Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is a new, international, computer-based English language test.
The Test accurately measures the listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills of test takers who are non English speakers and want to demonstrate their level of educational English proficiency.

PTE is supported by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and variety of governments for study functions.

Structure of PTE

Parts FormatDuration
SPEAKING & WRITING • Personal Introduction
• Read aloud
• Repeat sentence
• Describe image
• Re-tell lecture
• Answer short question
• Summarize written text
• Essay(20 Minutes)
77 – 93 minutes
READING • Fill in the blanks
• Multiple choice questions
• Re-order paragraphs
• Fill in the blanks
• Multiple choice questions
32 – 41 minutes
LISTENING • Summarize spoken text
• Multiple choice questions
• Fill the blanks
• Highlight the correct summary
• Multiple choice questions
• Select missing word
• Highlight incorrect words
• Write from dictation
45 – 57 minutes


1. Test duration is 3 hours.
2. Computer and headset will be used to listen to, read and respond to questions.
3. There are twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information.
4. You will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers which you will encounter in everyday life during studies abroad.
Being an official PTE test center, Global Opportunities helps in expert PTE test preparations and standard amenities to take exams.