PTE stands for Pearson Test of English. It is an English language test that is designed to assess the proficiency of non-native English speakers in the English language. The PTE test is recognized by universities, schools, and employers around the world as a reliable and valid measure of English language ability. It is commonly used for academic and professional purposes, such as applying for university or college programs, or for work or visa applications. The test consists of four sections: speaking and writing, reading, and listening. It is a computer-based test that is administered at test centers around the world.