PTE Academic is a online-based exam that concentrates on proper English language used in academic surroundings. PTE Academic accurately measures the student level of academic English which gives the student the right frame and confidence that the student has the right level of English to study in the university environment.
PTE Academic is accepted by over four hundred world-leading business schools including LBS, HBS, Columbia Business School, INSEAD. PTE Academic is part of the Pearson PLC group and also the only English language test preferred and endorsed by GMAC®, owners of the GMAT®.
The link below list search by country for institutions recognizing PTE Academic
The link below states institution list by country for MBA programs recognizing PTE Academic
PTE Academic Tutorial can be downloaded from the link below and is proprietary of Pearson Education Ltd.
The range for each communicative skill that is Listening, reading, speaking and writing score is 10-90 points.
The range for the overall score is 10-90 points.
Along with that there are score range from 10-90 points for each enabling skills that is grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary and written discourse
The advantages for PTE Academic test takers are :
- Flexible test dates and late booking
- Scores inside five business days
- Seats available in test centers globally
- Free score reporting to an unlimited number of institutions
There are 20 different types of task. Some tasks will also test combined skills
|Introduction||Introducing yourself and the section is not judged||Untimed|
|Speaking and Writing||Read aloud Read Sentence Describe Image Answer short question Summarize
|Reading||Multiple-choicechoose single answerMultiple-choicechoose multi answersRe-order paragraphs
Fill in the blanks
|Listening||Summarize spoken textHighlight correct summary Select missing word
Highlight incorrect words
choose single answer
The test will last 3 hours in total.