PTE Academic is a computer-based test which delivers real-life measures of test takers' language ability. The test is designed for non-native speakers who wish to study in an institution where English is the primary language of instruction. PTE Academic is recognised by institutions worldwide.

Who should take it?

Students whose first language is not English and who need to meet English-language proficiency requirements for higher education applications and admissions.

The PTE Academic Advantage!

PTE Academic is recognised by institutions globally, for a list of programs accepting PTE Academic scores visit www.pearsonpte.com/whoaccepts.

  • Flexible- choose a date and time that suits you
  • Fast- results in 5 business days
  • Global- test centres internationally
  • Convenient- one single 3-hour test session
  • Unlimited- score reporting for 2 years

PTE Academic score reports show how well test takers do on the four communication skills, Listening, Reading, Speaking & Writing, as well as the enabling skills of grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary, and written discourse. Test takers are provided with information on their performance on each section so that they can improve their skills in specific areas if needed.

How to Register:

You can register to take PTE Academic at a time and date to suit you at www.pearsonpte.com/testme.

Practice for PTE Academic

It is very important that you spend some time familiarising yourself with the format and content of the test before test day.  If you don't prepare then you may not get the score you were hoping for.

Visit www.pearsonpte.com/resources to access the latest information and resources, including FAQs and test preparation advice.