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PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers wanting to study abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

During the three-hour test session there will be three main parts to the test: speaking and writing (together), listening and reading. There are twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information.

PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic English, so you will hear excerpts from lectures and view graphs and charts. You will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers, so you will be exposed to the type of accents you will encounter in everyday life.

Some Salient features of PTE Exam

What is PTE?
PTE Academic is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration.

Some of the salient features of the PTE exam are:
  • Fast Result: Typically the results are available in 5 working days
  • Real life language: Based on the real-life English skills test takers need to communicate effectively in their destination, using academically relevant tasks and measuring skills in an integrated way.
  • Flexible test date:Multiple test locations and multiple test dates in a year makes it more convenient
  • Unlimited Score reporting:Test takers can send the scores to as many institutions as they like with no additional cost.
  • Accepted for Visa:Approved for all Australian and New Zealand student visa and migration applications
Why take PTE training at International Test Prep Academy?
International Test Prep Academy provides unparalleled training to PTE test takers. Apart for the authorised test materials and standard tests, we provide a dedicated test portal to evaluate the students progress. The portal provides a structured learning approach and a direct link of your test progress to faculty. This helps the faculty to provide you with customised support.
Who can take PTE test?
PTE Academic is taken using a QWERTY keyboard, where the letters on the top line spell out ‘QWERTY’. IF you are not used to this type of keyboard, it may help to practice with one before you take the test.

  • Students planning to study at an education institution abroad and where the medium of teaching is English
  • Students who are looking for Scholarship from institutions as per the norms of the institutions
  • English-language learners who want to track their progress
  • Students and workers applying for visas
PTE Test Pattern
PTE Academic assess your English listening, reading, writing, and speaking skill all through computer based exam system. The test is for 3 hours of duration.

You will have to take the test from any of the authorised Pearson test centre. During this 3 hours test you will have to appear in three main parts: Speaking and Writing (together as 1 part), Listening, Reading.

PTE Exam Registration
We at International Test Prep Academy can help you book a right and convenient slot for your exam. Please provide us the following details:

In case you want to book the exam by yourself you can register through the link:

PTE Results
The test results are available typically in 5 working days.

PTE Academic scores are accessed via an online account. You will receive an email notifying you once your scores are available. After you receive this, you will need to log in to the Pearson VUE account that you created to book your test.

PTE band
The overall score reflects your overall English language ability. The score is based on performance on all items in the test. The range for the overall score is 10-90 points.

Scores for communicative skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) are based on all test items that assess these skills, either as a single skill or together with other skills. The range for each communicative skill score is 10-90 points.

Scores for enabling skills (grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary and written discourse) are based on all test items assessing one or more of these skills. The range for each enabling skill score is 10-90 points.

A sample comparison of PTE score with IELTS / TOEFL is as below.