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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Pearson Test of English Academic
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours
  • Medium of the exam
    English
Exam
Month PTE Test dates
May 2022 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31
June 2022 02, 03, 04, 09, 11, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 30.
July 2022 01, 02, 07, 08, 09, 15, 16, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30.
August 2022 04, 05, 06, 11, 13, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27.
September 2022 01, 02, 03, 10, 17, 24.
Eligibilty Criteria

The conducting body has not prescribed any specific eligibility criteria in terms of educational qualification. However, the eligibility is prescribed in terms of the age limit of the candidate and is as follows.

  • The candidate must be at least 16 years of age.
  • If the candidate is under 18 years of age, then he or she must submit proof of parental consent in order to be eligible to sit for the examination.
Exam Pattern

The PTE Academic test comprises 3 different sections or parameters upon which the candidate’s proficiency in English is evaluated. These include:

Part 1: Speaking and Writing

Part 2: Reading

Part 3: Listening

PTE Academic 2022 Exam Pattern

Section

Duration

Topics Covered

Part 1: Speaking and Writing

77 – 93 minutes

  • Personal introduction
  • Read aloud
  • Repeat sentence
  • Describe image
  • Re-tell lecture
  • Answer short question
  • Summarize written text
  • Essay

Part 2: Reading

32 – 41 minutes

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Re-order paragraphs

Part 3: Listening

45 – 57 minutes

  • Summarise spoken text
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Highlight the correct summary
  • Select missing word
  • Highlight incorrect words
  • Write from dictation
Syllabus
  1. Speaking and Writing
  2. Reading
  3. Listening

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