PTE Test Centre

Book your test

Book your PTE Academic test through the Pearson website


VU English offers the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) at our PTE Test Centre.

PTE Academic is a computer-based test which assesses listening, reading, speaking and writing in a single 2-hour test session.

The PTE Test Centre is located Level 3 in room T0321, VU City Tower, City Campus, 370 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. Our centre is known for its friendly and approachable staff and environment.

PTE Academic test details

Cost & days

Standard price: AU$445 (GST inclusive).

Days: At our PTE Test Centre we offer three sessions per day, Monday–Saturday.

Duration of the test

The PTE Academic test takes 2 hours and includes 52-64 questions.

It provides an accurate assessment of a student’s English language abilities and tests all four language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Before your test

Read the test taker handbook on the Pearson website.

Identification requirements

To take PTE Academic, you must provide acceptable and valid ID, usually a passport. The name on your ID must match the name on your PTE registration.

If you do not have acceptable ID on test day you will not be allowed into the test room and will lose your test fee.

See the full list of acceptable identification on the Pearson website.

Benefits of the PTE Academic

PTE Academic is the leading computer-based English test that allows you to demostrate language skills for university, professional and migration applications.

  • Get results typically within 5 business days.
  • Schedule tests up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Computer based marking ensures all test takers are scored impartially and accurately.
  • Accepted by all universities in Australia, and most professional bodies for registration and assessment.
  • Approved for all Australian student and migration visa applications.


The PTE Test Centre is located at Level 3 in room T0321, City Tower building, City Campus, 370 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

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