About PTE Academic 2019

The PTE Academic 2019 or the Pearson Test of English Academic 2019 is an internationally recognised English language proficiency examination. The scores for the PTE Academic can be used to satisfy English language proficiency requirements for various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. English language proficiency scores are required for students who are from non-English speaking nations or who do not have English as their first language. The PTE Academic scores are valid for up to 2 years from the exam date.

Exam level: University Level Exam
Languages English
Conducting Body: Pearson
Duration 3 Hours

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There is no specific eligibility requirement for the PTE Academic 2019 examination except that 

  • The candidate must be at least 16 years of age. 
  • If the candidate is under 18 years of age, then he or she must submit a proof of parental consent in order to be eligible to sit for the examination. 
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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Credit Card

In order to apply for the PTE Academic 2019 examination, a candidate must register for a Pearson VUE account on the official website through the following procedure:

  • The candidate must go to the official PTE Academic website and register for a Pearson VUE account by clicking on the 'register now' link.
  • Within 24 hours of registration, the candidate will receive login details to access his or her newly created Pearson VUE account. 
  • Using the login details, the candidate can log into the Pearson VUE account and schedule a PTE Academic test.
  • Test dates and centres will be available for selection as per the candidate's requirement. 
  • The final step in the application process is payment of the test fees which can be done online via credit card.

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PTE Academic 2019 Syllabus

Speaking and writing
Personal introduction
Read aloud
Repeat sentence
Describe image
Re-tell lecture
Answer short question
Summarize written text
Summarize written text or Essay
Write essay
Reading
Multiple-choice, choose single answer
Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers
Re-order paragraphs
Fill in the blanks
Reading and writing : Fill in the blanks
listening
2 or 3 summarize spoken text
Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers
Fill in the Black
Highlight correct summary
Multiple choice, choose single answer
Select missing word
Highlight incorrect words
Write from dictation

In order to prepare properly for the PTE Academic 2019 exam, candidates must keep the following points in mind in order to score well on the PTE and ensure a high level of English language proficiency:

Preparation for PTE Academic 2019 Writing:

  • Practice essay writing on various topics in a timed environment.
  • Always stay within the prescribed word limit for the specific writing exercise i.e. under 100 words for the summarising the test exercise and under 500 words for the essay.
  • Avoid redundancy and use clear and unequivocal sentence structure and vocabulary. 

Preparation for PTE Academic 2019 Speaking:

  • Ensure that the enunciation of words is clear and avoid hesitancy.
  • Do not hurry through the speaking exercises, maintain a steady oratory pace despite the time constraints.
  • Do not spend time on correcting oratory mistakes, carry on with the exercise regardless of botched words.
  • Practice speaking aloud at home with various questions and exercises in a timed environment. 

Preparation for PTE Academic 2019 Reading:

  • Manage time properly during reading exercises as the number of questions is greater than in other sections.
  • Read and re-read each question before attempting to answer without giving in to overconfidence.
  • Practice as many sample questions as possible.

Preparation for PTE Academic 2019 Listening:

  • Practice listening section questions from audio exercises in a timed environment.
  • Maintain a calm composure and listen patiently to the audio being played.
  • Take notes of every potential point of information in order to ensure clarity while answering questions.

The PTE Academic test comprises 3 different sections or parameters upon which the candidate’s proficiency in English is evaluated. These include:

Part 1: Speaking and Writing

Part 2: Reading

Part 3: Listening

PTE Academic 2018 Exam Pattern                 

            

Section

        
            

Duration

        
            

Topics Covered

        
            

Part 1: Speaking and Writing

            

77 – 93 minutes

  • Personal introduction
  • Read aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Describe image
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Answer short question
  • Summarize written text
  • Essay        
            

Part 2: Reading

            

32 – 41 minutes

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Re-order paragraphs
            

Part 3: Listening

            

45 – 57 minutes

  • Summarise spoken text
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Highlight the correct summary
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Write from dictation


PTE Academic 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Rajkot
Vadodara
Karnataka Bengaluru
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Delhi New Delhi
Telangana Hyderabad
Punjab Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Patiala
West Bengal Kolkata
Maharashtra Mumbai
Nagpur
Pune
Uttar Pradesh Noida
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada

Documents Required at Exam

  • Valid passport

The result for the PTE Academic 2019 test is generally available within a week of the test day. The candidate will receive an email once the scores have been reported and he or she can view the test scores by logging on to their Pearson VUE account. The average time for availability of result is 5 days from the test day.

The candidate will also receive a mail in case there is a delay in the score report or the score is on hold.

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which universities will accept the pte in Canada

Ritisha Kothari 9th Jan, 2020

Some of the institutes which started accepting PTE in Canada are: Centennial Centennial College, Humber College, Seneca College, George Brown, St. Lawrence College, Langara College.

PTE is a computer based test of English for study abroad. The test consist of reading, writing, listening and speaking and is conducted via computer and the test is of 3 hours.

Also, You can find the updated list of Canadian Universities & Colleges accepting PTE scores on Pearson Official Website.


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can nothern college,scarbrow accept pte

SAKSHI KULSHRESHTHA 26th Dec, 2019

Yes Gagan. Northern College at Pures-Toronto, Scarborough accepts PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic. It requires a score of 58+ for diploma/ certificate programs. For postgraduate diploma/ certificate programs, they require a score of 60+. Similarly, Advanced standings require a score of 60+.

For more details on other English assessment exams accepted by the college and the expected scores, please visit the given website: http://www.northernc.on.ca/international-assessments/

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I can get university offer later but it is true that visa embassies are rejected Visa applications based on pte.

Khushi 21st Dec, 2019

Hi Yash

No PTE is readily accepted as an english requirement test. There is nothing to worry about that.

But you need to have university acceptance letter to have a smooth visa process.

Hope this helps!

All the best

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How can i can prepare my PTE exam to get 80 score in a month?

ptegurus 3rd Dec, 2019

Hello,

There are many way to prepare the PTE exam. Here are the list you need follow.

  1. Practice, Practice, Practice!
  2. Choose best Online Free and paid PTE Mock Test (https://www.ptegurus.com/) practice platform.
  3. Read journals articles and understand the paragraph. Also summarise in your words.
  4. Watch English movies, listen podcast.
  5. Read one paragraph loudly, so that your pronunciation get improved.
  6. Write daily one essay, and check the timing. Because time is very important in the PTE exam.
  7. Record your voice in microphone and listen how your voice sound in recording.
  8. Learn time management.

If you follow the above list, you will definitely achieve your desired score. Also for the best practice mock test you can visit our website. we assure you, if you practice with our mock test and follow the above strategy, you will definitely achieve your target score in the PTE exam.

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I go 49 score in pte can I apply for Australia.

ptegurus 3rd Dec, 2019

Hello,

If you have got the overall score in your PTE exam, then you can apply for Diploma course . For further info, please consult the consultant. That can give you exact guide which will be helpful for you.

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