Pearson Test of English (Academic)
PTE Academic is the world leader in computer-based testing of English for study abroad and immigration. This exam is computer-based only. It is desgined for those who wish to obtain Australian and New Zealand student visa and migration applications. Many universities also accept this qualification for entry onto academic courses.
Pros: Fast results and tests available almost daily.
Cons: Not as well known as IELTS and no longer accepted as a SELT for UKVI immigration purposes.
Best suited to: Those wishing to emigrate to Australia or New Zealand
CEFR Level: A1 to C2
English Test Format: Computer-based
No of Papers: 3
How long is the exam?
Speaking and Writing papers 77 - 93 minutes
Reading papers: 32 - 41 minutes
Listening paper: 45 - 57 minutes
Skills Tested: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking
How long until I get my test score? 5 working days
How long is the test valid for? No expiry