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Johannesburg
426 km

Pearson Professional Centers-Johannesburg, Johannesburg

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Language Testing Centre, Johannesburg

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Pretoria
474 km

AC English, Pretoria

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Durban
584 km

Pearson Holdings South Africa - Umhlanga, Durban North

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Cape Town
836 km

International Business Training College, Cape Town

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CTU Training Solutions Cape Town, Cape Town

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Pearson Holdings South Africa - Cape Town, Cape Town

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About South Africa

On dry land, going from west to east, South Africa shares long borders with Namibia and Botswana, touches Zimbabwe, has a longitudinal strip of border with Mozambique to the east, and lastly curves in around Swaziland before re-joining Mozambique's southern border.

In the interior, nestled in the curve of the bean-shaped Free State, is the small mountainous country of Lesotho, completely surrounded by South African territory.

South Africa is a medium-sized country, with a total land area of slightly more than 1.2-million square kilometres. South Africa measures about 1 600km from north to south, and roughly the same from east to west.

Interesting facts about South Africa
  • South Africa is home to one of the oldest mountains on the planet: Table Mountain.
  • Boulders Beach, Cape Town, is where you can swim with (so-called) Jackass penguins. No, they don’t mind if you call them Jackass penguins.
  • South Africa is home to the world’s oldest human remains – more than 160,000 years old. Do you think they dined on Table Mountain?
  • South Africa has the fittest population. 1 in 5 adults attends a gym or health club at least once a month. Do they have to rub it in our faces like that?
  • Two novel prize winners – Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu – lived on the same street.

Frequently asked questions about PTE Academic in South Africa

How much does the PTE Academic exam cost in South Africa?

The PTE Academic test in South Africa is priced at ZAR 4100. Please keep in mind that additional expenses such as transportation and accommodation may apply if you need to travel to a test center. Explore our article on PTE Academic costs and tips to save money on your PTE Academic test.

How can I apply for PTE Academic in South Africa?

Applying for PTE Academic in South Africa is straightforward; simply follow this link to the official PTE Academic registration website .

Is PTE Academic for UKVI available for individuals in South Africa?

For those comming from South Africa and planning to study or work in the United Kingdom, PTE Academic for UKVI is a requirement. The UK Home Office authorizes Secure English language exams (SELT), including PTE Academic UKVI.

Which test center in South Africa is ideal for taking the PTE Academic exam?

In South Africa , there is no such thing as a "best test center" for PTE Academic; all centers are equally reputable. PTE Academic is a standardized test conducted consistently across various locations. Therefore, the choice of test center won't impact the high-quality experience you receive. Visit test centers in South Africa directly to find the one that suits your convenience the most.

When are PTE Academic exams scheduled in South Africa?

PTE Academic exams in South Africa are available year-round. You can access a complete list of PTE Academic exam dates in South Africa on the official PTE Academic registration website .

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