PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers wanting to study abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
Questions often test 2 skills together, such as listening and reading or reading and speaking. The whole test is done in a single session, lasting 3 hours and is taken sitting at a computer in a secure test environment. The speaking part of the exam is done at the computer. Your voice is recorded and sent for marking.
One advantage of this test is that you get your results very quickly; in about 5 days.
The cost varies by country but is in the range of $150-$210.
Unbiased English testing for study abroad & immigration?
PTE is trusted by universities, colleges and governments around the world. It is the most unbiased proof of a candidate’s English skills.
Results typically available within just 48 hours of taking the test.
Computer-based testing and scoring means you are assessed objectively and consistently.
Widely accepted by universities, colleges and governments around the world.
Schedule tests up to 24 hours in advance, 365 days a year.