PTE Exam

PTE Exam

One of the famous language tests, PTE is widely accepted as an English proficiency test. Students from across the globe take this computer-based exam, as the score got in this exam can be used as the admission eligibility for abroad studies. Also, few countries accept this exam’s score as visa eligibility. This famous exam tests student’s speaking, listening, understanding, and writing skills.

What is PTE Exam?

PTE stands for Pearson Test of English Academic. Students who wish to study in abroad or want to work abroad, especially in an English-speaking country like Study in Australia, UK, USA and etc, have to pass an English proficiency test. This is a computer-based exam and its duration is 3 hours.

In this exam, your proficiency in the English language will be tested not only day to day conversation but also for an expert level of ability. The grading system for this exam is different for various stages. The best part of this exam that you will get Pearson PTE exam result fast as the computer-based exams take less time to check the answers.

Currently, the Pearson PTE exam is not conducting across India due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Pearson PTE Test conducting body is working to conduct the exam at the home of the candidate. The candidates who book PTE Test have currently two options as currently the unavailability of exam centers. 

The first option is to cancel their exam and get a full refund of the paid fee for the PTE exam. As the second option, students can reschedule their exams for next time. It is known to all that there are two types of PTE tests.

  1. PTE Academics- this exam is for those students who want to study in abroad and seeking a good score in an English proficiency exam. 
  2. PTE General- This exam is for both applicants whether you want to study or work in an English-speaking country. You can take this exam to get your work done. Also, you can apply for a VISA also with this score.

Quick Highlights of PTE Test

Full name of Test

Pearson Test of English Academic

Test Duration

3 hr

Accepted by

1000+ Universities AND Institutes

PTE Exam Fees

13,300 INR

PTE Exam results

48 hrs to 120 hrs

Why Choose PTE Exam?

PTE test is designed so well that students who wish to study abroad can easily test their English language skills. In every question, two skills (listening, writing, speaking, and understanding) will be tested. The best part of this exam is, you will get your results in just 2 to 5 working days. This is a computer-based exam so all the processes could be done easily.

PTE Exam Eligibility

To appear in the PTE exam, students have to be eligible for it. Pearson Test duration is 3 hrs and the exam pattern is well designed to test each skill.

Age limit- Applicant should be at least 16 years old at the time of application. Also, it is important to take parental consent for those students who are less than 18 years.

Education Qualification-

There is no requirement for any academic qualification.

PTE Exam Fee

To take this exam students have to pay 13,300 INR as Fees for this exam. However, if a student doing last-minute registration then he/she can register for the exam at least 48 hrs before the test. Also, the Exam Fee for PTE will be around 13,970 INR. Fee can be paid in online mode by using credit or debit cards or UPI.

PTE Exam Cancellation or Rescheduling

Students who do not want to take this exam and want to reschedule the exam. They can change their exam date over a call or online process. The fee for the above option is different for a different time period. Before 7 working days, students will have to pay 50% of the total exam fee.

Exam cancellation with full refund will be accepted only in one case that students cancel it before 14 days. Before 7 days and less than 14 days, the refund will be 50% only. No refund for cancellation before less than 7 days. 

PTE Exam Registration

Students have to register them on the official website of the PTE’s official website. Also, the valid id and passport. 

  1. Visit the Official website is
  2. Create your Pearson Account with the details asked there.
  3. After completing the registration process, you have to wait for 48 hrs to get the login ID and password of your account. 
  4. Now find the nearest exam center and particular time slot. 
  5. In the next step, you need to proceed with checking out by paying the fee. 

PTE Exam Pattern

Basically, the syllabus is divided into three different parts and it tests all the skills of students. That is writing, listening, reading, and understanding. The time duration for each slot is fixed already. 77 to 93 mins are fixed for speaking and writing skills. 32 to 40 mins are fixed for reading skill and the rest of the time will be dedicated to listening skill.

PTE Exam Results

Usually, you will get the PTE exam results in just 48 hrs. After completing the test, you will get an official mail from the authorities with the proper process to get results. Once you have got the mail then you have to log into your website with the credential you have.

In the next step, download it and keep it yourself. To get admission, you have to send the score to relevant authorities and on the result page, you will find an option to share your score. The PTE score is accepted worldwide.


Answer- Yes, the Australian universities accept the PTE score and different university has different score scale.
Answer- for this you need to understand that PTE academic is totally dedicated to admission in the university, whereas PTE general is for working and admission in foreign countries.