Choice Overseas

PTE Academic is a computer-based test which assesses the Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing abilities of non-native speakers of English who need to demonstrate their academic English capability – often to obtain places at English-speaking universities, higher education institutions or as proof of their language ability for a visa application. The test is accepted in 3000 courses worldwide UK, Australia, USA, etc.


There are 20 different types of tasks. Some tasks will test integrated skills (e.g. reading AND speaking).

Section No.SectionsQuestionsTime
1Speaking and writing40 questions40 minutes
3Break (The break is optional.)3 passages ( 40 questions)60 minutes
4Listening Module3 passages ( 40 questions)60 minutes

The timings shown are variable. The test will always last 3 hours in total.
PTE Academic is 3 hours long and is split into timed parts. When the time is up on the section, the test will move on automatically.


Overall score is a mark out of 90. The good score of 65 which is a good indication of your English language ability in real-life academic situations.


Score Validity : 2 years
Registration Mode : Online
Mode of payment : Credit card / PTE Voucher (cash)
Test fee: 13,300/-
Nature of Test : Computer Based Test
Score Reporting time : approximately 5 days
Official Website :
Rescheduling Fee : 25% of the test
Test Administration Frequency : On fixed date
Test Repetition Policy : Next available date
Extra Score Reporting Fee : No fee