English Proficiency Tests and Exams

exam (noun): short for examination, a formal test of knowledge or proficiency in a subject or skill

EnglishClub English ExamsThere are many exams and tests designed to measure the English-language competence of people whose mother tongue is not English. Most of these exams come from the UK or the USA. Some of them focus on the candidate's ability to function in a specific environment, while others are more general. These pages offer information and help for various exams and tests for learners of English. You can test your level too.

Five popular tests and exams

IELTS πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
International English Language Testing System

Cambridge English Exams πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
A range of English language examinations
including KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE

Test of English as a Foreign Language
with 20 TOEFL Tips and TOEFL Practice Session

Test of English for International Communication
with 20 TOEIC Tips and TOEIC Practice Session


Links to other tests and exams

City & Guilds Qualifications
A range of English qualifications

Pearson Test of English
General, Academic, Business and Young Learner tests

Japan's most widely used English-language testing program

Trinity College London
A range of ESOL qualifications

Linguaskill (from Cambridge English)
A modular online test assessing all four language skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking (formerly BULATS)

Overview of English Exams


eQuiz.Me Quizzes and Tests

Guide to English Proficiency Tests - British Council