There are many things that distinguish the exam from its close competitors – IELTS and TOEFL. And the first and foremost distinguishing aspect of the same is the scoring pattern and the results. The tests are totally computerized, the results are declared much faster, in 5 days. This makes it aptly suited for students who are in a bit of a rush.

This computer-based test mainly focusses on day to day English rather than high-level English language. And tests a student’s ability to effectively understand the language spoken on daily basis. The multi-level grading system ensures a better understanding of the student’s proficiency in the English language.

PTE Exam Pattern

  • PTE Syllabus includes three sections - Speaking & Writing, Reading, and Listening.
  • Marks are given based on these three sections and the total PTE score as well.
  • The total PTE score is the sum of the scores in all the three sections.
  • PTE Academic is scored on a scale of 10 – 90 where 10 is lowest, with increments of 1 point.
  • Graded on the scale, the score showcase the person’s ability to read, speak, understand verbal instructions and write the English language.
  • The scores are presented in a graph, giving an easy understanding of the candidate’s core skills in the language as well as improvement areas.
If you need professional guidance to ensure you have some advantage in PTE exam preparation, then enrolling for a PTE coaching center is the better option.

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