Pearson Test of English (PTE), which is accepted in countries like the UK, Australia, and New Zealand among others, is taken by several aspirants for the purpose of visa and immigration. This article contains all the vital information about the PTE exam dates in India for the year 2021. You should know that you can choose the time and date as per your own convenience. In this case, it is recommended that you book at least a month in advance.
There are two types of PTE test, namely, PTE Academic and PTE General. Let us understand the difference between the two.
PTE Academic: This format of test is usually taken by students to study and professionals to start their careers in English-speaking countries like the UK, Australia, Canada, and others.
PTE General: This assessment is taken by candidates who wish to measure their English language proficiency.
The PTE General test takes place in the months of May, February, June, December, and November. The registration fee is INR13,700 inclusive of taxes. PTE at Home is also possible from October 25th and bookings will be taken for the online test which will begin from 16 November 2021.
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Where to find PTE exam dates:
The PTE exam dates in India are available at the following portal- https://in.pearson.com/assessments-and-certifications/pte-academic.html
How to book PTE Exam Dates in India for 2021:
The PTE exam dates 2021 can be booked easily once aspirants create their Pearson accounts for registration. Upon registering successfully, an email will be received within 48 hours and the login credentials will be present in the same. The examination dates are available throughout the year. Once you get the login details, you will have to login to the official account and then select the examination dates and nearest test center before making payment.
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Here are the steps to be followed:
a. Create your account or login to the official PTE Academic website.
b. Enter your personal details as per your passport.
c. Choose the PTE test type, i.e., Academic or General.
d. Choose your convenient center for the test.
e. Select from the available dates of testing at the preferred location.
f. Review everything before making your payment and save the receipt of acknowledgment.
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PTE Exam Dates in India in 2021-
The PTE 2021 examination list has been released officially by the authorities conducting the examination.
|Application form fill-up deadline||October 11, 2021|
|Deadline for withdrawal||October 29, 2021|
|Period for verbal test||October 30-November 13, 2021|
|Written examination||November 13, 2021|
|Deadline to receive finished tests for Pearson||November 18, 2021|
|Deadline for special consideration requests at Pearson||November 24, 2021|
|Result release online||January 5, 2022|
|Application form fill-up deadline||November 8, 2021|
|Deadline for withdrawal||November 26, 2021|
|Period for verbal test||November 27-December 11, 2021|
|Written examination||December 11, 2021|
|Deadline to receive finished tests for Pearson||December 16, 2021|
|Deadline for special consideration requests at Pearson||December 22, 2021|
|Result release online||January 31, 2022|
Format of PTE Exam:
The PTE exam comprises four modules, namely, Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening. However, the speaking and writing modules are a part of one session.
Comprises five tasks:
i. Fill in the blanks: Reading & Writing
ii. MCQs, Multiple answers
iii. MCQs, Single answer
iv. Fill in the blanks
v. Reorder passages
Speaking & Writing
Consists of eight tasks
i. Personal introduction
ii. Read aloud
iii. Re-tell lecture
iv. Repeat sentence
v. Summarize written text
vi. Describe image
viii. Answer short question
Consists of eight tasks
i. MCQs, Multiple answer
ii. MCQs, Single answer
iii. Summarize spoken test
iv. Write from dictation
v. Select missing word
vi. Fill in the blanks
vii. Highlight correct summary
viii. Highlight incorrect words