PTE: PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISH ACADEMIC :

PTE Academic is a computer based test which assesses the Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing abilities of non-native speakers of English who need to demonstrate their academic English capability-often to obtain places at English-speaking universities, higher education institutions or as proof of their language ability for a visa application. The test is accepted in 3000 courses worldwide. UK, Australia, USA, etc.

TEST FORMAT :

PTE Academic is 3 hours long and is split into timed parts. When the time is up on the section, the test will move on automatically.

There are 20 different tasks. Some tasks will test integrated skills (e.g. reading AND speaking)
Introduction Untimed Self Introduction
Speaking and Writing 77 – 93 minutes
Reading 32 – 91 minutes
Break (break is optional) 10 minutes
Listening 45 – 57 minutes
The timings shown are variable. The test will always last 3 hours in total
SCORING :

Overall score is a mark out of 90. The good score of 65 which is a good indication of your English language ability in real-life academic situations:

MISCELLANEOUS DETAILS :
Score Validity 2 years
Test Fee RS. 9350
Nature of Test Computer Based Test
Test Administration Frequency On fixed date.