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What is CELPIP?
The CELPIP i.e Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program is a general English language proficiency test. This test allows the candidate to prove his proficiency in the English language. This test assesses the candidate precisely in different situations, like, communicating with friends and co-workers, responding…Read More
Who accepts the CELPIP test?
CELPIP Test is approved and accepted by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Other organizations that accept the CELPIP-General Test include the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and the Real Estate Council of British Columbia (RECBC). Read More
Which are the organizations that accept the CELPIP test?
Below are the organizations that accept CELPIP: – Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) – Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission – Alberta Human Services – Child Care Staff Certification – Real Estate Council of British Columbia (RECBC) – NorQuest College…Read More
How much does it cost to take the CELPIP test?
The fee for the CELPIP-General LS Test is $185.00 CAD, the earlier fee for CELPIP Test was $175.00 CAD but it has been increased to $185.00 CAD for all test sittings on or after October 1, 2016. To give the CELPIP test, everyone has to pay this current fee i.e … Read More
Which countries accept CELPIP Test Scores?
The CELPIP Test is exclusively available in Canada. CELPIP contains 33 areas throughout Canada, in every state except Prince Edward Island (the evaluation destinations are unavailable at the 3 Canadian territories Youkon Territory, Nunavut, and Northwest Territory). Read More
Is CELPIP a Computer-Based Test?
The CELPIP examination is totally Computer-based test. It provides test takers the opportunity to finish all the test components in just one sitting, with no other extra interviews and appointments. CELPIP test-takers make use of a computer keyboard and mouse to complete the Reading and Writing…Read More
Does CELPIP vary in different parts of the world?
CELPIP is an international benchmark evaluation test. It doesn’t assess applicants out of additional geographical locations differently. Nonetheless, the questions can vary determined by the test locations or centers. Nevertheless, the questions can vary Read More
What is the difference between IELTS and CELPIP?
IELTS and CELPIP are equally important to be used for immigration purposes, and choosing either IELTS or CELPIP may be a thing of personal preference. IELTS is a good choice for those test-takers who prefer a paper-based exam and face-to-face…Read More
Is CELPIP An Alternate To IELTS?
The Reply is YES. There are two options to meet English language skills: taking the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP), both tests are accepted by The Citizenship…Read More
What’s the intent behind the CELPIP evaluation?
The CELPIP test allows the candidate to prove his potential to function in the English Language. This test assesses the candidate’s ability to communicate with others at work, with friends, and in his surroundings. This test…Read More
What is the time duration for the CELPIP Speaking test?
CELPIP Test is available in 2 versions: The CELPIP-General Test and The CELPIP-General LS Test. CELPIP-General Test has 4 components — Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking CELPIP-General LS Test has 2 components — Listening and Speaking.
What are the Topics in CELPIP Speaking Test?
CELPIP Speaking Test has a total of 8 topics: – Giving Advice – Personal Experience – Describe a Picture – Make Predictions – Compare and Persuade – Difficult situation – Giving Opinion – Describe an Unusual Situation. Read More
What is the Minimum Requirement of the CELPIP Score for Canadian immigration
To qualify for a permanent residency in Canada, you need to qualify with a good score as proof of English Language Proficiency. You have to score a minimum of CLB 7 under the category of Canada Express Entry and under the category of Federal Skilled Worker Program is a minimum CLB 4… Read More
Which are the two versions of CELPIP?
CELPIP Test is available in 2 versions: The CELPIP-General Test and The CELPIP-General LS Test. The CELPIP-General LS Test has two components — Listening and Speaking The CELPIP-General Test has four components — Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking The total test time for CELPIP-General Test… Read More
What is the difference between CELPIP-General and CELPIP-General LS of CELPIP?
CELPIP-General is for those people who need proof of English language skills while applying for permanent resident status in Canada under the Start-up Visa Program, Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and a number of Provincial Nominee Programs. CELPIP-General LS is best …Read More
Which Edition Is Easy Celpip-General or Celpip-General-LS
Both, The Celpip-General and The Celpip-General-LS are easy to attempt.
