PTE (Pearsons Test of English) is an international computer-based test of English language. It measures your English ability by testing your level of English through tasks which reflect real-life settings. It is widely accepted by universities, higher education institutions, and government departments around the world. PTE is fast becoming a preferred English test for students due to availability of dates and instant results. The test is divided into three main parts- [a]Speaking and Writing, [b]Reading, [c]Listening and lasts for three hours with an optional break of ten minutes.
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1. What is the cost of PTE Academic Test?
The total cost of PTE Academic Test ranges from US$ 125 to US$ 160. The current price for the test in India is Rs. 9350.
2. How is the PTE Academic test different from others?
PTE Academic Test is quite authentic in terms of test content and tasks where you demonstrate your ability to make efficient use of real-life English language skills. In addition the results for the PTE exam is published in 2-3 working days.
3. How can I register for the PTE Academic test?
You can register for the PTE Academic test online. If you are taking the test for the first time then you need to create a web account for scheduling the test. If you are reappearing for the test then you can use your existing web account to register for another test. You can visit this link for registration. We at Study Smart can also register for the PTE test on your behalf.
4. Where is the PTE Academic test conducted?
The test is conducted at Pearson Testing Centers. Test centers in India are: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune. You can check availability in real-time by clicking here.
5. How and when will I get my PTE Academic test results?
The results will be available online within 3-4 business days of your test date. You will receive an email notification to the address provided at the time of registration when the result is declared online. The result is only available online.
6. How is the score passed to the colleges and Universities?
The PTE Academic Test scores can be sent across universities by accessing your web account. You may send your scores to as many institutions as you wish and that too free. The universities will get your scores within 48 hours of reporting
7. What is the validity of the PTE Academic test scores?
PTE Academic Test scores are valid for two years.
8. What is the minimum score required to clear the PTE Academic test?
The candidates must keep a check on the score required by the university they have applied for. Most UK universities require a minimum score of 51 for undergraduate and post graduate courses and a minimum score of 36 required for qualifications below degree level.
9. Can I reappear for the test? If yes, then how many times?
Yes, you can reappear for the test as many times as you want. The test can be scheduled 5 days after your last test date.
10. What is the test duration?
The PTE Academic Test duration is 3 hours.