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  • What is PTE Academic?

    PTE Academic is a standardized English language test that assesses listening, reading, speaking, and writing all via computer in a single Three-hour test session.

  • What is the test format?

    The test consists of the following:

    • Introduction: Not scored, you will need to introduce yourself.
    • Part 1: Speaking & Writing (77-93 minutes).
    • Part 2: Reading (32-40 minutes).
    • Break: 10 minutes (optional).
    • Part 3: Listening (45-57 minutes).
  • How does PTE Academic compare to IELTS and TOEFL?

    PTE Academic is scored between 10 to 90, click here for more details about the Global Scale of English

  • Why choose PTE instead of IELTS?

    Frequent test dates: PTE runs regular test dates with last-minute availability in over 300 test centers across the globe.

    Fast results: PTE scores are typically available in just 48 hours.

    Single test session: Unlike IELTS, you take PTE in one single sitting, in just three hours. You don't have to spend the day waiting for your speaking exam.

    Different writing tasks: With PTE, your writing skills are partly assessed by a short essay-writing task, but also through other questions.

    No need to speak to an examiner: PTE is all completed via computer, so you don't need to speak to an examiner.

    Unbiased results: With PTE, you are scored by computer, so every score is assessed objectively and consistently, wherever you are in the world.

    Unlimited score reports: With PTE, you can send your score to as many institutions as you like, free of charge.

    Simple preparation: Preparing for and taking IELTS can feel like "a marathon". PTE has designed scored practice tests, so you can check what your score might be, and tailor your study plan accordingly.

  • Do I need computer skills to do the test?

    You don’t need special computer skills to take PTE Academic. You will need to use a “QWERTY” keyboard, a mouse, and a headset to complete the test.

  • Who accepts PTE Academic?

    PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of universities, colleges, and institutions around the world and approved for all Australian, New Zealand and UK visa and migration applications. Download the full list of accepting organizations and pathway providers (PDF) .

  • Do I need to know a specific academic subject to take the test?

    No. PTE Academic is a test of your English abilities in academic settings. The test covers a range of subjects within the question content, but you are not assessed on these subjects.

  • Where can I take PTE Academic test?

    In any test center around the world. Click here to find the nearest center to you.

  • What is PTE Academic UKVI?

    It is a test version for UK visa applicants.

  • What is the difference between PTE Academic and PTE Academic UKVI?

    There is no difference between the content and the scoring of the two tests. However, UKVI version has slight differences in the test registration process to support the visa application. Only UKVI version will provide you with a SELT Unique Reference Number (URN) which you will need for your visa application.

  • What is the acceptable ID for PTE Academic test?

    In most cases, this ID will usually be your valid passport.

    If you are taking the test outside your country of citizenship , a valid passport is the only acceptable form of ID.

    If you are taking the test in your country of citizenship , your passport is the preferred form of ID. If you don’t have a passport, you can present one of the following:

    • Valid, government-issued driver’s license
    • Military identification card
    • National identification card

    Exceptions and variations: some countries and special administrative regions have-specific requirements-please check this list for variations.

  • How is the PTE Academic scored?

    All responses in PTE Academic are machine scored using unique automated scoring system. There are two types of scoring: correct or incorrect, and partial credit. For more details download the PTE Academic scoring guide .

  • How much is the PTE Academic fee?

    It differs from one country to another. Visit PTE test centers and fees for more information.

  • Is PTE Academic home version accepted for immigration and study?

    Home version test is not accepted for immigration, however, for international students, you need to check with your university or educational institution if this version is accepted.

  • How is the PTE Academic Professional course delivered?

    It is delivered through nine live interactive classes via ZOOM.

  • What is the course delivery language?

    The course will be delivered in Arabic language.

  • Are the course live classes recorded?

    Yes. All classes will be recorded and shared right after each session ends.

  • What is the course ware?

    The course authors developed hands-on proven successful templates and effective study plan that can be tailored to meet the deadlines. A list of collocations is also provided as part of the course material resources.

  • What is the required English level to start the preparation course?

    It depends on your target. The higher the target, the higher English level required. In most cases, intermediate levels are suitable for all targets.

  • Are there any exam-like practice materials?

    Yes. The practice will be through APEUni platform, the best exam-like PTE Academic practice platform. 30 days of VIP subscription is provided as part of the course with no extra fees.

  • How is my progress being monitored and assessed?

    Our coaches will continuously assess your progress on the APEUni platform and provide constructive feedback on how to improve weaknesses and enhance strengths.

  • What is the communication channel?

    You will be added to the batch WhatsApp group where you can meet your fellow candidates and the coaches. All important announcements and feedback reports will be shared in the group.

  • For how long I will benefit from the coaches’ support?

    Subscribed candidates will receive continuous feedback until they reach their target, as we are committed to success.

  • What time is the live classes?

    All live classes start at 8:00 pm KSA time (+3:00 GMT).

  • Where is the training center located?

    PTE & CCL Training Center LTD is located in London, UK. However, most of our services are delivered online, so you can benefit from wherever you are.

  • How to register for the course?

    Registration is through our website, click here to reserve your seat in the next batch.

  • How long is the course?

    The course is designed to be delivered through 9 interactive classes over three weeks, three days a week.

  • How long is the lesson duration?

    The lesson duration is typically between one and a half hours and two and half hours depending on the content of the lesson.

  • What payment methods are acceptable?

    We accept payments through PayPal, credit cards, debit cards, mada cards, STC Pay, Sadad, Westren Union and wire bank transfer.