PTE-Academic Introduction for Beginners

By | May 20, 2017
Here I am to explain you about PTE Academic Sections and it’s item types it includes for all the beginners.
To begin with, it includes four sections,
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Writing
Each and every section has different item sets overall 20 item types will be included in the test.They are as follows,


One who score best else score drop in this section. It includes the item types,
  1. Read Aloud
  2. Repeat Sentence
  3. Describe Image
  4. Re-tell Lecture
  5. Answer Short Question
And One of the most important things is, at first, it includes “Personal Introduction” (non-scoring part). It has taken for student introduction to the university purpose, i.e, Your personal introduction will be sent to the university with your score card.


It is easiest and toughest part as per his writing skills. It includes the item types,
  1. Summarize Written Text
  2. Write Essay



This part is some difficult, time is very crucial in this section. It includes the item types,
  1. Multiple-choice, Choose Single Answer
  2. Multiple-choice, Choose Multiple answers
  3. Re-order Paragraphs
  4. Reading: Fill in the Blanks
  5. Reading & Writing: Fill in the Blanks


It is easiest of all to say, We can score better in this section too. It includes the item types,
  1. Summarize Spoken Text
  2. Multiple-choice, Choose Multiple Answers
  3. Fill in the Blanks
  4. Highlight Correct Summary
  5. Multiple-choice, Choose Single Answer
  6. Select Missing Word
  7. Highlight incorrect Words
  8. Write from Dictation
PTE-A Test Format
Below you can see the number of item sets from each section you can expect it. They are as follows,
You can feel free to comment if you have any queries. It will be appreciated. Thank You.!!

5 thoughts on “PTE-Academic Introduction for Beginners

  1. Rajanpreet kaur

    i have done my masters in chemistry which will be right for me IELTS or PTE ?

  2. Ghassan

    1- which is more difficult PTE exam or IELTS?
    2- is the score or IELTS bands equivalent to PTE scores

    1. Admin Post author

      1 – PTE is much easier if you prefer computer analysis
      2 – PTE score is equivalent to IELTS bands

  3. vinod hosalli

    Hi, kindly give the details of marks allotted to each section(20) of the PTE test.


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