PTE Exam Registration 2022: Check Date, Fees, Registration Process & Test Centers

PTE

Rahul Singha

Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

Updated on Feb 8, 2022 03:40 IST

PTE Registration 2022: Conducted by Pearson PLC Group, the PTE exam assesses the written, spoken, skills of the candidates to ensure that they are capable of studying in the international environment, with a good grasp of the universal language of English. Candidates who are looking to register for the PTE exam are required to follow the steps mentioned below to book their PTE exam slot. A good score in the PTE test ensures that candidates would be able to represent their ideas, deliver presentations, work to gain international exposure, and function on the international front in front of foreign audiences. This helps the applicants ensure that they are ready to study amidst students from all over the world and international faculty members in the universal official language.

Candidates would be glad to know that the conducting body of the PTE Exam, Pearson PLC Group has launched the PTE at Home. The PTE at Home is identical to the PTE test. However, the PTE at Home is held from the safety of the home of the candidate keeping student safety in mind. The conducting body has also shortened the total duration of the PTE exam from three hours to two hours with effect from November 16, 2021. Candidates can stay tuned to all the latest updates on the PTE exam on our website.  

PTE Registration 2022

Provided below are the steps to register for the PTE Exam

PTE Registration Step 1: Candidates are required to select their appropriate test and their goal for taking the test on the official Academic website: https://www.pearsonpte.com/pte-academic

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PTE Registration Step 2: Candidates would be required to agree to the PTE Terms and Conditions to move to the next step.
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PTE Registration Step 3: Candidates would be required to select their preferred PTE Test Centre, available date and time for their PTE Academic exam. 
 
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PTE Registration Step 4a: They would get a confirmation page that would reflect their PTE exam - type, the PTE appointment details (Test Centre, Date and Time of the exam) and the PTE Fee.  
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PTE Registration Step 4b: once they are satisfied with their PTE appointment details thy would be required to go ahead with the payment for the PTE exam. 
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PTE Registration Step 5: The PTE exam fee has been revised to INR 14,700 including taxes and candidates can via any of the multiple payment options. 
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Once the payment has been made. Candidates can take a printout of the acknowledgement receipt. They would also have access to the same on their account dashboard. 

PTE Exam Preparation 2022

PTE Exam Preparation Tips: The Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic, like the other standardized tests for the English language, has different sections to evaluate your reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills. Candidates preparing for the PTE exam should be aware that there is ample PTE preparation material available online. Hence, candidates should only use information from trusted sources and refer to the official PTE website for the most accurate PTE information.

Often students start the preparation by either joining a coaching centre or simply signing up for free practice tests. What a student forgets is that, like any exam, even language proficiency exams have to be dealt with a methodology. Here are a few study tips that would help you perform in the PTE Academic Exam for beginners. It is, however, important to note that no amount of tips, tricks, or tools can outwit the dedication and efficiency of the practice. So, improve these skills and practice them over and over again to succeed.

This exam does not need you to be a subject matter expert. This test is required to ensure that you understand the international official language. Your result and score on this test assure that you would be able to study abroad with this language as the medium of studying from English-speaking professors among people from international backgrounds.

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How to choose the best books for PTE? 

Often, candidates are overwhelmed with the vast amount of information available on the internet for PTE prep. So how should candidates go about selecting the best PTE prep books and the best PTE preparation material for themselves? Candidates are required to follow some easy steps mentioned below to successfully have access to the best PTE prep material.

  1. Always start early: Starting early is the key to all successful preparation strategies
  2. Use only trusted sources: A lot of times, a good amount of time and resources are spent on dubious websites. Candidates should only rely on authentic PTE study material
  3. Candidates are advised to refer to the PTE official website as the bible for their PTE prep
  4. PTE prep strategies are unique and you should have your own PTE prep plan. Blindly following PTE planners may not be the best route to self-study
  5. Practice Practice and Practice

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PTE Eligibility

As such, there are no specific criteria set by the Pearson PLC Group – the conducting body of the PTE exam. However, according to the PTE Academic eligibility criteria, the following factors must be kept in mind.

PTE Exam Dates 2022

The PTE exam is conducted throughout the year at designated PTE test centres across the country. The PTE exam dates 2022 might vary from centre to centre. Students must search for the seats available on the Pearson PTE Academic website. Simply select the test centres closest to you, and click next. The website would prompt you to the calendar with the available dates.

PTE Exam Centres

Here is a list of PTE Academic Exam test centres for candidates looking to appear for their next PTE Academic Exam. Candidates are reminded to choose the PTE exam test centre that is most convenient for them to be able to perform their best on the day of the exam.

  • Read: FAQs for PTE Exam
  •  PTE Contact Information (For India):  Phone: 0008 0044 02020 

PTE Registration 2022 FAQs

How do I register for PTE Academic exam?

