PTE Scores

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PTE is one of the most taken Exams to prove the English language proficiency for either studying abroad or immigration. PTE stands for the Pearson Test of English. It is a computer-based test to assess the day to day English language abilities of the test-takers. Here, we are talking about the test scores and results for the PTE. For more information on the test itself, check out the links given below:

PTE Score

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PTE Results:

Applicants collect their PTE results in 5 business days after their exam on PTE official site so that they can start applying to universities of their choice well in time. Each educational organization sets its own level of PTE Scores to meet its academic requirements. The PTE test result score is classified on 10-90 points. Each correct answer is given with one point and no point is given for incorrect answers. After getting their PTE Scores, Applicants can start sending their scores to as many organizations as they like.

PTE Scores for Academic

  • PTE Scores are generally considered for the admission purpose by the English speaking universities as a proficiency parameter for international students. The Australian government also uses PTE as a proficiency test for immigration. PTE scores required for Australian immigration is 79 in Each section for 20 immigration points.

PTE Scores for General

  • Pearson Test of English General is recognized by firms in some countries as evidence of English language ability. However, the PTE General scores cannot be utilized for visa or migration purpose.

PTE scores

Applicants can access their PTE Academic test and General test result through an online website; they are likely to receive an email notifying them once the PTE results are out. Once the PTE scores are available, Applicants can send their score reports to institutions through the Pearson Account.

Two types of marking system are there for Scoring.

1. Correct / Incorrect: In these questions, the pre-decided marks will be given for every correct answer, and no marks will be given for incorrect word.

2. Partial Credit: In these questions, if the answer is correct, the maximum marks will be allotted, but if the answer given is partially true, some of the marks will be allotted. If the response is incorrect, there will be no marks.

3. Deduction: In some questions, there will be “negative marking”; this means on each incorrect answer, marks will be deducted. Not all the questions are of this type, though.

PTE Score Chart for Each Section

1. Speaking & Writing Section

Question Type

 Number of Question 

Scoring Type

 Negative Marking 

(Deduction)

Repeat Sentence

10-12

Partial Scoring

No

Read Aloud

6-7

Partial Scoring

Re-tell Lecture

3-4

Partial Scoring

Describe Image

6-7

Partial Scoring

 Answer short questions. 

10-12

 Correct / Incorrect 

 Summarise written Text 

2-3

Partial Scoring

Essay Writing

1-2

Partial Scoring

 

2. Reading Section

Question Type

 Number of Question 

Scoring Type

 Negative Marking 

(Deduction)

 Reading and writing: Fill in the blanks 

5-6

Partial Credit

No

Re-order paragraphs

2-3

Partial Credit

Reading: Fill in the blanks

4-5

Partial Credit

Multiple-choice, single answer

2-3

 Correct / Incorrect 

Multiple-choice, multiple answers

2-3

Partial Credit

Yes

 

3. Listening Section

Question Type

 Number of Question 

Scoring Type

 Negative Marking 

(Deduction)

Write from dictation

3-4

Partial Credit

No

Highlight incorrect words

2-3

Partial Credit

Yes

Select missing word

2-3

 Correct / Incorrect 

No

Multiple-choice, single answer

2-3

 Correct / Incorrect 

Highlight correct summary

2-3

Correct / Incorrect

Fill in the blanks

2-3

Partial Credit

 Multiple-choice, choose multiple answers 

2-3

Partial Credit

YES

Summarize spoken text

2-3

Partial Credit

No

 

Here are the steps to check your PTE Scores

If you are planning to take the PTE Academic Exam, then you will first have to create an account on Pearson. You can schedule your test or make any necessary changes to the appointment or modify your personal information.

You can only check your result of PTE, when you receive a notification mail. After which you need to PTE academic login with your username and password.

Once you login through the official Pearson website, click on ‘My Account’. You will see ‘View Score Report’, click on that and you will have access to your PTE result.

There you can check your PTE Test Result, schedule the PTE Academic test or make any changes to your account.

How to send PTE scores to institutions?

You can share your PTE scores with the institutes of your preference after login into your account.

  • Click ‘Send Scores’.
  • Go to the Institution/Organisation/Department/School field, type your institution of preference, and click search.
  • Tick the box next to the name of the institution.
  • Review the details once you have ticked the box next to the name of the institutions, and click ‘Next’. You will have to click next again for the confirmation of the choice.
  • Repeat the same process to add each institution that you want to send results to.

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