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Start your journey with PTE Academic!

Studying abroad can help you learn a new culture, hone your language skills, make new friends and provide international opportunities. If you want to study in a school where English is the primary language of instruction, you may be asked to prove your English language ability in order to show you can complete your programme successfully. As a result of this, you need to complete an English test.

Which test to take?

There are three main English tests that can help you with your application. PTE Academic is one of them.

Why choose PTE Academic?

PTE Academic is Pearson’s academic English test which delivers real-life measurement of test taker’s language ability. It is computer based and has test centres worldwide.

✓ Flexible – choose a date to suit you

✓  Fast – results in 5 days

✓  Convenient – one 3 hour test session

✓  Sensible – see your scores before choosing your institutions

Did you know that some test takers have scheduled, taken and sent their scores all within 7 days?

Who accepts the test?

PTE Academic is fast becoming the test of choice. It is accepted and trusted by both the UKand Australian governments for student visas and universities and colleges worldwide. Remember to keep checking our web page to see where you can go: www.pearsonpte.com/whoaccepts.

Where do I register?

To register for the test just visit www.pearsonpte.com/register.


It is important that you familiarise yourself with the format and content of PTE Academic.

PTE Academic official test preparation materials include:

  • A scored online practice test with same-day results
  • An unscored online practice test with sample answers
  • A free test tutorial providing a detailed overview of the test – available here
  • The Official Guide to PTE Academic containing over 200 practice questions, analysis of sample responses, test-taking tips and more.

It tests your English so get practising! www.pearsonpte.com/prepare



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