11 September, 2022
The Pearson Test of English (PTE) is broadly accepted English Language Proficiency test which is run by Pearson Inc. for study and immigration purpose.
PTE is a computer-based test of 3 hours’ duration and the score of the test is usually declared within 5 business days and the score is valid for 2 years. PTE test is marked using Artificial Intelligence tools that are based on the response obtained from the test takers.
The test is designed in a way that each questions generally tests two type of skill together like listening and reading or reading and speaking.
PTE test is divided into 3 parts:
Speaking & Writing:
This is the longest section of the test and is of 54-67 minutes long which contains questions of different types and in English which you will encounter in an academic setting. This section includes following types of questions:
This part assesses the reading skills of the test taker. The duration of the test is 29-30 minutes long and has 5 different types of question:
The questions of Listening section of PTE are based on the Audio/Video clips that are played ones. This part is 30-43 minutes long and comprises eight different types of questions, which are: