PTE Academic is accepted by universities in the USA, UK, Australia, amongst others.
It was created by Person Language Tests part of the Pearson PLC group and endorsed by GMAC ® (Graduate Management Admission Council), owners of GMAT ® (Graduate Management Admission Test).
It is a computer-based exam that focuses on real-life English used in academic surroundings. Throughout the test, students will listen to a variety of accents and academic language encountered at higher education institutions in English speaking countries.
Speaking and Writing – These modules assess all communications skills of the test taker.
Listening – This module assesses the listening skills of the test taker.
Reading – This module assesses the reading skills of the test taker.
- Reading Comprehension
- Re-ordering Paragraphs
- Filling Blanks in a text
PTE TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES
PTE Academic Structure:
The test is administered in a single 3 hours test session. The test is divided into 3 timed sections, 1 short untimed introduction and an optional 10-minute break.
|Reading||1 min (25 sec for preparing 35-sec answering)|
|Speaking and Writing||77 – 93 minutes|
|Reading||32 – 41 minutes|
|Optional Break||10 minutes|
|Listening||45 – 57 minutes|
Test Scores are available online Typically 5 business days from taking the text. Test taker can report scores to any number of institutions for free. Selected institutions can retrieve scores online usually within 48 hours.
PTE Test Detail in Nepal
Test Name: PTE ACADEMIC TEST
Fee: $150.00 + 500 NPR