Pearson Test of English (PTE) is a computer-based test that evaluates a candidate’s proficiency in the English language. There are two formats of the PTE: PTE Academic Test and PTE General Test.PTE is designed for non-native English speakers who want to study abroad.
Academic score is accepted for admission to thousands of institutions across the world, including countries like – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. Prominent universities accepting PTE Academic include Harvard, Yale and INSEAD. The Australian government even accepts PTE Academic for the visa application process.
Versions & Format :
About Test :
Three parts of exam. Speaking & Writing, Reading & Listening.
Conducting Authority :
PTE Academic is accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and is organized in association with Edexcel Limited, the largest UK awarding body for academic and vocational qualifications. As for PTE General, it is globally recognized and is conducted in partnership with Edexcel Limited.
Cost of Test :
The PTE exam fees in India is Rs. 10,900/-. Upon cancellation of a test either one week prior to the test day or more, 50% fee is refunded. For any cancellation in the week, no money is refunded.
Test Score :
PTE Academic is scored against the Global Scale of English, a thermometer-style scale that gives you an accurate overview of your skills. The Global Scale of English aligns with a variety of popular tests and scales around the world. Find out more about the Global Scale of English.