It has two versions: PTE Academic and PTE General. PTE is taken by candidates to test their English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The duration of the test is three hours. In these three hours a candidate has to attempt an un-timed introduction. There is always one optional scheduled break of up to ten minutes between the entire process examination. The duration of this part of exam is 77-93 minutes. In Part one, a candidate is tested mainly on Speaking and Writing skills. Under this, the first section contains Personal introduction .The student’s are given an opportunity to give information about themselves. This part of question is not scored. It is just done to provide information to the selected institutions. Part two, contains a number of question types where a student first gets to listen to an audio and then respond into the microphone. The format of question in this section are reading aloud the sentences, repeating of sentences, describing the image, re-telling the lecture, answering short question, summarizing written test and writing an essay.