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About PTE Exam

The Pearson Test of English is the full form of PTE. The Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic exam is an English language test for candidates who want to apply to universities or countries where English is the primary language. Candidates will be pleased to learn that Pearson PLC Group, the PTE exam's governing body, has launched PTE at Home. Candidates who want to register for the PTE test can find multiple PTE dates at a test centre near them here.

Continuing the disruptions caused by COVID-19 for students and the study abroad industry. The PTE exam has been cut by an hour, and the new PTE exam lasts two hours. Candidates can view the most recent PTE test pattern on our website. Visit the official website if you are a qualified applicant and you would like to register for the PTE Exam.


PTE Exam Date

Here is a list of the available PTE test dates for 2023. Candidates should note that the PTE exam dates are available on multiple days across the many PTE test centres that are spread across the country. You are required to visit the official website to know about the 'PTE center near me.' In the table below, we have provided the PTE test dates that are available for the PTE exam centre mentioned below. 

PTE Test Dates New Delhi 2023

Month

PTE Test Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

May 2023

05, 12, 19, 26.

June 2023

14, 21.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29.


PTE Test Dates Jalandhar 2023

Month

PTE Test Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 20 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

May 2023

05, 11, 18, 25.

June 2023

02, 08, 15, 22, 29.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29.


PTE Test Dates Chandigarh 2023

Month

PTE Exam Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

07, 08, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29.

May 2023

05, 06, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27.

June 2023

02, 03, 09, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18, 25.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29.


PTE Test Dates Bengaluru 2023

Month

PTE Exam Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

May 2023

11, 18, 25.

June 2023

08, 15, 22, 29.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18, 25.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29.


PTE Test Dates Hyderabad 2023

Month

PTE Test Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

May 2023

01, 11, 15, 25, 29.

June 2023

05, 12, 19, 26.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29.


PTE Test Dates Amritsar 2023

Month

PTE Test Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

07, 13, 21, 28.

May 2023

05, 12, 19, 25, 26.

June 2023

02, 09, 16, 23.

July 2023

07, 14, 28.

August 2023

04, 11, 18, 25.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22, 29.


PTE Test Dates Ahmedabad 2023

Month

PTE Test Dates 2023

January 2023

19.

February 2023

03.

March 2023

17.

April 2023

07.

May 2023

05.

June 2023

02.

July 2023

07.

August 2023

04.

September 2023

15.


PTE Test dates Surat 2023

Month

PTE Exam Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

May 2023

11, 18, 25.

June 2023

08, 15, 22, 29.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22.


PTE Test Dates Katmandu, Nepal 2023

Month

PTE Test Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

May 2023

11, 18, 25.

June 2023

08, 15, 22, 29.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22.


PTE Test Dates Andhra Pradesh 2023

Month

PTE Exam Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

May 2023

11, 18, 25.

June 2023

08, 15, 22, 29.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22.


PTE Dates Chennai 2023

Month

PTE Test  Dates 2023

January 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

February 2023

03, 10, 17, 24.

March 2023

03, 10, 17, 24, 31.

April 2023

06, 13, 20, 27.

May 2023

11, 18, 25.

June 2023

08, 15, 22, 29.

July 2023

07, 14, 27.

August 2023

04, 11, 18.

September 2023

01, 08, 15, 22.



PTE Eligibility

The following are the PTE exam eligibility 2023 criteria for candidates looking to appear for their PTE Academic Exam.

PTE Exam Eligibility 2023: Age Criteria for PTE Exam

In order to take the PTE Academic test, the candidate must be at least 16 years old. Candidates below 18 years of age need to get a parental consent form signed by either parents or guardians before taking the test. Candidates can download the consent form from the official website of the PTE Academic Exam: https://www.pearsonpte.com/pte-academic

PTE Exam Eligibility 2023: Education Qualification for PTE Academic Exam

Pearson PLC Group – the conducting body of the PTE Academic Exam has not laid down any education qualification criteria for candidates wanting to appear for the PTE Academic test. Now that we have covered the PTE Exam eligibility in detail, let us take a look at the PTE registration process. 
 

PTE Exam Eligibility Criteria

PTE Eligibility Factors

Eligibility for PTE Exam

Age Limit for PTE Exam

Minimum age: 16 years. 

Parent consent required: 16 - 18 years

Maximum age: No limit mentioned

PTE Exam Qualification

Minimum/maximum qualification: not mentioned by conducting body 

PTE Eligible Countries

Universities in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand


PTE Syllabus

The Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) assesses the Speaking & Writing, Reading and Listening skills, skills of the candidates to ensure that they are capable of studying in the international environment, with a good grasp of the universal language of English. By scoring well on this test, students can assure the admission committee as well as the visa officers that they are capable of understanding the globally accepted official language while studying in a foreign land.

A good score on the test also ensures that candidates would be able to represent their ideas, deliver presentations, work to gain international exposure, and basically function on the international front in front of foreign audiences. This helps the applicants ensure that they are ready to study amidst students from all over the world and international faculty members in the universal official language.

PTE Exam Syllabus: Speaking & Writing Section: 54 - 67 minutes

Syllabus of PTE Speaking and Writing Section: As the name implies, this section tests the candidates on the basis of their two major skills of communication, which are spoken and written skills. The Speaking & Writing of the PTE section is approximately 54 – 67 minutes long in the PTE exam and the section contains seven different question types. The Speaking & Writing section is the longest section of the PTE test. The candidate will be tested on their speaking and writing skills, using English they might hear in an academic environment.

