The New Australia Point System is going to start from November 11, 2019, and the Immigration Department is going to favor applicants with proficient English language proficiency, said by the Home Secretary Priti Patel. The Australia Point System examines the eligibility of the candidate based on the factors such as age, education, education qualification, work experience, etc, and the applicants have to score minimum 65 points out of 100 points to be eligible to apply for Australia permanent residence.
Interesting applicants who want to apply for Skilled Migration programs and have high score will be favored by the Immigration Department.
Learn more: Calculate your points on Australia Point System for PR visa
The English language is one of the important factors that play an important role in the Immigration process. Applicants have to appear for an English language exam to show their proficiency in the English language.
|English Language Skills|
|Skilled Employment in the last 10 years – Outside Australia|
|Number of years|
|Less than 3 years||0|
|Skilled Employment in the last 10 years – In Australia|
|Number of years|
|Less than 1 year||0|
|PhD or Overseas equivalent||20|
|Bachelor Degree or overseas equivalent||15|
|Diploma or trade certificate competed in Australia||10|
|Award recognized by the Skills assessing authority||10|
|Australian Study Requirement|
|Have degree, diploma or trade certificate that meets 2 years study req.||5|
|Specialist Education Qualification|
|Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) qualifications, Australian Masters by Research or Doctorate Degree, at least 2 years in a relevant field||10|
|Accredited in a community language||5|
|Student in a regional areas for 2 years||5|
|Professional year in Australia||5|
|Partner Skill Qualifications – only one applies|
|Under 45 age, Competent English, Has suitable skills assessment||10|
|Applicant without spouse/partner OR Spouse/partner is Australian Permanent Resident or Citizen||10|
|Spouse with Competent English||5|
|Sponsorship Points 489 (Closing) and 491 Regional Visa|
|Sponsored by a State Authority||15|
|Sponsored by an eligible Australia PR/ Citizen/ Family Member||15|
As per the new Australian Point System, 20 points will be given to skilled migrants having ‘Superior” English with IELTS score 8 or 79 points in the PTE exam. On the other hand, 10 points are given to the applicants with IELTS 7 bands in each module (listening, writing, speaking and reading) or 65 points PTE score in each module (reading, writing, listening, and speaking). But, candidates with competent English get no points.
The New Australian Point System will be applicable from November 11, 2019, and is going to benefit applicants with Australian qualification, having STEM qualification and much more.
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