The Cambridge English Placement test is a quick and reliable way to test one’s English skills. This is a 30-minute online test which is organised on demand anywhere and at anytime. The purpose of CPET is to asses the English proficiency level of the student and place them on the right course, in the right class or right exam. It is a quick online test system which can be taken at any time and it offers the instant results in form of an individual report or group reports. 

CEPT test will examine your general English level and defines language competences according to A1 – C2 CEFR levels. There is no age limit for this test anybody, from anywhere with computer and internet connection can give this test. It is available for 24 hours.

How CEPT is ideal for IELTS exam?

Planning to study abroad? Then the CEPT test is ideal for you, find out how.

If you are planning to attempt IELTS in the near future then CEPT is the best way to check your English level beforehand. By taking this test, the applicant will know the exact standards of their English language level and how much preparation is required for IELTS exam. Taking the pre-IELTS test will boost your score. As you know there is no pass or fail in IELTS test, candidates are given the score ranging from 0 to 9 as a result of the test. So the better preferences are given to the one with the higher score both in university admissions and job industry. Although CEPT is not a mandatory test for Study abroad or work abroad but it will keep you a step ahead.

Cambridge English Placement Test Format

The test demands around 30 minutes and produces a proper report with an accurate level. The test is designed to test following abilities of an individual:

  • Listening
  • Grammar
  • Reading

What to expect in the CEPT? Here is the test pattern below:

CEPT Reading Test Format

Read and Select Applicants read a notice, diagram, label, memo or letter containing a short text and pick the correct sentence or phrase that most closely matches the meaning of the text. There are three possible answers.
Fill in the blanks Applicants read a sentence with a missing word (gap) and choose the correct word to fill the gap. There are four choices for each gap.
Multiple choice for fill-in-the-blanks questions Applicant chooses the right word or phrase to fill the gaps in a text. There are four choices for each gap.
Missing Words / Open fill gaps Applicant read a short text in which there are some missing words (gaps) and write in the missing word in each gap.
Extended reading Applicant read a longer text and answer a series of multiple-choice questions. The questions are in the same order as the information in the text.

 

CEPT LIstening Test Format

Listen and Select Applicants listen to a short audio recording and answer a multiple-choice question with three options.
Extended Listening Applicants listen to a longer recording and answer a series of multiple-choice questions based on it. The questions are in the same order as the information they hear in the recording.

 

Register now for Cambridge English Placement Test

If you are interested to take Cambridge English Placement test and want to know your English proficiency level then we can register you for the test. Write an email to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with following details:

  • full name and contact information
  • current educational or professional status 
  • preferred exam date 
  • purpose of taking the test

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