What is PTE?

Posted on October 22, 2020 at 04: 27 AM
What is PTE?

By: Eric Shrestha

2 min read

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic or popularly known as PTE only) is the world’s leading computer-based test of English which measures English proficiency for study abroad and immigration. Among other tests, PTE is well ahead of the game due to its advanced test and result features.

Artificial intelligence Scoring

Artificial Intelligence (AI) scoring means your English language skills are assessed by an algorithm that mimics how human markers would score, based on a substantial number of responses. What this means is that you’re graded only on what you say.

Unbiased scoring

When you take the PTE test, what you say is graded by AI against thousands of previous responses. What this means is that you’re graded only on what you say.

Flexible testing & fast results

Thanks to the use of market leading technology, PTE offers all test takers incredible flexibility. Test taker results are typically within just 48 hours of taking the test and furthermore, PTE offers global testing in more than 350 test centers in over 70 countries. In Nepal, PTE is available at two locations in Kathmandu. The results are processed within 1 - 5 days. There have been instances of receiving of the score on the same as the test.  

Send your score unlimited times for free

PTE proudly gives all test takers the freedom to send your scores to as many organizations as you like, without an additional fee. This freedom gives you even greater opportunity to achieve your dreams.

Unlimited acceptance for study & migration applications

PTE is accepted for study applications by thousands of academic programs around the world. It is also approved for all UK, Australian and New Zealand student visa and migration applications.