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PTE Registration 2023: Candidates looking to study abroad are required to take the PTE exam as part of their admission process to universities abroad. Conducted by Pearson PLC Group, the PTE exam assesses the written, spoken, reading and listening skills of the candidates to ensure that they are capable of studying in an international environment, with a good understanding of the English language. In this article, we are going to talk about the PTE exam registration for Indian students looking to study abroad.
Latest Updates on PTE Registration
PTE Exam Fees to Cost 15,900
February 2023: Candidates wanting to appear for the PTE exam would be required to shell out 15,900. Candidates should note that this amount is inclusive of 18% tax. While the base fee for the PTE exam fee has been fixed at INR 13,038. An additional 18% tax of INR 2,862 brings the total PTE cost to 15,900 for Indian candidates.
Pearson launched a shorter version of the PTE Test and PTE at Home in November 2021
Pearson introduced the 'PTE at Home' version of the PTE Exam on October 25, 2021. Candidates wanting to take the ‘PTE at Home’ can book their PTE Academic online test. The conducting body of the PTE Academic exam, the Pearson PLC Group has also shortened the PTE Academic Exam from November 16, 2021. Know all about the changes introduced by the Pearson PLC Group on the PTE Academic Exam.
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PTE Exam Registration 2023
As part of the PTE registration process candidates can book their PTE exam up to 24 hours in advance. Test takers are required to visit the official PTE website, check available PTE exam dates/center and go ahead with their PTE exam registration. Candidates would be required to create or sign in to a 'my pte' account. The 'my pte' account is important and unique to the candidate. The 'my pte' dashboard would display important exam-related information about the candidate. Once the candidate has selected his preferred PTE test date and center he is required to pay the PTE exam fee of INR 15,900 and complete his PTE test registration. Candidates can also register for the PTE at Home to take the PTE exam from the comfort and safety of their home provided they have the pre-requisite system requirements.
Keeping student safety in mind, the conducting body of the PTE exam, Pearson PLC Group has also shortened the total duration of the PTE exam from three hours to two hours from November 16, 2021. Candidates can stay tuned to all the latest updates on the PTE exam on our website. A good score on 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.
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
- PTE Exam Registration Step 2: Candidates would be required to agree to the PTE Terms and Conditions to move to the next step.
- PTE Registration Step 3: Candidates would be required to select their preferred PTE Test Centre, available date and time for their PTE Academic exam.
- PTE Test 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.
- PTE Registration Step 4b: once they are satisfied with their PTE appointment details they would be required to go ahead with the payment for the PTE exam.
- *The PTE Exam Fee has been revised to INR 15,900 from 2023 onwards
- PTE Exam Registration Step 5: The PTE registration fee has been revised to INR 15,900 including taxes and candidates can pay via any of the multiple payment options.
- Once the PTE registration has been made. Candidates can take a printout of the acknowledgement receipt. They would also have access to the same on their account dashboard.
Other methods of registering for the PTE Exam
PTE Phone Registration: Apart from the much preferred online method of registering for the PTE exam, candidates can also register for the PTE Exam via phone. Indian students wanting to register for the PTE Exam can contact the PTE Academic testing body by dialling: 00080 0440 2020. (Operating hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm local time; closed on local holidays.)
Know all about PTE Slot Booking/ PTE Exam Booking
Candidates looking to appear for their PTE Academic exam would be required to create a Pearson account to register for their PTE exam booking. On successful registration, candidates would receive an email within 48 hours with their login credentials. Candidates are required to read the handbook carefully available on the official website before booking the exam.
Candidates would be then required to select their preferred PTE test centre and PTE exam date and go ahead with the PTE exam booking. Do note that, that candidates would be required to pay the PTE Exam Fee of Rs. 15,900 and go ahead with the PTE registration process.
PTE at Home
The PTE Academic Online or PTE at Home was introduced to allow candidates to take their PTE exam at home, in an office, or wherever they would have a quiet, private space. PTE Academic Online uses the exact same test content, scoring and format as PTE Academic in a test centre. However, candidates should note that the PTE Academic Online is not currently accepted for visa applications. Check: Institutions accepting PTE Academic Online scores
PTE Exam Preparation 2023
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 repeatedly to succeed.
This exam does not need you to be a subject matter expert. This test is required to ensure that you understand the official international 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.
- Always start early: Starting early is the key to all successful preparation strategies
- 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
- Candidates are advised to refer to the PTE official website as the bible for their PTE prep
- 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
- Practice Practice and Practice
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 2023
The PTE exam is conducted throughout the year at designated PTE test centres across the country. The PTE exam dates 2023 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 2023 FAQs
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