Cambridge English Placement Test

Qualification information

The Cambridge English Placement Test (CEPT) is a fast and reliable way to group learners by their English level.

This means you can place them on the right courses, in the right classes, or enter them for the right exams.

It will help you to ensure that your learners get the most from their studies.


Why use the Cambridge English Placement Test?

  • Anywhere, anytime
    Any computer with an internet connection can be used to take the test.
  • Instant results
    The test can take as little as 30 minutes, and accurate results are given instantly.
  • Reliable scores
    The test score and Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level provided for each learner enable you to enter them for exams or courses that are appropriate to their ability.

About the test

The Cambridge English Placement Test (CEPT) is developed by Cambridge Assessment English, part of the University of Cambridge. The test:

  • assesses Reading and Listening skills
    A single test covers Reading and Listening skills as well as Language Knowledge.
  • is suitable for all candidates
    You can use the test with candidates of any level, from below A1 to C.
  • gives you clear reports
    Results are presented in a clear, easy-to-understand report, which can be produced for one student or for a group. Each learner gets a test score as well as a CEFR level.
  • uses international English
    The test features a variety of accents and texts from a range of English-speaking countries.

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