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

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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 pqs.internationaleo@pearson.com for details. These dates are for test centres' reference. Test takers please refer to your local test centre for further information.

PTE General test sessions

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Session February 2019
Access arrangements request deadline 14 Jan
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline
14 Jan
21 Jan
Test taker withdrawal deadline 08 Feb
Oral test period 11 Feb - 22 Feb
Written test 23 Feb
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
28 Feb
Results available via Edexcel Online 08 Apr
Results despatched by post from UK
Performance reports sent by email from UK
08 Apr
15 Apr
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 15 Apr
Review of Marking submission window 08 Apr - 22 Apr
Session March 2019
Access arrangements request deadline 18 Feb
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline
18 Feb
25 Feb
Test taker withdrawal deadline 15 Mar
Oral test period 18 Mar - 30 Mar
Written test 30 Mar
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
5 Apr
Results available via Edexcel Online 13 May
Results despatched by post from UK
Performance reports sent by email from UK
13 May
20 May
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 20 May
Review of Marking submission window 13 May - 27 May
Session May      2019   
Access arrangements request deadline 08 Apr
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline
08 Apr
15 Apr
Test taker withdrawal deadline 03 May
Oral test period 04 May -
18 May
Written test 18 May
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
23 May
Results available via Edexcel Online 01 Jul
Results despatched by post from UK
Performance reports sent by email from UK
01 Jul
08 Jul
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 15 Jul
Review of Marking submission window 01 July - 15 July
Session June      2019   
Access arrangements request deadline 13 May
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline
13 May
20 May
Test taker withdrawal deadline 07 Jun
Oral test period 08 Jun -
22 Jun
Written test 22 Jun
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
27 Jun
Results available via Edexcel Online 05 Aug
Results despatched by post from UK
Performance reports sent by email from UK
05 Aug
12 Aug
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 19 Aug
Review of Marking submission window 05 Aug - 19 Aug
Session October  2019   
Access arrangements request deadline 02 Sep
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline
02 Sep
09 Sep
Test taker withdrawal deadline 27 Sep
Oral test period 28 Sep -
12 Oct
Written test 12 Oct
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
17 Oct
Results available via Edexcel Online 25 Nov
Results despatched by post from UK
Performance reports sent by email from UK
25 Nov
02 Dec
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 02 Dec
Review of Marking submission window  25 Nov - 09 Dec
Session November  2019   
Access arrangements request deadline 30 Sep
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline
30 Sep
07 Oct
Test taker withdrawal deadline 25 Oct
Oral test period 26 Oct -
09 Nov
Written test 09 Nov
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
14 Nov
Results available via Edexcel Online 23 Dec
Results despatched by post from UK
Performance reports sent by email from UK
23 Dec
06 Jan 2020    
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 06 Jan 2020
Session December  2019   
Access arrangements request deadline 04 Nov
Deadline for submission of interlocutor/assessor application forms
Entry deadline
04 Nov
11 Nov
Test taker withdrawal deadline 29 Nov
Oral test period 30 Nov -
14 Dec
Written test 14 Dec
Deadline for completed tests to be received by Pearson
(Results timeline is dependent on all geographies' scripts and audio being returned and in the UK processing centre by deadline)
19 Dec
Results available via Edexcel Online 03 Feb 2020
Results despatched by post from UK
Performance reports sent by email from UK
03 Feb 2020
06 Feb 2020
Certificates dispatched by post from UK 06 Feb 2020