Pearson Test of English (PTE) is a computer-based test specially designed for the people who are not the natives of English speaking countries. Most of the universities in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia and not only these countries but many institutions across the globe accept PTE - as it got its best standards. Australia, accepts PTE scores for immigration (Permanent Resident) purpose as well.
The best part of this test is – results can be achieved within 5 business days. Besides, test dates are available at any time. There are over 200 test centers across the globe.
In order to book the PTE test, one must create a Pearson account through the website www.pearsonpte.com. An email will be sent to you by the PTE organization with your login details. The questions are system generated and the marking is done by the computer itself. PTE scores are valid for 2 years from the date you appear for the exam. You can take the PTE test as many times as you can. PTE consists of three main sections. The test generally lasts nearly 3 hours depending on the combination of questions in 3 sections.