Updated by: Sristy Sharma on Dec. 28, 2021, 3:47 p.m.
PTE Academic can be taken any time in a given year as it is administered by Pearson round the clock. The test can be scheduled up to 24 hours in advance, offering enough flexibility to international students to attempt the test according to their convenience.
While selecting PTE Academic test date and time, one should double-check the format and time zone that might lead to confusion. However, the display of both time format and time zone can be adjusted to one’s personal preference. One must make sure to do that before registering for the test.
Although there is no fixed test date for the PTE Academic, it is recommended that a student planning on studying abroad takes the test at least two to three days before the university stops inviting applications. This will enable students to prepare well for the test and then on other parts of a university application.
PTE Academic is a internationally-recognised English language test accepted by popular and leading foreign universities such as University of Massachusets, Boston; University of Illinois, Chicago; Arizona State University, University of Dayton, to name a few.
PTE test has been resumed at various locations including India. However, there is a restriction on the number of PTE test takers at all the PTE test centres. Those appearing in the test must abide by the rules defined by the test centre administrators.
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Candidates planning to appear in the PTE exam can register for the test through the official website and check the available dates for the test at various every test centre.PTE Exam is held on all days except public holidays and Sundays.
Students can take the PTE test across more than 250 global test centre networks and expect the test results within five business days.
The steps to choose the PTE test dates are as follows:
How many times is PTE Academic conducted in a year?
PTE Academic is conducted several times a year in India, with last-minute availability of appoiunments.
What items should I carry on the PTE Academic Test day?
The only thing that you need to carry to a PTE Academic test centre is an acceptable ID.
Are all PTE Academic sections conducted on the same day?
Yes, unlike IELTS whose speaking section is conducted on a separate date, PTE Academic tests all the sections on the same day.
How to cancel my PTE Academic appointment?
You can cancel your PTE Academic appointment at any time by logging into your Pearson account.
Can I register for the PTE Academic 24 hours prior to the test date?
PTE Academic bookings are available with last-minute availability. This may, however, vary from one location to another. Please visit the official website to check.
Can I change my PTE Academic test date before the test date?
Yes, you can reschedule your PTE Academic test date by logging into your account. No additional fee will be charged.
Can I take PTE Academic more than once a year?
Yes, PTE Academic test can be taken as many times as the candidate wants. However, they must wait until they have received the scores for the previous test.
When should I ideally book a PTE Academic appointment?
Ideally, a candidate should book a PTE Academic test at least two to three months before the university application deadline.
How to select the test date for PTE Academic?
Visit the official website of PTE Academic, click on "Book a Test" and write the name of the city where you want to take the test. A list of available test centres along with the available test dates will pop up.
When is PTE Academic conducted in India?
PTE Academic is conducted multiple times in a given year. Please find an appointment by visiting the official website of Pearson.