PTE Academic is accepted by prestigious institutions such as Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Yale, and by thousands of universities worldwide, including universities in Australia, New Zealand, US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Singapore, Germany and many other countries.
PTE Academic is accepted by: 100% universities in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland The majority of universities in the UK, and a growing number across the USA, Canada, Singapore and Europe PTE Academic is also accepted for visa purposes by the Australian and New Zealand governments.
PTE Academic’s results are typically available within 5 business days, and the test can be scheduled up to twenty-four hours in advance, making it a fast and flexible testing choice for candidates.
Results are available via the secure score report website. Test takers can send their scores to and unlimited number of institutions without additional fees. The PTE Academic score is valid for 2 years.
PTE Academic offers flexible dates and time to best fit your schedule. PTE Academic is tested globally almost every day a year, in over 200 test centers in 50 countries around the world.
In Vietnam, EMG Education’s Test Centers test six days a week, from Monday afternoon to Saturday morning
The test in score 100% by computer to ensure all test takers are assessed impartially and accurately without subjective input from human examiners.
Palm-vein scanning, randomized test forms and data forensics ensure test score validity.
PTE Academic tests in a single 3-hour session and comprises of 3 parts: Speaking and Writing, Reading, and Listening. Test takers will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions.
There are 20 item types in the PTE Academic test.
The writing section will require you to write responses in academic English using correct grammar and spelling.
All items in PTE Academic are machine scored using PTE Academic’s automated scoring system.The range for the overall score is 10-90 points. The report shows the overall scores and single skills scores and reflects the student’s overall English language ability and is based on the performance throughout the test.
The result is typically available in 5 business days. PTE Academic scores are accessed via an online account. You will receive an email notifying you once your scores are available. After you receive this, you will need to log in to the Pearson VUE account that you created to book your test.
Test takers can send their scores to an unlimited number of institutions to fit their purpose.
PTE Academic is scored against the Global Scale of English, a granular scale from 10-90. The PTE Academic Score Report includes the test taker’s overall score, communication skills scores and enabling skills scores.
The overall score reflects your overall English language ability. The score is based on performance on all items in the test. The range for the overall score is 10-90 points.
Scores for communicative skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) are based on all test items that assess these skills, either as a single skill or together with other skills. The range for each communicative skill score is 10-90 points.
Scores for enabling skills (grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary and written discourse) are based on all test items assessing one or more of these skills. The range for each enabling skill score is 10-90 points.
Note: This score alignment is recommended by PTE Academic and has been approved by the Australian DIBP. Test takers should check their preferred institutions’ websites for score requirements
Before booking test takers should be ready to provide the following details exactly as they appear on their identification documents (i.e. valid passport for anyone taking the test outside their country of citizenship):
To book a test, test takers must follow these steps:
In Vietnam, EMG Educations run two PTE Academic Test Centers in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
Note: The PTE Academic is for test takers over 16 years old. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you will need signed permission from your parent or guardian before you can take the test.
Acceptable payment methods: MasterCard and Visa debit cards MasterCard, Visa, American Express and JCB credit cards Vouchers (please contact EMG Education’s Test Centers to purchase PTE Academic vouchers, you can pay in cash or by bank transfer).
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