Updated on - November 12th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal

Results-and-scores

PTE Results and Scores

The range for the overall score for the PTE test is 10-90 points. The PTE test score report includes your overall score in communicative skills. The overall score shows your overall English language ability. The score of the test is based on performance on all items in the test. Most people receive the result in 3 days and for a very small amount of people, it might take more than 5 days.

 

PTE Academic Results

PTE Academic test results are available mostly within 5 yesterday Academic test scores are accessed through an online account. PTE Academic test scorecard is valid for 2 years as per the guidelines and policy. Candidate must send the PTE Academic score through the secure portal. Institutions do not accept paper or PDF versions of PTE Academic test score reports. PTE Academic Result contains the following information; Personal details, photo, overall score, detailed breakdown of the performance.

 

How to check your score?

The following are the steps to follow to check the result: -

  • The candidate will receive an email which will be notifying the candidate once the scores are available.
  • After this, he/ she have to log in to the “Pearson account” that he/ she created to book his/ her test.
  • In the official website, click on My Account.
  • After clicking there, the candidate will see “View score Report and he/ she will be able to access the result.
  • Lastly, click on “View”.

 

PTE Score Report

 

  • The PTE Academic is scored against a thermometer-style scale called the Global Scale of English.
  • The PTE Score Report has three sections.
  • The first section is the personal details and photo of the candidate taking the test.
  • The second section includes the overall score, communicative skills score and the enabling skills score of the candidate taking the test.
  • The third is section is an analysis of the performance of the candidate, often represented in the form of a graph.

 

PTE Academic Score description

 

PTE Academic Score

Description

Title Description

Personal Details This section of the report includes the personal details of the candidate and a photo.

Overall score

The overall score indicates a candidate’s English language ability and it is evaluated on the basis of the performance of the candidate in all the test. The range for the overall score is 10-90 points.

Communicative skills score

This score assesses skills like listening, reading, writing and speaking of the candidate taking the test. It has a range of 10-90 points. The skills may be either assessed individually or together with other skills.

Enabling skills score

This score assesses skills like grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary and written discourse of the candidate taking the test. It has a range of 10-90 points. The skills may be either assessed individually or together with other skills.

Detailed assessment

A detailed breakdown of the performance of the candidate is done and an analysis is given. Comparison with other global tests like IELTS and TOEFL is also done.

Graphical assessment

The performance of the candidate is indicated in the form of a graph, through which, it becomes easier for the candidate to judge his weak and strong skills.

 

FAQs

1. Is the PTE Academic scored against the Global Scale of English?

Yes

2. What are the other tests that the Global Scale of English aligns with?

No other tests are aligned with the GSE.

3. How many sections does the score report have?

Three sections

4. What are the different sections?

Personal details, overall score, communicative skills score, enabling skills score and the analysis of the performance of the candidate.

5. What are the categories of the personal details section?

It only has the taker ID, DOB, name, etc and photo of the candidate.

6. Is there a photo included in the first section?

Yes

7. What are the different types of scores that are included?

Overall score, communicative skills score and enabling skills score is included.

8. On what basis is the overall score calculated?

Performance in reading, listening, writing and speaking sections.

9. Which skills are assessed to calculate the communicative skills score?

Listening, speaking, reading and writing are assessed.

10. Which skills are assessed to calculate the enabling skills score?

Grammar, fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary and written disclosure skills are assessed.

11. Is a detailed assessment of the candidate’s performance in words, given in the score report?

Yes

12. In what form is the candidate’s performance broken down for simplistic assessment?

Communicative skills and enabling skills

13. Is there any kind of imprecision in calculating the scores of a candidate?

There is imprecision in comparing overall skills with communicative and enabling skills.

14. Who calculates the scores of a candidate in the PTE Academic?

Pearson

15. Are the communicative skills and enabling skills mentioned separately in the graph, for assessment of the candidate’s performance in the test?

Yes

 


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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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