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PTE Academic: Registration, Eligibility, Reschedule & Cancelation

Neha Aggarwal Jul 6, 2019
PTE Academic is a Computer-Based English Proficiency Exam. Read on to know how to register, how much it costs and whether you are eligible for it or not. More information on rescheduling and cancelation too.

How to Register for PTE Academic

  • Go to Pearson's website.
  • Create an account by choosing a username and password.
  • Choose & fill PTE Academic form according to your passport details.
  • Select Your PTE test center.
  • Schedule the test date & time.
  • Make the payment through PTE Voucher, credit or debit card.
  • The exam costs INR 12,222 with voucher and INR 13,299 without a voucher.

PTE Academic Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a valid passport holder.
  • A candidate above 18 years of age can register.
  • 16 & 17 years old candidates will need parental consent to register.
  • Candidates below 16 years are not eligible for the exam.

How to Reschedule

  • Pay the dues, if any.
  • Choose your new test centre and the new date.
  • Log in to your Pearson account by entering username and password.
  • Click the option to reschedule.
  • Confirm the rescheduled information.
  • Your rescheduled details will be sent to your registered email.

How to Cancel

  • You will be able to see the “Cancel” button near the exam.
  • Log in to your Pearson account with username and password.
  • Check your dashboard for PTE Academic Exam
  • Click cancel and confirm your cancelation.

Cancelation Refund

  • Canceling before 14 calendar days, but at least 7 full calendar days before the test date will give 50% refund in fees.
  • You will get a full refund if you cancel upto 14 full calendar days before your test date.
  • No refund will be provided on canceling the exam in less than 7 calendar days before the exam.

On the Day of Your Exam

  • Carry your passport with you.
  • Reach 30 minutes before the exam starts.
  • Sign in and read the test taker agreement.
  • Check the equipment with an administrator and start your exam.