This section comprises seven small sections that test you on your promptness over speaking and writing the written test that you would get to read for the first time ever. The complete section is given on a time duration of 54 to 67 minutes and the time allotted to each segment is as follows:

Segments Pattern

Time Duration

Personal Introduction          

55 seconds: 25 seconds for prompt, 30 seconds to record

Read Aloud

30-40 seconds to prepare for reading out the text of 60 words

Repeat Sentence

15 seconds: 3-9 seconds for prompt, 15 seconds to record

Describe Image

25 seconds are granted to study the image as well as prepare your response on the same

Re-Tell Lecture

90 seconds for prompt length, 10 seconds to prepare and 40 seconds to answer

Answer Short Question

20 seconds: 3-9 seconds for prompt, 10 seconds to answer

Summarize Written Text

10 minutes to answer to text prompt of 300 words

Essay

20 minutes to answer to text prompt of 2-3 sentences

Total Questions

28 - 36

Time Allocation

54 - 67 minutes


PTE Exam Syllabus: Reading Section: 29 - 30 minutes

Syllabus of PTE Reading Section: This section tests the candidates on the basis of their ability to understand the written instructions in the language. The section further divided into 5 segments is 29 to 30 minutes long. Check out the segment-wise pattern for the time distribution of this section:

Segments Pattern

Time Duration varies on the length of the Text Prompt

Multiple Choice, Choose Single Answer

Read 300 words of text

Multiple Choice, Choose Multiple Answers

Read 300 words of text

Re-Order Paragraphs

Read 150 words of text

Reading: Fill in the Blanks

Read 80 words of text

Reading and Writing: Fill in the Blanks

Read 300 words of text


PTE Exam Syllabus: Listening Section: 30 - 43 minutes

Syllabus of PTE Listening Section: The listening section of the PTE Academic is stretched over 30 to 43 minutes of duration. This one is designed to determine the ability to understand spoken English by the candidate. Here, the student needs to ascertain that they carefully hear the audio file played and retain what they heard. This section is divided into 8 segments and the time given to each segment is as follows.

Segments Pattern

Time Duration

Summarize Spoken Text

60-90 seconds to retain  50-70 words, 10 minutes to write

Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer

40-90 seconds for prompt

Fill in the Blanks

30-60 seconds

Highlight Correct Summary

30-90 seconds

Multiple Choice, Single Answer

30-60 seconds

Select Missing Word

20-70 seconds

Highlight Incorrect Words

15-50 seconds

Write From Dictation

3-5 seconds


PTE Exam Pattern

PTE Pattern: Candidates should note that the PTE syllabus and the PTE exam pattern go hand-in-hand. The PTE exam pattern constitutes the PTE syllabus. The PTE Exam Pattern 2023 is as follows

PTE Pattern

PTE Format

Details

PTE Exam Pattern

An English language exam that has been developed to test the Speaking & Writing skills (54 – 67 minutes), Reading skills (29 – 30 minutes), and Listening skills (30 – 43 minutes) of candidates wanting to study abroad in an English-speaking country. 

PTE Duration

2 hours and a Single test session

Medium

Computer-based with headset

Mode

Taken in a test centre / Home Edition

Test Type

Assesses real-life English

Test Layout

20 question types

The PTE test goes this way:

  1. Question: Time to Reading the Text Prompt: The time duration of each prompt you get varies depending on the length of the text. The length is measurable in words or sentences. You need to be active in this part.
  2. Prepare for Answer: Time granted to Relax and Think: You do not have to immediately answer the question. On average, you get 10 to 15 seconds to prepare for each segment. You should relax and think for a while about how to answer.
  3. Answer: Time for Action: This is the total time duration where you have to perform. The answers are recorded when you speak, saved as text when you write, and selected in options multiple-choice questions. 

PTE How to Apply

Candidates wishing to register for the PTE exam 2023 must follow the steps outlined below to book their PTE exam slot successfully. Candidates need to keep in mind that in order to schedule their PTE Academic online exam, they will need a valid ID, specifically a valid Indian passport. On the day of the PTE exam, candidates are also required to present a valid ID; if they fail to do so, they will not be permitted entry into the PTE Test Center.

Steps to register for PTE Academic online
  • Visit the official website of PTE Academic.
  • Create your Pearson account by entering your personal information.
  • After you have successfully completed the PTE registration process, Pearson will send you an email containing your login information within the next 48 hours.
  • The next step is to look for a PTE test centre near you.
    • At this stage, candidates can also take the PTE at Home test.
  • Also, choose a suitable time and PTE date to take the PTE exam.
  • After entering your information, such as time, date, and PTE slot, you will be directed to the checkout button.
  • After that, you will need to pay the PTE Exam Fee, which is currently 14,700 Indian rupees, in order to finish registering for the PTE exam.

 

There are also alternative ways to sign up for the PTE Exam.

PTE Phone Registration: Besides the popular online registration method, candidates can also register for the PTE exam by phone. To register for the PTE Exam, Indian students should call the PTE Academic testing body at 00080 0440 2020. (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
 

PTE Exam Fee

The standard fee for the PTE Academic exam is Rs 14,700. If a candidate books his PTE (The Pearson Test of English) exam within 48 hours of the PTE (The Pearson Test of English) test date, the candidate must pay a PTE Late Booking Fee.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) PTE Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of PTE Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the PTE exam. The syllabus of PTE comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of PTE syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of PTE Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the PTE exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
Q. Which is the best Mock test series for the PTE Exam?
A. At Studyclap, candidates can practice a complete set of Mock Test Series, along with a free mock test designed by our well qualified and expert faculty Team.
Q. How to prepare for the PTE Exam?
A. To prepare for PTE exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
Q. How to Download PTE Exam Syllabus PDF?
A. Candidates can download PTE exam syllabus PDF from our website for free. Candidates need to only register with us to download the exam syllabus.

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