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PTE-PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISH

Duration

18 class – 36 Hours

Categories

LANGUAGE TEST

4.5 (23)

PTE Academic is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration. Typically, PTE Academic results are available within five business days.

PTE Academic typically delivers results in five business days, so you don’t need to worry about waiting for results.

Flexible Test Dates:

We run test sessions 363 days of the year, at one of over 200 locations worldwide, so you can choose a time and place that suits you.

Approved:

Approved by the Australian Government for visa applications and accepted by thousands of institutions in the UK, Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Ireland, including Harvard, Yale and INSEAD.

Fees:

Standard Price – INR 10,255

Late Booking Price – INR 12,819

Plus applicable taxes – 18% GST

Document Details:

•You must provide acceptable identification documents to sit PTE Academic, typically this will be your passport.

•The same ID details shared while booking the exam must be presented on the day of the exam by the test taker.

•The name on the ID should exactly match the name used when booking the test.

•If you fail to produce the required ID you will not be allowed into the test room and will lose your test fee.

•If you fail to produce the required ID you will not be allowed into the test room and will lose your test fee.

Test Format

Find out more about the PTE Academic test format and what to expect.

Part 1: Speaking & Writing
(77 – 93 minutes)
Time Limit
(32 – 41 minutes)
Time Limit
(45 – 57 minutes)
Personal introduction Fill in the blanks Summarize spoken text
Read aloud Multiple choice questions Multiple choice questions
Repeat sentence Re-order paragraphs Fill in the blanks
Describe image Fill in the blanks Highlight the correct summary
Re-tell lecture Multiple choice questions Multiple choice questions
Answer short question Select missing word
Summarize written text Highlight incorrect words
Essay (20 mins) Write from dictation

Some Important notes:

•PTE Academic is a fair test. Our highly accurate computer marking means consistent scores and no potential for examiner bias.

•PTE Academic is secure. Give universities confidence in your score: palm-vein scanning, randomized test forms and data forensics ensure universities know your test score is really yours, and mean that your score is safe.

•PTE Academic tests real-life language. Prepare for life abroad as you listen to university lectures and respond to questions about life on campus with our real-life test of academic English.

•PTE Academic is unlimited. You can send your scores to as many institutions as you choose – there are no additional fees for extra score reports.

PTE Academic Policies

Admission Policy

Identification

•At the test center, you will be asked to provide a valid, non-expired, government issed form of identification. In nearly all cases you will need to bring your passport. If you do not have your passport due to an ongoing visa application, you must request it back to present on the day of your test.

•In a limited number of cases you may be able to use a government issued National ID rather than a passport. Exceptions are listed on http://pearsonpte.com/acceptable-id/

•If you do not bring acceptable identification you will not be permitted to test and will lose your test fee.

•Please make sure you have read the full ID policy on the Test Taker Handbook. To download the Test Taker Handbook, visit www.pearsonpte.com/testme. You can also refer to the following page for more information on the PTE Academic ID Policyhttp://pearsonpte.com/acceptable-id/

IMPORTANT:

Please be aware that from 15th September 2014 onwards, we will no longer accept any form of Driving License for entry to the test in the UK. IMPORTANT:

•The only acceptable ID for tests in the UK from this date will be: valid non expired Passport , Biometric Residence Permit or valid non expired EU ID card

•Please ensure you check the ID requirements prior to arriving at the test centre as, should you not have the correct ID, you may not be admitted to test.

Arriving at the Test Center

•On the day of your test, please arrive at the test center 30 minutes before your appointment. This will allow you enough time to complete the check-in procedures before beginning your test.

•You will be asked to store all personal items in a locker or other secure area before entering the testing room. Personal items include but are not limited to: bags, books, notes, mobile phones, pagers, laptops or other personal computers, wallets and watches. You may wish to leave these items at home.

•While you are at the test center, you will be expected to abide by the test center rules and any instructions given by the Test Administrator. If you do not, your appointment may be ended early, your results may be canceled, and you may forfeit your test fee. If you have a question during your appointment, please ask the Test Administrator immediately.

•You will not be allowed to take any personal items with you into the testing room. This includes all bags, books or other materials not authorized for this test, notes, phones, pagers, watches and wallets.

For details about the policies outlined above, visit www.pearsonpte.com/testme and download our latest Test Taker Handbook. If you have questions concerning the content of this test, the test results or the program, please contact Pearson via www.pearsonpte.com/testme.

Preparing for the Test

Increase your chances of success with PTE Academic by accessing various resources to help you prepare.

You can practice your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills and take scored practice tests.

Preparing for the Test

•Test Boosters (Available for 1, 7 and 30 days) – Get familiar with the test format with sample questions and answers, available to purchase online and access immediately

•Scored Practice Tests – For serious test practice, the Scored Practice Test simulates the real test with timed conditions and immediate scored results

Get instant access now via www.ptepractice.com

Text books:

•The Official PTE Academic Guide book – Provides important information on the test, practice questions and sample answers

•PTE Academic Practice Test Plus -Complete practice tests with authentic questions in all skill areas from PTE Academic writers

Re-schedule Policy:

You may reschedule your appointment at any time. An appointment may be rescheduled to an available slot during a test center’s standard business hours.

Rescheduled tests are subject to all retest policies described on www.pearsonpte.com.

The following costs apply based on when you reschedule:

•If you reschedule your appointment more than 7 calendar days before the scheduled test date, you will be charged an additional 25% of the test fee you originally paid (each time you reschedule). If you reschedule 7 calendar days or less before the scheduled test date, you will be charged an additional test fee (the entire fee).

•The rescheduling fee amount is subject to change without notice.

•To reschedule your appointment, please do so as soon as possible either by visiting www.pearsonvue.com/PTE or by telephoning Customer Service. Telephone numbers are available at www.pearsonvue.com/PTE.

Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel your appointment at any time. The following costs apply based on when you reschedule or cancel:

•If you cancel your appointment more than 7 calendar days before the scheduled test date, you will receive a refund equal to 50% of the test fee you originally paid. If you cancel 7 calendar days or less before the scheduled test date, you will receive no refund.

•The cancellation refund amount are subject to change without notice.

•To reschedule or cancel your appointment, please do so as soon as possible either by visiting www.pearsonvue.com/PTE or by telephoning Customer Service.

Telephone numbers are available at www.pearsonvue.com/PTE.