Updated on - November 12th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal

Registration

PTE 2019 Registration

The mode of registration for PTE can only be online on the official website of the exam. There are three types of PTE tests which include PTE General, PTE Academic and PTE Young Learners, so during the time of registration candidate should know which one is right for him/her.

 

How to Register for PTE Academic?

  • Visit the official PTE website i.e. in.pearson.com/pte
  • Enter your Name, a valid email ID, Phone number and Preferred test location.
  • Click on “Schedule Test”
  • After that you’ll be redirected to another page; Now click on “Create Account”
  • Click on “I agree” and fill your personal, contact and additional information.
  • A confirmation mail containing the login credentials will be sent to the given email ID within 48 hours. Login using your username and password.
  • Click on the tabs “PTE-A: Pearson Test of English Academic”.
  • Click on “Schedule this exam” and subsequently enter all details.
  • Choose the preferred test center, appointment date & test time slot and then Click on “Proceed to checkout button”
  • Complete the final checkout steps & Pay the application fee, after this, a confirmation mail will be sent with the location of the test center and list of instruction to be followed on the test day.

Payment mode

  • The payment methods accepted by Pearson are MasterCard, American Express and JCB credit cards and Visa debit cards.
  • PayPal payment is not accepted
  • After the fee submission, a confirmation mail will be sent to your registered email ID including the test center and list of instruction to be followed on the test day.

 

Eligibility

  • PTE General - There is no PTE General Eligibility criterion. PTE General can be undertaken by anyone. There is no age limit or qualification as such.
  • PTE Academic - Students must be at least 18 years or older than that. If the candidate’s age is below 18 years, he/she need to produce a consent letter from their parents.
  • PTE Young Learner - PTE Young Learner test is for children between the age group of 7 to 12.

 

Rescheduling/ Cancelling PTE Academic Test

Candidates can reschedule the exam to any desired date through phone or online. The fees are applicable for the given timeline are given below:

  • If the rescheduling is done 7 days before the test date then 25% of the exam fee has to be paid for a new test date.
  • If the Cancellation is done 7 days before the test date then 50% of the test fee is refunded
  • If rescheduling is done within 7 days of the test then the candidate has to pay the full registration fee for the new test
  • If cancellation is done within 7 days of the test then no refund will be given.
  • The cancellation processing fee depends on the days you want to extend.
  • Cancelling or rescheduling the exam can be done through the PTE profile on the official website

 

PTE Test Centres

There are 50 countries or regions all over the world which has PTE Test Centres in them. The PTE Academic 2019 test is available all 360 days at over 200 locations across the world. Candidates can find the PTE Academic test centres 2019 in almost every city; all they have to do is to select the PTE Academic 2019 test centre before scheduling the PTE Academic test date. PTE has 250 centres in 50 countries all over the world. The PTE Test in India is provided in the following cities: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi / New Delhi, Hyderabad, Jalandhar, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patiala, Pune, Rajkot, Vadodara and Vijayawada.

 

FAQs

1. For PTE exam Is Passport required?

Original passport is required for entry.

2. Do I have to pay for the examination with my own credit card?

No, not necessarily

3. Can I register directly with the test center? If yes, how?

No. You can register for the test online or by phone through our call centers. Contact the customer service team in your region.

4. My name is too long to fit the space on the form. What should I do?

Enter as much of your name as you can. Then contact us so we know there will be a difference between the name you register with and the name on your ID.

5. What happens if my ID shows a different name to the one I registered with the form?

You will not be allowed to take the test and you will lose your test fee.
If you made a mistake when registering, please contact us before your test day. We will do what we can to help.

6. Is it compulsory 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. 

7. How and when do I book a PTE Academic test?

As the frequency of tests is quite high, one can book a test anytime on PTEs official website.

8. What to do if you don’t have a Pearson account?

Go to http://pearsonpte.com/book-now/ read all the information on the page. In order to book your PTE Academic test, you will need to complete the following:

  1. Click ‘Sign in Now’ & enter your details. Once you have successfully logged in, click ‘PTE-A: Pearson Test of English Academic’ under Exam Catalogue.
  2. Select ‘Schedule Exams’ on the right-hand side.
  3. Provide answers to all the required questions then click ‘Next’
  4. Select your desired location and click ‘Next’. Search for available dates and times.
  5. Once you have confirmed your location, date & time you will be asked to review your booking information and proceed to checkout.
  6. Confirm all the details and make full payment to secure your booking.
  7. Once you have completed your booking you will receive an email confirmation. The email will contain details on test center location, directions of how to get there and a few points to remember on the test day.

 

9. How do I request testing accommodations to ensure that the correct assistance is provided?

All test takers requesting accommodations are required to schedule their appointment via the Pearson Customer Service call center (contact details and hours of operation can be found in the Contact us section of the test taker Handbook). 

10. How to check my identity at the test center, what are the documents required?

They will check the ID you bring with you. They also take your photo, a palm vein scan, and a digital signature. You should show your passport when arriving at the test center.

11. What documents can I use as ID at the test center?

Passport, preferably.

12. You can reschedule or cancel your exam?

If you decide not to take the PTE Academic test after making your booking online, you have up to 14 full calendar days before your test date to claim a full refund. You can request a cancellation by contacting the customer service team in your region pearsonpte.com/contact.

If you cancel the test, with less than 14 calendar days, but at least 7 full calendar days before your test date you will receive a partial refund (50% of the test fee paid).

If you reschedule the test, with less than 14 calendar days, but at least 7 full calendar days before your test date you will pay 50% of the test fee.

No refunds will be provided on canceling or rescheduling the exam less than 7 calendar days before the exam.

13. Are Reschedule exceptions for medical reasons are allowed?

If you are physically unable to attend the test center on the day of your test because of illness Pearson may agree to a one an off medical based reschedule. They may agree to reschedule the test free-of-charge or at a reduced fee. You will need to contact customer service within 14 full calendar days of the scheduled date of the test and we will ask to see medical evidence. Acceptance of evidence is at our discretion. No test may be rescheduled more than once for medical reasons. There is no automatic right to rebook or obtain a refund if you cannot sit a test for medical reasons. Any request less than 14 days prior to the test date shall be subject to a cancellation fee as set out above.

14. How to search for the best test location?

You can look it up on their website for suitable test centers.

15. How soon and when can I book for another exam?

The same procedure can be repeated for the next available date.

 


Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard

Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.

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