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

  • Fast

    PTE Academic normally delivers results in five business days, so you don’t need to worry about waiting for results.

  • Flexible Test Dates

    PTE runs test sessions 363days of the year, at one of over 200 locations worldwide, so you can choose a time and place that suits you.

  • Approved

    Approved by the Australian Government for visa applications and accepted by thousands of
    institutions in the UK, Australia, USA, Canada, NewZealand, and Ireland, including Harvard, Yale, and INSEAD.
    PTE Academic is a fair test. It is machines cored using PTE Academic’s automated scoring system which is highly accurate and there is no room for examiner bias

    • PTE Academic is secure.
    • PTE Academic tests real-life language. It prepares for life abroad as you listen to university lectures and respond to questions about life on campus with our real-life test of academic English.
    • PTE Academic is unlimited. You can send your scores to as many institutions as you choose – there are no additional fees for extra score reports.

    Standard Price: – USD 170


    Acceptable ID: If you are taking the test outside your country of citizenship, you must present your passport as ID. If you are taking the test  in your country of citizenship, you should ideally present your passport. If you do not have a passport, you can present a valid non-expired form of government-issued National ID, provided that it meets the following requirements:– Your name in Roman characters–Date of birth–Signature–Photograph. If  you cannot provide a single piece of ID that contains all 4 of these elements, then a second piece containing the missing element(s) must also be provided.


    PTE Academic assesses listening, reading, speaking and writing all via computer in a single 3 hour test session.

    To complete a PTE Academic test, you will need to attend a secure Pearson test centre. You will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions.

    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 choices through to essay writing and interpreting information.


    PART 1: SPEAKING & WRITING (77 – 93 minutes)

    • Personal Introduction
    • Read aloud
    • Repeat sentence
    • Describe image
    • Re-tell lecture
    • Answer short question
    • Summarize written text (one sentence)
    • Summarize written text (paragraph)
    • Essay (20mins)

    PART 2: READING (32 – 41 minutes)

    • Multiple choice questions (x2)
    • Re-order paragraphs
    • Fill in the blanks (x2)

    PART 3: LISTENING (45 – 57 minutes)

    • Summarize spoken text
    • Multiple choice x2
    • Fill the blanks
    • Highlight the correct summary
    • Select missing word
    • Highlight incorrect words
    • Write from dictation

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