PTE (Pearson Test of English) is Now Accepted for Study in Canada Pearson Test of English (PTE) is a computer based test undertaken by students who wish to study abroad unlike IELTS. PTE also has two types of exams: Academic and General. PTE Academic is suitable for non-native English Speakers who wish to pursue education in an English-speaking country. PTE has modules- Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening and one has to score some required scores to get admission in foreign universities. Earlier, the PTE scores were recognized by the universities of UK, US and Australia only but now days, PTE scores are also accepted by major colleges and universities In Canada as well. The PTE Test can be taken at more than 200 test center located in over 50 countries. The dates for the tests and frequency of test sessions vary. A full list of test centers can be found at the PTE website, where you can also check the availability of places for upcoming test sessions.