Minimum PTE Score is 10. Maximum PTE Score is 90.

Based on your requirements, you can determine your required minimum score for PTE from the table below:

 English language proficiency level

 Test component

 PTE Academic Score

 Functional

 Overall score

 30

 Vocational

 Listening

 36

 Reading

 36

 Writing

 36

 Speaking

 36

 Competent

 Listening

 50

 Reading

 50

 Writing

 50

 Speaking

 50

 Proficient (for points tested Skilled visas)

 Listening

 65

 Reading

 65

 Writing

 65

 Speaking

 65

 Superior (for points tested Skilled visas)

 Listening

 79

 Reading

 79

 Writing

 79

 Speaking

 79

 

There is no passing score for the PTE exam. However, if you must consider a passing score, a competent score is between 50 -63. Usually, a score of 50 is sufficient to apply for a student visa. Some universities require a passing score in the range of 65 – 75. For the Australian Permanent Residency Application, a score of 79 or above is preferable.

PTE practice test (aka PTE mock test) is a fully scored - timed PTE Academic test that helps you to familiarize yourself with the test format. It is called PTE practice test because it simulates the real PTE test. PTE practice test score report tests your skills across all components. Our PTE practice test has been developed through years of research and development.

You can use the following score alignment to know the equivalent score between the two tests

 PTE Academic

 TOEFL iBT

 38

 40-44

 42

 54-56

 46

 65-66

 50

 74-75

 53

 79-80

 59

 87-88

 64

 94

 68

 99-100

 72

 105

 78

 113

 84

 120

 

Your results will typically be available within five business days of your test date. When your results are ready, you will receive an email notification from Pearson telling you how to view your score via your Pearson web account. Most commonly, you receive your PTE result within 48 hours.

50 is the minimum PTE score required for most Australian student visas. You will require 50 in all four components of PTE test. However, depending on your situation, higher PTE score may be needed. Use the following chart to determine the PTE score required for an Australian student visa.

 English language proficiency level

 Test component

 PTE Academic Score

 Functional

 Overall score

 30

 Vocational

 Listening

 36

 Reading

 36

 Writing

 36

 Speaking

 36

 Competent

 Listening

 50

 Reading

 50

 Writing

 50

 Speaking

 50

 Proficient (for points tested Skilled visas)

 Listening

 65

 Reading

 65

 Writing

 65

 Speaking

 65

 Superior (for points tested Skilled visas)

 Listening

 79

 Reading

 79

 Writing

 79

 Speaking

 79

 

From 29th October 2019, PTE Academic test takers are able to view and assign their test scores for up to 3 years from their test date. Test takers can do this from their Pearson Online Portal.

 Country

 PTE Exam Fee

 Australia

 AUD 375

 Bangladesh

 USD 190

 Brazil

 USD 200

 Chile

 USD 240

 China

 USD 275

 Colombia

 USD 185

 India

 INR 13300

 Indonesia

 USD 185

 Malaysia

 MYR 690

 Nepal

 USD 170

 New Zealand

 NZD 385

 Pakistan

 USD 205

 Philippines

 USD 205

 South Korea

 KRW 250000

 Sri Lanka

 USD 160

 Taiwan

 USD 190

 USA

 USD 200

 Vietnam

 USD 165

*If your country is not listed above, please visit Pearson’s PTE website.

You can use the following score alignment to know the equivalent score between PTE and IELTS.

 

3 hours or 180 minutes. PTE mock test is a simulated test akin to a real PTE test. However, our PTE research team at Progressive PTE has found that none of the mock tests in the market is able to accurately assess student’s skills in a way similar to Pearson PTE. Thus, we created a research and development team, who have worked to create PTE mock test that’s similar to the real PTE test with scores that is close to Pearson PTE.

1-5 business days, but most students usually receive their scores within 48 hours.

Depending upon intended purpose, PTE score has different validity

Australian Immigration: 3 years

Student Visa: 2 years