In the department of Informatics in Beyazıt campus of our university, we have started to give the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) as “School of Foreign Languages PTE Academic Official Test Center “. The computer-based PTE Academic exam measures four basic language skills of candidates: listening, reading, speaking and writing. Why PTE Academic?  You may prefer PTE Academic to document your English language proficiency quickly, to take advantage of flexible exam dates, to get unlimited exam result documents for 2 years, and to take advantage of other benefits.



The most obvious advantages of PTE Academic;

  • Flexible – Take the exam on the dates you choose
  • Fast – Results are announced within 5 days
  • Unlimited – Have the right to receive an unlimited number of exam result documents for 2 years
  • Practical – 3-hour single exam comfort
  • Global – Recognized world-wide


With the results you get from PTE Academic exam, which is equivalent to YDS by ÖSYM, you can;

  • Apply for academic positions
  • Use for post-graduate programs
  • Be exempted from English Preparatory programs
  • Apply to undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral programs in universities abroad, particularly in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.


Who can register at PTE Academic?
People aged over 16 who want to prove their English language proficiency for a variety of reasons (e.g. education, visa, and scholarship application) may enroll in PTE Academic. Those aged 16 or 17 can take the exam by filling out the Parents’ Consent form.


What is the Exam Fee for PTE Academic and how is the payment made?


The exam fee for PTE Academic test in PTE Academic Test Centers in Turkey is 465 TL when you register within defined period and 581.25 TL when you register later than 2 days (48 hours) as of the determined exam date. At the end of the exam registration, you have to pay the exam fee by credit card. Accepted payment options: Credit card (Visa®, MasterCard®, American Express® or JCB®) or debit card (Visa® or MasterCard® only).


P.S. Remember to write the name of the credit card / debit card bearer in English characters in the payment phase.


When and Where?


We recommend you to register PTE Academic test at least 72 hours in advance to be able to sit the test on the requested date. PTE Academic test centers are located in Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, Denizli, Erzurum, Kayseri and Diyarbakır and you should follow the PTE Academic website regularly as new test locations can be added.

For more information on PTE: www.pearsonpte.com

For online materials for exam preparation: www.ptepractice.com

To apply for the test: http://www.pearsonvue.com/pte/

For OSYM test equivalence: http://www.osym.gov.tr/belge/1-23277/yabanci-dil-sinavlari-esdegerlikleri-20012015.html

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