The PTE (Pearson Test of English) is the English test trusted by many universities, colleges and government agencies / Immigration department in Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland. It examines candidates Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking capability. PTE is one of the leading computer-based tests of English for study abroad and migration. PTE offers fast and flexible English testing. Candidates can schedule test within 24 hours in advance and receive their score within 5 business days.

There are two types of PTE Test

  • PTE Academic – It is a computer-based test for non-natives who wish to study abroad. 
  • PTE GeneralThis test is a realistic communication skills test and is not recognised for immigration purpose. It integrates all four skills – Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing and focus on assessing the ability of communication skills.

Skills

Section

Descriptions

Allocated time in Min.

Introduction

1

Personal Introduction

1-2

Part 1 – Speaking and Writing

2

Read aloud

30-35

Repeat Sentences

Describe Image

Re-Tell Lecture

Answer Short Questions

3-4

Summaries written text / one sentence

20

5

Summaries written text / paragraph

10/20

6

Write essay

20

Part 2 - Reading

 

Multiple choice questions (x2)

32-41

 

Re-order Paragraphs

 

Reading / fill in the blanks

Break (Optional)

10

 

1

Summaries spoken test

20/30

 

2

Multiple choice(x2)

23-28

 

Fill in the blanks

Part 3 - Listening

Highlight the correct summary

 

Select missing single word

 

Highlight incorrect words

 

Write from dictation