Pearson: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

Pearson: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

PTE Academic is the most accurate, unbiased and secure English test for international study. Powered by our state-of-the-art AI, PTE Academic gives test takers the fastest and most flexible way of proving their English language proficiency for university admissions.

PTE Academic is accepted at prestigious institutions including Harvard Business School and Yale

Who should take it?

Students who need to demontrate English-language proficiency for higher education applications and admissions.

How to Register:

You can register to take PTE Academic at a time and date to suit you at

Benefits of PTE Academic

PTE Academic is recognized by institutions globally, including Ivy League MBA programs at Cornell, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard and Yale in the US, for a list of programs accepting PTE Academic scores visit PTE Academic is endorsed by and is the preferred test of the Graduate Management Admissions Council® (GMAC®), owners of GMAT®.

  • Artificial intelligence: AI scoring means that its not simply a single human assessing your English language skills, but a very clever algorithm that mimics how human markers would score, based on many, many responses
  • Unbiased scoring: When you take the PTE Academic test, what you say is graded by AI against thousands of previous responses. What this means is that you’re graded only on what you say, not your accent or anything else.
  • Flexible testing & fast results: Thanks to the use of market leading technology, PTE Academic offers all test takers incredible flexibility. Test taker results are typically delivered in just 5 business days and furthermore, PTE Academic offers global testing in more than 250 test centers in over 50 countries
  • Send your score unlimited times for free
  • Unlimited acceptance for study & migration applications

PTE Academic is accepted for study applications by thousands of academic programs around the world. It is also approved for all Australian and New Zealand student visa and migration applications.

PTE Academic score reports show how well test takers do on the four communication skills, Listening, Reading, Speaking & Writing, as well as the enabling skills of grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary, and written discourse. Test takers are provided with information on their performance on each section so that they can improve their skills in specific areas if needed.

Practice for PTE Academic

It is very important that you spend some time familiarizing yourself with the format and content of the test before test day.  A number of resources are available to help you prepare, if you don't prepare then you may not get the score you were hoping for.

PTE Academic official test preparation materials include:

  • A scored online practice test with same-day results
  • The Official Guide to PTE Academic containing over 200 practice questions, analysis of sample responses, test-taking tips and more.

Visit to access the latest information and resources, including FAQs and test preparation advice.

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