PTE Academic assesses the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. This exam is accepted by education institutions in Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, Singapore, Germany, and more.

If you’re planning to appear in this exam then you can appear at any of the +250 global test centers in more than 50 countries.

About PTE

This exam assesses Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing via computer. During this exam, you will hear lectures in different accents (American & British) and view graphs and charts. This exam is best suited for international students and immigrants who are planning to settle abroad.

This exam is conducted throughout the year at the designated test centers of PTE. However, dates for this exam can vary by centers, you must check these dates well in advance to avoid last minutes rush.

PTE exam pattern

There are three parts of the PTE exam: Speaking & Writing together and Listening and Reading.

Knowledge bank

To prepare for this exam there are multiple resources available on the internet. However, you can check the PTE official website for more information about preparation resources, where you can buy course books and practice sample tests which can help you to score better in the exam.

Individual sections for preparation:


For this exam, fees vary by country. To check the fee structure in your country click here and select the country/ or location where you’re planning to take the test.

PTE Registration

To book this exam you have to create your Pearson account here and proceed for booking.

In order to take the PTE Academic test, you must be at least 16 years old. If you are below 18 years of age, you have to produce a parental consent form signed by either parent or guardian before taking the test.

ID Proof

You must provide acceptable identification documents to sit PTE Academic, mainly this will be your passport.

The name on the ID should exactly match the name used when booking the test.

Original ID must be provided.

If you fail to produce the required ID you will not be allowed into the test room and will lose your test fee. The same ID details shared while booking the exam must be presented on the day of the exam by the test taker. To check the country-specific requirement for ID proof, Click here

PTE Scoring

This exam assesses your language proficiency on a scale of 10 – 90. One of the best parts of PTE scoring is, it provides an overall score, as well as scores for individual English sub-skills and enabling skills.

In your scorecard, you can see:

  • Overall score
  • Speaking score
  • Listening score
  • Reading score
  • Writing score
  • Grammar score
  • Spelling score
  • Oral Fluency score
  • Vocabulary score
  • Written Discourse score

Exam Tips

As soon as you decide to appear in the exam, start your preparation immediately. Practice will surely help you to gain good marks in the exam.

You can start your preparation with sample papers which will help you to get some idea about this exam. These sample papers will surely help you in time management in the exam and help you to get good marks by practicing.

To reduce the number of errors in the exam, try to solve as many sample papers as you can. Also, if you think you need expert advice for this exam, then you can join coaching classes where experts will help you to get good marks in the PTE.


  • Use correct punctuation for writing tasks: full stops, capital letters, commas, etc
  • Keep your writing part strictly within the word limit that is given for writing tasks.
  • Respond quickly and keep speaking during speaking tasks.


  • Do not write ENTIRELY in capital letters.
  • Do not click next before you have completed the task.


You can give PTE as many times as you want as there is no restriction in re-appearing in PTE. Nobody wants to lose the money so they have no problem as long as you have money to pay for the exam.

Exam Result

You can access your PTE Academic scores via an online account. You will receive an email notifying you once your scores are available. PTE Academics results are usually available within 5 business days.

Score Validity

PTE scores are valid for 2 years.

We hope this article will help you in clearing all the doubts about the PTE exam and takes you a step closer to your dream of studying and settling abroad.

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