No. PTE Academic is a test of your English ability. The test covers a range of subjects, but you are not being tested on these subjects.
You do not need any special computer skills. To familiarize yourself with the test we suggest you: – Review the test preparation resources. – We recommend taking one of our Scored Practice Tests to get used to the timing and moving through each type of question.
You must be at least 16 years old. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must provide a signed parental consent form before taking the test. Complete the form, then follow the instructions printed on it to send it to us. Download the form here.
No. PTE Academic has been designed to recognise speech from non-native speakers of English representing over 100 different native languages.