Prospective Int’l Students preparing for September Session [Fall-2020] take note of language testing

options currently accepted by schools in Canada


Canadian Academic English Language [CAEL] https://www.cael.ca

  • Accepted by over 180 universities and colleges across Canada
  • Test results within 8 business days
  • Available in India, Philippines, UAE, and in most of Canada by early June..


Cambridge Assessment English [CAE] - https://www.cambridgeenglish.org

  • Accepted by over 200 schools in Canada including nearly all public universities.
  • Test results within 2-3 weeks for computer-based, 4-6 weeks for paper-based 
  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency certificates are valid for life


Duolingo English Test - https://englishtest.duolingo.com

  • Accepted by over 140 Schools in Canada 
  • Test Completion time is 1hour  
  • Test Results in 2 days 


IELTS Indicator - https://www.ieltsindicator.com

  • Collaborated effort by IDP Education, the British Council, and Cambridge Assessment English. 
  • accepted by some 400 Canadian universities and colleges.
  • Results are available after 13 days for paper-based tests and within 5-7 days for computer-based tests
  • IRCC accepts both paper-based as well as computer-delivered IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training test results.


Pearson Test of English [PTE] - https://tinyurl.com/y9lc3nm6

  • Accepted by 90 per cent of Canada’s universities and colleges.
  • Available in over 10 countries including most parts of India 
  • Home based testing via Versant with immediate results 


Other commonly known test types are:

  • IELTS Academic [International English Language Testing System
  • TOEFL [Test of English as a Foreign Language]
  • CELPIP [Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program]