The PTE exam is conducted in 3 formats: PTE Academic Exam, PTE General Exam, PTE young learners.
1. PTE Academic: This test can be taken throughout the year as per the test taker’s convenience and available dates. The candidate’s reading, writing, speaking and listening skills are tested in this test format. The test is delivered on a computer at a secured exam center. The validity of the scores is 2 years.
2. PTE General: This test can be taken 3 times a year viz. May, June, and December. You can check the available dates from PTE official website. This test consists of two parts: a written paper and spoken test like an interview, where both parts evaluate the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills of the test taker with a more realistic approach. The test format involves six different proficiency levels designed to test and approve the general English language abilities of the test taker. The score is valid for a lifetime.
3. PTE young learners: This test is designed for children from 6 – 13 years. It includes story writing, picture matching, group speaking section, and board game, tec. It is a fun test. The score is valid for lifetime.