PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a computer-based language test that offers international students and migrants the fastest, fairest and most flexible way of proving their English language proficiency for immigration and student visas.

  • Results typically within five business days
  • Schedule tests up to 24 hours in advance
  • Accepted by all Australian universities and colleges and a growing number of professional associations
  • Approved for all Australian student and visa applications
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Test takers

Learn how PTE Academic can help you achieve your goals sooner with detailed information on the test format and scores, booking and preparing for your test, receiving and using your scores.


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PTE Academic was created in response to the demand for a more accurate, objective, secure and relevant test of English. Learn more about: security measures that ensure test validity receiving scores from applicants accepting PTE Academic at your institution.


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Education and migration agents

PTE Academic offers education and migration agents a new and more efficient way of helping clients achieve their goals. Learn how clients can: achieve their goals faster with PTE Academic maximise their score through preparation receive and use their scores.


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Preparing students for PTE Academic means genuinely improving their English skills as the test draws on integrated, academic English skills such as paraphrasing, summarising and note-taking to accurately assess each test taker's English level.

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