Comparison of CEF levels and scores for the various exams

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The following gives an approximate comparison between the different exams. The exams all use the Common European Framework (CEF) proficiency levels.
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A2

Cambridge English Key (KET)

PTE General Level 1

PTE Academic 30-42

TOEIC Listening & Reading 225

TOEIC Speaking & Writing 160

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B1

Cambridge English Preliminary (PET)

BEC Prelim

IELTS 4-4.5

TOEFL iBT 57-86

TOEIC Listening & Reading 550

TOEIC Speaking & Writing 240

PTE General Level 2

PTE Academic 43-58

Trinity ISE I

B2

Cambridge English First (FCE)

BEC Vantage

IELTS 5-6.5

TOEFL iBT 87-109

TOEIC Listening & Reading 785

TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310

Michigan ECCE

PTE General Level 3

PTE Academic 59-75

Trinity ISE II

C1

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)

BEC Higher

IELTS 7-8

TOEFL iBT 110-120

TOEIC Listening & Reading 945

TOEIC Speaking & Writing 360

PTE General Level 4

PTE Academic 76-84

C2

Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)

IELTS 8.5-9

Michigan ECPE

PTE General Level 5

PTE Academic 85+


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