking the score in any of these, the Australian immigration department confirms that they have selected a candidate who will hardly have any difficulties in communicating with others or to understand what others are trying to say. TOEFL score required for Australian immigration to grant access of the candidates to a foreign land.
In Australia, a candidate can prove his or her skills of
For each of these, above 90 or to be more specific around 98 TOEFL score happens to be a good score with a sectional cut off 24 for Listening, 24 for Reading, 27 for Writing, and 23 for Speaking.
As English Language Requirement for Skilled Migration varies based on different jobs and organization, the table below can help you for a better idea of specific TOEFL scores:
|Organization Name||Purpose of Approval||Reading||Listening||Speaking||Writing||Total|
|CPA Australia||Professional Registration – General Skills||24||24||23||27||n/a|
|Professional Registration – Provisional Assessment||13||12||18||21||n/a|
|Engineers Australia||Professional Registration||13||12||18||21||n/a|
|Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute||Professional Registration||13||12||18||21||n/a|
|Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency||Professional Registration||24||24||23||27||94|
|Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council||Professional Registration for overseas-based applicants (not AU based)||24||24||23||27||94|
|Australian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine||Professional Registration||24||24||23||27||n/a|
|Australian Community Workers Association||Professional Registration||24||24||23||27||94|
|National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters||Course Admission and Registration for Certified Interpreters||24||22||25||21||n/a|
|Australian Veterinary Boards Council||Professional Registration||24||24||23||27||94|
|Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority||Professional Registration||20||20||19||24||94|
Here, CPA includes the accountants of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australasia (ACCA) and the Institute of Public Accountants, Australia (IPA). Health practitioner boards include the following professions:
In this matter, the Australian immigration department is a bit strict and they want the applicants to qualify the language tests before 1-2 years of applying for Visa. For some areas, 3years is also acceptable.
Generally, the score validity of TOEFL is 2 years but here the candidates need to plan according to the demands of the immigration department. So, the candidates need to check before applying.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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