CAE

Reading

  • Duration:
    1 Hour 15 minutes
  • Purpose:
    Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as fiction, newspapers and magazines.
  • No of Questions:
    4 Parts /34 questions.

Writing

  • Duration:
    1 Hour 30 minutes
  • Purpose:
    You create two different pieces of writing, such as articles, essays, letters, proposals, reports and reviews.
  • No of Questions:
    Part 1: one compulsory question Part 2: one question from a choice of five

Writing

  • Duration:
    1 Hour 30 minutes
  • Purpose:
    You create two different pieces of writing, such as articles, essays, letters, proposals, reports and reviews.
  • No of Questions:
    Part 1: one compulsory question Part 2: one question from a choice of five

Use of English

  • Duration:
    1 hour
  • Purpose:
    Tests your use of English with different types of exercise that show how well you can control your grammar and vocabulary.
  • No of Questions:
    5 parts/ 50 questions

Listening

  • Duration:
    40 minutes
  • Purpose:
    Tests your ability to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as interviews, radio broadcasts, presentations, talks and everyday conversations.
  • No of Questions:
    4 parts/ 30 questions

Speaking

  • Duration:
    15 minutes per pair of candidates
  • Purpose:
    Tests your ability to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as interviews, radio broadcasts, presentations, talks and everyday conversations.
  • No of Questions:
    4 parts , Part 1 (Interview), Part 2 (Long turn): Talking on your own about something: comparing, describing, expressing opinions, speculating., Part 3 (Collaborative task), Part 4 (Discussion):Expressing and justifying opinions, agreeing and/or disagreeing.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Min. Qualification:
    10+2
  • Qualifying Subjects:
    Candidates from any discipline who wish to study in an English-speaking country can take this test.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is particularly useful for people who need to prove their language skills in an English-speaking academic or working environment.