What Is PTE Academic Test?

PTE Academic is the world's leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration purposes. It is approved by the Australian Government for all visa applications and accepted by thousands ...

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What Is The PTE Academic Advantage?

Fast: Get results in typically 5 business days

Flexible: Schedule tests up to 24 hours in advance*

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Why Book The Test Through AECC Global?

AECC Global is an internationally recognized education consultancy and agency taking pride in assisting students realize their dream of international education. The standard PTE A Test fee is INR 11,300 ...

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Step by Step Guide to PTE Academic Test Takers

You can register for the PTE Academic Test at any of our India offices. Follow the simple steps below and book the test: ...

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PTE or IELTS: Which One Is Right for You?

It's very often that we hear candidates are at crossroads while choosing IELTS or PTE. Both PTE Academic and IELTS measure English proficiency but based on your unique language ...

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Here is what some of our clients had to say about their PTE Academic experience with us

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is PTE Academic?

PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a computer-based language test that offers non-native speakers of English a fast, fair and flexible way of proving their English language proficiency for immigration and student visas. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

Q. Do I need to know about a specific subject to take the test?

No. PTE Academic is a test of your English ability. The test covers a range of subjects, but you are not being tested on these subjects.

Q. How is PTE different from IELTS?

IELTS relies on more British and Australian English, while PTE Academic draws from a markedly American expression. PTE Academic assesses speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as academic skills in an integrated way in a single 3 hour computerized test.

Q. What is the PTE discounted voucher?

It's a payment method in which a voucher code can be provided while booking the PTE test through your official PTE web account and entering the discounted voucher code instead of entering your credit or debit card details. These discounted voucher codes can be purchased from professional partner of PTE Academic. AECC Global is one of professional partners with PTE Academic.

Q. Who is AECC Global anyway?

AECC Global is an internationally recognized education consultancy and agency. We take pride in providing students with an expert, experienced consultation, placement advice thus meeting our client transfer requirements making it the very reason why every year a large number of students choose AECC Global to assist them in realizing their ambitions of a global education.

Know more about us: www.aeccglobal.com

Q. Why is there a 10% discount on the voucher? Is this for real?

Yes. The voucher code is for real and legitimate. In fact we are listed on the PTE website as the official resellers. See here: pearsonpte.com/english-test-india. We are able to get the PTE payment voucher codes at a special price and hence pass on the 10% discount to our customers.

Q. How do I buy the payment voucher from the AECC Global website?

Super simple. Our website has a secure payment gateway. Simply enter your personal information and select the number of vouchers you want to buy and submit. You would now be taken to a secure payment gateway, where you can enter your credit card information to get the voucher code sent to you via email in minutes.

Q. Is the transaction on AECC Global safe?

Yes. The payment gateway is secure and safe and your personal information is never shared.

Q. I have the voucher code. How do I book the test?

All you need to do is login to the PTE website, schedule your test on the desired test dates and in the payment section, choose the option of 'Voucher' and then enter the voucher code you receive from us via email and click on apply voucher. Voila you are all set.

Q. Do I need computer skills to take the test?

You do not need any special computer skills. We recommend taking one of our practice tests to get used to moving through tasks. You can also watch the tutorial on our website. PTE Academic is taken using a QWERTY keyboard, where the letters on the top line spell out 'QWERTY'. IF you are not used to this type of keyboard, it may help to practice with one before you take the test.

Q. How old do I need to be to take PTE Academic?

You must be at least 16 years old. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must provide a signed parental consent form before taking the test. Complete the form, then follow the instructions printed on it to send it to us.
Download the form here.

Q. Will I be penalised in speaking tasks for not having an accent from a native English speaking country?

No. PTE Academic has been designed to recognise speech from non-native speakers of English representing over 100 different native languages.

Q. How many times can I take the test?

You can take PTE Academic as many times as you like. You must wait to receive your scores before you can book your next test.

Q. Do I have to take PTE Academic in my home country?

No. You can take it at any of our test centers around the world. Make sure you check what type of ID you have to use. Pg. 10 of the Test Taker Handbook provides advice on acceptable form of ID. If you are outside your home country, you will probably be asked to show your passport at the test center.

Q. Can I take notes during the test?

You can correct multiple-choice responses (click again to deselect your answer) and typed responses (use the cut, copy and paste options) However, you must correct mistakes before moving on to the next item. You cannot re-record any spoken responses. The microphone will switch off automatically if you are silent for more than 3 seconds during an answer.

Q. What happens if I arrive late?

Contact the relevant customer service team as soon as you know you are going to be late. If you arrive up to 15 minutes late you may still be allowed to take it. You will still get the full three hours to complete the test. If you arrive over 15 minutes late you will not be allowed to take the test and you will lose your fee.

Q. I need to cancel my test, or I did not turn up to take it. Can I claim a refund?

If you fail to turn up to your appointment you will not generally receive a refund. You may receive a partial refund if you cancel your test before the appointment date. Click here to read our refund policy.

Q. Where are the PTE test centres located in India?

PTE Test centres are located in major cities of India. Follow the link to find your nearest test centre.


Q. How do I know about the availability for the PTE test?

Schedule your PTE Academic test by booking a seat with preference of location, centre and date. Find the details below: www.pearsonvue.com/Dispatcher?application=SeatSearch&action=actStartApp&v=W2L&clientCode=PEARSONLANGUAGE

Q. Can I book more than one PTE Acacemic test together?

No. You can only book one text at a time. After 5 days of your test, you can book another PTE test date.

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