The CIC i.e. Citizen and Immigration Canada accepts these tests, but Celpip-General-LS is easier and cheaper….Read More
What are the CELPIP examination format and time duration?
CELPIP Examination (CELPIP-General and CELPIP-General LS) Contains 4 Segments: SPEAKING: – 15-20 minutes. WRITING: – 53-60 minutes. LISTENING: – 47-55 minutes. READING: – 55-60 minutes. The total test time for the CELPIP-General Test is around 3 hours and the test time for the CELPIP-General LS Test…Read More
I’d like to migrate to an English-speaking nation. May I choose CELPIP?
Yes, CELPIP is the test that you can give to migrate to an English-speaking nation. Read More
Registering for the Test:
Which will be the CELPIP Local and International Exam Centers?
CELPIP Local and International Exam Centers offer courses and preparation programs to help you to prepare tests.
Below are the CELPIP Test Centres:
– Nova Scotia
– Newfoundland and Labrador
– New Brunswick
– Manitoba Read More
What is the minimum age requirement for CELPIP?
For minors who are between the age group of 14 & 17 years, registrations for the CELPIP-General LS Test are accepted. One important change is also there, that applicants between the age of 14 and 64 must meet the basic language requirements in speaking and listening in French or English…Read More
If the evaluation is incorrect, can I apply for a re-evaluation?
Yes, you can apply for re-evaluation of all or some components of your CELPIP Test within the time period of 6 weeks of the test date. You have to pay a re-evaluation fee at the time of submitting an application. The amount of the fee depends on the components of the test that … Read More
Can I bring a Driving License/Student ID card as proof of my identity?
No, a driving license and student ID card are not acceptable as proof of identity in the CELPIP evaluation test. Below is the list of acceptable documents: Acceptable identification for the CELPIP-General Test: – Travel document… Read More
I am not 18. What should I do to take the CELPIP test?
If you’re below 18, still you are eligible to take CELPIP Test because the minimum age requirement for the CELPIP test is 14 years, and you can register for the test. You can register for the test via Online Portal, Mail, and Registering at the Paragon Office in Toronto, Ontario, or at… Read More
What should I get along with me to complete my CELPIP registration?
When you register for a CELPIP Test, you will receive a test confirmation email in your registered email. Read this email properly to confirm the location, time, and date of your test. 1. Valid Photo Identification:– Your identification… Read More
How can I register for the CELPIP evaluation on the internet?
You can register for the CELPIP evaluation on the Internet by using simple steps – Select a test – Select Test Sitting – Submit Proof of Identity – Give a Survey – Test Your Scores – Confirm and… Read More
Could I modify my evaluation day or place after I enroll for the CELPIP exam?
To change your evaluation day or place, or even you want to change the date and time after your enrollment for the CELPIP exam, you just need to Sign-in into CELPIP Account and choose Edit Details Read More
What should I do if I want to cancel or postpone my CELPIP Evaluation?
Your registration for an Evaluation Session is specific to the specified date, time, and location in the registration. Cancellation Before Test Session If you are not able to attend a Test Session for which you are registered, you can request a cancellation of registration in your CELPIP Account. If Paragon receives… Read More
Which one is better – Celpip-General or Celpip-General-LS for taking CELPIP?
Both, The Celpip General and Celpip General LS are acceptable by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for citizenship. Celpip-General includes a set of skills in which the writing part is included and Celpip-General LS includes speaking and listening skills. Celpip-General-LS is much easier and cheaper, so if you need… Read More
Taking the test:
How long does the CELPIP exam take?
The CELPIP Test is available in 2 versions: The CELPIP-General Test and the CELPIP-General LS Test. CELPIP-General Test has 4 tests — Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking, whereas, CELPIP-General LS Test has 2 tests — Speaking and Listening. The total test time for the CELPIP-General Test is around 3 hours Total… Read More
Is CELPIP test one day process?
Yes, CELPIP Test is one day process. The total test time for the CELPIP-General Test is around 3 hours The total time for the CELPIP-General LS Test is around 1 hour and 10 minutes Read More
Do I need to submit a photo while registering for CELPIP test?
