Pearson Test of English (PTE) Exam

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PTE

Required For

Student & migration applications in multiple countries

Mode of taking test

Computer Based

Test Type

English Proficiency Test

Official Website

https://pearsonpte.com/

About PTE Exam

Learn About PTE

The Pearson Test of English (PTE) is a computer-based English language proficiency test designed to assess non-native English speakers. PTE Academic assesses your command over academic English through a series of tasks that simulate real-world scenarios. From interpreting complex graphs to comprehending diverse accents, the test offers a holistic evaluation of your language skills. With accents ranging from British and American to non-native speakers, PTE prepares you for the linguistic diversity you’ll encounter in academic and professional settings.

Why go for PTE?
Global Recognition: Accepted by 3,300+ institutions worldwide, including Ivy League universities and top business schools.
Visa Acceptance:  Valid for visa applications in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada’s SDS program.
Versatile: Whether for education or migration, PTE scores offer credibility and flexibility in achieving your goals.

PTE Modules

Understanding PTE:

PTE, or Pearson Test of English, comprises two main modules: General Training and Academic Training. Both modules evaluate proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking, assessing English language skills.

PTE Core Training:

Designed for individuals pursuing work or training opportunities abroad. Scores do not expire after obtaining them

PTE Academic Training:

Tailored for those seeking higher education abroad. Scores expire after two years from the date of issue.

While PTE General tests are offered three times a year, PTE Academic tests are available throughout 360 days annually. Choose the module aligned with your goals and prepare for success.

Getting to know the basics

What is the eligibility?
Age: Minimum age requirement is 16; parental consent needed if under 18.
English Proficiency: Intended for non-native English speakers aiming for academic institutions in English-speaking countries; no educational qualifications required.
Identification: Valid national ID like a passport or national photo ID required for registration.
Payment: International credit or debit card necessary for online payment.
Age Limit: No maximum or minimum age limit applies.

Key Details

Date and Frequency

The exam is available year-round at designated Test Centers across the country.

Test Centers

India boasts 35 PTE test centers, conveniently located across major states and cities.

Result Release

PTE Academic test scores are typically accessible online within 2 days after the exam. You’ll receive an email notification once scores are available.

Score Reporting

You can send your scores to multiple institutions at no extra cost.

Score Validity

The test lasts for 2+ hours.

Score Range 

Scores range from 10 to 90.

Sections in PTE
  1. Speaking and Writing

Mastering Everyday Conversations: Dive into the essence of spoken English with scenarios ranging from daily interactions to academic lectures.

Tasks: Read aloud, describe images, short answer questions, re-tell lectures, repeat sentences.
Focus: It should be Content, Fluency, Pronunciation, and Grammar.
Time: 77-93 minutes.

2. Reading

Tasks: Fill in the blanks, reorder paragraphs, multiple choice questions.
Key Areas: Re-order paragraphs and fill in the blanks carry significant marks.
Time: 32-41 minutes.

3. Listening

Tasks: summarizing spoken text, fill in the blanks, multiple choice questions, selecting the missing word.
Content: Audio and video clips ranging from 60-90 seconds.
Time: 45-57 minutes.

PTE Registration Process

Visit Official Website

Visit Official Website

Go to the PTE official website to start registration.

Create Account

Create Account

Provide personal details to create your test taker account.

Receive Login Details

Receive Login Details

Expect login credentials within 48 hours via email.

Select Test Center

Select Test Center

Locate the nearest PTE Test Centers in India

Book Exam

Book Exam

Choose date and time, proceed to payment, and receive confirmation via email.

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Proven Track Record: Operating in 16 countries since 2018, we’ve helped over 40,000 students achieve academic success.
Our experienced instructors offer personalized attention in small class sizes, ensuring effective guidance.
Cutting-edge Resources: Equipped with modern technology and comprehensive study materials, our classrooms optimize learning.
Flexible Options: With classes running from morning till afternoon and online/offline support, we accommodate diverse schedules and needs.
Advanced study material: With classes running from morning till afternoon and online/offline support, we accommodate diverse schedules and needs.

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FAQs

Since 2009 PTE Academic has been rapidly accepted by universities, governments, professional bodies and employers around the world as a valid and reliable assessment of academic English proficiency.

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