Is pen and paper allowed in PTE?

No, PTE candidates are not allowed to take any pens or paper into their test room. The reason and what replaces these items will be discussed in this post.

Measures to stop PTE exam leak

All major exams have come up with different measures to stop candidates from taking their exam questions out of their centers. In IELTS, for example, proctors check all the exam booklets for any missing page before letting the candidates leave the venue.

In the PTE test, one of the measures to stop exam leak is that all candidates are provided with markers and erasable booklets in the PTE test room. Also PTE candidates are not allowed to take these items out of the test center.

For a full list of items that PTE candidates are not allowed to take to their test room, read the following post by clicking here.

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