PTE Reading Section Details

PTE Reading Section Details

PTE Reading Section Details

In this post, we will see PTE Reading section details. Part 2 of PTE academic test is the Reading section. It tests your ability to understand written English in an academic environment.

The below table shows tasks in Reading section:

Task TypeTask DescriptionNumber of tasksSkills assessedText
Multiple-choice, choose single answerAfter reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting one correct response.2-3readingup to 300 words
Multiple-choice, choose multiple answersAfter reading a text, answer a multiple-choice question on the content or tone of the text by selecting more then one correct response.2-3readingup to 300 words
Re-order paragraphsArrange the texts in the correct order.2-3readingup to 150 words
Reading: Fill in the blanksDrag words or phrases from the box to fill in the blanks.4-5readingup to 80 words
Reading & writing : Fill in the blanksFill in the blanks by selecting the words from dropdown options.5-6reading & writingup to 300 words

Even if a candidate is not familiar with the topics in Reading section, they would be able to answer the tasks as all the required information is provided in the text.

Candidates can take notes using erasable notebook and pencil. Erasable notepad will be provided at the exam center.

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