The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is an English language test designed to assess the readiness of non-native English speakers to participate in a university-level English language instruction program. It was created by Pearson Language Tests, part of the Pearson PLC group, a London-based educational services company with prior experience in institutional English language proficiency testing.PTE Academic is also endorsed by the Graduate Management Admission Council – a body that owns the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
PTE Academis is a computer-based exam which focuses on real-life English used in academic environment. It lasts for about 3 hours and takers can expect their results (delivered to them) online within 5 working days.
PTE Academic is available in 37 territories including China, India, the US, Japan, South Korea, Australia, the UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Canada, and Nigeria