Book your PTE Academic test

PTE test at ELA
PTE test centre

Why take a PTE Academic test at the ELA?

  • Largest official Pearson test centre in Auckland with 12 workstations.
  • Central location close to public transport lines and parking facilities.
  • Highly experienced test administrators.
  • Secure testing technology to ensure candidate confidentiality and integrity of answers.
PTE test centre

Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)

The Pearson PTE Academic is an internationally leading computer-based English test recognised for study abroad, pathways to universities and immigration. 

PTE Academic is accepted by a wide range of universities and professional bodies, including more than 3,000 academic institutions worldwide, and by the governments of Australia, the UK, and New Zealand for visa and immigration purposes.

•    Book your test in as little as 24 hours in advance
•    Delivers online results in approximately five business days
Flexible PTE Test Dates
•    Tests are held throughout the year, so choose a time that suits you
•    Approved by New Zealand and Australian Governments for visa applications
•    Accepted by the University of Auckland and numerous organisations in New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA, Canada and Ireland
•    Candidate test answers are highly secure with Pearson’s palm vein scanning, randomised test forms and data forensics technology

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ELA SmartLearn - Online test preparation

Prepare for your PTE Academic test with our top quality online test preparation platform. The courses include practice questions, live classes and much more!

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Learn more about PTE Academic

About the Test

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About the Test

Understand the test format, scoring and institutions that accept PTE Academic scores.

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Book a Test

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Book a Test

Use Pearson's online portal to book your test in little as 24 hours in advance. 

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Test Day

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Test Day

How to get to ELA's test centre and what to expect on your test day. 

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Test Results

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Test Results

How your test scores are issued and re-mark application

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Due to the ongoing effects of the cyclone, the University of Auckland (including ELA) will remain closed until Saturday, 18th February 2023. Those sitting PTE-Academic on Thursday 16th will receive communication from Pearson detailing the rescheduling process. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For PTE-Academic queries relating to refunds, rescheduling and other exam issues, please call 0508 306 723.
Dear PTE candidates: PTE Academic test on 13 February (Mon) and the PTE VUE test on 14 February (Tue) has been cancelled due to Cyclone Gabrielle. Pearson will contact you directly to reschedule your exam. Thank you for your understanding.
PTE CANDIDATES, Due to the current State of Emergency, and the severe weather warning in place from 8 pm Tues 31st Jan to 10 am Wed 1st Feb,

Need help?

Booking assistance: 050 830 6723

Refunds, rescheduling, and other exam issues: 0800 451 260

Directions to the ELA: +64 919 7695

67 Symonds Street | Grafton | Auckland