Pearson Examination Centre

Gulf College is the only approved Pearson Examination Centre in the Sultanate of Oman. The Centre serves as a platform for individuals to demonstrate knowledge in various fields, such as English language, nursing, child education, etc. From online practice tests to high-stakes, proctored exams that require the industry’s most secure testing environments, Pearson VUE provides it all. It is the leader in computer-based testing.

Pearson VUE serve test owners and test takers in nearly every industry - Academia & admissions, Financial & related services, Government, Health care, Information technology (IT), Military and US licensing & global regulatory

PTE-A is an English language test, designed to give a real-life measures of English language skills through listening, speaking and writing. The test centre at Gulf College tests students in English language skills, who need to prove their level of Academic English in order to pursue education abroad or affiliated degree programmes in Oman. PTE-A is accepted by Universities and Colleges worldwide, as well as UK Border Agency and the Australian department of Immigration and citizenship for students visa applications.


Main features of PTE-Academic

Computer based test of international academic English

  • Accurately tests all 4 skills
  • Accurate and objective assessment
  • Delivers comprehensive result directly to recognising institutions
  • Recognised by over 2,500 higher education institutions world wide
  • Delivered globally via VUE network
  • Online/telephone booking(24/7)
  • Rapid online result(available within 5 business days)

Pearson Test Centre at Gulf College is authorised to conduct the following tests

  • ACSM, African Society for Quality in Healthcare, APA, Aruba Networks Inc., Avaloq Licence AG
  • Bar Standards Board – UK, BCS The Chartered Institute for IT, Brocade Communications, BRPT
  • C++ Institute, CCE, CertiTrek, CFA Institue Claritas, Chainshine Financial Training, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Check Point Software Technologies, Citrix Systems, Inc., CIW, CompTIA Testing, Council of Supply Chain Mnagement Professionals
  • Dassault Systemes, Digia Qt, Digital Marketing Institute
  • EC-Council, Epic Systems Corporation, Ericsson, EUBAT, Excelsior College, EXIN
  • F5 Professional Certification Program, First Finance Institute, ForgeRock, Fortinet, FORTRESS, FutureLearn
  • G. Council For Islamic Banks & Fin. Institutions, Global Association of Risk Professionals, Graduate Management Admission Council
  • HumRRO
  • ICRM, InfoComm, Institute of Internal Auditors, International Federation of Inspection Agencies, Intl Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, ISC2, ISM – Institute for Supply Management, ISQI
  • Juniper Networks
  • Lloyds, LNAT, NACE, National Instruments, National Recruitment Office (GPs), NetApp, Novell Testing, Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Object Management Group
  • Pivotal, PTE Academic, PTI
  • Retail Banking Academy (RBA), Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, RSA Security Testing
  • SensioLabs, Society of Wine Educators
  • UExcel, Unify
  • VEEAM VMCE, VMware, Inc.
  • WINS, WorldatWork



Najah Al Rahbi (general enquiries)

244 686 66 Ext. 160

966 77 904

Roy Gliton (technical enquiries)

244 686 66 Ext. 161

993 10 989

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