English exams

  1. IELTS Exam

    IELTS Exam. Read about exam structure, duration, test scores, maximum and minimum points and other facts about the test.

  2. TOEFL Exam

    How to pass the TOEFL Exam, points, duration, cost and other facts about the test.

  3. Cambridge ESOL

    Cambridge ESOL — English language test, duration, cost and other facts about Cambridge exams.

  4. TESOL Exam

    What opportunities does a TESOL certificate give a teacher today and how does TESOL, TEFL, TESL differ.

  5. PTE Exam — Pearson Test of English

    PTE is another exam to confirm knowledge of the English language. About what it consists of, how it is assessed and how to prepare for it, read the article.

  6. TOEIC Exam

    Where does the TOEIC certificate apply, test structure and tips for passing the exam.

Comparison of English language exams

Cost245–430 USD180–260 USD130–300 USD60 USD200–250 USD130 USD
Duration225 min.270 min.70–235 min.140–180 min.170 min.230
Frequency48 per year>50 per year~ 1 per month~ 6 per year~ 1 per month~ 1 per month
Results13 days13 days2–9 weeks5–9 weeks5 days3–4 weeks
Validity2 years2 yearsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited2 years
Locations140 states165 states130 states130 states50 states150 states
Job placementNoNoYesYesYesYes
Min.–Max. scores0–90–120100–230120–21010–9010–990
  • Academic
  • General Training
  • Internet-based
  • Paper-delivered
  • Paper-based
  • Computer-based
  • Paper-based
  • Computer-based

The full list of foreign language international exams

LanguageTestings confirming foreign language knowledge
EnglishIELTS; TOEFL; TOEIC; Cambridge English Language Assessment; CaMLA English Placement Test; EFSET; ECCE; ECPE; MELAB; Michigan English Test; MTELP Series; PTE; Trinity College London ESOL; Young Learners Tests of English; STEP Eiken; TrackTest; College English Test; General English Proficiency Test; Public English Test System
GermanDeutsches Sprachdiplom Stufe I and II; Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaf); NTD
FrenchTest d'evaluation du francais; Test de francais international; Test de connaissance du francais; Diplome d'etudes en langue francaise (DELF); Diplome approfondi de langue francaise (DALF); TNF
SpanishDiplomas de Espanol como Lengua Extranjera (DELE); Certificado de Espanol : Lengua y Uso (CELU)
ChineseHanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK); Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language; Test of Proficiency in Putonghua
KoreanTest of Proficiency in Korean; Korean Language Proficiency Test
DutchCertificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal (CNaVT); Staatsexamen Nederlands als tweede taal (NT2)
PolishCertificate Examinations in Polish as a Foreign Language
PortugueseCertificado de Proficiencia em Lingua Portuguesa para Estrangeiros (CELPE-Bras); Centro de Avaliacao de Portugues Lingua Estrangeira (CAPLE)
RussianTest of Russian as a Foreign Language (TORFL);
JapaneseJLPT; J-Test; Kanji kentei; Business Japanese Proficiency Test; Japanese Language Proficiency Test (NNS)
VariousThe European Language Certificates (TELC)

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