PTE Academic Course Dubai

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Course Dubai Sharjah Abu Dhabi.

Pearson Test of English (PTE)  is a computer-based test that evaluates a candidate’s proficiency in the English language. There are two formats of the PTE : PTE Academic Test and PTE General Test. PTE Preparation Course in Dubai Abu Dhabi Sharjah UAE.

PTE is designed for non-native English speakers who want to study in abroad. PTE 2017 Academic score is accepted for admission to thousands of institutions across the world including countries like – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. Prominent universities accepting PTE 2017 Academic include Harvard, Yale and INSEAD. The Australian Government even accepts PTE 2017 Academic for the visa application process.

Meanwhile, PTE 2017 General seeks to reward those with improved skills of English language learning. Apart from being recognized by a number of universities around the world, even ministries of education and employers accept it as proof of English language proficiency.

PTEAcademic Course Dubai Sharjah Abu Dhabi

Pearson Test of English Academic/General

Commonly known as: PTE Academic/General

Exam level: International level test

Conducting body: PTE Academic is accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and is organized in association with Edexcel Limited, the largest UK awarding body for academic and vocational qualifications. As for PTE 2017 General, it is globally recognized and is conducted in partnership with Edexcel Limited.

PTE Eligibility :

Candidates need to be at least 16 years before they can sit for the PTE 2020 test. Students who are between 16-17 years of age need to produce certificates of parental consent to appear in the exam.

PTE 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Applicants should be minimum 16 years of age
  2. Applicants below 18 years must submit proof of parental consent
  3. As such there is no specific PTE 2017 eligibility criteria. It is required as a proof of English proficiency.

PTE 2020 Application Form:

Students who are keen to appear for the PTE Academic exam have to first register for the PTE Academic Exam 2020. Students can start applying through the Pearson website, where at first aspirants have to register with a login id and password and complete the procedure.

Step 1: The first step towards registering for the PTE 2018 test is to create your Pearson account. Within 24 hours of it you will receive an email with the log-in details

Step 2: With the log-in details, sign in to schedule your test.

Click here to start the registration process for the PTE 2017.

PTE 2020 Important Dates:

There are no set dates for the PTE Academic and willing candidates need to register on the PTE website first to check when a test date is available. In the case of PTE General, candidates can follow the official link to get updates on entry deadlines, oral testing period, and written test dates. It may also be noted that the availability of PTE 2018 dates depends on factors like the presence of a local test center.

PTE Exam Pattern 2020:

The patterns for PTE Academic and General are different. Below are the patterns for both.

PTE 2020 Academic: The three-hour long exam tests a candidate’s listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. With the aid of a computer and a headset, candidates will be required to listen to, read and respond to the questions. The test is made up of three main parts: speaking and writing (together), listening and reading. Meanwhile, questions will be asked across twenty formats, including multiple-choice, essay writing, and interpreting information.

PTE 2020 General Pattern

Sections Duration Task


77 – 93 minutes 1. Personal Introduction

2. Read aloud

3. Repeat sentence

4. Describe image

5. Paragraph

6. Answer short question

7. One sentence

8. Re-tell lecture

9. Essay (20mins)



32 – 41 minutes 1. Multiple choice questions

2. Re-order paragraphs

3. Fill in the blanks

4. A ten minute break is optional



45 – 57 minutes 1. Summarize spoken text

2. Fill the blanks

3. Multiple choice

4. Highlight the correct summary

5. Highlight incorrect words

6. Select missing word

7. Write from dictation

PTE General: This particular PTE 2017 is divided into two parts: A written paper and a spoken test. The written test is used to judge a candidate’s listening, reading comprehension and writing skills –the marking is done by external examiners in the UK. The spoken test is examined by trained local examines who then send it to the UK for moderation. The overall test comprises six levels which are linked to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF).

PTE 2020 Test Centre

PTE 2020 does not have any fixed test centres, as Pearson allows candidates from all over the world to sit for the test. It is one of the major reasons why test takers can pick PTE 2020 test centres depending on their convenience. A brownie point for candidates- the PTE 2020 test is available 363 days at over 200 locations across the globe. Candidates can find PTE test centres 2020 in almost every city; all they have to do is select the PTE test centre before scheduling the PTE 2020.

PTE Result 2020

PTE 2020 Academic scores are valid for up to two years from the date of the exam. Once the two-year period expires, the PTE score 2020 is automatically removed from the site and no longer be visible. Typically, PTE test (Academic) results are declared within five business days. There is no fixed minimum PTE 2020 score for admission to institutions as they follow individual selection procedures.

Steps to check PTE 2020 Result:

1. Go to your Pearson account

2. Enter log in details

3. Click ‘My Account’

4. Click ‘View Score Report’

5. Save/ download your PTE score 2020