Cambridge English: Proficiency

Proof of exceptional English ability

Cambridge English: Proficiency2021-09-20T13:50:16+00:00

Cambridge English: Proficiency is our highest level qualification, set at CEFR Level C2. It shows that learners have mastered English and can communicate with fluency and sophistication.

The exam is for learners who want to:

  • Study demanding subjects at the highest level, including postgraduate and PhD programmes
  • Negotiate and persuade effectively at senior management level in international business settings.

Preparing for the exam helps learners develop the English skills needed to succeed in very high level academic or professional environments.

   Key Facts:

Target CEFR level: C2
Suitable for: Candidates at minimum C1 level
Scale score 200-230
Test format: Computer or paper based
No. of papers: 4 papers:
Reading and Use of English (90 mins)
Writing (90 mins)
Listening (about 40 mins)
Speaking (16 mins per pair of candidates)