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Point Test for Permanent Residency (PR) Australia

It is vital information for people who want to migrate to Australia that they require a minimum of 65 points to apply for it. It will also require you to pass the English proficiency test.

What are your chances of immigration?

The chances of immigration will depend on the number of points you score. So go through the points table for PR Australia. You will have to pass the Point Test for Permanent Residency.
If you have a master’s degree, a good English score, and work experience according to the skill set specified by Australia, it will be easy for you to score points above 80. If that is the case, you can get Australia’s residency within years

Point Test for Permanent Residency (PR) Australia

Factors Which Decide Your Points

  • Age: Age is the most decisive factor when it comes to immigration. A young person will get more points from a young age.
Age Points
18-24 25
25-32 30
33-39 25
40-44 15
  • English speaking : You will have to face the English test for getting your English skills assessed. It will constitute of speaking, reading, writing and listening test.
Competent Proficient Superior
IELTS 6 7 8
PTE 50 65 79
OET C B A
  • . Employment Outside Australia : In this category, you can score a maximum of 15 points.
Employment Duration Points
Less than 3 years 0
3-4 years 5
5-7 years 10
8-10 years 10
  • Employment in Australia : You can score a maximum of 20 points in this category.
  • Education : You can score a maximum of 20 points in this category
Employment Duration Points
Less than 1 years 0
1-2 years 5
3-4 years 10
5-7 years 15
8-10 years 20
  • Education In Australia : You can score a maximum of 5 points in this category.
A Doctorate degree from an Australian educational institution /another recognized educational institution (can be outside Australia). 20
A Bachelor (or Masters) degree from an Australian educational institution or a, from another recognized external educational institution (can be outside Australia). 15
A diploma or trade course completed in Australia 10
An award or qualification recognized by the relevant assessing authority for your 10nominated skilled occupation. 10

Education and Employment will be verified by Assessment Company.

  • Niche skills : You can score a maximum of 5 points in this category. Master’s degree which was longer than two academic years from an Australian institution will fetch you 5 points in this category .
  • To get the 5 points due to spouse skill, you will be required to add an expression of interest. For availing this facility, your spouse must meet the following conditions-
    1. Age less than 45 years.
    2. English test score should be competent.
    3. The job occupation code must be in the same occupation list as primary applicant list.
  • Other points
Accredition in community language(like NAAT1 test) 5
Study in regional Australia 5
PYear program in Australia 5
State Nomination (190 visa) 5

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