What is PTE?
Pearson Test of English is one of the tests which measure the
English proficiency of a student looking forward to study abroad.
. The test is conducted by Pearson PLC group as a computer based
examination focusing on real life English used in academic
surroundings. Students can apply to any college which accepts PTE
scores for admission to undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA
programmes PTE is accepted by various institutes in UK, US,
Australia, Spain, France, China and many other countries.
How to register for PTE?
Anyone can appear for the 3 hours PTE from anywhere around the
world after registering online. Indian students can appear for the
The fee for the PTE examination is Rs 9, 350.
If a student registers within 48 hours of the test date then
he/she has to pay a late booking fee and the test price will be Rs
PTE Scoring Pattern
The result will be mailed to each candidate individually. The PTE
scores include overall score, communicative skills scores and
enabling skills scores.
The Overall Score reflects the overall English
language ability of a candidate. The range of score is 10-90
Scores for Communicative skills (Listening,
Reading, Speaking and Writing) range from 10-90 points for each
Scores for Enabling skills (Grammar, Oral
Fluency, Pronunciation, Spelling, Vocabulary and Written
Discourse) range from 10-90 points for each skill.
Sections in PTE Academic
There are 20 different types of task. Some tasks will test
intergrated skills (e.g. reading AND speaking).
Introduction: Student is required to introduce.
This section is not assessed
Speaking and writing: 77 – 93 minutes
Reading: 32 – 41 minutes
Break: 10 minutes (Optional)
Listening: 45 – 57 minutes
The timings mentioned are variable. The test
will always last 3 hours in total
Our experience suggests that most universities
for undergraduate studies require a minimum
score between 51 and 61
for postgraduate studies require a minimum
score between 57 and 67
for MBA studies require a minimum score between
59 and 69
If you wish to study in the UK
A score of at least 36 is required for UKBA
tier 4 student visas for students wishing to study on a course
below degree level
A score of at least 51 is required for UKBA
tier 4 student visas for students wishing to study on a course at
or above degree level at an institution that is not a UK Higher
If you wish to study at degree level or above
at a UK Higher Education Institution, then it is the university
that decides on the score you will need
Unique Features of PTE Academic
Take a test at short notice. You can book
online 48 hours in advance. Or book by phone just 24 hours before
Convenient test center locations. With a
network of test centers around the world, it is easy to find a
location to suit you
Flexible dates, driven by demand. If you can't
find a date you want - tell us and if others have too we will open
that test date
No delays or waiting around. You complete the
the test in one sitting
Fast results. Results are typically returned
within 5 working days