PTE Course Details

Why PTE?

Pearson Test of English (PTE) is totally a computer-based test and even the marking is done by the computer. This test is designed in such a way – to assess the candidate’s English abilities that are planning to study or work in abroad.

The best part of this test is – results can be achieved within 5 business days. Besides, test dates are available at any time. There are over 200 test centers across the globe.

Materials from PTE

To improve your abilities, practise with Free Sample Questions and refer to the Test Memories resources for the most often asked questions in the exam. After subscribing in the Group courses, you will have FREE access to the PTE Questions Bank and every insight into all 20 assignments from the E-books (Paid Materials).

The sessions’ recordings

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Understand the significance of oral fluency and pronounciation abilities in speaking performance. Get both academic and practical information about how to improve your speaking skills. Learn everything there is to know about answering brief questions.

Gain confidence in your ability to read aloud.

Based on the expert’s advice and Sample Answers, learn about the techniques and approaches for speaking the text. Also, be aware of the enabling abilities required for the work.

Recall the sentences in Repeat Sentences to the letter.

Take the advice of the experts and keep the sentences in mind while you apply alternative techniques to meet the task’s criteria. Also, practise the questions that appear on the tests the most.

Validity of the PTE Academic Exam

The results of the PTE Academic exam are valid for two years from the date of the exam.

The PTE score is automatically removed from the site after two years, and it is no longer available. It is likewise good until a visa prohibits it. PTE results are commonly used in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand.

The PTE Academic Score Record is valid for three years in Australia for immigration purposes, even if it only displays two years on your actual PTE score report. The PTE Academic internal operations department has been trying to find a solution to prolong the time test takers have to examine and allocate their results.


PTE Speaking and Writing Syllabus (77 to 93 minutes)

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


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

PTE Reading Syllabus (32 to 41 minutes)


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 Listening Syllabus (45 to 57 mins)

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



Test day

You must come at least 30 minutes before to the commencement of your exam to complete the check-in and security procedures. You must bring valid identification, which is typically a passport.

The majority of PTE Academic exam centres have approximately ten seats available. You will be seated in a private booth surrounded by other test takers.

PTE Academic is administered at a secure testing centre, where you must provide identification, check in with the test administrator, and take the exam in a protected computer room.

  • Show your passport and digitally sign in.
  • Take a digital picture of yourself.
  • Scan your hand with a digital scanner.

Exam Timing

3 Hours

Test Format


  • 77-93 minutes
  • Personal Introduction
  • Read aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Describe image
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Answer short question
  • Summarize written text
  • Essay


  • 32-41 minutes
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Re-order paragraphs
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions
  • A ten minute break is optional


  • 45-57 minutes
  • Summarize spoken text
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill the blanks
  • Highlight the correct summary
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Write from dictation