PTE Academic testing has been resumed in India and it’s Hub Countries – Here is all that you need to know

PTE Academic

As the world around us is making advancements to adapt to the new ways of normalcy after COVID-19, it’s also time for students to also get back on track for their university applications. Many institutions worldwide are going ahead with their academic sessions, with minor delays. Enabling students to resume their study abroad plans, testing facilities for PTE Academic are being resumed at many test centers in India & Hub countries.

City

State

Testing Status

Bangalore

Karnataka

Testing is live

Chandigarh

Punjab

Testing is live

Cochin

Kerala

Testing is live

New Delhi

Delhi

Testing is live

Rajkot

Gujarat

Testing is live

Vadodara

Gujarat

Testing is live

Amritsar

Punjab

Testing is live

Jalandhar

Punjab

Testing is live

Vijayawada

Andhra Pradesh

Testing is live

Hyderabad

Telangana

Testing is live

Noida

Delhi

Testing is live

Surat

Gujarat

Testing is live

Gurugram

Haryana

Testing is live

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Will Begin Soon

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Will Begin Soon

Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu

Will Begin Soon

Kolkata

West Bengal

Will Begin Soon

Ludhiana

Punjab

Will Begin Soon

Mumbai

Maharashtra

Will Begin Soon

Nagpur

Maharashtra

Will Begin Soon

Noida

Delhi

Will begin soon

Patiala

Punjab

Will begin soon

Pune

Maharashtra

Will begin soon

Please note: This list will continue being updated with status of more test centers across India & hub countries. Keep checking this page for more updates.

Health and Safety mandates to be followed :

While test centers are resuming operation to help students get back on track for their college admissions, the following health and safety practices enforced by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) will be strictly followed:

  • Hand sanitizers will be available in the waiting area and each individual must use the sanitizer before entering the testing room.
  • Candidates must wear a mask and are allowed to use disposable gloves if they choose to.
  • Regular reminders will be given to candidates to make sure they are sanitizing their hands.
  • We have deployed an effective plan of action to enhance our cleaning and disinfecting regimens in between all testing appointments.
  • Every candidate will be required to acknowledge that he/she meets the above health requirements and will comply with the health and safety guidelines while testing.
  • Candidates must carry and wear a face mask throughout the duration of their exam. Please note that candidates failing to produce a face mask will be denied testing services.
  • All individuals including candidates are required to stay at least 6 feet away from other people in the waiting area and during the admissions process.
  • We have permitted candidates to use disposable gloves during the testing. However, test administrators will inspect the gloves before and after the exam, and the gloves will be disposed of in front of the proctor upon completion of the test. Candidates are requested to kindly cooperate.
  • Candidates must ensure there are no travel restrictions in place for their test location.
  • Please find the current status of the test centers in your city here. Note that the status of test centers will be constantly updated.

In addition to this, the following precautions will be taken to screen test takers before they enter any test venue:

  • Test takers will not be allowed to enter the test center if they had been tested positive for COVID-19 unless they have been symptom-free for over 72 hours and have been tested negative at least twice in a gap of 24 hours.
  • Test takers will not be allowed to enter the test center if they have been experiencing any of the associated symptoms of COVID-19 such as shortness of breath, fever, sore throat, loss of smell, or chills. 
  • Anyone who has had close contact with someone who a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patient will not be permitted inside the test center unless at least 14 days have passed since the last exposure. 
  • Anyone who has been instructed to be under home quarantine or centralized observation by government or healthcare authorities will not be permitted inside the test centers, unless at least 14 days have passed since your last exposure.

We urge candidates to work together as a community to ensure none of the above-mentioned safety norms are flouted at the test centers to ensure complete safety of everyone involved. Let’s emerge out of these trying times stronger together.

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