PTE Rescore Process and Time Limit

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PTE Rescore Process and Time Limit

PTE Rescore Process and Time Limit: Pearson Test of English (PTE) score, valid for two years from the test’s date, is used to procure admission to universities in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. It is an English proficiency test that examines the English listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills of aspirants willing to start an academic or professional journey in the aforementioned English-speaking countries.


The conducting body Pearson PLC Group allows an infinite number of tests and publishes scores within a maximum of five working days from the date of the test.

Exam Pearson Test of English (PTE)
Types of ExamPTE Academic PTE Academic UKVI PTE Home A1, A2, and B1
Purpose of PTE Academic Professional Migration
Skills TestedSpeaking and Writing Reading Listening
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline 
Organising BodyPearson PLC Group
WebsiteOfficial Website
Test FeeINR 15,900

PTE Rescore Request Process

Candidates can request for PTE rescore if they are not satisfied with their score. Students or working professionals appearing for the PTE Academic Test or PTE Academic UKVI or PTE Home A1, A2, and B1 can ask for a rescore for their latest test only, provided they have not registered for another test. Follow the process to get a rescore.

  • The PTE rescore process can be initiated by contacting the Customer Support of the Pearson PLC Group over the phone. This request can only be made over the phone.
  • The request needs to be raised within 14 days of the score being made available to the applicant. 
  • Details about fees of rescore process are available with Customer Support.

Things to Consider For PTE Rescore

Before requesting rescore, students or working professionals, visualising a future abroad, are advised to take the following details under consideration:

For PTE Academic Test

  • Overall PTE score is unlikely to change as it is a Computer-Based Test (CBT).
  • Pearson only rescores open-ended written answers and spoken responses.
  • If the overall score changes, which is highly unusual, the conducting body refunds the PTE rescore fee.
  • In case of a score change, the new score will replace the original one.
  • Pearson allows one rescore request per test registration.
  • Candidates can request score changes on their latest PTE Academic test.
  • Rescore is not permitted in case a working professional or student has already registered for another test.

For PTE Home A1, A2, and B1 Tests

  • PTE Home A1, A2, and B1 tests are also computer-scored tests, owing to which change in the overall score is unlikely.
  • Any change in the PTE score will be reflected in the PTE score report of the applicant.
  • PTE rescore request can be made for the recent test.
  • The conducting authority permits one request per PTE Home test.
  • A request for a score change cannot be made if the candidate has registered for another PTE test.

Must Read: 5 Steps to Prepare for PTE at Home

PTE Score: How to Access?

PTE scores are usually available within five working days of the test. Pearson sends PTE Academic and Home test scores via mail. Additionally, candidates can access their test score report or scores on the official website. This report is valid for two years from the date of the test.

Follow these steps to access the test score report:

  • Sign in to my PTE account.
  • After signing in, go to ‘View Score’ on the homepage.
  • In case, the candidate cannot locate the ‘View Score’ button, he/she/they should visit ‘My Activity’ and then select the ‘View Score’ option.
  • Candidates can save their PTE score report in PDF format, take a print, or share it with the desired universities, in case of PTE Academic test score.

PTE Academic Scores: How to Send to Universities?

PTE Academic scores are a prerequisite to getting admitted to universities in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and other countries such as the US and Canada. Students can share their PTE test report either using the online portal of the Pearson PLC Group or by sharing Score Report Code. There is no limit to the number of institutions with which students can share their scores. Once the candidate shares the score report, universities take around 2 days/48 hours to view the score. 

Sharing Scores Through Score Report Code

  • Select the desired academic institutions.
  • Share the Score Report Code with them.
  • Selected institutions will check PTE Academic scores using the 10-digit Score Report Code or Registration ID of the candidate. 

Sharing Scores Through the Online Portal of Pearson

  • Sign in to my PTE account.
  • Select the ‘Send Scores’ button under the ‘My Activity’ option.
  • Mention the desired institutions in the ‘Institution/School/Department/Organisation’ field and then click on ‘Search’.
  • Select the institutions. One can send scores to only seven institutions at once.
  • Go to the bottom of the page and click on ‘Next’.
  • Again click on ‘Next’ to confirm your details.
  • Pearson will send a confirmation mail to students after sharing PTE scores with the institutions.


When can one apply for PTE rescore?

Candidates get a window of 14 days after the declaration of PTE scores to apply for PTE rescore. Make sure, you apply within the deadlines.

Can students ask for rescoring of previous PTE tests?

No. Rescore requests can be raised for the latest PTE test. No request will be entertained if the candidate has registered for another test.

How can students send PTE score report to universities?

Students can either share their 10-digit PTE Score Report Code or use their myPTE account to send scores to desired institution/school/organisation/department.

For which PTE tests is rescoring available?

PTE rescore is available for PTE Academic and PTE Home A1, A2, and B1 tests. Candidates can apply for it according to the instructions.

Is PTE rescore fee refundable?

The PTE rescore fee is refundable, provided the overall score changes after raising the request for restoring. Make sure, you read the rules for it.

PTE scores can be used to get admission to multiple universities in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. Additionally, the scores can also be used to gain employment and migrate to these nations. As the scores play a pivotal role in determining one’s future in foreign lands, candidates can request for PTE rescore, if they are dissatisfied with their scores. After getting the new score, the old score of the latest test is replaced by the new one. 

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