International students aiming for study in Australia will no longer have IELTS as the only option for proving their English Proficiency. The alternative English language tests such as TOEFL, PTE and Cambridge English will also be acceptable for student visa purpose by the end of this year. These provisions have not only created a competition in the English Language test market but has also increased the choices and no. of test centres for students. Moreover students will be able to get their results in a comparatively short time.