Please note that the dates given below apply to PTE General tests only. For PTE Young Learners test dates, please see the PTE Young Learners page.

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PTE General test sessions

May 2018

Access arrangements request deadline - 9 April

Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms -  9 April

Entry deadline - 16 April

Test taker withdrawal deadline - 4 May

Test taker personal details amendment deadline - 6 August

Oral test period - 5 May - 19 May

Written test - 19 May

Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson - 25 May

Results available via Edexcel Online - 23 July

Results dispatched by post from UK - 23 July

Performance reports sent by email from UK - 30 July

Certificates dispatched by post from UK - 20 August

Please note, for administrative reasons, it is not always possible to offer every test session to all centres. If you have a local representative please contact them for all test dates available to your region, if not, email our head office for details. These dates are for test centres' reference. Test takers please refer to your local test centre for further information.

June 2018

Access arrangements request deadline - 08 May

Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms - 08 May

Entry deadline - 14 May

Test taker withdrawal deadline - 01 June

Test taker personal details amendment deadline - 03 September

Oral test period - 02-16 June

Written test - 16 June

Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson - 22 June

Results available via Edexcel Online - 20 August

Results dispatched by post from UK - 20 August

Performance reports sent by email from UK - 27 August

Certificates dispatched by post from UK - 17 September

October 2018

Access arrangements request deadline - 23 July

Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms - 10 September 

Entry deadline - 10 September

Test taker withdrawal deadline - 24 September 

Test taker personal details amendment deadline - 24 September

Oral test period - 1 - 13 October

Written test - 13 October

Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson - 18 October
Note
: Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline.  

Results available via Edexcel Online - 23 November

Results dispatched by post from UK - 23 November

Performance reports sent by email from UK - 30 November

Certificates dispatched by post from UK - 21 December

November 2018

Access arrangements request deadline - 25 August

Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms - 6 October

Entry deadline - 6 October

Test taker withdrawal deadline - 22 October

Test taker personal details amendment deadline - 22 October

Oral test period - 27 October - 10 November

Written test - 10 November

Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson - 16 November
Note: Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline.

Results available via Edexcel Online - 24 December

Results dispatched by post from UK - 24 December

Performance reports sent by email from UK - 28 December

Certificates dispatched by post from UK - 19 January 2018
 

December 2018

Access arrangements request deadline - 22 September

Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms - 10 November

Entry deadline - 12 November

Test taker withdrawal deadline - 26 November

Test taker personal details amendment deadline - 26 November

Oral test period - 1 - 15 December

Written test - 15 December

Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson - 20 December
Note: Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline.

Results available via Edexcel Online - 4 February 2019

Results dispatched by post from UK - 4 February 2019

Performance reports sent by email - 8 February 2019

Certificates dispatched by post from UK - 28 February 2019