Pearson Test of English

About PTE Exam

Why Take The Test?

PTE is accepted by many universities worldwide, including prestigious insittutions such as Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Yale. PTE is also accepted for visa purposes by the Austrlian and New Zealand goverments.

PTE Basics

Eligibility

Valid passport and candidate must be 16 years of age.

General Facts

Date And Frequency

The exam is conducted throughout the year at the Designated Test Centres across the country.

Result

Scores are available within few hours of the test.

Score Report

Integrated scoring of all modules out of 90.

Score Validity

2 years

Components

Listening
45-47
min
Questions
45-47
min
Duration
45-47
min
Score

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions. Assessors will be looking for evidence of your ability to understand the main ideas and detailed factual information, the opinions and attitudes of speakers, the purpose of an utterance and evidence of your ability to follow the development of ideas.

Sepaking & Writing
77-93
min
Questions
77-93
min
Duration
77-93
min
Score

The Reading section consists of questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.

Reading
32-40
min
Questions
32-40
min
Duration
32-40
min
Score

There are three parts to this section. The examiner will ask general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. In the next part, you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. The examiner will then ask few questions on the same topic.

Listening
45-47
min
Questions
45-47
min
Duration
45-47
min
Score

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions. Assessors will be looking for evidence of your ability to understand the main ideas and detailed factual information, the opinions and attitudes of speakers, the purpose of an utterance and evidence of your ability to follow the development of ideas.

Reading
32-40
min
Questions
32-40
min
Duration
32-40
min
Score

The Reading section consists of questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.

Sepaking & Writing
77-93
min
Questions
77-93
min
Duration
77-93
min
Score

There are three parts to this section. The examiner will ask general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. In the next part, you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. The examiner will then ask few questions on the same topic.

Fees

Registration Fees

Rs. 14,700