Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) is a computer-based test trusted by Government entity, Universities and colleges in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and other developed nations around the world for academic programs and immigration purposes. The best part of this exam is that dates to take the test are easily available; moreover, the results are available in 5 working days. One can book the test 24 hours in advance, and to sit in the test the only acceptable proof of ID is Passport.
It is 3 hours of test, which consists of 4 modules starting with Speaking, writing followed by reading and lastly, listening. There are 20 tasks which are divided among these four modules. 5 are in speaking, 2 are in writing, 5 are in reading and 8 tasks in listening respectively. There is 10 minutes of optional break after reading.