Pearsons: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

Pearsons: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)

PTE Academic is a computer-based test which delivers real-life measures of test takers' language ability. The test is designed for non-native speakers who wish to study in an institution where English is the primary language of instruction. PTE Academic is recognized by institutions worldwide and is approved for UK and Australian visas

Who should take it?

Students whose first language is not English and who need to meet English-language proficiency requirements 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®.

Flexible – choose a date and time that suits you

Fast – results, typically, within 5 business days

Global – test centers internationally

Convenient – one single 3-hour test session

Economical – Unlimited - score reports for 2 years

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

• An unscored online practice test with sample answers

• A free test tutorial providing a detailed overview of the test - available here

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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