The Pearson Test of English or PTE exam is a computer-based English language test accepted by educational institutions around the world. PTE-Academic is the English Proficiency test taken by aspirants who desire to go to study in a country where English is the medium of primary communication. Conducted by Pearson PLC Group, the PTE Exam Fee has also been updated from 13,300 to 13,700 including taxes. In short, candidates would be required to pay INR 13, 700 for booking their PTE test.

The two-hour-long (W.E.F. – 15th November 2021) computer-based test focuses on day-to-day English and tests a student on his/her ability to effectively understand the language as is spoken daily. The multi-level grading system of the PTE exam ensures a better understanding of the student’s proficiency in the English language.

PTE Exam Eligibility Criteria

Pearson PLC Group, the administrative institution of the Pearson PTE Academic Exam does not specify a PTE exam eligibility criteria for candidates looking to appear for the PTE Academic Exam. However, as a general rule aspirants appearing for the PTE Academic exam should be at least 16 years of age at the time of appearing for the PTE Academic test. Aspirants who are below 18 years of age need to get a parental consent form signed to take the PTE Academic test, as part of the PTE exam eligibility 2022.

Different Formats of the PTE Exam

The Pearson Test of English has two formats, PTE General and PTE Academic. PTE General is designed to reward positive achievement in English language learning. The tests consist of two parts: a written paper and an interview. PTE General is not used as an English proficiency test.

The PTE Academic test is the proficiency test undertaken to work or study abroad. Similar to TOEFL and IELTS, the PTE Academic exam is accepted by a number of institutions in countries like the United States of America, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada among others. The PTE exam format is also the same for all institutions around the world.

Preparing For PTE Academic

The PTE exam requires a minimum age of 16 years. The PTE exam is applicable to anybody over the age of 16, regardless of nationality or background. Pearson PLC group, the organization that administers the exam, has set no age limit or eligibility criteria, though it is preferable that the candidate be at least 16 years of age.

PTE is a language proficiency test taken by students who want to study in an English-speaking country and obtain global experience. The majority of colleges, universities, and educational institutions in the major English-speaking countries only educate in English. As a result, in order to pursue their further education successfully, candidates should have a basic comprehension of the language. Candidates are evaluated on four factors, according to the PTE Exam Pattern: listening, reading, writing, and speaking.

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