Pearson Test

The Pearson Test of English Academic

The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) is an internationally recognized English language proficiency test conducted on computers for the purpose of getting a student visa. PTE-A is recognized under UK Border Agency (UKBA) and Australian DIAC.

The Pearson Test of English General

The Pearson Test of English General awards positive achievement to candidates on English language learning. It is a multi level test that involves Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking sections. The time allotted for PTE-A testing is 60 minutes. The test is generally conducted in the month of May, June, August, November, and December.

PTE-A is conducted in parts of Writing & Interview and has following 6 levels;

A1 Level A1 75   mins 5 mins
A2 Level 1 95   mins 5 mins
B1 Level 2 95   mins 7 mins
B2 Level 3 120 mins 7 mins
C1 Level 4 150 mins 8 mins
C2 Level 5 175 mins 8 mins

Note _ Good ranking on levels 4 and 5 assists in getting admission to UK universities with a job future in many international companies.