PTE

What is PTE Academic?

The Triple Stone Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is a computer-based English language test trusted by universities, colleges and governments around the world. It offers candidates the fastest, fairest and most flexible way of proving their English language proficiency for studying or immigrating abroad.


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Why choose PTE Academic?

When it comes to meeting your future goals for study or work abroad, choosing PTE Academic is the wisest move. Here’s how PTE Academic benefits you:


Fast
PTE results are typically available in 5 business days, so no more worry about waiting for your results


Flexible Test Dates
Choose the time and place that suits you with test sessions run 360 days a year at over 200 locations worldwide.


Approved
Approved for all Australian and New Zealand student visa and migration applications. Also, accepted by thousands of institutions in the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Ireland, including universities like Harvard, Yale and INSEAD.


Fair and Secure
The completely computerised test ensures all test takers are scored impartially and accurately. State-of-the-art biometrics ensure score validity.


Easy to prepare For
A range of PTE books and mock test familiarises students with the exam pattern, making it one of the easiest tests of English to appear for.


Unlimited
No additional fee for sending scores to multiple universities


Syllabus for PTE

PART 1: SPEAKING & WRITING (77 – 93 minutes)
  • Personal Introduction
  • Read aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Describe image
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Answer short question
  • One sentence
  • Paragraph
  • Essay (20mins)
PART 2: READING (32 – 41 minutes)
  • Multiple choice questions (x2)
  • Re-order paragraphs
  • Fill in the blanks (x2)
  • A ten minute break is optional

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