Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Information for educators

Support your learners who want to prove their English skills for study, work and migration visas with Pearson Test of English, the fast, computer-based English test.

Tests general and academic international English (suitable for American and British English users).

Trusted by 3,000+ universities and colleges globally, and accepted for visa applications to Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

Certification In person or online For migration, work and study abroad GSE 10-90 CFER <A1-C2 For ages 16+ Results in 48 hours

PTE Academic test taker handbook front cover

Skills assessed

Speaking, reading, listening and writing

Take the test

at an authorised test centre or online at home where available

Test time

2 hours


Typically within 48 hours

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Start accepting PTE Academic at your institution

Discover everything you need to know about PTE Academic with our PTE Academic Institutional Kit and support prospective students as they apply to your institution.