No, there’s no need to submit a photo as a part of your application. In fact, the exam center will take a picture on the day of the test. Read More
Is There Any Exception In CELPIP Examination For Handicapped Applicants?
Testing Agencies provide accommodation to people with physical disabilities. These individuals need to give the relevant medical documentation to the language testing first. Read More
How will I get confirmation about the exam schedule?
Once you get enrolled for a CELPIP Test, you will receive a confirmation email. Please read that email to confirm the time, location, and date of your test. You must bring the original, valid identification that you used to register for the test. If you do not have valid identification,… Read More
When should I reach the exam center?
1. You have to appear 45 MINUTES before your test. Latecomers will not be allowed to enter to give the test and also will not be eligible for a refund. 2. You must bring your valid and original identification proofs Read More
Can I bring a headset and microphone with me during the test?
No, you can’t bring a headset and microphone along with you during the test. The test center will provide a headset and microphone to you. Read More
If I become unwell throughout the exam what should I do?
You should get examined yourself properly by your doctor before the test, so that, if you get unwell during the exam you can take the prescribed medicines. Read More
Re-taking the test:
Can I take CELPIP Test more than once?
You may register for the test for more than once at least 30 calendar days apart from each other. Read More
Will my previous CELPIP scores change my new scores?
No, your previous CELPIP scores will not impact your new CELPIP rating. You don’t need to get worried about your last rating. Read More
How long my CELPIP Evaluation Test is valid?
CELPIP Evaluation Test is valid for 2 years from the date of the test. Read More
Could I retake only the speaking evaluation test?
No, you can’t retake just the speaking evaluation test. It is mandatory for you to retake the complete examination i.e 4 modules. Read More
What things are not allowed in the examination area?
Below are the items that are not allowed in the test room. If you are found with any of these items during the test, you will be removed from the examination area, and all of your scores will get canceled by Testing Enterprises: – Illegal or Dangerous materials – Clothing … Read More
May I go away from the test room for my CELPIP exam?
No, you are not allowed to go away from the test room throughout the exam. You have to prepare yourself not to leave the test room during the exam. Test takers who want to use the washroom during the test can raise their hand and test personnel escort them. Read More
What kind of accent is available in the Listening test?
As you know CELPIP test is being conducted to check English Language Proficiency, so an American or British accent is available for listening evaluation. You have to speak very clearly during the test. Read More
Can I Use Pencil In CELPIP Listening Test?
No, you don’t need to use a pencil during the CELPIP test. The CELPIP test is conducted entirely on a computer, given by the test center. Read More
Can I Put On My Wristwatch In My CELPIP Test?
No, you can’t put any kind of watch, including smartwatches. Read More
What are pass/ fail marks in CELPIP?
No passing or failing marks are there in the CELPIP Evaluation Test. It is suggested that you should contact the institution through which you are applying for the test. Read More
When Can I Go To Collect My CELPIP Result?
CELPIP scores can be checked on the internet through your CELPIP Account in 8 days after your exam day. Test takers who order Express Rating will get a CELPIP test score within three business days after your exam date. Business days do not include holidays and weekends. CELPIP scores can be… Read More
Can I gain my CELPIP Evaluation Result via telephone, by e-mail, or through fax?
Two copies of your CELPIP Score Report will be mailed to your registered address by Canada Post. The first two CELPIP Score Reports included your test registration fee and additional CELPIP Score Reports can be ordered via your CELPIP Account, for a shipping fee of $20.00 CAD + tax Read More
What should I do when I’m not satisfied with my CELPIP Evaluation Results?
If you are not satisfied with your CELPIP Evaluation Result, You may try re-evaluation of a few or all the parts of your CELPIP Exam within 6 months of your test. The amount of the re-evaluation fee will depend on the components of the test that you Read More
How many copies of my CELPIP Evaluation Test Report can I get?
You will get two copies of your CELPIP Score Report. It will be mailed to your registered address by Canada Post. Express Rating Score is released within 3 business days after the test date in the test taker’s account. Express rating is also available with Read More