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At GT Prep, we provide specialized coaching for all English language tests including the PTE. The training we provide improves your skills for communication skills in English as well as gives you the confidence to tackle all English language tests including the PTE.

What Is the PTE

The Pearson’s Test of English (PTE) is a test that is taken every year by many students across the world to showcase their ability to communicate effectively in English language. The test can help universities abroad to assess whether or not a student can absorb the material taught in class on par with other students. Like the IELTS, the PTE is also used by immigration authorities in English speaking countries to gauge whether or not an individual has the potential to become a successful immigrant and adjust easily to life in the new country.

PTE Sections

The PTE is very similar to other tests which test you on your English language skills. Your ability to communicate effectively in English, would be tested through various parameters such as

  1. Reading

The Reading Section of the PTE is designed to evaluate the student’s ability to read and comprehend what has been written. The section can have the following types of questions.

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Re-order paragraphs
  • Fill in the blanks
  1. Listening

The Listening section of the PTE is for 45 to 57 minutes duration and is designed to evaluate the ability of the student to listen to and effectively understand spoken English. The module is divided into the falling sections

  • Summarizing spoken text
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Fill the blanks
  • Highlighting the correct summary
  • Selecting the missing word
  • Highlighting incorrect words
  • Writing from dictation
  1. Speaking & Writing

This speaking and writing module is divided into six smaller sections, and the time provided to students to complete this module is typically between 77 and 93 minutes. The student is tested on the following sections in this module.

  • Introducing oneself
  • Reading aloud
  • Repeating sentences
  • Describing images
  • Re-telling lectures
  • Answering short question
  • Summarizing written text
  • Writing essays on specified topics

Who Can Take The PTE?

The PTE is given by students and individuals who wish to showcase their ability to communicate in the English language to universities where they are applying for admission or for immigration to English speaking countries

Eligibility Criteria for the PTE

  1. You need to be 17 years of age or more in order to take the PTE

Guidelines for PTE

  1. The PTE is a computer-based test
  2. You can register online for taking the PTE at the official PTE website
  3. The PTE exam is conducted throughout the year at various test centers across India
  4. You can select the test date and test center at the time of registration. It is advisable to register early as you can get the center of your choice

Cost of Taking the PTE

The PTE exam costs around 159 USD for students taking the exam in India.

Results of the PTE

The results of your PTE will be evaluated by a computer and reported for each skill on a range from 10 to 90. You will also receive an overall score for all sections together in a range from 10 to 85 and above. A score of below 30 indicates a basic rudimentary level of communication in English. A person who scores at this level would be mostly judged as not comfortable communicating in English, whereas a score of more than 75 would be a good indicator of mastery in the language and the ability to understand complex topics and follow conversations in native level of English.

Preparation Tips for   PTE

  • Read a wide range of books on different topics to get acquainted with different styles of writing,
  • Watch videos and television programs in English to understand the idioms and phrases of the language.
  • Practice writing your thoughts daily to improve your articulation
  • Practice mock tests in a simulated environment
  • Listen to audiobooks on different topics to get used to the accents

PTE Exam Preparation

Our Strategies to Help You Achieve Success in PTE

  • comprehensive syllabus based on research into past papers for the PTE Exam.
  • Experienced and competent faculty who are equipped to teach English from point of view of PTE.
  • Personal help from our coaching department for booking test dates and test centers as per your convenience.
  • Peer learning opportunities through group study programs
  • Personalized and one to one discussion with faculty for all students.
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