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PTE Academic

What is PTE Academic?

Study abroad or apply for a visa with Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic. PTE Academic is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration. PTE Academic is the English test trusted by universities, colleges and governments around the world. You can use the PTE test to prove your English ability for university and college admissions or as part of a visa application.

Find out more about PTE Academic at the official website.

Why PTE Academic?

Fast results

PTE Academic delivers fast, accurate, objective results. With PTE Academic, results are typically available within five business days, and you can book your test as little as 24 hours in advance.

Flexible test dates

PTE Academic offers flexible test sessions, at times and dates that suit you. Our Test Centre is located at:  

RMIT University Building 108, Level 10, 235–251 Bourke Street  

Accepted worldwide

PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of universities and colleges worldwide as proof of English proficiency, as well as by the Australian Government for visa applications.

Find out more about who accepts PTE Academic and how it can help you study or move abroad on the official PTE Academic website.

Take PTE Academic with us

RMIT English Worldwide is a PTE Academic Official Test Centre. PTE Academic can be booked online. You must create a Pearson account in order to book and schedule your test. Visit the Pearson website now to get started.

Note: It may take up to 24 hours to receive a confirmation email. You will need to wait for the confirmation email before you can book your test.

Download the test taker leaflet

PTE Academic test fees

In Australia, PTE Academic costs A$330.

Note: for bookings made within 48 hours of the test date, a late fee of A$82.50 will be applied.

PTE Academic test dates, location and availability 

PTE Academic test dates

Register for one of two daily PTE Academic test sessions held from Monday to Friday:

  • 9.00 am  12.00 pm
  • 12.30 pm  3.30 pm

PTE Academic test location

Our Test Centre is located at RMIT English Worldwide Melbourne: 

RMIT University Building 108, Level 10, 235–251 Bourke Street

PTE Academic test availability

View live seat availability online 

Not ready to sit the test yet? Click here to view a range of online practice materials to help you get ready for PTE Academic.