· Pearson test for English academics commonly known as PTE is an exam to check English language proficiency and is trusted by universities, colleges and governments all around the world.
· This exam is mostly used by Australian department of Immigration and Citizenship for visa applications of foreign students.
· First let us talk about the age criteria.
· The minimum age for giving PTE exam is 16 years.
· There is no maximum age limit to give PTE exam.
· Candidate below 18 years of age should have parental consent to give PTE exam.
· Candidates with disabilities will be provided with accommodations with respect to their disability condition.
· After checking if a candidate is eligible for PTE exam the next step is to fill the application form.
· The cost of giving PTE exam is within the range 150$ - 210$ depending on country to country.
· PTE exam is conducted to check the proficiency of non-native English speakers.
· This exam has three sections for which a total time of 3 hours is allotted.
· The first section is reading and writing and is approx. 90 minutes long. This section have general question which involve a lot of speaking to check the consistency of a candidate in English. After this speaking session the candidate has to write an essay for which 20 minutes are allotted.
· The second section is reading which involves passages and questions related to them. This section should be finished within 40 minutes.
· The third section is listening for which a candidate is allotted 50-60 minutes.
· The result for PTE exam is declared within 5 days.
Tips and tricks
· Practise Writing and speaking English Language to be consistent in it.
· Practice unseen passages as much as possible.
· Manage your time properly; give appropriate amount of time to each section.
· Try to improve your time by practicing as many online tests and previous PTE papers. Youth4work provides online mock tests with time limit attached to each question; this way one can learn to finish the entire exam within the time limit.
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