PTE Academic

The Pearson test of academic English

PTE Academic is a computer-based test of English specifically designed for those wishing to study abroad and for immigration purposes. You can book online or call Pearson on 1800 729 282. You can schedule your test after you register. For further information visit the Pearson website.  

PTE Academic is approved by the Australian Government for visa applications, and is also accepted by every Australian university. You can find out who accepts the PTE test here.

  • Results are available online five days after you sit the test
  • Recognised by Australian Government visa applications
  • Recognised by education providers and universities worldwide

Our Preston test centre is a purpose-built Pearson Select Test Centre with nine testing stations.

Bring a government-issued passport, which must have your name with which you registered, a photo, date of birth and a signature. Arrive 45 minutes before the scheduled time of your test. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, you will not be able to sit the test.

PTE Academic Fees  
Australian Test Fee $330
Late booking fee * $82.50

* If the test is booked within 48 hours of test date an additional late fee will apply

PTE Academic Test Timetable  
Monday to Saturday  
9.30 am – 12.30 pm 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
6.00 pm – 9.00 pm

Melbourne Polytechnic PTE test centre location

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Last Modified: 4th April 2017

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