The new English test for your institution
PTE Academic is the fast and objective computer-based English test for international study and is accepted by thousands of academic programs around the world.
- Accelerate recruitment cycles, as PTE Academic tests over 360 days per year, offers bookings up to 24 hours in advance, and provides results typically within 5 business days.
- Support the recruitment of international students, including from new markets, as PTE Academic test sessions are available in more than 50 countries.
- Discover our global test center network.
- Have confidence that English test scores are based on the student’s actual work while reducing potential reputational damage when accepting fraudulent students.
- PTE Academic uses advanced multi-layer security measures and paperless testing to ensure the integrity of test scores.
- Gain an accurate representation of a student’s language ability, regardless of where the English test was taken.
- PTE Academic’s 100% computer-based marking ensures that all test takers are scored impartially and with the greatest degree of accuracy.
- Identify students who are able to complete tasks expected of them with a test that reflects the combinations of language skills successful students need.
- By using genuine academic content and integrated questions testing more than one language skill, we provide results that reflect the language skills students need.
Give applicants to your institution access to the most accurate, secure, relevant and impartial test of English and join thousands of institutions worldwide that already accept PTE Academic as proof of English language proficiency. Learn more
Get started with PTE Academic
Recognise PTE Academic for student admissions
- Complete our online Institution Recognition Form at pearsonpte.com/accept.
- The PTE Academic support team will be in touch shortly after with login information and instructions for accessing the Score Report Website (SRW).
- Update your own admissions webpages and marketing and admissions materials to reflect that PTE Academic is now an accepted English language proficiency test.
Set your English proficiency entry scores
- PTE Academic is scored against the Global Scale of English, a granular score scale from 10 – 90 allowing for a more precise result.
- It is aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and has been mapped to other common English language tests.
Simply choose the PTE Academic score that corresponds to your current entry score requirements. You can contact our team for assistance.
How do I receive scores?
- Institutions can access scores assigned to them via our secure Score Report Website.
- To ensure you maximise the security of PTE Academic scores, you should never accept paper or PDF copies of the score report.
- Make sure you remind students that they must send their PTE Academic score to your institution through our secure portal. Institutions should not accept paper or PDF versions of PTE Academic score reports.
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