Comparison of CEF levels and scores for the various exams

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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Cambridge English First (FCE) 160-179

Cambridge English Preliminary (PET) 160-170

B2 Business Vantage

IELTS 5.5-6

TOEFL iBT 72-94

TOEIC Listening & Reading 785

TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310

Michigan ECCE

PTE General Level 3

PTE Academic 59-75

Trinity ISE II


Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 180-199

Cambridge English First (FCE) 180-190

C1 Business Higher

IELTS 6.5-7.5

TOEFL iBT 95-120

TOEIC Listening & Reading 945

TOEIC Speaking & Writing 360

PTE General Level 4

PTE Academic 76-85


Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 200-210


Michigan ECPE

PTE General Level 5

PTE Academic 85+