Pearson Test of English Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers who desire to study abroad. The tests are mainly of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
The test is acknowledged by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) and Australian DIAC for student visas.The whole test is done in a single session in the time frame of 3 hours and is taken on a computer in a secured test environment.
The Speaking part of the exam is also done on the computer. The voice is recorded and sent for marking. The results are delivered within 5 days.