PTE Academic is the first entirely computer-based English language test for international study and immigration that is accepted across the world. Powered by AI technology, PTE Academic provides a fast and convenient testing solution without human bias. The test assesses the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. It lasts approximately 3 hours and provides a score based on the GSE (Global Scale of English). PTE Academic scores are accepted by thousands of institutions and approved for all UK, Australian and New Zealand visa and immigration categories. Test sessions can be scheduled up to 24 hours in advance, 365 days a year.

PTE Academic is designed to help test takers achieve their goals sooner.



  • • Schedule PTE Academic up to twenty-four hours in advance.
  • • Completed in a convenient single three-hour test session.
  • • Results are typically available within five business days.
  • • Testing globally over 360 days of the year, in over 200 test centers around the world.
  • • Testing globally over 360 days of the year, in over 200 test centers around the world.


  • • No more frustration: Highly accurate marking makes test scores consistent.
  • • No bias: The test is scored by computer so it doesn’t matter where test takers come from or what they look like, PTE Academic only tests their English skills.
  • • Palm-vein scanning, randomized test forms and data forensics ensure test score validity.


  • • Accepted for study applications by thousands of institutions worldwide, including:
  • • 100% of Australian, New Zealand, and Irish universities.
  • • 96% of UK universities.
  • • A growing number of universities in the USA and Canada.
  • • Universities in Europe and Asia delivering courses in English.
  • • Approved by the Australian and New Zealand Governments for all student visa and migration applications, and accepted by an increasing number of professional bodies.


  • • Candidates can send their scores to an unlimited number of institutions without
    additional fees via their secure online account.