PTE Registration
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PTE Registration

RARachit Agrawal
Updated OnJul 10, 2020

PTE Registration

The full form of PTE is the Pearson Test of English. The PTE is the test for checking English language proficiency. The PTE test is conducted by the Pearson PCL group. PTE is a computer-based test for studying abroad and immigration. The test is 3-hour long which is recognized by universities and colleges globally. There are 3 different types of PTE tests – PTE Academic, PTE General and PTE for Young Learners. PTE Academic test includes English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The PTE Registration can only be done via online mode. There is no limit on the number of attempts of the PTE test. A candidate can give the PTE test as many times as he/she wants.

PTE

The full form of PTE is the Pearson Test of English. The PTE is the test for checking English language proficiency. The PTE test is conducted by the Pearson PCL group. PTE is a computer-based test for studying abroad and immigration. The test is 3-hour long which is recognized by universities and colleges globally. A candidate can give the PTE test as many times as he/she wants.

  • The PTE test is a 3-hour long test.
  • The PTE test is recognized by universities and colleges globally.
  • There are 3 types of PTE tests – PTE Academic, PTE General and PTE for Young Learners.
  • The minimum age limit for the PTE test must be at least 16 years.
  • Candidates from any country can apply for the PTE test.
  • If the candidate is below 18 years of age, then the candidate must provide signed parental consent for taking the test.

PTE Full Form

The PTE full form is the Pearson Test of English. The PTE Academic is a computer-based exam for testing English language ability which includes reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The PTE Academic is the multi-level test. The PTE test is for those who want to study abroad. 

  • The PTE full form is the Pearson Test of English.
  • The PTE test is conducted at three levels – the PTE Academic, PTE General and PTE for Young Learners.
  • The score of the PTE Academic exam is valid for 2 years.
  • The score of the PTE General exam is valid for the whole life.

PTE Registration Fees

The PTE Registration fee in INR is 13,300. The candidate can register on the official website of PTE that is www.pearsonpte.com. If the candidate is looking for the PTE exam within 48 hours, then the candidate has to pay the additional PTE Registration fee which is INR 13,965 and remarked as a late booking fee. 

  • The standard PTE Registration fee is INR 13,300.
  • Always register or book your seat before the registration deadline.
  • The late booking fee of PTE Registration will be INR 13,965.
  • If the exam taker is physically unfit for not giving the exam, then 50% of the registration fee will be refunded.

PTE Test Registration

The PTE Test Registration is for two different types of PTE test that is PTE General and PTE Academic. The PTE test Registration describes in the following steps – 

  • Step 1: Create a PTE account for PTE test Registration on the official website (in.pearson.com/pte). 
  • Enter all details which are required in the form of creating the account.
  • A confirmation mail will be sent to you within 48 hours.
  • Step 2: Book your test date and test center. 
  • You need to choose your preferred test date, test center, and time slot.
  • Step 3: Pay test fees for completing your PTE Registration.
  • All the payment methods are accepted whether via debit card, credit card or any other method.
  • PayPal payment method is not accepted.
  • Print your application form after deposit the registration payment.
  • You need to pay additional fees if you will book your seat 48 hours before your exam.

PTE Registration Online

The PTE has only an online mode of registration. The PTE Registration online mode is a very simple method. The PTE Registration online mode is as follows – 

  • The candidate needs to create an account on the official website.
  • The candidate needs to fill all the details which are required in the application form like personal details, test preference, exam history, etc.
  • Candidates need to select the preferred exam center according to convenience.
  • After selecting the exam center, candidates need to schedule the exam date.
  • Always check your details before proceeding for the payment.
  • Now pay the registration fees via any payment method accept PayPal.
  • Once payment has been done, print the acknowledgment receipt.

PTE Exam Registration Fees

The PTE Registration fee in INR is 13,300. The candidate can register on the official website of PTE that is www.pearsonpte.com. If the candidate is looking for the PTE exam within 48 hours, then the candidate has to pay the additional PTE Registration fee which is INR 13,965 and remarked as a late booking fee. 

  • The standard PTE Registration fee is INR 13,300.
  • Always register or book your seat before the registration deadline.
  • The late booking fee of PTE Registration will be INR 13,965.
  • If the exam taker is physically unfit for not giving the exam, then 50% of the registration fee will be refunded.

PTE Exam Online Registration

The PTE has only an online mode of registration. The PTE Registration online mode is a very simple method. The PTE Registration online mode is as follows – 

  • The candidate needs to create an account on the official website.
  • The candidate needs to fill all the details which are required in the application form like personal details, test preference, exam history, etc.
  • Candidates need to select the preferred exam center according to convenience.
  • After selecting the exam center, candidates need to schedule the exam date.
  • Always check your details before proceeding for the payment.
  • Now pay the registration fees via any payment method accept PayPal.
  • Once payment has been done, print the acknowledgment receipt.

PTE Registration Dates

The PTE exam can be taken throughout the whole year so there is no PTE Registration date. Candidates can register themselves before 24 hours of the exam. But it is advised to book the exam slot before 10-15 days of the exam. This is because the test centers will be allotted according to first come first serve basis. The candidate should choose the exam slot according to his/her convenience.

  • The candidate can register before 24 hours of the exam.
  • It is advised to register or book the slot before 10-15 days prior to the exam.
  • The test centers will be allotted according to first come first serve basis.
  • Always book your exam slot as per your convenience.

PTE Registration Form

The PTE Registration form is not a complicated form. It is a simple form and available on the official website. The PTE Registration form includes personal details, academic details, etc. There are some points which you should remember while filling PTE Registration form – 

  • Candidates should always use Roman characters while registering.
  • The name and date of birth of the candidate should match with the identification proof.
  • Always carry your valid ID at the exam center on the exam day.
  • The candidate should provide a valid email address.
  • Applicants claim for the refund if he/she cancels the test before the appointment date.

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 instructions 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 for 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.
  • Canceling 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 have 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 centers 2019 in almost every city; all they have to do is to select the PTE Academic 2019 test center before scheduling the PTE Academic test date. PTE has 250 centers 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.

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Rachit Agrawal
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.