PTE: At a glance

What is PTE

Are you planning to go abroad for your studies or work or for other purposes?

Are you confused about what language proficiency test you should appear in?

Worry not! This article will help you know all about PTE and will help you to choose the best.

Pearson Test of English or popularly known as PTE is a computer-based language test that furnishes the most unprejudiced and secure proof of candidates’ skills of English language for universities, professional, and migration applications.

It is a 2 hours test that you can book up to 12 hours in advance depending on the availabilities of the seats for the respective test center.

Features of PTE:

Results are usually available within 48 hours. Computer-based testing means you are guesstimated objectively. You can book your test up to 24 hours in advance.

PTE has 3 sections of the test structure. It is; the speaking and writing section, reading section and listening section. Each section has different numbers of task types. Different types of questions are generally termed “task types”.  In total there are 20 task types. The division of sections is done in the following manner:

Section TASK TYPES Range Timing
Introduction Personal Introduction 1 1 Minute


 & Writing

Read Aloud 6-7  



Repeat Sentence 10-12
Describe Image 3-4
Re-Tell Lecture 1-2
Answer Short Question 5-6
Summarize Written Text 1-2
Write an Essay 1-2


Section Task Type Range Timing
Reading Multiple Choice, choose single answer 1-2 29-30


Multiple Choice, choose multiple answer 1-2
Re-order paragraph 2-3
Fill in the blanks- Reading 4-5
Fill in the blanks- Reading & Writing 5-6
Section Type Types Range Timing
Listening Summarize Spoken Text 1-2 30-43


Multiple Choice, Choose multiple answer 1-2
Fill in the blanks 2-3
Highlight Correct Summary 1-2
Multiple Choice, Choose Single Answer 1-2
Select Missing Word 1-2
Highlight Incorrect words 2-3
Write from Dictation 3-4

PTE is trusted worldwide by governments and universities. Some of the countries that accept PTE are Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and many more.

PTE is approved for study visas and immigration in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia, whereas the USA and Canada Accept PTE for study visas for non-SDS only.

PTE is a comparatively less stressful examination as it is a two-hour computer-based exam, and you will get a friendly test environment. The booking for the exam is very straightforward. PTE also provides fast results. Most test-takers get their results within 48 hours.

With PTE, your dream destination is closer than you think.

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