About PTE Academic

What is PTE Academic?

PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test designed to measure the listening, reading, speaking and writing skills of test takers who are non-native speakers of English

Why take PTE Academic?

Fast results - typically within 5 business days
Flexible test dates
A single three-hour test session
View scores before sending to institutions
Free unlimited score reports for 2 years from the test date

How do I register for a test?

Register online by visiting www.pearsonpte.com/register
Registration can up made up to 48 hours before a test

Where can I take it?

The current test center is at Kathmandu College of Management, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal. There may be up to 3 sessions per day during busy times.

How much does it cost?

PTE Academic costs $ 170 in Nepal

Who recognises PTE Academic?

PTE Academic is recognised by universities and colleges worldwide. For an up-to-date list of recognizing institutions visit www.pearsonpte.com/whoaccepts
The test is also accepted by the UK Border Agency for visa applications and the Australian government (DIAC) for student visas.

How can I prepare for the test?

Visit www.pearsonpte.com/prepare for online preparation materials such as unscored and scored practice tests, recommended texts and test tips
This site also shows you our partners in your area who offer preparation courses and can help with registration
We recommend that you view our free online tutorial www.pearsonpte.com/prepare

How do I check my scores?

You will receive an email from Pearson when your results are available to view online. Login to your account and click ‘View Scores’

How will the university/college I apply to check my scores?

You must send your score to the university/college through your Pearson account
Sign into your account, select your PTE Academic score and click on ‘Send Scores’

Further information

Visit www.pearsonpte.com/testme
All general inquiries about PTE Academic should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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