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PTE Exam 2021:Registration, Test Format

Updated On - March 20 2021 by Akriti Maurya

PTE Exam 2021 or Pearson Test of English Academic is the computer-based English language test trusted by universities, colleges and governments around the world. It offers candidates the fastest, fairest and most flexible way of proving their English language proficiency for study/work abroad or immigration purposes in UK, Australia and New Zealand as its scores are accepted by thousands of institutions globally. This is organised by Pearson Virtual User Environment (VUE) centres. The test assesses the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Read the whole article to know more about PTE Academic 2021.

PTE Exam Date 2021

Aspirants can check hereby the PTE Exam 2021 date:

PTE Exam Dates in 2021(Tentative)
EventsDates
Access arrangements request deadline02 November 2021
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline09 November 2021
Test taker withdrawal deadline27 November 2021
Oral test period28 November to 12 December 2021
Written Test12 December 2021
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson17 December 2021
Deadline for special consideration requests to be received by Pearson23 December 2021
Results available via Edexcel Online01 February 2022
Results dispatched by post from the UK
Review of marking submission window08 February to 22 February 2022
Performance Reports sent by post from the UK with certificates04 February 2022
Certificates dispatched by post from the UK

PTE Exam 2021 Registration

The candidates can check below in the given points a few important details about PTE Academic 2021 Registration:

  • Aspirants must apply online on the official website of the exam.
  • They should provide all their authentic information for a successful booking.
  • Applicants need to create an account to get themselves eligible for PTE Academic exam.
  • The candidates must keep their Username and Password with safety, to be used further.
  • The candidate must provide an acceptable identification document i.e. Passport to take a PTE test. Also, they can give any alternate Id. 

PTE Exam 2021 Registration Fee 

The PTE Exam Fee is different for each region. For India, the fee the Standard Test fee is Rs 13,700  (INR 11610.169 + 18% GST). 
  • Payment of fee can be done via online mode.
  • MasterCard, American Express and JCB credit cards and Visa debit cards are accepted
  • Vouchers and promotion codes
NOTE- No Payment via Paypal Account is acceptable.

PTE ID Policy 

Following are the rules for all identification documents:

  • For any form of ID, it should be a valid document (not expired) or its issue date no more than 10 years old.
  • The same ID details must be presented by the test taker on the day of the test.
  • The name on the ID should exactly match the name used when booking the test.
  • If a candidate fails to provide the required ID he/she will not be allowed to appear for the test and will lose the fee deposited.
  • Copies of ID will not be accepted.
  • No other ID will be accepted at the test centre.

PTE Exam 2021 Format

Knowing about the PTE 2021 test pattern is crucial for test-takers as it gives an idea about questions to be asked, duration, mode, etc.

  • Mode of exam - Online via CBT (computer-based )
  • Duration - 03 hours (180 minutes)
  • Sections - Speaking and Writing (together), Listening and Reading.
  • Type of Questions - 20 different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information.
  • There are three types of PTE 
    • PTE Academic
    • PTE General
    • PTE for Young Learners
PTE Academic Exam Format 
SectionsDurationTopics

Speaking & Writing

77 - 93 minutes
  • Personal Introduction
  • Read Aloud
  • Repeat Sentence
  • Describe Image
  • Re-tell Lecture
  • Answer Short Question
  • Summarize Written Text
  • Essay
Reading32 - 40 minutes
  • Reading & Writing fill in the blanks
  • Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer
  • Re-Order Paragraphs
  • Fill in the blanks 
  • Multiple Choice, Single Answer
Listening45 - 57 minutes
  • Summarize Spoken Test
  • Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Highlight Correct Summary
  • Multiple Choice, Single Answer
  • Select Missing Word
  • Highlight Incorrect Words
  • Write from Dictation
PTE General Test
CEFR levelPTE GeneralExam time
C2 Proficient (Mastery)Level 502 hour 55 minutes
C1 Advanced (Operational Proficiency)Level 402 hour 30 minutes
B2 Upper-IntermediateLevel 302 hour
B1 IntermediateLevel 201 hour 35 minutes
A2 ElementaryLevel 101 hour 30 minutes
A1 FoundationLevel A101 hour 15 minutes

PTE Exam 2021 Result

PTE score is evaluated in a range of 10 - 90 points where 10 is the lowest and 90 being the highest. Increments of 1 point are made based on the candidate's performance which is measured on the parameters such as the ability to speak, read, write English language, and understanding verbal instructions.

  • The examinees can view their score approximately 5 days after the test date inside the PTE Account.
  • PTE General Score is valid for a lifetime whereas PTE Academic score is valid for 02 years.
  • In Australia, the PTE Academic score is valid for 03 years where the students or immigrants can apply for Permanent Residency (PR).
  • The examinees can send their report to an unlimited number of institutions. 
How to check PTE Exam 2021 Score?

The candidates can follow the below-given steps to check their score:

  • Step 1 - Visit the official website
  • Step 2 - Login to PTE Account
  • Step 3 - Click on View Score Reports
  • Step 4 -Select the type of name of an institution in the field marked ‘Institution / Organization / Department/School’ and click ‘Search’.
  • Step 5 - Tick the box next to the institution’s name when it appears in the list
  • Step 6 - Review the details entered, then scroll down the page and click ‘Next’ and then again on ‘Next’ to confirm. 
PTE Exam Score in comparison to ILETS Score
PTE Academic ScoreILETS Score
86-909
83-858.5
79-828
73-787.5
65-727
58-646.5
50-576
42-495.5
36-415
29-354.5
10-28No date

Countries Accepting PTE Exam Score

Following are the name of the countries which accepts the PTE Academic exam scores:

  • China
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Vietnam
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Egypt
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Oman
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • Spain
  • Thailand

PTE Exam 2021 Centre

There are more than 50 countries/regions where PTE Exam is conducted. PTE Exam Centres in India are listed below:

AhmedabadLudhiana
BangaloreMumbai
ChandigarhNagpur
ChennaiNoida
CochinPatiala
CoimbatorePune
DelhiRajkot
HyderabadVadodara
JalandharVijayawada
Kolkata Surat
AmritsarDehradun
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PTE Exam 2021 Highlights

The candidates can check hereby a few important basic details about PTE Exam 2021:

Pearson Exam Overview
ElementsDetails
Exam NamePearson Test of English
AbbreviationPTE
Authority/Conducted ByPearson PCL Group
Exam LevelInternational Level
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Date360 Days at more than 251 Exam Centres
Duration03 hours (180 minutes)
PTE Exam Official websitehttps://in.pearson.com/

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PTE Important Dates

TitleDates
Form Date23 Jan - 27 Feb 2021 (Tentative)

PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISH Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

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Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Subjective

Negative Marking:

No

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Subjects
Questions
Marks
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Form Start Date:

23 Jan 2021

Form End Date:

27 Feb 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 27 Feb 2021
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