Bhargav replied to supercow's topic in Visa ChatIELTS is paper based exam were you can read and write your answer. PTE is a computer based exam. It is required for assessing the English language skills of a person. It is valid for many universities and institutions all over the world. You need maximum 9.0 band in IELTS and in PTE 90. You can also do the PTE and IELTS coaching classes for pass out.