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)|
|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|
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.|