Part 1 - Speaking and writing

  • Duration:
    77-93 minutes
  • Content:
    Speaking - Some items test your spoken English proficiency. You will be asked to speak into a microphone and record your answer. You will not be able to re-record your responses. If you do not respond within three seconds of hearing the tone, your response will not be recorded and you will have to move to the next item.
    Writing - Some items test your written English proficiency. You may write your response in any standard form of English using a recognized spelling convention, e.g., British or American. For these items you have a specific amount of time to respond. If you do not answer the item within this time, you will have to move to the next item.

Part 2- Reading

  • Duration:
    32-41 minutes
  • Content:
    3-option gap fill multiple choice, 3-option graphical multiple choice ,Open-ended question, Reading text, note completion

Part 3 - Listening

  • Duration:
    45-57 minutes
  • Content:
    Listening - Some items test your ability to listen to spoken English. The test makes use of different varieties of English, for example, British, American, and Australian. You will hear audio and video clips only once, and you will be able to adjust the volume on each item. You will not be able to replay the video/audio clips during the test.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Min. Qualification:
  • Qualifying Subjects:
    Candidates from any discipline who wish to study in an English-speaking country can take this test.

The test is internationally recognized and is accepted for admissions for thousands of programs. PTE Academic acceptance includes top UK universities, top US universities and government organizations.