PTE Preparation Classes

PTE Overview

The Pearson Test of English (PTE) is a computer-based English language proficiency exam that assesses the reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills of non-native English speakers. It is widely recognized and accepted by universities and colleges around the world as a reliable measure of English language proficiency.


What is PTE?

PTE: Pearson Test of English (Academic) is an English language proficiency test that is designed to assess the competence or the language ability level of non-native English speakers. It assesses all skills of the English language: Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening. PTE is one of the internationally recognized tests which is accepted by several universities, colleges, and academic institutions including government agencies. It is a computer-based test that is valid for 2 years.


PTE Test Format

PTE Format Total Duration
Speaking and Writing(SW) 54-67 minutes
Reading(R) 29-30 minutes
Listening(L) 30-34 minutes

PTE Test Format in Detail:

Part Item Types Total no. of Questions
Part 1: Speaking
Personal Introduction (unscored) 1
Read Aloud 6-7
Repeat Sentence 10-12
Describe Image 3-4
Re-tell Lecture 1-2
Answer Short Questions 5-6
Part 2: Writing
Summarize Written Text 1-2
Write Essay 1-2
Part 3: Reading
Multiple-Choice: Single Option 1-2
Multiple-Choice: Multiple Options 1-2
Re-order Paragraphs 2-3
Reading: Fill in the Blanks(drag and drop) 4-5
Reading and Writing: Fill in the Blanks(drop-down list) 5-6
Part 4: Listening
Summarize Spoken Test 1-2
Multiple-Choice: Multiple Options 1-2
Fill in the Blanks 2-3
Highlight Correct Summary 1-2
Multiple-choice: Single Option 1-2
Select Missing Word 1-2
Highlight Incorrect Words 2-3
Write from Dictation 3-4

Note: Most of the items are integrated. So, the scoring criteria differ from item to item and section to section.

What skills are tested in Speaking?

  • Oral Fluency
  • Pronunciation
  • Content

What skills are tested in Writing?

  • Content, Form
  • Development, Structure and Coherence
  • Grammar, Spelling
  • General Linguistic Range
  • Vocabulary

What skills are tested in Summarize Written Test?

  • Content
  • Form
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling

How to register PTE?

Candidates wanting to register for the PTE exam 2023 would be required to follow the steps mentioned below to successfully book their PTE exam slot

  • Visit the official PTE website and create an account.
  • Log in to your account and select your preferred test location and date.
  • Fill in your personal information, including your name, contact details, and identification document.
  • Review the terms and conditions, then proceed to make the payment for the test fee.
  • Once your payment is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation email with your test details.
  • On the test day, arrive at the designated test center with your identification document (e.g., passport).
  • Follow the instructions provided by the test center staff and complete the PTE exam.


PTE vs IELTS Equivalent:

86 and above 9
83-85 8.5
79-82 8
73-78 7.5
65-72 7
59-64 6.5
51-58 6
43-50 5.5
35-42 5
30-34 4.5

Note: Booking your PTE Academic online, you need a valid ID – a valid Nepali passport. Candidates will also be required to show their valid ID on the day of the exam or else they will not be allowed to enter the Test center.

PTE classes available in Kathmandu

If you are planning to take PTE classes in Kathmandu then do Visit us we have a special offer for you. Take advantage of our special offers and get the support you need to succeed in your PTE journey.

The Next Education Consultancy Nepal

Baneshwor, Kathmandu


Why PTE in the Next Education Consultancy?

The Next Education Consultancy feels honored to announce that it has been conducting PTE classes since its establishment. Our well-qualified and experienced Instructors regularly facilitate students who wish to prepare for the PTE exam pragmatically and methodologically. They not only make students well acquainted with the test format but also provide them with some valuable tips and strategies to master individual question types so that the desired score can be easily achieved.

Availability of resources

The Next has a lot of resources with them that can help you to prepare better. Such resources can be guides, pdf, etc. They can help you prepare better and practice for the examination.

Experienced instructors

Learning from somebody who has himself/herself secured good marks can help you broaden your vision towards the test.

Learning in a group

Learning with a group of people can teach you a lot of things about things that you did not know. You can learn from the people who are better than you and not make similar mistakes like the people who are not as good as you are, make.

Revisions & Mock Tests

You cannot know if you are good at something unless you push yourself to the limit. To push yourself, you need to know where your starting point is. For this, you need to attain tests frequently and improve accordingly with guidance.

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