PTE Academic Test
PTE Academic Exam is a computer based secure English Language test which assesses the four key language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing. PTE Academic Test delivers a real-life measure of test takers’ language ability to universities, higher education institutions, government departments and organizations requiring academic English.
PTE Academic Exam offers fast, flexible English testing. Candidates can schedule their test as little as twenty-four hours in advance, and typically receive their results within five business days. PTE Academic test is scheduled in over 50 countries worldwide, 363 days of the year, at one of over 200 locations, so you can choose a time and place that suits you. PTE Academic Examis approved by the Australian Government for visa applications and accepted by thousands of institutions in the UK, Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Ireland, including prestigious institutions such as Harvard Business School.
- Experienced and Dedicated Faculty
- Comprehensive course material
- Flexible Class Scheduling
- System Based Time Bound PTE Academic Mock Tests
- Personalized Attention to Each Student
- Basic Grammar Training for required candidates
- Professional Assistance in TOEFL Exam Registration
- Short listing of Universities before appearing for the test
Overall score The overall score is based on performance on all test items (tasks in the test consisting of instructions, questions or prompts, answer opportunities and scoring rules). Each test taker does between 70 and 91 items in any given test and there are 20 different item types.For each item, the score given contributes to the overall score. The score range is 10–90 points.Communicative skills scores The communicative skills measured are listening, reading, speaking and writing. Items testing these communicative skills also test specific subskills. For integrated skills items (that is, those assessing reading and speaking, listening and speaking, reading and writing, listening and writing, or listening and reading) the item score contributes to the score for the communicative skills that the item assesses.The score range for each skill is 10–90 points.Enabling skills scores The enabling skills are used to rate performance in the productive skills of speaking and writing. The enabling skills measured are grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling,vocabulary, and written discourse. The scores for enabling skills are based on performance on only those items that assess these skills specifically. The score range for each skill is 10–90 points.
To view your score, you will need to log into your Pearson account at http://www.pearsonvue.com/pte
PTE Academic Test results are typically available within five working days. After your test, look out for an email from PTE informing you that your score report is ready. This will include details on how to access and assign your score to your chosen institution.
Your Score Report will be issued in a PDF format and will only be accepted by an institution if your report is sent through PTE secure online website. PTE does not verify or authorize any printed Score Reports. PTE Academic Score Reports must be verified via their electronic platform.
Assigning your Score Report to an Institution
Sending your Score Report to an Institution is free of charge and you can send them to an unlimited number of institutions
Institutions will not see your scores unless you send your scores to them via the website.
This means that you have the option to choose which Score Report you would like an institution to see.
On PTE Academic Exam Day Your Passport will be checked on the day of the test, you must present Your Original & Valid Passport that you used when you registered for the test. Your biometrics will be collected, this will include an electronic signature capture, palm vein screening and a test day photograph.The test administrator will take you to your seat when it is time to begin your test. If you arrive more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time of your test, you will not be permitted to take the test.