Pearson Test of English Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers who desires to studying abroad. The tests are mainly of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
The test is acknowledged by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) and Australian DIAC for student visas.
The whole test is done in a single session in the time frame of 3 hours and is taken on computer in a secured test environment.
The Speaking part of the exam is also done on the computer. The voice is recorded and sent for marking. The results are delivered within 5 days.
The Pearson Test of English General
The Pearson Test of English General is designed to reward positive achievement in English language learning.
The Tests consist of two parts and six Levels.
» Written paper
A1 Level A1
A2 Level 1
B1 Level 2
B2 Level 3
C1 Level 4
C2 Level 5
» The writing tests comprises of listening, reading comprehension and writing skills.
» Levels 4 and 5 are recognized for admission to UK universities and by many international companies.
» PTE General test are taken in the month of May, June, August, November, December.
» The test fees are set by each center. These tests are priced quite reasonably.