Candidates are required to visit the official website and create a test taker profile and go ahead with the registration process. The official website for PTE Academic exam is mentioned above.

How do I register for the at-home PTE Academic exam?

Currently, the PTE Academic test is not available in the at-home version. Candidates can check out this space for any recent updates on the same.

When can I take the PTE Academic exam in the current year?

Candidates can take the PTE Academic exam multiple times in a year. Candidates can check out PTE Academic exam Dates here. Candidates should not rule out a hurdle in booking their PTE test slot due to the COVID-19 crisis.

How to apply for the PTE Academic test?

As mentioned earlier. Candidates are required to visit the official PTE website and create a test taker profile, select their preferred test centre, book a time and slot for their exam and seal the deal by paying the PTE Academic registration fee. The process has been made simple for the benefit of the students.

What is the PTE Academic fee?

Indian nationals would be required to pay Rs. 13,300 to register for the PTE Academic exam. Special requests such as late registrations and rescheduling come with an additional cost as is mentioned in the article above.

Is there a good PTE score?

Candidates should understand that there is no such thing as a good PTE Academic score. Every university would have its own PTE Academic score cut-off and students are required to achieve scores equal or higher than the set grade. Candidates should note that a higher PTE Academic score would automatically increase their chances of securing a seat at the university and also make them a front runner for any scholarships being offered by the university

Can I take PTE Academic test without studying?

Candidates are advised to appear for the PTE Academic exam after having prepared well for the exam. Candidates are advised to refer to online/offline study material available on the official PTE website and also go through our preparatory guide.

How much does an at-home PTE Academic test cost?

The PTE Academic is currently available at home. And the PTE at Home costs as much as the PTE at the test centre, which is INR 14,700. 

Is a passport required to register for the PTE Academic test?

Candidates must present a valid passport with their name, photograph, and signature as their primary ID.

Is the PTE Academic test difficult?

No. You should understand that the PTE Academic test has been introduced to understand your English language proficiency. Hence a candidate who has prepared well for the PTE Academic exam should not consider the PTE Academic exam a tough exam.

Is PTE Academic exam easier than IELTS?

Both the PTE Academic and IELTS have been designed to understand the English language proficiency of the candidate. They have been designed to test the writing, speaking reading, and listening skills of the test taker. Hence, both the tests are at par with each other and the candidate should opt for the one he is comfortable in.
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The new pte academic exam at home is acceptable bye us University

Reply to Pothina Bhargavi

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

30/11/21

Hello Pothina. The PTE exam is the same. The PTE exam at home is conducted from the safety of your home due to covid 19. You are advised to check whether your preferred university in the US would recognize the PTE at Home version of the test or you could opt for the PTE Test which is held at the ...Hello Pothina. The PTE exam is the same. The PTE exam at home is conducted from the safety of your home due to covid 19. You are advised to check whether your preferred university in the US would recognize the PTE at Home version of the test or you could opt for the PTE Test which is held at the test centre.

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sachin shah

23/10/21

Hello All,
My PTE score is 59 over all with W:60,L:60,S:60,R:53
Can i eligible for student visa. ?
I completed my graduation in 2013 with electrical engineering, after experience in field till date.

Reply to sachin shah

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

31/10/21

Hello Sachin. Student Visa does not really have eligibility. The process to apply for a student visa requires you to apply to a university and get an admit letter before proceeding to apply for the student visa. You can know more about student visas here: https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/student-v...Hello Sachin. Student Visa does not really have eligibility. The process to apply for a student visa requires you to apply to a university and get an admit letter before proceeding to apply for the student visa. You can know more about student visas here: https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/student-visa-guide-applycontent5706

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Tanya Singh

03/08/21

Hey! Do I need to have a finalized univerisity or country before booking the PTE test? Or can I give the test and finalise a uni later?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

26/08/21

Hello Tanya. You don't have to finalize any university or country before booking your PTE test. However, having a particular university in mind will give you a rough idea about the PTE score you would need to achieve to be considered for admission to that university.

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Isha Arora

21/07/21

Hello sir. My name is only "Isha" on my passport but while making a Pearson account, they say last name is mandatory. What should I do in this case?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

30/07/21

Hello Isha. You can either put in 'not applicable' and/or get in touch with the PTE officials before you register for your exam. Kindly understand that going forward this could be a hurdle, hence it is always good to get it cleared in the beginning. I hope I was able to help.

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Nafisa

19/06/21

Hello sir my name is nafisa I don't have any surname or last is it compulsory to have surname or last name to login pte

Reply to Nafisa

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

01/07/21

Hello Nafisa. Of course not. Kindly use your name as is mentioned on your valid Indian Passport.

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