08Feb

Study Abroad Trend Revile By PTE Survey

In a recent study conducted by Pearson for Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic, the computer-based test of English proficiency for immigration and study abroad, Business Management and Information Technology (IT) emerged as the top two courses preferred by students of Maharashtra to study abroad.

The study of PTE Academic test takers reveals that 29.9 per cent students going abroad prefer a course in Business Management followed by Information Technology / Computer Sciences (17 per cent) and Engineering (14.8 per cent) to explore as a career avenue.
While the students continue to prefer these standard courses, there has been an interesting shift towards newer courses such as tourism and hospitality (6.8 per cent). Students are going for management courses in finance, marketing, retail and hotel industry. Furthermore, 71.5 per cent of these students apply for post-graduate courses while only 10.5 per cent opt to pursue graduate courses.
Globally, PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of academic programs in the US, UK, Canada, Singapore, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
The study also reveals that the students are applying across various countries, however, the top two choices for them is Australia and New Zealand. Around 47.1 per cent of applicants from Maharashtra have a strong preference to study in Australian universities followed by New Zealand at 20.2 per cent.
The PTE Academic scores are accepted when applying to migrate to Australia and New Zealand. Most recently it was accepted by Engineers Australia for migration skills assessment purposes.
Source: http://www.dailypioneer.com/

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