NAATI stands for National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters. If you are looking forward to migrating to Australia, you are eligible to claim 5 points under Credentialed Community Language (CCL) upon successful accreditation from NAATI. NAATI conducts Credentialed Community Language (CCL) Test that gives 5 points to international students and other eligible applicants for their point-based GSM Visa. CCL Exam determines an applicant’s ability to interpret the conversation between two speakers speaking different languages.

In this test, you are required to interpret two dialogues that are conveyed to you via a recorded audio. These dialogues include alternating segments of a conversation between an English speaker and a speaker speaking Language Other Than English (LOTE). You are required to infer the segments from English to LOTE and vice versa. South Indian languages like Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam are recognized by NAATI to be eligible to claim 5 extra PR Points.

You need an overall score of 63 marks or more in the CCL Assessment Test with a minimum of 29 out of 45 marks in each dialogue in order to achieve 5 points. Once you pass NAATI test, you will receive an official communication from the exam body informing you that you are not entitled to claim 5 points for your PR. The NAATI test result is valid for 3 years for all VISA related submissions.

What is Malayalam NAATI?

NAATI keeps updating their list of languages in which they offer the NAATI related examinations. NAATI takes decision to include a language in their service list depends on various aspects. Such aspects may include factors like the presence of people/community who speaks a given language in Australia, and their social, legal and migration requirements.

As on 10 December 2021, and as per NAATI official website, there are 52 languages listed in their service list. Among these languages, there are 8 Indian languages: Bangla, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Telugu, and Tamil. There are four South Indian languages featuring in this list.

Malayalam NAATI is included in this list in Feb 2021. This is a great achievement for the Malayali community in Australia, as this will give extra 5 points for PR applications in Australia. Malayalees will have this advantage, and we will not be missing out in points with other state people. For some more information, you may read:

JMSPTE is owned and operated by Malayalees and have expertise in the Australian education industry. They are permanent residents in Australia, and hence they know the requirements and elements of success in getting you pass the Malayalam NAATI exam in your very first attempt.