PTE Exam: How To Register For PTE Academic Exam?

There is a lot of confusion among PTE aspirants regarding the PTE exam, like “How to register for PTE Academic exam?”, “Is there any negative marking in PTE?”, “Who is PTE Academic suitable for?”. In this post, We are taking the most frequently asked question by the individuals regarding the registration for the exam.

How To Register For PTE Academic Exam?

We are assuming that you have made up your mind and want to take the actual test. You can schedule your PTE exam based on the availability of test date and test center. Visit Pearson official website at to find your nearest test centre.

PTE aspirants can register online through Pearson official website at and schedule a test using a flexible “choose and book” system. The individuals can also visit one of Pearson’s secure test centers. This is also where you can register and book a test for a time that suits you.

NOTE: Stay updated with available PTE test dates so to register on time and get yourself an appropriate space of time (4–6 weeks minimum, depending on your level!).


Steps To PTE Registration 2017-18

Just follow the following steps to register your PTE exam date:

Visit Pearson’s official website to create an account. Before registering, study the information regarding the exam, its procedure, fees details etc.

Choose the dates according to your preference. Check out nearest test center and look for seat availability. After you finalize, register for PTE exam using “Book your test” link.

Clicking on the “Book your test” link will redirect you to a new page:

  • Create Your Account: You are at PTE registration form. Fill in all your necessary details till the form finishes. Make sure to carry an identity proof with you and fill in correct particulars.
  • Schedule your Test: Upon paying your examination fee, you will receive a confirmation email. The registration is not finished yet. After you receive the confirmation email, you need to login using ID and password. Schedule your PTE exam as per your preferred date.

About PTE Academic:

Launched in 2009, PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is now one of the most taken English language test. This computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers who need to demonstrate their English language ability.

It accurately measures English language ability. Its score can be used to apply to educational institutions, and professional and government organizations however, there is no fixed minimum requirement. The test is acknowledged by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) and Australian DIAC for student visas.

Now that we have answered “How To Register For PTE Academic Exam?”, there are other Pearson Test of English Academic FAQ questions which we will cover in the following posts on this blog: 

  • How is PTE different from IELTS?
  • Is PTE accepted worldwide like IELTS?
  • How old do I need to be to take PTE Academic?
  • Do I have to take PTE Academic in my home country?
  • What is the PTE exam pattern?
  • What is the minimum PTE score requirement?
  • Like IELTS is PTE also different for students and others?

Practice PTE Speaking, PTE Reading, PTE Listening and PTE Writing questions by following this blog. You can also read PTE strategies and useful tips to score 79+ in PTE Academic exam. The team at English2Language are continuously updating the blog with student’s queries so bookmark and regularly check PTE Guide section

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