PTE Score Chart – Score Analysis

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PTE Score Chart – Score Analysis

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good PTE score?

There are a lot of factors that determine whether a specific PTE score is good or not. Colleges and universities usually have a specific requirement for PTE scores to be eligible for admissions. Typically, a PTE score between 59 - 75 is required to follow academic level instruction and participate in academic education.

What is the highest PTE score?

The highest score awarded for PTE Academic is between 85 - 90. This is the highest level of English ability that can be measured by the PTE exam. This score is equivalent to a CEFR score of C2 and an IELTS score of Band 9. Colleges and universities usually do not require such a high score for academic applications.

What is the PTE passing score?

There is no passing score for the PTE exam. The PTE score ranges from 10 - 90 and within that range, a score between 50 - 60 can be considered acceptable. However, the general requirements of PTE scores for colleges and universities fall between 59 - 75.

Are PTE scores valid for PR?

Yes, PTE scores are accepted by the immigration authorities of countries like Australia for Permanent Residency (PR). The validity of PTE scores for Australian PR is three years. Some other countries that accept PTE scores for PR are New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

How long does it take to get Pearson test results?

The PTE test results are typically available in five working days from the day of taking the test. Validation of certification, examination results and posting to CertTracker usually takes 2-5 business days. Many candidates in India have received their scores for the PTE exam within 48 hours of giving the test.

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Janice Thompson

Janice Thompson

Soon after graduating with a Master’s in Literature from Southern Arkansas University, she joined an institute as an English language trainer. She has had innumerous student interactions and has produced a couple of research papers on English language teaching. She soon found that non-native speakers struggled to meet the English language requirements set by foreign universities. It was when she decided to jump ship into IELTS training. From then on, she has been mentoring IELTS aspirants. She joined IELTSMaterial about a year ago, and her contributions have been exceptional. Her essay ideas and vocabulary have taken many students to a band 9.

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