PTE Exam Dates in India 2022

PTE Exam Dates in India 2021-2022

Updated on 21 January, 2022

Mrinal Mandal

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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.


Where to find PTE exam dates:

The PTE exam dates in India are available at the following portal-

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.


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.


PTE Exam Dates in India in 2021-

The PTE 2021 examination list has been released officially by the authorities conducting the examination.

November 2021-:

CategoryImportant dates
Application form fill-up deadlineOctober 11, 2021
Deadline for withdrawalOctober 29, 2021
Period for verbal testOctober 30-November 13, 2021
Written examinationNovember 13, 2021
Deadline to receive finished tests for PearsonNovember 18, 2021
Deadline for special consideration requests at PearsonNovember 24, 2021
Result release onlineJanuary 5, 2022

December 2021:

CategoryImportant dates
Application form fill-up deadlineNovember 8, 2021
Deadline for withdrawalNovember 26, 2021
Period for verbal testNovember 27-December 11, 2021
Written examinationDecember 11, 2021
Deadline to receive finished tests for PearsonDecember 16, 2021
Deadline for special consideration requests at PearsonDecember 22, 2021
Result release onlineJanuary 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.

PartsDurationTask involved
Reading32-40 minutes

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 & Writing77-93 minutes

Consists of eight tasks

i. Personal introduction

ii. Read aloud

iii. Re-tell lecture

iv. Repeat sentence

v. Summarize written text

vi. Describe image

vii. Essay

viii. Answer short question

Listening45-57 minutes

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

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